Stop-Motion Series in Eastern Oregon Needs Your Help

Chuck Peters, a small town filmmaker and LEGO stop-motion animator has launched his Kickstarter campaign for his latest project Hak and Gnasher.  The campaign’s aim is to raise $1350.00 for acquiring the necessary LEGO bricks, animation software, and a DSLR camera to allow him to produce his web series Hak and Gnasher in house.  The […]

Oregon Girl Turns Web-series into Major Hollywood Deal

This is one of those local success stories that we love to hear.  If you haven’t already read the recent story in Willamette Week, “80 Million Paige Views: How an Oregon girl, her mother and a struggling local director turned their YouTube series into a major Hollywood deal,” we definitely suggest taking a look at the full article. […]

Phrenic’s Transmedia Storyworld Event | April 30th at The Mission Theater

Join us on Wednesday, April 30th at 7pm at the Mission Theater in NW Portland! Free Admission! Add to calendar: iPhone/iCal | Google | Facebook | Outlook | more options One year ago, Phrenic launched in the App Store and became the first iOS thriller that users could watch, read, and play. This cloning thriller–created in Portland–is told using […]

Phrenic Invites You to “Go Clone Yourself”

  Phrenic–an iOS thriller you watch, read, and play–invites anyone to create a character by uploading a video or writing a very short story from the perspective of a human clone. Videos and stories can be submitted from the Phrenic app itself or on Phrenic’s page on Theatrics. A storyline about liberated clones was designed […]

New iOPIF Application Available Online – Includes Post-production and Video Games

On October 7, HB 3367 becomes law.  This is significant in several ways for Oregon’s film, television, and digital media industry.  The most obvious change is the increase in the annual amount of OPIF tax credits to $10million a year. (By the way, we’re selling the remaining $4million of tax credits for 2013 beginning on October […]

The Ultimate Video Search

Thrash-Lab is going viral, and wants to showcase YOUR original videos on their premiere YouTube channel for maximum exposure. If you have “Never Before Seen Footage/Original Content” that you’re ready to show the world, they would love to hear from you! They plan on featuring the TOP 350 videos on the site and the best 3 […]

Portland Based Digital Creative Agency @instrument debuts “The Build”

We already tweeted a link to the project but “The Build” deserves more attention.  “The Build” is Instrument’s (a digital creative agency in SE Portland) first foray into interactive filmmaking.  The company’s resident filmmaker Truen Pence came up with the idea of producing a documentary highlighting three local characters in the custom motorcycle building industry.  […]

The Digits is Now Available in PBS LearningMedia

Portland Oregon, May 7, 2013 . . . Portland-based web series “The Digits” has recently joined forces with education icon PBS to offer educators a free teacher-tested math resource for their elementary school students. Created by Scotty Iseri, The Digits will be part of PBS LearningMedia beginning mid-April 2013 and will offer teachers ten appisodes […]

Transmedia Series ‘Phrenic’ Releases Two Episodes and a Choose Your Own Adventure Story

Phrenic, a Portland transmedia series that premiered as an iPhone app last month, is releasing a portion of the experience online. The first two episodes are available as well as an interactive choose your own adventure story that puts the reader in the world of cloning and creepy talking dolls. The Doll has over thirty […]

AIFF Hosts Successful eMerge Transmedia Showcase

This past weekend the 2013 Ashland Independent Film Festival (AIFF) hosted its first eMerge Tansmedia Showcase (sponsored by Oregon Film, Intel, SOU, Project A, Second Story, PIE, and Technology Association of Oregon).  In simplest terms, it was an opportunity for festival goers to discuss, experience and participate in the future of storytelling.  As technology continues […]