Portland Animation Now! – at the Cinema Pacific Film Festival

The NW Animation Festival is proud to bring you a special encore presentation of Portland Animation Now!—this weekend at the Cinema Pacific film festival in Eugene, Oregon.   Portland Animation Now! short films from 20+ Portland animators Date: April 20 @ 7pm Runtime: 95min Venue: Bijou Art Cinemas Address: 492 East 13th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401 Tickets: $8 general public, $6 students/seniors CLICK […]

Teen Video Challenge – Eugene

Saturday, April 14, 2012 Time: 11:00 AM Admission: Free Location: Bijou Art Cinemas – 429 E. 13th Ave. Eugene DIVAs Youth Visions program is pleased to host the 2012 Teen Video Challenge Competition with a screening of entries and winning videos. Each year teens from all over Lane County submit work that is reviewed by a panel […]

Governor’s Office of Film & Television’s Annual Meeting

Don’t forget to mark your calendars and come join us and Governor John Kitzhaber for the: Governor’s Office of Film & Television’s Annual Meeting Monday, December 12 at 6:00PM. Come celebrate Oregon’s record breaking year for film and television production! We will be honoring several people and organizations throughout the state who have played an […]

Call for Oregon Filmmakers – OpenLens Festival, Eugene

Eugene, OR. Oregon filmmakers are encouraged to enter DIVA’s eighth annual OpenLens Festival to be held January 28th, 2012. The competition is accepting short films of 15 minutes or less made by Oregon residents. The entry deadline is 5PM Friday, December 2nd, 2011. Full entry details are available online at: http://openlens.proscenia.net/. Awards include: Jury Best […]

Case Study: Pipeworks’ “Zumba Fitness” Tops Global Charts

One of the cool things about the animation/VFX industry is that it’s continually evolving beyond the established parameters. The artistry of a well generated scene or special effects sequence is now no longer confined to a piece of film, but has also begun to take on an interactive element as video games move closer to […]

New Case Study Spotlights “Zumba Fitness” on Oregon Animation Blog

One of the cool things about the animation/VFX industry is that it’s continually evolving beyond the established parameters. The artistry of a well generated scene or special effects sequence is now no longer confined to a piece of film, but has also begun to take on an interactive element as video games move closer to […]

Kickstarter Campaign for Civic Stadium Film Terminates at End of June

Civic Stadium, built in 1938 as a WPA project in Eugene, Oregon, is a rare historic resource and is on the National Register of Historic Places.  This classic wooden grandstand, which seats about 7000, has been a community catalyst for generations, but now is threatened with demolition.  Its story is the story of countless cultural […]

Seminar: Art Of The Storyboard – Sunday/Eugene

Seminar: Art Of The Storyboard Date: January 29, 2011 Time: 10:00 – 11:30 AM Location: Baker Center 325 East 10th –  Eugene Fee: $50 Description: DIVA’s 2011 OpenLens Festival offers an “Art Of The Storyboard” seminar with Portland film director Daniel Schafer. Schafer will discusses his career as a storyboard artist and illustrator and shares […]

Fun Film News out of Ashland and Eugene

This past week there were two news articles of note; one in the Eugene Register Guard and the other in the Ashland Daily Tidings.  In Eugene writer Mark Baker profiled Katherine Wilson’s efforts to start a film museum in the Willamette Valley.  For those of you who have seen Katherine’s photos from the days of […]

Eugene, OR Telecommuncations program has $$$ for you!

I just heard from Pam Berrian, Eugene’s Telecommunications & Cable Program Manager that she still has $20,000 available in their filmmaker equipment fund.  Please note that this pool of money must go towards the purchase of telecommunications equipment.  Pam and her department are big supporters of the film industry and it would be a shame […]