Go “Back O’er Oregon” On State Park Day, June 7th

June 7th is a celebration for Oregon’s huge array of state parks.  State Park Day is offering free camping and day use as way to thank the public and  welcome use of these beautiful areas. You can catch a glimpse of Oregon’s many state parks on the “Back O’er Oregon” music video that Slater Smith […]

“Night Moves” To Get A May 30th Release

“Night Moves” will be opening May 30th at the Angelika Film Center in New York, most likely followed by openings in Los Angeles and Portland before playing other cities nationwide. The film will also be screening in advance of the release date, at the Tribeca Film Festival (April 21st, 24th and 27th), as well as […]

Brittany Murphy’s “Something Wicked”, Begins Its Run In Oregon, April 11th.

  We are excited to see “Something Wicked” roll out in Oregon next week (after it’s premiere April 4th in Eugene) before a wider release in coming weeks. Below is the press release: “SOMETHING WICKED” STARRING SHANTEL VANSANTEN, BRITTANY MURPHY, TO HIT THEATERS IN PORTLAND METRO BEGINNING APRIL 11 Pacific Northwest Regal Cinemas Sees First […]

Portland Workforce Alliance Youth Careers Expo Had A Strong Turnout

Last week saw a strong turnout for the Annual Portland Workforce Alliance NW Youth Careers Expo.  Oregon Film asked members of the production community to join us in showcasing an array of production job opportunities that are here in Oregon.  With a staggering 5,000 students attending, it was a productive day showing future job possibilities […]

Welcome To PixAir!

When Perry sent me an email letting me know that he had purchased a jet airliner mock up I knew I had to go check it out.  While one or two options for filming in an airliner exist, none present an option that is logistically straight forward and simple.  Shooting inside a real plane is […]

“The Wilderness of James” to World Premiere at SXSW

The iOPIF feature, “The Wilderness of James“, that shot in Portland in 2012, is to have it’s world premiere at SXSW this year.  Michael Johnson (formerly from Kamp Grizzly), wrote and directed the feature,  it stars Kodi Smit-McPhee (“The Road”, voice of Norman Babcock in “ParaNorman”), Virginia Madsen (“Sideways”), Isabelle Fuhrman (“Orphan”), Evan Ross (“Jeff […]

“Portlandia” Returns With Season 4

IFC’s Portlandia is back (February 27th) with their eagerly awaited Season 4.  As in seasons past, part of the fun of Portlandia is seeing who shows up as guest stars, and Season 4 will not disappoint.  Stars such as, Kirsten Dunst (Spider Man), Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live) the intriguing, Joshua Homme (Queens of the […]

Moviemaker Magazine Awards Two Oregon Cities With Honors For “Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2014”!

In years gone by, Moviemaker Magazine lumped together big city and small town to compete for the sought after title of, “Best Places To Live and Work as a Moviemaker”.  This year, the magazine has split their list into three components: Top Big Cities (they define as more than 50,000 residents) Top Small Cities (100,000) […]

Reese Witherspoon’s “Wild” Shot More Locations In Oregon Than Any Other Project To Date

(All these great Oregon pictures were taken by Reese Witherspoon while on location for “Wild”) It was gratifying that “Wild” shot in more places in our state than any other feature film to date.  Reese Witherspoon (“Walk The Line, Mud”) traveled the entire length of Oregon from southern and central regions, up to the Gorge […]

Tips For Renting Your ‘Hot Property’ As A Film Location

Renting your property as a film location in Oregon has never been more accessible.