Wheel of Fortune – Going Green Week From Portland

This year marks the fifth season that Wheel of Fortune has featured a “Going Green” theme week. In past seasons, Pat and Vanna have offered viewers tips for going green and have shared updates about what Sony Pictures is doing to keep the studio lot environmentally-friendly.  As well as the kick off Going Green Week, […]

At Sony Pictures “A Greener World” even The Wheel Is Green…..

We have already blogged about the Wheel of Fortune shooting a week’s worth of shows this week end and early next in Portland for their up-coming “green week” but I also wanted to take the opportunity to give a shout out to Sony Pictures Entertainment and their sustainability efforts. Like other studios, Sony Pictures has […]

ReStore is Open for Film and TV Business

  ReStore, a Habitat For Humanity division, can be found nationwide and is open to the public.  They sell an enormous variety of reclaimed building materials; everything from doors and windows all the way to the proverbial kitchen sink.  The proceeds from our local stores go to Habitat for Humanity to help build homes for […]

Governor Kitzhaber Presents Green Leadership Award to PlyVeneer Products for Development of Sustainable Set Construction Material, “ScenicPly”

  Governor Kitzhaber presented the Oregon Governor’s Award for Green Leadership to PlyVeneer Products, (for the development of ScenicPly in collaboration with EcoScenic) on Monday night at the Film Office’s public Annual Meeting in Portland.  Reading the details of the award was First Lady of Oregon, Cylvia Hayes.  (Cylvia  is also founder of 3E Strategies, […]

Commercial Production Brings Value to the Community, the Environment and the Local Economy at the Same Time

Not uncommonly, we just had a major US retailer shoot a commercial here in Oregon but this one was different, they did it with a sustainable mandate that came from the client’s corporate office.  The greening company, EcoSet was hired to oversee the process.  EcoSet operate as an  “environmental production resource committed to implementing customized, […]

What Is Both Green And Universal At The Same Time?….

….sustainable fairy tales of course! We are excited to have the opportunity to work with NBC Universal this summer on greening the new series, “Grimm”.  NBC Universal’s Television and Environmental Policy affirms they are, “committed to pursuing environmentally sustainable practices across all of our operations” and these are clearly laid out in their environmental policies […]

Earth Day Is Around The Corner and “A Billion Acts of Green®” Is Already Happening In Oregon

    It’s April, it’s beginning to sprout green everywhere you look and there are many good and green projects out there that make evident Oregonians are doing their part for Earth Day and a  “A Billion Acts of Green®” this year. The Ashland Independent Film Festival is screening a handful of Oregon made eco-films, […]

Go Green -Got Goats?

Gearhead Grip & Electric has been practicing sustainable methods for a long time – full recycling on it’s trucks and trash disposal for customers, green holiday gifts etc etc.   – but last week they took their commitment to the next level when Don Rohrbacker decided to employ about 15 brush-munching goats to clear their truck  […]

It’s Not Easy Being Green…

Playing in the Ashland Independent Film Festival this year (April 8-12) is “Greenlit,” the documentary chronicling the attempt to make the feature film, “The River Why “green” from pre through post-production.  The film portrays the enthusiasm, challenges and successes when trying to green a film.  “The River Why” was shot entirely on location in Oregon. […]