“GRIMM” Gives Back – Makes 310K For OHSU’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital

The Grimm Gala took place February 7th at the Exchange Ballroom as a benefit for OHSU’s Doernbecher Children’s hospital.  A whopping 310,000 was donated to the “Grimmster Endowment“fund (the goal was $100,000). Many items from the show were auctioned off, and even a walk on role on “Grimm” was offered.   The cast were in attendance.  […]

“GRIMM” – Back For Season 5

Good news for Oregon, NBC Universal announced today that “Grimm” is being picked up for Season 5.  The show, shot on stages and on location in Portland and the metro area, has been doing well on its Friday night time slot, with season 4 garnering over 7.2 million viewers all-told.  “Grimm” was one of five […]

Urgent Casting Call: Grimm seeking Filipino Talent

Cast Iron Studios is seeking Northwest-based Filipino talent for on-camera principal (speaking) roles an upcoming episode of NBC’s Grimm. If you fit the specifications below and are available for the shoot dates, please submit the following to talent[at]castironstudios.com (replace [a] with @): Full Name Phone Number Picture (should be current and clear) Filipino Men, ages […]

NBC Universal’s, Season 3 of “Grimm” Premieres Strong – More Great Episodes to Come

NBC Universal’s “Grimm” returned for its third season Friday and started up right where it left off.  The season 3 premiere was actually up in the ratings from the season 2 premiere and helped launch NBC’s friday night premiere of “Dracula”.  Here’s one quick analysis from the Hollywood Reporter.  If you were on Twitter during […]

The Impact of Oregon Film

Hi All– I’m the new intern here at the Governor’s Office of Film & Television.  I love all things film and Oregon, as well as baking and studying communication theory.  If you want to talk about the entertainment industry, I’m practically a walking IMDb. Have a good one!   -Katlyn Prentice   You can learn […]

Celebrate Earth Day! See Oregon’s First Lady, Cylvia Hayes’ Earth Hour Challenge Monster Makeover!

(Video was shot by Clackamas Community College Digital Media students) We blogged recently about the “I Will If You Will” challenge campaign that the World Wildlife Fund and Earth Hour created.  It was a way for them to encourage conversation and positive action for the environment.  Many high profile companies and individuals around the world […]

Will Cylvia Hayes, Oregon’s First Lady, Be Transformed Into A “Wesen” Monster?

Hopefully, wherever you are, you will be in the dark on Saturday, 23rd March, between the hour of 8.30 and 9.30PM!  Join many from around the world and turn off your lights in honor of The World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour 2013. Now in its second year, the WWF’s Earth Hour challenge aims to empower individuals, […]

Governor Kitzhaber and Steve Oster Present Oregon Film Office’s Film Advocate Awards To Portland Police Bureau and Portland Parks

At Oregon Film & Television’s Annual Meeting last night, we were able to honor some amazing Film Advocates who have been integral to the film and television industry. Steve Oster (Producer, “Grimm“) announced the Film Advocate Awards that were presented to Derrick Roberson, Sergeant Erin Smith, and Sergeant Peter Simpson by Governor Kitzhaber. Derrick Roberson, […]

Cast and Crew of @NBCGrimm Give Back at Oregon Food Bank

With very little fanfare the cast and crew of the NBC series “Grimm” spent their weekend working two shifts at two different locations of the Oregon Food Bank packaging 24,139 pounds of food resulting in 15,259 meals for Oregonians in need.  The effort was largely organized by local film workers Bruce Lawson and Dawnn Pavlonnis, […]

Oregon Vendor Spotlight: Acapulco’s Gold

Today we bring your the final video (above) in our Summer Interns’ “Oregon Vendor Spotlight” video series.  Today’s video features local restaurant, Acapulco’s Gold. When a film or television show comes to town, many restaurants in the vicinity of the production see an immediate increase in business. Acapulco’s Gold, located near the NW Portland set […]