CASTING CALL: Extras for New Alan Ball HBO Series

PORTLAND CASTING COMPANY SEEKING EXTRAS OF ALL TYPES FOR NEW HBO SERIES Untitled Alan Ball HBO Drama series is scheduled to shoot in Portland April 24-26; open casting call this Saturday PORTLAND, ORE. Cast Iron Studios, a Portland-based film and television casting company, announced today that it is seeking general background performers, experienced stand-ins, photo doubles, […]

Oregon Animator, Stefan Nadelman, Animates Sequence In Kurt Cobain Doc

Oregon animator, Stefan Nadelman, created the sequence above for the Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck documentary that premiered at Sundance this year.  Nadelman worked with Cobain’s own drawings to bring them to life.  The New York Times referenced this animated sequence “of (Cobain’s) adolescence, set to his own taped narration, is the best part of […]

Oregon creatives recognized with 2011 Emmy Nominations

As Television aficionados know, nominations for the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning and amongst the nominees were several Oregon based filmmakers and companies! HBO’s acclaimed mini-series “Mildred Pierce” was the most recognized program with 21 nominations, including Outstanding Miniseries or Movie, Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special for […]

“How to Die in Oregon” Wins at Sundance

It was already a banner year for Oregon film makers at Sundance with six films represented at the festival with Oregon ties.  At the final day awards ceremony, 2011 became an award winning year for Oregon film makers.  Portland based director Peter Richardson won the Grand Jury Prize in the U.S. Documentary Competition at the […]