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, […]

Update on Film Industry In Southern Oregon

An article this week  in Oregon Business Magazine highlighted film production in the southern region of the state. Producer, Gary Kout, founder and director of SOFAT made note of the production upturn due in part to diverse locations and  experienced crew.  For the details read here.

Central Oregon Hosts Feature Film, "The Wait"

The Wait, a drama, written and directed by Oregonian, M.Blash (Lying), and starring Chloe Sevigny (Lying, Big Love, Boys Don’t Cry) , Luke Grimes (Brothers & Sisters) and Jena Malone (Lying, Into The Wild, Pride and Prejudice) was shot entirely on location in Central Oregon, specifically Black Butte Ranch as well as Sisters.  Ryan Crisman, […]

"Stand by Me" 25th Anniversary Celebration July 24th

Brownsville, Oregon is about to come alive with “Stand By Me” fans! Twenty-five years ago, Rob Reiner and his crew came to Brownsville to make the movie Stand By Me.  On Saturday, July 24th, Brownsville will be celebrating the movie’s anniversary with an event that’s fun for all ages. There will be an amateur pie […]

Review: “The Goonies” 25th Anniversary Celebration in Astoria, OR

June 7th, 2010 marked the 25th Anniversary of the 80s cult classic film, “The Goonies,” and fans of the film descended upon Astoria, Oregon in droves this past weekend to celebrate. Director Richard Donner and many of the stars from the film also showed up to commemorate the event and to share the experiences they had making the film. Cast members in attendance included Sean Astin (“Mikey”), Jeff Cohen (“Chunk”), Corey Feldman (“Mouth”), Joe Pantoliano (Francis Fratelli), and Curt Hanson (Mr. Perkins).

Yogi Bear Visits Silver Falls State Park

Yogi Bear shot and completed filming on this live action 3D animated film project in New Zealand earlier this year but production needed some further shots for the opening scenes.  After scouting Oregon and a few other states, Silver Falls State Park was deemed dramatic and on a grand enough scale to easily portray Jellystone […]

Rollin’ On TV Scheduled to Shoot in Eugene

Rollin’ On TV, the cable TV network program about RVs and the RV lifestyle, is immersed in producing its spring 2010 season episodes. The show’s production team will be in the Eugene area the week of April 26-29 covering some local RV-related stories including the George M. Sutton RV dealership success and other subjects of […]

Never Say Die: The Goonies 25th Anniversary Celebration

Friday to Monday, June 4 – 7, 2010 Cast members that will be attending include: Corey Feldman, who played Mouth Curt Hanson, who portrayed Mr. Perkins – the richest man in Astoria. We are in conversations with several other cast members and producers about their attendance at the event and will know soon if their […]

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