OMPA Welcomes Janice Shokrian As Executive Director

The Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) is proud to announce and welcome Janice Shokrian as the organization’s executive director. Shokrian will be responsible for representing the mission of OMPA to members, potential members, legislative bodies and industry stakeholders. “After an exhaustive search, Janice stood out as the executive director who could take us forward in […]

Oregon Media Production Community Rolls Out Red Carpet, Honors Best Local Performances Of The Year

The annual 2015 Oregon Actors Awards took place at the Portland Center Stage, to a packed house over the week end.  The awards recognized outstanding members of Oregon’s film, video and multimedia industry.  Four awards were given to film, TV and commercial actors, and one for community service. (Watch KGW’s piece on the evening here.) The […]

OMPA Invites You To The 2015 Oregon Actor Awards!

OMPA invites you to join us on Monday, November 23rd as we celebrate the brightest rising stars in Oregon. The Oregon Actor Awards recognizes on-camera talent whose work has been featured on network television, award-winning feature films, local and national advertising campaigns, short films and web series. The ceremony will be held at the Gerding […]

“Ansys Forte – Follow the Chemistry” New rDMS work

With their quirky and ultra-stylish Pizza Schmizza social media spot hot off the press, the Revolver DMS (rDMS) team shifted gears/genres and produced a more suspense-based web spot in collaboration with tech B2B marketing agency McClenahan Bruer (McBru). The original Producer we were working with had resigned from the project for personal reasons, and I requested a couple of […]

ALL THE WILDERNESS Opening in Portland

Thanks to Josh Leake, Portland Film Festival and OMPA for coordinating and co-hosting the event – and Screen Media Films for releasing it. And congrats to Writer/Director Michael Johnson and the entire cast & crew. Looking forward to seeing it. http://pdx.to/2v

Zarr Studios and Crew Take 1st Place Golf  

Zarr Studios and crew take 1st Place Golf FROM THE OMPA SPORTS DESK: Congratulations Nathan Cherrington and his wife, Lisa, The Governators, who trounced all comers at the 5-hour croquet tournament of the OMPA Classic powered by Zarr Studios. The Governators, representing the Oregon Governor’s Office of Film and Television, upset Barefoot Bullseyes Signa Cheney […]

Portland Premier follows OMPA Annual Meeting on Monday

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at McMenamins Mission Theater in Northwest Portland, the Oregon Media Production Association‘s 6:30 pm annual meeting presents Awards of Excellence, and is followed by two films written and directed by Oregon independent filmmaker James Westby. “Hot in the Zipper” a raucous screwball comedy set in the apartment of three lovely […]

The NW Film Center & Project Viewfinder: From the Streets to the Screen

  Without question, those of us creatively engaged in the local film scene are blessed to be able to participate in our growing industry.  As we head into the holiday giving season, the NW Film Center would love to encourage OMPA members to become acquainted with a new program we’re developing to help those without […]

OMPA and McMenamins’ Great Northwest Film Tour present… “Adventures in Plymptoons!”

Portland declares May 26 date “Bill Plympton Day” The Great NW Film Tour is a new series geared toward independent releases, kicking off at McMenamins Mission Theater on Saturday, May 19 In a partnership with the Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA), McMenamins presents The Great Northwest Film Tour, giving new films a place to be shown, […]

Join Us for a “SourceOregon Directory Release Party”

SourceOregon 2012 is here!  The long awaited 2012 version of the SourceOregon industry directory is here, and we want you to celebrate with us! Three SourceOregon Directory Release Parties are scheduled throughout the state: Fri, Apr 27, 4-7pm at Koerner Camera Systems in Portland Wed, May 2, 7pm at 4 Daughters Irish Pub in Medford Thu, May […]