Oregon Story Board is Open for Applications

Applications are now open for the 2014 Oregon Story Board accelerator program.  Interested companies need to have their applications in by July 15th, 2014. We’re excited to see what kinds of innovative companies will apply to take part. Do you know a company engaging with their audience with exciting new forms of narrative? Send them our […]

“Night Moves” To Get A May 30th Release

“Night Moves” will be opening May 30th at the Angelika Film Center in New York, most likely followed by openings in Los Angeles and Portland before playing other cities nationwide. The film will also be screening in advance of the release date, at the Tribeca Film Festival (April 21st, 24th and 27th), as well as […]

OPB Nominated For 21 NW Regional Emmy Awards

OPB has collected 21 nominations for the NW Regional Emmy Awards 2014 from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.  OPB’s local TV productions, and individual staff, have been recognized for their work in many categories, (historical and cultural segments, environmental programming and specials, as well as documentaries, arts & entertainment features, individual […]

Cinema Pacific Festival Kicks Off In Eugene April 23rd

The fifth annual Cinema Pacific Festival starts on April 23, and the complete festival program is available online at http://cinemapacific.uoregon.edu. (A handy guide is downloadable here.) Richard Herskowitz, Director of Cinema Pacific says, “This year I’m particularly excited about our partnership with UO Libraries on the James Blue Project,  supplementing the exciting new archive of […]

Brittany Murphy’s “Something Wicked”, Begins Its Run In Oregon, April 11th.

  We are excited to see “Something Wicked” roll out in Oregon next week (after it’s premiere April 4th in Eugene) before a wider release in coming weeks. Below is the press release: “SOMETHING WICKED” STARRING SHANTEL VANSANTEN, BRITTANY MURPHY, TO HIT THEATERS IN PORTLAND METRO BEGINNING APRIL 11 Pacific Northwest Regal Cinemas Sees First […]

SourceOregon Production Directory Released

Union member listings enrich Oregon’s film, TV, commercial & interactive media production directory To help studios and producers stay on top of crew and resources and to promote Oregon’s unique production advantages, the trade group Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) has released the 2014 SourceOregon, a directory of the professional crew, talent, vendors and support services […]

Portland Workforce Alliance Youth Careers Expo Had A Strong Turnout

Last week saw a strong turnout for the Annual Portland Workforce Alliance NW Youth Careers Expo.  Oregon Film asked members of the production community to join us in showcasing an array of production job opportunities that are here in Oregon.  With a staggering 5,000 students attending, it was a productive day showing future job possibilities […]

Moviemaker Magazine Awards Two Oregon Cities With Honors For “Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker 2014”!

In years gone by, Moviemaker Magazine lumped together big city and small town to compete for the sought after title of, “Best Places To Live and Work as a Moviemaker”.  This year, the magazine has split their list into three components: Top Big Cities (they define as more than 50,000 residents) Top Small Cities (100,000) […]

“C.O.G.” Made Its Oregon Premiere in Salem

“C.O.G.”, a film adaptation of a David Sedaris work, made it’s Oregon debut last night at the Salem Cinema, Salem’s only independently owned and operated movie theater specializing in art, foreign and independent film.   There was a big turnout and a full house for the reception, featuring cider from Wandering Aengus Ciderworks and apples from Oregon […]

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 […]