“On Paper Wings” With Director Ilana Sol & Oregon Historical Society

The Hollywood Theatre’s Movies for Grownups series, sponsored by AARP Oregon, presents the documentary ON PAPER WINGS, screening on Saturday, May 30 at 2:30pm!  Advance tickets are available here. In the spring of 1945, a Japanese balloon bomb claimed the lives of the only people killed in the continental United States as a result of […]

KLCC Interview with Oregon Film Exec Dir Tim Williams

Tim Williams is the new Executive Director of Oregon Film—more formally known as the Governor’s Office of Film and Television. He speaks with Eric Alan about the growing and shifting media industry in Oregon, at a time when the word “film” is losing its traditional meaning, as the creative form opens to new digital horizons. […]

“House Of Last Things” Now In Europe!

“House of Last Things” — far from home, on sale now in Germany, Austria, & Switzerland, online and in shops, bluray and dvd. Thank you Guenter in Wuerzburg for sharing the image above, and happy holidays to Oregon Film from all of us who worked so hard to bring this Portland film to the world! […]

TNT and Electrics’, “The Librarians” Opened Strong

TNT’s new drama series, “The Librarians”, (a follow up to the movie trilogy, “The Librarian”) delivered 5.4 million viewers for the two hour premiere in December. TNT and Dean Devlin’s Electric Entertainment are no strangers to Oregon, having shot all but one season of “Leverage” here.  Many locations in the Portland metro area, Clackamas county […]

WILD Contest Has Oregon Covered

Fox Searchlight unveiled the #LifeisWILD contest this week as a headliner in promoting Reese Witherspoon‘s WILD.  Oregon Film was approached by Fox Searchlight to help put this contest together as an interactive and creative way to bring attention to the movie, and in so doing, the Pacific Crest Trail, and Oregon simultaneously.  Oregon Film collaborated […]

Governor’s Office of Film & TV Has New Executive Director

  The Oregon Governor’s Office of Film & Television Board announced today the appointment of Tim Williams as Executive Director. Williams comes to the job after a lengthy search by the Oregon Film Board and plans to officially start in Oregon Film’s Portland office by October 1st. Previously based in London and New York, and […]

Fox Searchlight’s “Wild” Premieres In Telluride

The 41st Telluride Film Festival announced it’s lineup today. Fox Searchlight Picture’s “Wild” will be premiering at the festival.  “Wild” starring Reese Witherspoon, and produced by her production company, Pacific Standard, shot in more locations throughout Oregon than any other project filmed in the state to date.  From southern Oregon; Crater Lake and Ashland; to […]

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 […]

Go “Back O’er Oregon” On State Park Day, June 7th

June 7th is a celebration for Oregon’s huge array of state parks.  State Park Day is offering free camping and day use as way to thank the public and  welcome use of these beautiful areas. You can catch a glimpse of Oregon’s many state parks on the “Back O’er Oregon” music video that Slater Smith […]

“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 […]