PSU Students Working On “Portlandia”

Portland State University’s growing film program has made room for students to spend some time working on the set of “Portlandia”, gaining invaluable experience, as well as personal connections. Six students worked on the IFC show this fall in various different departments. Read More: “Let knowledge serve Portlandia“. More information about PSU’s film programs.  

Emmy Win For “Portlandia” Production Design: Schuyler Telleen + Katherine Isom!

Many congrats to Schuyler Telleen, Production Designer, and Katherine Isom, Set Decorator, (“Portlandia”) for winning the Creative Arts Emmy for Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Reality Or Reality-Competition Series – Reality Or Reality-Competition Series…..job well done! “Portlandia” was nominated Outstanding Comedy Sketch Series, and  Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series category, with Fred Armisen, […]

#OregonMadeShows Exhibit Opens At PDX

#OregonMadeShows Exibit In collaboration with PDXART, and many other partners (please see list below) a new exhibit is up on Concourse E, at the Portland International Airport this week.  The exhibit showcases “vignettes” of artifacts, props and images from just a few of the 400+ feature films & television shows that have utilized Oregon as […]

Congrats to “Portlandia” – Three Emmy Nominations

“Portlandia” was nominated again for Outstanding Comedy Sketch Series, and  also nominated in the Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series category, with Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel, Graham Wagner and Karey Dornetto , and for Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Nonfiction, Reality or Real-competition Series – with production designer Schuyler Telleen and set […]

Congratulations to “Portlandia” On Two Emmy Nominations

Congratulations to “Portlandia” and IFC on their two Emmy 2015 nominations.  The nominations are: Outstanding Variety Sketch  ( Dead Pets episode) Tyler Robinson, Production Designer Schuyler Telleen, Art Director Katherine Isom, Set Decorator and Outstanding Production Design for Variety, Non-Fiction, Reality or reality-Competition Programming. “We could not be prouder of the Portlandia team for their […]

“Portlandia” Returns With Season 4

IFC’s Portlandia is back (February 27th) with their eagerly awaited Season 4.  As in seasons past, part of the fun of Portlandia is seeing who shows up as guest stars, and Season 4 will not disappoint.  Stars such as, Kirsten Dunst (Spider Man), Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live) the intriguing, Joshua Homme (Queens of the […]

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 […]

Portlandia Rats! Behind the Scenes Courtesy of Bent Image Lab – Dolphin Skit too!

Isn’t it sad that season 3 of “Portlandia” is over?  Well if you just need a little more taste of this past season, check out the great behind the scenes piece Bent Image Lab did on this year’s “rats” skit. And here’s another piece they did on the dolphin piece.  

“Portlandia” Wins WGA Award for Best Comedy/Variety Program

On Sunday at this year’s WGA awards IFC’s “Portlandia” won a WGA award for best Comedy/Variety Series.  By most accounts this was an upset for the show as the other nominees included six time winner “Saturday Night Live”, “Conan”, “The Daily Show”, “The Colbert Report”, “Jimmy Kimmel”, and “Real Time with Bill Maher”.  The show […]

“Portlandia” Starts Season 3 on January 4 – But Lots of Goodies to See Now

So did you see the winter special of “Portlandia”?  If not you can stil grab it for FREE on iTunes!  Now it’s time to get ready for Season 3 which premieres on January 4.  One cool addition to season 3 is “Kumail Visits Portlandia” which is on the IFC show website.  Make sure you see […]