OSF Costume Rentals Relaunches Website

Oregon Shakespeare Festival Costume Rentals is pleased to announce the relaunch of their website. The new site is a complete upgrade with a sleek and modern design that customers should find very easy to navigate. New features of the website include: Search function by item number and keyword Real-time availability of items Shopping cart ordering […]

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 […]

Welcome To PixAir!

When Perry sent me an email letting me know that he had purchased a jet airliner mock up I knew I had to go check it out.  While one or two options for filming in an airliner exist, none present an option that is logistically straight forward and simple.  Shooting inside a real plane is […]

Behind The “Back O’er Oregon” Music Video and Website

By now you may well have read some of the blog posts here about Slater Smith, his band “The Weather Machine” and the journey Smith undertook (in conjunction with Oregon Film and Oregon State Parks) to get the music video and corresponding web site up.  (As a reminder, Smith made an ambitious trip around Oregon […]

Oregon Film Office Says Thanks To “Leverage” For Four Great Seasons Shooting In Portland By Donating Neighborhood Trees

The Oregon Film & Television Office thanked Leverage for four great seasons shooting in the Portland Metro area by donating four trees to be planted in metro neighborhoods through the  Friends Of Trees non-profit program.  Leverage’s Producer, Dean Devlin,  was presented with a certificate noting the dates and neighborhoods the trees will be planted by […]

Governor Kitzhaber and Steve Oster Present Oregon Film Office’s Film Advocate Awards To Portland Police Bureau and Portland Parks

At Oregon Film & Television’s Annual Meeting last night, we were able to honor some amazing Film Advocates who have been integral to the film and television industry. Steve Oster (Producer, “Grimm“) announced the Film Advocate Awards that were presented to Derrick Roberson, Sergeant Erin Smith, and Sergeant Peter Simpson by Governor Kitzhaber. Derrick Roberson, […]

“Grimm” Honored with Environmental Award

NBC Universal’s series, “Grimm” was honored for it’s environmentally friendly production practices at the 33rd Annual Travel Portland Tourism and Hospitality Industry Awards last week.  This award recognizes environmentally friendly business practices that “help sustain Oregon’s exceptional quality of life”. “Grimm” has utilized many local green and sustainable vendors during season 1 and plans on […]

Women in Film-PDX/Faerie Godmother Production Grant

Cash Grant of $3000 Legal Services, with Entertainment Attorney Candace Jackson Screening Event Festival Passes : POW Fest 2013, Ashland Film Fest 2013, Susan Orleans “Voices” Series Lecture and VIP Reception 2013 The purpose of the grant is to support working women video and filmmakers who reside in Oregon and SW Washington (Clark County). The […]

ReStore is Open for Film and TV Business

  ReStore, a Habitat For Humanity division, can be found nationwide and is open to the public.  They sell an enormous variety of reclaimed building materials; everything from doors and windows all the way to the proverbial kitchen sink.  The proceeds from our local stores go to Habitat for Humanity to help build homes for […]

Grimm Doesn’t Just Look Green Because Of The Weather….

We could not have been happier when NBC Universal contacted us to collaborate on their greening efforts for the series, Grimm.  We immediately recognized this particular show as a good match and unique opportunity to put the foundation of our previous work in identifying green vendors and services to good use. NBCUniversal’s Green Is Universal […]