BIRDS OF NEPTUNE, a film by Steven Richter, is currently in production in Portland OR, to be released in fall, 2013.

Birds of Neptune, written and directed by Steven Richter (Center of Gravity, Myth of Drowning), is an independent feature film set in Portland, OR, produced by Reverie PDX and Lara Cuddy (The Weather Outside, Cell Count), and scheduled for release in fall 2013.   Birds of Neptune follows a short period of time in the […]

Independent Feature, “The A-List” Wraps

We stopped by the set last week on the penultimate day of shooting for “The A-List“, an independent comedy feature  about a high school senior who is “coerced by his guidance counselor into fulfilling a list of all of her high school fantasies in order for him to graduate”.  This is a first feature to […]

OPB's Think Out Loud, Fri. Aug. 13th:Oregon on Screen

What is Oregon’s on-screen image… and how are the TV and film industries faring here? We’ve been reading lots of TV show news recently. The TNT show Leverage, which will wrap up shooting its third season on Friday, just announced it would be back in Oregon for a fourth season. Fans of the online series […]

La Grande Summer Film Project: Community Filmmaking Opportunity

Eastern Oregon Film Festival in conjunction with Crossing the Blues: La Grande Summer Festival is pleased to present the 3rd annual La Grande Summer Film Project. The project will kick off on Friday August 13th, with a Night Life social event at White House Coffee (1702 Fourth Street). Teams will be identified, organized, and specific criteria for their film will be given. After the participants have had a chance to “schmooze”, ACTION will be called at 9:00pm – and the filmmakers have 48 hours to deliver their final project.

Oregon's Diverse Talent Base – its Greatest Strength

Whether it’s the thriving independent music scene, live theater, or a combination of multiple creative disciplines, there is no doubt Oregon is a thriving base of creative expression.   According to the Oregon Arts Commission over 60,000 jobs in Oregon are directly related to the creative economy.  That may not sound like a lot of jobs […]

Solid Local Training Helps Oregon Talent Succeed

Contributor – Karen LaVoie, Acting Coach As more productions roll into Oregon, doors will be opening up for Oregon-based acting talent to make connections and start a career in Los Angeles. But making the move isn’t easy! To make sure Oregon actors are competitive with their rivals, Karen LaVoie provides top-notch coaching to actors in Portland and […]

Oregon has Talent! – from an Agency Perspective

Contributor – Kaili Canfield What do you think of when someone says “Oregon”? Do you think of mountains and rivers and cool coffee shops? Hipsters on bicycles riding in the rain? You wouldn’t be alone if you did! What I think about when someone says “Oregon” is quite different – I think of TALENT.

Portland has been Hiding a Hotbed of Comedic Talent

Article by Ted Douglass It’s taken a while, but Portland is finally starting to wake up to the fact that it has its very own exciting comedy scene right under its nose. Sure, there have been a few stand-ups, improv performers and sketch-comedy troupes that have been toiling away long enough to be considered Rose […]