This past week there were two news articles of note; one in the Eugene Register Guard and the other in the Ashland Daily Tidings. In Eugene writer Mark Baker profiled Katherine Wilson’s efforts to start a film museum in the Willamette Valley. For those of you who have seen Katherine’s photos from the days of “Animal House” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, you know she’s collected a lot of film history on her own – here’s the article.
In Ashland John Darling profiled the recent Disney commercial that was shot in the Ashland area. Producer (and SOFAT President) Gary Kout (an Ashland resident) was able to successfully recruit the commercial to shoot in Ashland. The article also quotes recent transplant and producer Anne Lundgren as she talks about her experience in Southern Oregon. Here’s the article.
It’s always good to hear that the film and video industry is getting recognized across the state. Let’s all keep it up!