2011 Portland 48 Hour Film Project Early Bird Registration Ends Monday July 11

The 48 Hour Film Project is back in Stumptown August 5-7! That’s right, from August 5-7, the pressure cooker of creativity that is the 48HFP will explode once again in Portland. Early Bird Registration Ends this Monday July 11th, so register now to save a few bucks .

You can sign up at http://www.48hourfilm.com/portland_oregon
I’m pleased to announce that all films will screen at the beautiful and historic Hollywood Theatre again this year, and the big Portland winner will go head to head with other city winners in a no-holds barred, cage match to determine the best 48 Hour Film of 2011. Continue reading... “2011 Portland 48 Hour Film Project Early Bird Registration Ends Monday July 11”

Oregon Producer Named Honorary Co-chair of Wisconsin Film Festival

I’m proud to announce that I have been invited to be an honorary co-chair of the 2011 Beloit International Film Festival.  Affectionately known as BIFF, the festival is in its sixth year and has been touted as a “must-attend event” by Moviemaker Magazine showcasing both big releases and indie films. The festival has played host to filmmakers from around the world and, in a short time, has established itself as a truly international festival. The festival will kick off Thursday, February 17th and will continue through until Sunday, February 20th. Continue reading... “Oregon Producer Named Honorary Co-chair of Wisconsin Film Festival”

“Portlandia” Renewed for Second Season

Both TV Squad and the Huffington Post have announced that Portlandia has been renewed for a second season, while still having two of the six season one episodes yet to air.  The network has ordered 10 new half-hour episodes to premiere in January 2012.

“We’re thrilled with the success of Portlandia and the overwhelmingly positive feedback from
our viewers,” IFC’s senior vice president of original programming Debbie DeMontreux said in the announcement. “Fred and Carrie’s humor is perfectly in line with the sensibility and comedic tone of IFC which makes this show such a great fit for us. Continue reading... ““Portlandia” Renewed for Second Season”