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5th Annual Deauville Green Awards Are Accepting Submissions – Got Green?

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

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Got Green?  “The fight and adaptation to climate change, preservation of the biodiversity, energy transition, sustainable agriculture as well as transport and eco-mobility are only some issues of the commercials, image films and documentaries which will be presented at the 5th edition of the Deauville Green Awards on June 15th & 16th. As the largest […]

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Mushrooms Are Now A Solution For Eco-Minded Set Designers

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

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Ecovative, a US company, is leading the way in manufacturing environmentally-friendly products that could change the way set designers and prop makers use materials.  Their product, Myco Foam, made from mycelium, corn stalks/ husks and other agricultural waste, is manufactured through a special “growing” process and can replace any kind of Styrofoam that is used […]

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Green Production Gets Some Traction, Pre COP21

Monday, December 7, 2015

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European Ecoprod and Film4Climate, joined forces, prior to COP21, to bring their collaboration to producers and crew members, in a one day workshop in Paris.  In addition to offering Best Green Practices, and information on carbon free production to filmmakers, the workshop introduced other tools to help green production, many of them similar to the […]

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Google Trekker Brings It’s Camera Technology To The Oregon Wilderness

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

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Google’s  Trekker Camera is slowly bringing it’s technology to the trail.  This summer volunteers from the Oregon Wild organization (formerly the Oregon Natural Resources Council or ONRC) offered to carry the Trekker and hike some of Oregon’s most beautiful trails in order to bring a “street view” to the public and is so doing, bringing […]

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#EOFF Gets Off To Inspirational Start

Friday, May 8, 2015

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#EOFF 2015 opened last night with “Planetary” – an inspirational and motivating visual documentary that played to a sold out audience at the Granada Cinema in La Grande. (“Planetary was originally released on Earth Day, April 22,  on Vimeo On Demand). #EOFF showcases a variety of shorts, features, documentaries, music and even an on-line program […]

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“A River Between Us” Screens at Oregon Historical Society

Thursday, February 26, 2015

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Every seat was filled last night at the Oregon invite-only screening of “A River Between Us” – a feature documentary detailing the sometimes contentious, and largest restoration project in the US along the Klamath River.  Jason Atkinson, keen fisherman and 14 year Oregon state senator, introduced his film to a rapt audience including current Governor […]

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Celebrate Earth Day! See Oregon’s First Lady, Cylvia Hayes’ Earth Hour Challenge Monster Makeover!

Monday, April 22, 2013

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(Video was shot by Clackamas Community College Digital Media students) We blogged recently about the “I Will If You Will” challenge campaign that the World Wildlife Fund and Earth Hour created.  It was a way for them to encourage conversation and positive action for the environment.  Many high profile companies and individuals around the world […]

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Bent Image Lab Shows “Recycling Is A Beautiful Thing”

Monday, March 25, 2013

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Bent Image Lab has a new stop motion animated commercial they did for Arrowhead’s new 500ml ReBorn TM bottle called, “Recycling is a Beautiful Thing”.  The campaign idea and concept is by Ad Agency Threshold Interactive, produced by Bent Image Lab and directed by Bent’s Solomon Burbridge. Burbridge says,“The awareness aspect in this spot is […]

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Will Cylvia Hayes, Oregon’s First Lady, Be Transformed Into A “Wesen” Monster?

Friday, March 22, 2013

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Hopefully, wherever you are, you will be in the dark on Saturday, 23rd March, between the hour of 8.30 and 9.30PM!  Join many from around the world and turn off your lights in honor of The World Wildlife Fund’s Earth Hour 2013. Now in its second year, the WWF’s Earth Hour challenge aims to empower individuals, […]

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Considering Switching to LEDs For Your (Green) Production Lighting Needs?

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

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  Right here in Oregon, tucked away in Hillsboro since 2007, is one of the leading manufacturers of intelligent LED lighting instruments for the film and video production industry.  Meet Zylight LLC, they build “easy-to-use LED lighting systems based on state-of-the-art technologies, producing fully calibrated bright white light, as well as any color – forever […]

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