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OMPA Is Hiring For A Membership Coordinator Immediately!

Wednesday, July 7, 2021

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Unique opportunity to serve Oregon’s production community OMPA (Oregon Media Production Association) is seeking an Interim Membership Coordinator who loves data and provides excellent customer service. This is a unique opportunity to be at the center of all things Oregon production. You’ll get to know industry members of all career levels on a personal level and first-name […]

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Celebrate & Connect with OMPA On June 29! (Virtual Event)

Thursday, June 24, 2021

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EVENT GRAPHIC CAPTION: Indie filmmaker Dawn Jones Redstone co-led the HB3010 effort with Actor/Producer Ashley Mellinger. Photo by Kisha Jarrett. Our industry thrives when we work together! Join us virtually on Tuesday, June 29, from 5-6:30pm to celebrate all of the advocacy accomplishments of the last six months, and the people who made them possible. Plus, stick around and chat with your peers. We’ll […]

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Call for Submissions: OMPA Juneteenth Homepage Takeover

Thursday, June 10, 2021

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In honor of Juneteenth—a holiday commemorating the freeing of slaves in 1865—OMPA is dedicating the space of our homepage to celebrating Black creators. From June 19-26, our homepage will be a vibrant mosaic of projects and stories from our Black community members. We’ll be promoting the takeover to the community at large, encouraging them to […]

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Share Your #OregonCreates Story For Advocacy Action Days!

Wednesday, May 12, 2021

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Industry Day goes virtual this year as we flood legislators’ inboxes with photos and personal stories from our industry all week long. Please join us in celebrating what our local production industry means to Oregon! 1. Find Your Legislators Enter your home address to find your legislators’ email addresses. You will email your Oregon House and […]

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Come together with your community! 2021 OMPA Annual Showcase & Awards—Jan. 28

Friday, January 22, 2021

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Tune in with the Oregon production community for OMPA’s Annual Showcase & Awards, live next Thursday, January 28 from 5-7pm.  Watch new work produced by your peers Hear about what’s happening to support a thriving industry See OMPA’s new Board of Directors Learn the state of the industry from various perspectives Meet those driving diversity and inclusion […]

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Actor/Producer Ashley Mellinger Hosts OMPA’s BIPOC Meetup this Thursday, 11/19

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

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OMPA Creatives of Color Collaborative Thursday, November 19 | 3-5pm PT | RSVP for Zoom Info Are you a BIPOC* professional seeking community with other Oregon creatives? Join OMPA’s next Creatives of Color Collaborative to network, give or get advice, and ask questions in a private space. This month’s host is award-winning actor and producer Ashley […]

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Share your experience: COVID-19 Media Production Impact Survey (Follow-Up)

Friday, October 30, 2020

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OMPA is collecting follow-up data for our COVID-19 Media Production Impact Survey (initially conducted in March). Our data will be incorporated into a comprehensive Economic Development Report for Oregon legislators. We want to hear from every crew person and vendor! 💰 Which financial assistance programs did you apply for? Which did you receive? 🚫 Did you have […]

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Let’s vote together! OMPA Ballot Party—Thursday, 10/22

Thursday, October 22, 2020

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OMPA Ballot Party Thursday, October 22 | 5pm PT | RSVP for Zoom Info Hang on to your ballots! 📮🇺🇸 We know it might feel like you can’t vote fast enough, but there’s more than one race (and ballot measure) to vote on! Join OMPA 🌟today at 5pm🌟 to hear our political strategist’s take on […]

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Tomorrow: Director/Producer Karina Lomelin Ripper hosts OMPA’s Creatives of Color Collaborative

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

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Thursday, July 16 | 3-5pm | RSVP for Zoom info Tomorrow OMPA’s virtual Creatives of Color Collaborative will be hosted by Karina Lomelin Ripper. Karina is a first generation Mexican-American and an independent director and producer. She is also the co-chair of the Portland Film Fatales.  You may have seen Karina’s work with Fort Ripper […]

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Southern Oregon Cameras & Cocktails this Wednesday at 5!

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

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Oregon is opening up, so come get reconnected at OMPA’s monthly Cameras & Cocktails tomorrow, July 1, from 5-6:15pm. Bring your questions, tips, & concerns for a safe return to production.  Any professionals wanting to connect with the Southern Oregon production community are welcome!  RSVP for Zoom info

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