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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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OMPA Events This Week: Legal & Insurance Webinar 6/17; Creatives of Color Collaborative 6/18

Monday, June 15, 2020

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ASK THE EXPERTS: COVERAGE UNDER COVID Wednesday, June 17 | Noon-2pm | Free–$10   This is your chance to get legal and insurance advice directly from experts who specialize in providing these services to the entertainment industry. Get detailed information about what’s changed since the global pandemic. Learn how to protect yourself as both employer […]

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Take OMPA’s Survey + Enter To Win A $250 Amazon Gift Card

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

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OMPA is conducting an anonymous survey to help us understand exactly who our community is and what your needs are. Please share 10-15 minutes of your time so we can better serve you. Thank you for participating! Please share with your network. Take the survey here   Amazon Gift Card Raffle You can enter to […]

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Tomorrow: Virtual Southern Oregon Cameras & Cocktails

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

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OMPA is hosting a virtual Cameras & Cocktails for Southern Oregon production professionals tomorrow night (April 8) from 5-7pm. Join us and share what you’ve been doing to keep up your creativity, learning, or work. Also, bring your questions about CARES Act benefits for Oregon Film Executive Director Tim Williams, IATSE Local 488 Southern Business […]

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OMPA’s Final Master Class Of 2019: Small To No Crew Production

Monday, October 14, 2019

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Join us for an in-depth workshop about successful small to no crew production with Jem Schofield of theC47. Date: Friday, November 1 Time: 10am-4pm Location: Pacific Grip & Lighting, 6550 NE Portland Hwy, Portland Admission: $99 for OMPA members; $199 for non-members. Coffee and lunch included.   MORE DETAILS If you’re an aspiring or working […]

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