Lower Boom Launches Diversity And Inclusion Initiative

Lower Boom Diversity and Inclusion InitiativeOVERVIEW
Lower Boom is launching, today, August 1st, a diversity and inclusion initiative to create opportunities for Television and Film writers.


Lower Boom will be doing outreach and accepting writing samples throughout the month of August to select 4-6 writers who will then participate in a weekly writer’s room during September and October. Special consideration will be given to writers of color, LGBTQ, women writers, and candidates from socio-economically diverse backgrounds.

The project they will be working on is an 8 episode series that Lower Boom is producing entitled Portland Dark. Continue reading... “Lower Boom Launches Diversity And Inclusion Initiative”

An Evening with Lower Boom

Alysse Fozmark in “Bringing Up Baby” premiering Dec. 19th at Dig a Pony.

2017 wasn’t all rainbows and unicorns, that’s for sure.

Nevertheless! Lower Boom did have a year filled with exciting projects, new partnerships and community support.

As we head into 2018, we’d like to invite you to come down to Lower Boom World Headquarters, (Dig a Pony!), and check out what we did in 2017, and hear about our plans for 2018.

Tuesday, December 19th
6 pm – 9 pm.
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Around the World in 7 Films!

Matt Schulte and Lower Boom  are co-producing an innovative documentary series that takes audiences on an international tour of independent filmmaking: JUMP THE FENCE – Around the World in 7 films.

Hosts Molly Elizabeth Parker, 29, Lacy Allen, 26, and Britt Harris, 30, actors and best friends, will work in 7 different films, in 7 different countries, from 7 award-winning directors, over 7 months.

They are traveling to Brazil, Norway, China, Greece, United States, Israel, and Australia to work on a wide variety of movies. Continue reading... “Around the World in 7 Films!”


Image from Lower Boom's Warhol-inspired Screen Test series.
Image from Lower Boom’s Warhol-inspired Screen Test series.

“LOWER BOOM PRESENTS”, an innovative new distribution channel and network, launches with a celebration of NW filmmakers at Dig A Pony, 736 SE Grand, on Wednesday May 18th, at 7 pm.

Produced and curated by Lower Boom, LOWER BOOM PRESENTS features Pacific Northwest Filmmakers and Storytellers, with feature films, short films, music videos, special projects and more, showing exclusively to guests of the fabulous Hotel Eastlund starting May 18th.

In addition to a sneak peek at the channel’s programming (featuring filmmakers like Alicia Rose, Scott Ballard, Josh Lunden, Jessica Scalise and many more), Lower Boom will present an encore screening of their short film JOAN, screen their newest short film ….YEAH

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Jerry Joseph, Voodoo Doughnut Recordings, & Lower Boom

2015 Oregon Music Hall of Fame inductee Jerry Joseph launches “Mars”, the first video from his upcoming double vinyl album, By The Time Your Rocket Gets To Marsavailable April 15 from Voodoo Doughnut Records / Cosmo Sex School, with an exclusive premiere on Relix.com

“I was walking down the beach in Chicago years ago talking about technology with a couple of current captains of the tech industry. They were heavily invested in Elon Musk and discussing his plans to have a person on Mars in 20 years. Continue reading... “Jerry Joseph, Voodoo Doughnut Recordings, & Lower Boom”

LOWER BOOM Releases Soundtrack For Newest Film: JOAN

JOAN original score by Mark Orton from Lower Boom.
JOAN original score by Mark Orton from Lower Boom.

LOWER BOOM, a Portland, Oregon based studio that innovates in the production, distribution and marketing of micro-budget films, announces the release of the soundtrack for it’s newest film, JOAN. The score, composed and produced by Mark Orton, is available as a beautifully packaged CD and also available worldwide at all digital stores and streaming services including iTunes. Continue reading... “LOWER BOOM Releases Soundtrack For Newest Film: JOAN”

Lower Boom Launches!


Lower Boom is a new Portland-based micro-budget film studio, talent incubator, and Film Discovery platform developer, and they are having a launch party this Monday, April 13th, at Dig a Pony (736 SE Grand).

They are going to screen their inaugural project, the short film LETTER B, a fictionalized recreation of the Beatle’s documentary Let It Be, with an all-female cast as the band, and will also highlight their upcoming projects. Continue reading... “Lower Boom Launches!”

Portland’s LOWER BOOM at SXSW 2015

Lower Boom, a new Portland-based micro-budget movie studio and talent incubator, is heading to SXSW to host a filmmakers get-together, this Sunday, March 15th at the Austin Marriott.

Lower Boom will be giving guests a sneak-peek of their inaugural movie, LETTER B, as well as unveiling the prototype of their Discovery app. The app allows users to discover new films, stories and videos in an easy, fun and mobile-friendly way, as well as providing the opportunity and infrastructure to support exciting new storytellers. Continue reading... “Portland’s LOWER BOOM at SXSW 2015”

Portland Represents at Art Basel Miami

From December 6th  – 9th, Kimberly Warner’s short film ‘CPR’, will be representing Portland at Art Basel Miami.

CPR, written and directed by Portland’s Kimberly Warner and co-produced by Kimberly and Matt Schulte, will be part of a program called “LIght Assembly”…the goal of Light Assembly is “to combine large-scale video art projection with the citywide canvas of Miami Beach and mainland Miami’s modern architectural marvels and historic landmarks”.

Starting Dec. 6th, and through Dec. 9th, the film will be projected onto the outside of the Art Deco Welcome Building in Miami Beach, 24 hours a day. Continue reading... “Portland Represents at Art Basel Miami”