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Portland Post-Production Film Grant Program 2019 – Now Accepting Applications

Monday, August 19, 2019

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The Portland Film Office, in partnership with Oregon Made Creative Foundation (OMCF), invites local filmmakers to apply for funding designed to encourage the completion of a local feature-length project and position producers to build towards larger, more resourced productions. The Post-Production Film Grant Program supports the professional development of small, local filmmakers by providing funds […]

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7th Annual Klamath Independent Film Festival Opens September 13

Monday, August 19, 2019

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The only complete festival experience dedicated entirely to Oregon films and filmmakers, KIFF continues to be the only place to fully experience Oregon independent film. Nestled in the high desert, alpine mountain community of Klamath Falls in Southern Oregon this year’s KIFF kicks off with an opening night street party outside the Ross Ragland Theater, […]

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Congrats to “Lifeboat” On Its Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary Emmy Nomination! 

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

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Nominees for the 40th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards have been announced and many congratulations to  “Lifeboat” on its Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary nomination.  Director (and Oregonian) Skye Fitzgerald, (now based in Portland but grew up in Eastern Oregon) has an impressive collection of documentaries under his belt, including, “Lifeboat.” The film documents North […]

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Netflix’s “Trinkets” Will Be Back For Season 2

Monday, July 29, 2019

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We are excited that the Netflix young adult series, “Trinkets,”  will be back in Oregon for season 2 for a 10 episode run that is being dubbed “its final” one. Read more. #OregonMade

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“Phoenix, Oregon” Returns from a Nationwide Tour to The Hollywood Theatre for One Last Portland Screening

Thursday, July 25, 2019

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The #OregonMade feature film that had a very successful run in The Portland Circuit this past May, returns to Portland for an encore screening on Sunday, August 25 at 7pm. You can book your tickets here. Starring James La Gros, Lisa Edelstein, Jesse Borrego and Kevin Corrigan, “Phoenix, Oregon” is a comedy of midlife reinvention and […]

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#OregonMade “The Postman” Coming on 35mm to The Hollywood Theatre on September 4

Thursday, July 25, 2019

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Next up in our #OregonMade Film Series at The Hollywood Theatre comes a post-apocalyptic film like no other (unless you count WATER WORLD, then, yes, it’s kind of like that). Kevin Costner’s Central Oregon shot THE POSTMAN, winner of both the prestigious Razzie and Yoga Awards, tells the story of an unnamed wanderer who retrieves […]

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PLAYA Screenwriter’s Residency Awarded to Two Projects

Saturday, July 20, 2019

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This year’s PLAYA Screenwriter’s Residency Award has been granted to two projects and three writers – David Poulshock and his project “Captain Jack” and KatMeow García & Rebeca Alamo González for their project “Dance and Resist.” Each project team will receive an up to two week residency at PLAYA Summer Lake and a $1000 stipend […]

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Emmy Nominations For #OregonMade Creatives!

Thursday, July 18, 2019

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A good week for Emmy nominations for #OregonMade creatives! Weiden and Kennedy received their 21st Emmy nomination for their Outstanding Commercial,  “Dream Crazy” for Nike, featuring Colin Kaepernick. Kamp Grizzly was nominated for Outstanding Commercial for the Netflix ad, “A Great Day In Hollywood” Crofton Diack, Producer for National Geographic/BBC Studios on their series, “Life […]

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8th Stop On The Historic Oregon Film Trail – Hammond Marina, Warrenton

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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Yesterday, at the Hammond Marina, Warrenton, the 8th sign on the Historic Oregon Film Trail was unveiled.  For film buffs, Oregon is a haven of locations and stories from more than 100 years of filmmaking. Inspired by these nostalgic backdrops, The Historic Oregon Film Trail, launched in Astoria earlier this year was designed to identify […]

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Annual OPIF Tax Credit Auction Opens Sept. 30

Monday, July 15, 2019

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OPIF Tax Credit Auction – Sept 30 to Oct 4, 2019 $14M in state tax credits are available. Dates for the tax credit auction for the Oregon Production Investment Fund have now been set: Monday, September 30 at 9a to Friday, October 4 at 5p. You can sign up for the OPIF Tax Credit Auction […]

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