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Wonderful Short Stories From New Voices: PDX Short Docs

Friday, July 10, 2020

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PDX Short Docs is a platform for local independent filmmakers to show their short documentaries on the big screen.  Due to the pandemic, the program is going online!  Included films feature a story from the Portland area or are produced by local filmmakers (or both). Join the filmmakers for a Zoom chat on Wednesday, July 15 […]

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Portland Art Museum & Northwest Film Center Announced The Re:Imagine Artist Fund

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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Applications opened July 7th for the  NW Film Center and Portland Art Museum Artist Fund. The Re:Imagine Artist Fund, an expanded initiative to support visual, cinema arts, and new media artists, both to provide immediate assistance during the COVID-19 pandemic as well as to sustain their creative practices long-term. The Fund will provide emergency relief […]

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Northwest Film Center & Portland Art Museum Present “First Cow” [online]

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

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The Northwest Film Center and the Portland Art Museum present First Cow. Opens [online] Thursday, July 9, 2020. Purchase tickets here. “First Cow,” shot entirely on location in Oregon last year.  “A taciturn loner and skilled cook (John Magaro) has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true […]

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Diverse Women’s Voices – Watch

Friday, July 3, 2020

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This holiday weekend, we wanted to share just a few great docs that highlight women, women of color, and their voices and films. Special thanks to Femme Fatales for bringing these amazing women, films and stories to our attention via their “Artists as Activists” webinar this afternoon. Watch them on the embedded links below: And […]

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POW Film Fest Presents – POW TV

Thursday, July 2, 2020

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Today POW Film Fest is launching POW TV, a virtual viewing station for discovering stories told by women and non-binary filmmakers.  The past few months have provided many of us with the opportunity to watch a lot more films and tv series. Most often we turn to the big streaming platforms for this entertainment, but more and more of those […]

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New Oregon Filmmaker Series from Oregon Media Lab

Monday, June 29, 2020

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Calling all Oregon-based filmmakers… Do you have a film, a short or a series you’ve made in the last 20 years? Would you like a chance to share your work as part of an online streamed media collection through the Hollywood Theater? Good news…Now you can! And you’ll receive a percentage of your ticket sales, […]

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New Sign For The Oregon Film Trail – Athena

Saturday, June 27, 2020

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A brand new Oregon Film Trail sign has been installed and was unveiled today in Athena, honoring the town’s starring role as a location in the silent film, City Girl.  It sits outside the Gem Theatre, Athena.  The Gem Theatre hosted the dedication of the newest sign on the Oregon Film Trail, in celebration of […]

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Hinge Digital Creates PSA For Ad Council So Parents & Children Can Stay Safe As They Navigate Covid-19

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

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The Ad Council jumped at the offer from Portland creative agency, Hinge Digital’s offer of a pro-bono PSA for parents and children.  Hinge worked with the American PSA nonprofit Ad Council, and in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and US Department of Health and Human Services to create a campaign that […]

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This Juneteenth watch Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s “O!” and then just Stay Tuned

Friday, June 19, 2020

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The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has always been a very bright spot in our artistic firmament and history and they have just been killing it recently with the curatorial content they have been putting out through “O!” – an immersive digital space for all ages. They are celebrating Juneteenth with a “Social Media Takeover” that needs […]

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Hire Diverse Creatives and Buy/Rent from Diverse Vendors

Friday, June 12, 2020

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One of the ways all of us can help the cause for social justice is to create meaningful economic change for those talented communities that are not properly represented or compensated in our industry. To that end, we wanted to share a list of crew/creative personnel databases as well as access points to diversely-owned vendors […]

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