Creative Opportunity Program Supports Soma Games’ “Writing For Video Games Retreat”
Adam Driver talks to Seth Meyer on “Late Night With Seth Meyers” about filming “65” and the “look” Oregon was able to provide as a pristine and prehistoric backdrop. Read more in OregonLive (Kristi Turnquist) about the impact the film had in Coos and Curry counties on the Oregon Coast. 65 filmed at Whaleshead Beach (Brookings), Elk Creek Falls, Meyer’s Creek Beach (Gold Beach), Coos Bay, and Agness among others, as well as in Louisiana and Ireland. You can find and visit some of these locations yourself by downloading the SetJetters app and navigating to the location. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “65” – Big Financial Impact In Coos and Curry Counties – Movie Opened Today”
Are you looking to break into the film industry? Join our upcoming PA Pathways training session! This training is intended to place underrepresented people in paid production assistant positions on professional commercial and motion picture sets. Applications are now open and must be submitted by March 17, 2023 to be considered. The application can be found at https://bit.ly/3Jt0yvh.
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Application link – https://forms.gle/7w78dPQssXoytnGb8 Continue reading... “Pathways PA Training at Outside the Frame – March 25”
For the fourth year, the Portland Film Office (@PDXFilmOffice), in partnership with Travel Portland (@TravelPortland), is proud to offer four grants of $7,500 each for Oregon–based independent feature-length film productions. The funding is designed to encourage the completion of a local feature-length film and position local producers to build toward larger, more resourced productions.
Past recipients of the Post-Production Grant have included “Mother of Color,” which premiered in the Portland area and is circulating the film festival docket with much success; “Dearest Eva,” premiered at OMSI in August of 2022, and past recipients “Sophie Jones” and “Clementine” (starring Sydney Sweeney of “Euphoria” fame) both received distribution from Oscilloscope. Continue reading... “Portland Film Office Post-Production Grant Opens for Submissions March 14”
Three additional short films will be screened: Brian Lindstrom’s LIKE A SHIELD and the Portland premiere of his new work WE ARE MORE, both highlighting the unintended consequences of parental incarceration on children, why the Bill of Rights for Children of Incarcerated Parents is needed, and what powerful young people are doing to ensure its existence; and the trailer for A WOMAN ON THE OUTSIDE, a film written by Kiara Jones and co-directed by Zara Katz and Lisa Riordan Seville, bringing to light Kristal’s struggle to keep families connected to incarcerated loved ones.
The 18th annual DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon is a hybrid festival with an exceptional line-up of both live and virtual film screenings as well as in-person filmmaker Q&A’s. All live screenings will be at the Art House in Eugene.
We launch our 2023 season with a Preview Screening on Feb. 24 (live) and Feb. 25-26 (virtual)! In March, join us at the Art House theaters for March 10-12 and on our virtual platform on March 13-19. Don’t miss this 10 day celebration of AANHPI independent films! Continue reading... “DisOrient Asian American Film Festival Returns in Feb-Mar”
MSFF runs from February 23 to February 27 in beautiful McMinnville.
The McMinnville Short Film Festival fosters a critical component of Oregon’s Yamhill County arts community by connecting local filmmakers with their counterparts around the world, and by providing a venue for culturally diverse screenings, events, and gatherings.
Find out more, see the schedule and get your tickets here: https://mcminnvillefilmfest.org
Promoting film in Oregon’s Yamhill County
• MSFF offers a small but culturally-rich community experience usually only offered in large cities or higher-ed academic settings. Continue reading... “McMinnville Short Film Festival Opens this Weekend”
Join PAM CUT, and attorneys Rachel Goldberg and Christopher Weathers on a deep dive into the world of Rights, Clearances, and Fair Use for media projects including film, television, video games, XR, etc.
This professional development workshop, supported by the Oregon Film’s Creative Opportunity Program will take a closer look at just what it entails for a media maker to inquire about, license, or incorporate into their project intellectual property such as music, images, artwork, and more. Along for the ride, seasoned producer David Cress will provide real-world examples of issues that have arisen on productions and how they could have been avoided. Continue reading... ““In The Clear” – Learn About Clearances from Legal Experts @PAMCut”
Confluence is pleased to announce the Confluence Filmmaker Fellows program in partnership with Oregon Film and the Creative Opportunity Program. Three Indigenous video artists with a cultural connection to Oregon will receive cash prizes to support a film project they are developing: one for $5,000 and two for $2,500. Four other Emerging Indigenous Filmmakers will receive full camera kits so that they can take their craft to the next level. Continue reading... “Confluence Announces Filmmaker Fellows Program”
Sony Pictures Entertainment’s US release of (partly) #oregonmade “65” is set for March 10th. Scott Beck and Bryan Woods (“A Quiet Place”) wrote, directed, and produced the film. The cast is comprised of Adam Driver, Ariana Greenblatt, Chloe Coleman, and Nika King. It was filmed at several Oregon locations such as Gold Beach, Powers, Agness, Brookings, and Coos Bay, as well as Louisiana and Ireland among other locations. The logline reads, “Now, with only one chance at rescue, Mills (Driver) and the only other survivor, Koa (Ariana Greenblatt), must make their way across an unknown terrain riddled with dangerous prehistoric creatures in an epic fight to survive. Continue reading... “(Partially) #oregonmade “65” Sees A Release Date Of March 10th”