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#OregonMade “The Berlin Bride” Now Available on Amazon

Thursday, May 28, 2020

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The Berlin Bride was very fortunate to have premiered with a live audience in Germany and Chicago in November, and now, finally, Oregon filmmaker Michael Bartlett can share with us that the worldwide rights to his crazy little Portland – Berlin production has been acquired is premiering today on Amazon Prime with more countries to […]

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First Look at #OregonMade “The Rental” From Dave Franco

Sunday, May 24, 2020

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The Bandon, OR-shot feature film, “The Rental,” is the upcoming horror-thriller directorial debut of Dave Franco. And it looks to be as chilling as expected. The atmospheric and secluded aesthetic of “The Rental” may surprise people. The film stars Alison Brie (“Mad Men,” “Glow”), and Dan Stevens (“Downton Abbey”), as a couple looking to get […]

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Got Content? Thinking About Submitting To A Festival?

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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Do you have content that you have been thinking entering into festivals? Film Festivals’ Deadlines is a comprehensive database of worldwide film festivals updated in real-time. “Nowadays the offer of festivals on the internet is so dispersed that we understand that you go nuts looking for the perfect festivals for your films. That’s why we […]

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Ashland Makes MovieMaker Magazine “Best Online Film Fest” List 2020

Monday, May 18, 2020

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Film festivals are not alone in having to innovate the way they are doing business these days and going forward the on-line festival format is making a lot of sense.   MovieMaker Magazine highlighted a handful of festivals that seem to be doing it well, including the Ashland Independent Film Festival. The virtual festival begins May […]

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Oregon Post-COVID Production Protocols

Thursday, May 14, 2020

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The OMPA has posted production protocols and guidelines to help insure the health and safety of production crews starting to come back to work here in Oregon. Gov. Brown has laid out a Three Phase Reopening plan for Oregon. As of June 1, 35 of the state’s 36 counties are open under Phase 1. All […]

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A Conversation With Prop Master -Greg McMickle

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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Over the years, Portland local, Greg McMickle, has expanded his skill-set to include many  talents; Propmaster, Production Designer, trumpet player, writer, and Proprietor of The Prop House.  We recently caught up with him to ask more about his time working on #OregonMade projects, specifically, “Mr. Holland’s Opus” that shot here in 1994. Oregon Film: How […]

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Free Learning Resources For Creatives

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

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Covid-19  has stopped life as-we-know-it in its tracks and with many of Oregon’s creatives wondering what is next we took a look around and found many free learning, and continuing education resource opportunities to help fill the void until life gets back to “normal”. Adobe Previously reported on No Film School, Adobe is offering at […]

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Ashland Independent Film Festival Releases Program for Virtual Festival

Friday, May 1, 2020

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The 19th annual Ashland Independent Film Festival released its schedule for an interactive virtual festival that will capture the intimacy and magic of the annual Southern Oregon event popular with filmmakers and audiences. Richard Herskowitz, AIFF Executive and Artistic Director, in a special 30-minute video available at www.ashlandfilm.org, will preview highlights of the 30 feature […]

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Northwest Film Center “At Home” Presents “Spaceship Earth” May 8

Friday, May 1, 2020

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The Northwest Film Center and the Portland Art Museum present the virtual opening of Spaceship Earth, screening online starting Friday, May 8 for a one week run. Spaceship Earth premiered at this year’s Sundance Film Festival and follows eight people who spent two years inside of a replica of Earth’s ecosystem called Biosphere 2. Your $3.99 ticket will directly […]

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Support Local Restaurants and a Local Film with “Takeout and a Movie”

Friday, May 1, 2020

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Support your favorite local restaurant and help promote a unique experience that will raise money for restaurants who are serving meals to our frontline heroes and to those with food insecurity. Take part in Takeout And A Movie, virtually, on Saturday, May 9th! This is an opportunity to stream a fun and inspiring local movie, […]

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