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Vision Stages: Bring Your Vision to Life

Friday, November 25, 2022

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Vision Stages is a 36,000 sq ft soundstage for film, TV, and commercial productions, and they have a NEW WEBSITE with new features added to the soundstage. Vision’s 30’x50’ cyc is pre-rigged with additional equipment available for rental ZoneWorks black retractable curtain separates Stage 1 from Stage 3 Additional options for construction mill at MHCC […]

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Scriptwriting Focused “Top Secret Club” Calls for Submissions

Monday, November 21, 2022

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Calling all mid-level to advanced screenwriters and playwrights to submit projects in late stage development to Open Call for Top Secret Club 2023! Top Secret Club is a bimonthly script development and networking event for the film and theatre community that will host table reads in front of a live audience with local actors, screenwriters, […]

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#OregonMade “Mr. Holland’s Opus” Screens on December 5

Monday, November 21, 2022

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Come celebrate two things that have impacted all of our lives in some way: music and teachers. Next up in the #OregonMade Film Series at the Hollywood Theatre is “Mr. Holland’s Opus” on Monday, December 5. Richard Dreyfuss and the always magical Glenne Headly star while William H Macy patrols the halls in search of […]

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New Journal Highlights Indigenous Voices of the Columbia River

Monday, November 21, 2022

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A new journal by the nonprofit Confluence is designed to elevate Indigenous perspectives in how people understand the Columbia River and its tributaries. Voices of the River features articles, stories, poetry and artwork by Native American writers and artists from Northwest Tribes. Confluence and its supporters celebrated the release of the inaugural issue of the […]

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The Goonies House Is For Sale!

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

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It seems fitting that our partners at SetJetters took to their blog to post this great update on the “Goonies House” – hitting the market in Astoria next week. Will the Goon Docks go to Developers? By Erik Nachtrieb (SetJetters CEO & CoFounder) Once a Goonie, Always a Goonie! This time the Goonies House isn’t […]

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Creative Opportunity Program Launches for 2022-23

Thursday, November 10, 2022

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Last legislative session a bill passed that allowed Oregon Film to allocate funds to a program called the “Creative Opportunity Program.” This program dedicates up to $375,000 per year to creative projects, producers and programs around the state. These programs include the continuation of existing programs like the Pathways job training and placement program, the […]

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#OregonMade “Tasting Wild” Features Central Oregon

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

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Nat Geo recently collaborated with Mazda on, “Tasting Wild,” a new 5 part series that began streaming on Hulu, on October 25th. The #OregonMade episode features chef, Melissa King, foraging for nature’s smorgasbord of ingredients in Central Oregon – alongside National Geographic explorers and photographers as they “discover the flavors of the wild places.” The […]

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Your Chance To Stay In The Newest Ghostbusters’ HQ Just Became A Reality

Thursday, October 13, 2022

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Do you believe in ghosts?  If so, this is your sign to become a ghost-busting vacationer! Vacasa has teamed up with Sony to offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience – stay in the Ghostbusters Firehouse HQ and immerse yourself and 4 friends in all things spooky for a three-day stay. Even though the original Ghostbuster firehouse was […]

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Peek Behind-The-Scenes On #OregonMade “Pinocchio”

Monday, September 26, 2022

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#OregonMade “Pinocchio,” directed by filmmaker Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson, has released a beautiful behind-the-scenes peek at the making of this stop-motion animated musical.  “Pinocchio” is a co-production of del Toro, The Jim Henson Company, and Portland-based ShadowMachine. ShadowMachine also created the popular Bojack Horseman and The Shivering Truth, among other shows. The film […]

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OregonLive Discovers Some Background To “Outdoor School”

Friday, September 23, 2022

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Kristi Turnquist (OregonLive) spent a day last month on set of the independent film “Outdoor School” talking to the creative team about the inspiration behind the film. (Read here.) The Film tells the story of, Vin Shambry, “a Black 12-year-old boy in Portland, Oregon. Homeless, Vin sleeps under a tree in the park with his […]

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