Live Reading of feature script “Let’s Do It”

On May 9th at Cinema Pacific, there will be a staged reading of the feature script “Let’s Do It” written by U of O alum Bryce Zabel.  The story is based on true events surrounding the making of the first feature length student film which was produced in 1929 at the University of Oregon.  In addition to using local actors for the reading, University of Oregon President will be playing the part of the U of O President (talk about type casting!).  Continue reading... “Live Reading of feature script “Let’s Do It””

Trout on the Wind

Local filmmaker Sam Drevo will present his newly released film Trout on the Wind on the amazing story of restoration and renewal of Trout Creek through removal of Hemlock Dam. Sam Drevo and Ralph Bloemers, both avid whitewater paddlers and river advocates, collaborated on this production telling the story through the words of the individuals directly involved in it, and those influenced by it.

Hollywood Theater- May 13th
Doors open at 6:30pm – films start at 7pm

Wild River Film Night presented by Crag Law Center, Northwest River Guides LLC & Gifford Pinchot Task Force

Trout on the Wind (30 minutes) Continue reading... “Trout on the Wind”

Website Tune-Up Workshop

During this 4-hour Website Tune-Up Workshop you will:

  • Get a chance to showcase your site and discuss what you want to do.
  • Get an industrial-strength grade on your site, then look at what highly rated sites are doing right–even your competitors.
  • Look at the user interface + visitor experience of your site in a focus group setting.
  • Go to the site structure and look at the onpage SEO (page titles, keywords, alt-tags).
  • Look at the off page SEO (outbound links, social networking connections).
Continue reading... “Website Tune-Up Workshop”

University of Oregon to Host Cinema Pacific Film Festival

In two weeks, the University of Oregon is hosting their first major film festival in Eugene entitled Cinema Pacific  Festival Director Richard Herskowitz has already effectively recruited several U of O alums who work as studio execs in Los Angeles to serve on his advisory board.  Below is some information about the festival. Continue reading... “University of Oregon to Host Cinema Pacific Film Festival”

Ovation TV is Looking for the next American Revolutionary Director

Send in your short film for a chance to air on national TV.  Films must be under 20 minutes.  Check the website at for full details and entry forms.

The Contest ends at 11:59:59 p.m. on May 7, 2010 (“End Date”). All eligible entries must be received by May 14, 2010.

The Contest is open only to residents of the 50 United States of America or the District of Columbia who are 18 years of age or older as of their time of entry. Continue reading... “Ovation TV is Looking for the next American Revolutionary Director”

Rollin’ On TV Scheduled to Shoot in Eugene

Rollin’ On TV, the cable TV network program about RVs and the RV lifestyle, is immersed in producing its spring 2010 season episodes.

The show’s production team will be in the Eugene area the week of April 26-29 covering some local RV-related stories including the George M. Sutton RV dealership success and other subjects of interest to the national RV-viewing audience. Continue reading... “Rollin’ On TV Scheduled to Shoot in Eugene”

Make A Movie About Winning $1-Million & You Could Win $15,000

Filmaka and Discover Card to Provide Production Funding

We’ve all dreamt of winning a million dollars. But have you ever really thought about what you would do, could do if you won that much money. Or maybe just dreamed of how your life could change. Think about it. One day you wake up and you’re a millionaire! That’s what is going to happen to the very lucky winner of the Discover Card Million Dollar Sweepstakes. Continue reading... “Make A Movie About Winning $1-Million & You Could Win $15,000”

Pink Martini Asks Fans to Create Music Video for Video Contest

Pink Martini Music Video Contest

Prizes Include A Trip To Europe, Cash, Concert Tickets and More.

Dust off your video cameras, call your boom guy, bring in the best boy and cast your comrades–we want you, filmmakers of North America, to direct our next music video as part of Pink Martini’s first ever Music Video Contest!

Pink Martini invites their fans to create a clever, inspired music video for the band for one of six songs from the new album Splendor in the Grass: “Ninna nanna,” “Ohayoo Ohio,” “Splendor in the Grass,” “Où est ma tête?,” Continue reading... “Pink Martini Asks Fans to Create Music Video for Video Contest”

Live Updates from the Set of "Leverage"

TNT's "Leverage"

The “Leverage” gang has to be one of the most Twitter savy groups out there. Thanks in large part to the leadership of Dean Devlin, many of the cast and crew tweet frequently about the goings on in and around Portland. Unlike other productions where information is always on lockdown, “Leverage” has opened their set to it’s fans and followers.

On this blog we’ve begun to post our two favorite Twitter feeds from the show (see our sidebar to the right). Continue reading... “Live Updates from the Set of "Leverage"”

WebVisions 2010 – Special Rates for Oregon Film


WebVisions 2010 – May 19-21 at the Oregon Convention Center

Oregon Film is thrilled to offer special rates for WebVisions 2010, a nationally recognized event that explores the future of web design, technology, user experience and business strategy. WebVisions takes place from May 19-21 at the Oregon Convention Center and features half-day and all-day workshops, sessions, keynotes and an exhibition hall with music, panel discussions and more. This is an excellent opportunity to learn new skills, hone the ones that you have, meet new people and explore the future! Continue reading... “WebVisions 2010 – Special Rates for Oregon Film”