FYI From The Media Lab

Next Generation Media, the company that purchased the CD/DVD replication business from Allied Vaughn just over two years ago, has permanently closed its doors. If you or your organization had assets stored at the Next Generation branch in Portland, it’s going to be a while before you can reclaim them. In deciding how much NGM’s creditors will be paid, the bankruptcy courts have frozen all assets contained in all branches. That’s the bad news. Continue reading... “FYI From The Media Lab”

"Calvin Marshall" – Behind the Scenes

“Calvin Marshall,” filmed in Ashland, Oregon in late 2007 has now hit the festival circuit.

The producers have come up with a very clever and innovative way to market the film.  Below are a few links to Youtube clips that show behind the scenes footage of the film.  At the end of each clip you are provided a password and a website address (calvinmarshall.com).  At the website you can then watch the finished scene covered in the Youtube footage.  Continue reading... “"Calvin Marshall" – Behind the Scenes”

Featured Oregon Location

Owyhee River Canyon
Photo Courtesy U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management

Our latest featured location is this dramatic section of the Owyhee River Canyon in Oregon’s Vale district of the Bureau of Land Management.

Contact the Oregon Film office at (503)229-5832 or [email protected] for more information on this, or any other Oregon location. Continue reading... “Featured Oregon Location”

Request for Donated Video Production Services

Eastco Diversified Services is a non profit which provides jobs and homes for adults living with developmental disabilities.  Eastco is an organization that practices and advocates the principals of person centered planning.  Our primary purpose is to foster a collaborative and supportive environment for the success and enrichment of our individuals, families and employees. Continue reading... “Request for Donated Video Production Services”

Media Arts Fellowship – Call for Submissions

FY2011 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship
Guidelines & Application

Deadline: October 1, 2010

The Oregon Media Arts Fellowship(s) provide financial and other support for production expenses to enable Oregon film or video artists to create or complete new work or works in progress. The Media Arts Fellowship(s) recognize and assist media artists whose work shows exceptional promise and who have demonstrated a commitment to film or video art. The Oregon Arts Commission, the Gordon D. Sondland and Katherine J. Durant Foundation and Oregon Public Broadcasting fund the program. Continue reading... “Media Arts Fellowship – Call for Submissions”

Job Posting – FT Producer/Director

Chambers Productions is hiring a full time Producer/Director.

Chambers Productions is looking for someone with 5+ years experience.  Position will primarily focus on commercial, agency and corporate video projects with occasional opportunity to work on feature film projects.

Position requires experience producing / directing single and multi-camera, studio and field productions, using video equipment, editing software, lighting and audio gear. Continue reading... “Job Posting – FT Producer/Director”

Resources for Oregon Businesses

Mind Your Media Business

To all emerging, start-up and established businesses out there, don’t forget about the many resources that are readily available throughout the state to help you flourish, no matter what phase of business you are in.  We have rounded some up for you here:

http://oregonfilm.org/resources/smallbusiness/ and would welcome and comments, suggestions or additions you may have. Continue reading... “Resources for Oregon Businesses”

PDC posts RFP for Video Production Services

The Portland Development Commission (PDC) is seeking competitive proposals from qualified firms to provide Video Production Services, as outlined in RFQ #09-36.

PDC contact person for this RFQ is Larry Wright at (503) 823-3328 or [email protected]

For more information and to view all PDC contracting opportunities, visit:

http://www.pdc.us/login/welcome.asp

Continue reading... “PDC posts RFP for Video Production Services”

"Leverage" is Back!

Leverage

“Leverage” is back!  And they are bigger than before!  Season 3 of “Leverage” has begun principal photography and they are due to shoot sixteen episodes this year.  Word is that some local crew has been promoted this year and thanks to Lana Veenker’s “Boot Camp” earlier in the year, we hope to hear of even more local thugs cast in the show.  And for those “Leverage” fans, please be sure to check out the link below about the upcoming “Con-Con”!  March 19-21 at the Governor Hotel in Portland. Continue reading... “"Leverage" is Back!”