Cinema Unbound Awards 2024 Announces Honorees

Portland Art Museum’s PAM CUT // Center for an Untold Tomorrow announces the honorees for the fifth annual Cinema Unbound Awards at the Portland Art Museum in Portland, Oregon, on June 21, 2024. As one of the few major art museums in the U.S. that celebrates cinematic storytelling and new media in all its many forms—including film, television, new media, animation, audio storytelling, gaming, immersive arts, and boundary-pushing multi-sensory XR & VR—Portland Art Museum’s PAM CUT is uniquely positioned to present these awards honoring bold, cinematic creators who use their vision to challenge for whom, by whom, and how stories can be told. Continue reading... “Cinema Unbound Awards 2024 Announces Honorees”

Tim Williams Gives AM Northwest A Production Update

Tim Williams on AMNW this morning

Tim Williams (Oregon Film) talked this morning to Helen Raptis, host of AM Northwest. Tim updated viewers on what shows recently shot in Oregon, what projects are currently shooting in the state, and what is coming next. Check it out! Continue reading... “Tim Williams Gives AM Northwest A Production Update”

Join Paul Giamatti for a live taping of his podcast CHINWAG (Save 20%!)

Award-winning actor Paul Giamatti and Professor of Philosophy Stephen Asma host a live taping of their hit new podcast CHINWAG. Paul and Stephen will sit down for a freewheeling conversation that may — or may not — dive really, really, really deep into the edge of the known… topics like aliens, science fiction, imagination…

Featuring prominent guests from diverse fields, Chinwag is esoteric in the best way possible, as Paul and Stephen delve into anything and everything: Are we living in a simulation? Continue reading... “Join Paul Giamatti for a live taping of his podcast CHINWAG (Save 20%!)”

KGW’s Hello, Rose City! Explores Oregon Film Trail!

Hello, Rose City! Explores the Oregon Film Trail

Tim Williams (Oregon Film) chatted with Lacey Evans, presenter of Hello, Rose City! on KWG this morning all about the Oregon Film Trail.

Just in time for some “set-jetting” in this nice weather! Enjoy!

 

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New Sign Unveiled in Baker City, Enhancing the “Eastern Loop” of the Oregon Film Trail

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The Oregon Film Trail, known for its markers at iconic Oregon film locations, will unveil its newest sign on the north exterior wall of the historic Geiser Grand Hotel.  The new Trail marker commemorates the film version of the Broadway musical comedy, “Paint Your Wagon”, a beloved production that featured Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, and Jean Seberg. The public was invited to attend and some attendees shared their filming stories from their time working on”Paint Your Wagon”. Many local Baker County residents were hired to work as crew and background actors, and some provided pictures and anecdotes at the event of their time working on the show. Continue reading... “New Sign Unveiled in Baker City, Enhancing the “Eastern Loop” of the Oregon Film Trail”

Open Signal Presents – Lights, Camera, Connection: Real to Reel

Join Open Signal for a day of collaboration and opportunity with Portland’s community of nonfiction media makers! Saturday, June 29, 11a-3p.

Lights, Camera, Connection: Real to Reel will showcase the collaborative spirit of Portland’s community of nonfiction media makers. Our city is full of independent production companies and freelance creators working in advocacy, broadcast, documentary, event, sports, journalism, and many other fields of content creation.

We invite you to mingle in community and explore the wide range of creative opportunities in nonfiction media, connect with local professionals, lay the groundwork for future partnerships, and launch your ideas. Continue reading... “Open Signal Presents – Lights, Camera, Connection: Real to Reel”

“Criminal” Series Adds Directors Fleck & Boden

Captain Marvel writer-directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are set to direct the first four episodes of Prime Video‘s “Criminal,” a drama based on the multi-Eisner Award-winning graphic novel series created by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips.

Criminal was ordered to series in January and is currently in pre-production in Portland, Oregon. Brubaker, who penned the pilot script, co-showruns with crime fiction author Jordan Harper (Hightown).

The TV show is described as an interlocking universe of crime stories. As Brubaker explained to Deadline in a 2019 interview, “Criminal tells the interweaving saga of several generations of families tied together by the crimes and murders of the past.” Continue reading... ““Criminal” Series Adds Directors Fleck & Boden”

Desert Island Studios Hosts First “Level Up” Workshop

Desert Island Studios in Portland hosted its first Level Up Workshop last weekend. According to the hosts and the attendees, the event was a tremendous success.

With these Level Up Workshops, DIS strives to provide educational content that will be relevant to a variety of experience levels, accompanied by targeted outreach meant to entice participants for whom the material is most appropriate.

In the wake of the pandemic and recent strikes, DIS feels it’s an important time to equip future generations of media makers with the invaluable tools and knowledge they will need to be successful in their careers. Continue reading... “Desert Island Studios Hosts First “Level Up” Workshop”

“Let’s Have Kids” Announces Cast

The Hollywood Reporter announced that Karen Gillian and Zoë Chao will star in Let’s Have Kids!, a comedy from MRC.

Adam Sztykiel, the screenwriter of DC movie Black Adam who previously tackled the topic of giving birth with Due Date, will make his directorial debut.

LHK centers on lifelong best friends Emma and Phoebe, played by Gillan and Chao, who decide to try to have their first babies at the same time so they can navigate the great unknown of motherhood together. Continue reading... ““Let’s Have Kids” Announces Cast”

“The Night Always Comes” Confirms Oregon Production

“Napoleon” star Vanessa Kirby will reunite with The Crown’s Benjamin Caron on a movie based on Portland author Willy Vlautin’s 2021 novel “The Night Always Comes,” about a working-class woman in the Pacific Northwest who embarks on a 24-hour quest to call in old debts and raise enough money to keep a roof over her head.

“The Night Always Comes” film is based on a screenplay by Seattle-based screenwriter Sarah Conradt, whose credits include “Mothers’ Instinct” and “50 States of Fright.” Continue reading... ““The Night Always Comes” Confirms Oregon Production”