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#OregonMade “The Postman” Coming on 35mm to The Hollywood Theatre on September 4

Thursday, July 25, 2019

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Next up in our #OregonMade Film Series at The Hollywood Theatre comes a post-apocalyptic film like no other (unless you count WATER WORLD, then, yes, it’s kind of like that). Kevin Costner’s Central Oregon shot THE POSTMAN, winner of both the prestigious Razzie and Yoga Awards, tells the story of an unnamed wanderer who retrieves […]

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PLAYA Screenwriter’s Residency Awarded to Two Projects

Saturday, July 20, 2019

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This year’s PLAYA Screenwriter’s Residency Award has been granted to two projects and three writers – David Poulshock and his project “Captain Jack” and KatMeow García & Rebeca Alamo González for their project “Dance and Resist.” Each project team will receive an up to two week residency at PLAYA Summer Lake and a $1000 stipend […]

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Emmy Nominations For #OregonMade Creatives!

Thursday, July 18, 2019

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A good week for Emmy nominations for #OregonMade creatives! Weiden and Kennedy received their 21st Emmy nomination for their Outstanding Commercial,  “Dream Crazy” for Nike, featuring Colin Kaepernick. Kamp Grizzly was nominated for Outstanding Commercial for the Netflix ad, “A Great Day In Hollywood” Crofton Diack, Producer for National Geographic/BBC Studios on their series, “Life […]

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8th Stop On The Historic Oregon Film Trail – Hammond Marina, Warrenton

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

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Yesterday, at the Hammond Marina, Warrenton, the 8th sign on the Historic Oregon Film Trail was unveiled.  For film buffs, Oregon is a haven of locations and stories from more than 100 years of filmmaking. Inspired by these nostalgic backdrops, The Historic Oregon Film Trail, launched in Astoria earlier this year was designed to identify […]

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Annual OPIF Tax Credit Auction Opens Sept. 30

Monday, July 15, 2019

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OPIF Tax Credit Auction – Sept 30 to Oct 4, 2019 $14M in state tax credits are available. Dates for the tax credit auction for the Oregon Production Investment Fund have now been set: Monday, September 30 at 9a to Friday, October 4 at 5p. You can sign up for the OPIF Tax Credit Auction […]

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The Oregon Outdoors & Health Grant Announce Winner!

Friday, July 5, 2019

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Congratulations to, John Waller’s Uncage The Soul team with their winning pitch – “Teens In Trees”   – the Outdoors and Health Film Grant 2019-20 was awarded this week.  This new grant, provided by the #OregonMade Creative Foundation, and in conjunction with Travel Oregon,  offers $15,000 in funding to make a short film that explores the […]

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Outdoor Movies in State Parks Returns!

Friday, June 21, 2019

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Since 2016, the Hollywood Theatre has partnered with the Oregon State Parks Department to produce a series of screenings in Oregon State Parks. All parks in the series are within an hour’s drive of Portland, with film programming selected to complement the diverse features of each park. This series encourages Oregonians to explore the amazing […]

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OregonAnimation.com – A Hub to Connect Employers and Employees – Launches

Monday, June 17, 2019

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It is live! OregonAnimation.com is a site exclusively created for the stop-motion community to connect job seekers with opportunities. For Job Seekers, it is the place to post information, images and links to your reel. For Recruiters, teachers and producers looking for talent, OregonAnimation.com will be a resource to find the best talent in the […]

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Spotlight On Oregon Location Professional – Dan Eason

Monday, June 17, 2019

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Exploring new places is what keeps Dan Eason moving. His career in film spans Cincinnati, Philly, NYC, LA, and, most recently, Portland, Oregon. As a location scout and manager for film, TV, and commercial productions, Dan adds unique energy to the creative process in prep and on set. His eye for the frame, and mind for the logistics, brings scripts to life in several […]

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House Special Presents Puppet & Video to Gov. Brown in Celebration of Oregon’s Animation Industry

Friday, June 14, 2019

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  House Special founding partner Lourri Hammack and animator Chris Ohlgren presented a specially made puppet of Gov. Brown and a short, stop-motion video of the Governor taking a quick trip across Oregon to the Capitol in Salem to Gov. Brown herself as part of the Oregon Film, Television and Interactive Industry Day recognitions as […]

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