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#BlackLivesMatter

Thursday, June 4, 2020

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In order to honor the importance of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, we here at Oregon Film would like to give black writers, filmmakers, animators, actors, musicians, and creatives continued opportunities to be heard and seen.  Oregon Film has always valued your art, and more importantly your voices, but now more than ever we want to make […]

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Supporting Our Community

Thursday, June 4, 2020

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Our friends and colleagues at The Technology Association of Oregon (TAO) sent a list of resources aimed a combating racism in their communities and in ourselves and we wanted to share and echo it for ourselves and our community as well. We value equity, diversity and inclusion, and we recognize we still have work to […]

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Goonies Day and 35th Anniversary Goes Virtual This Month!

Monday, June 1, 2020

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With Covid-19 restrictions still in place, Goonies day decided to go virtual this year as they celebrate the 35th anniversary! Goonies Day is Sunday, June 7 – you can subscribe to their YouTube video and set your alarm to join the celebrations at 12:00 PM Pacific Time. There will be lots of fun events and […]

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#OregonMade “The Berlin Bride” Now Available on Amazon

Thursday, May 28, 2020

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The Berlin Bride was very fortunate to have premiered with a live audience in Germany and Chicago in November, and now, finally, Oregon filmmaker Michael Bartlett can share with us that the worldwide rights to his crazy little Portland – Berlin production has been acquired is premiering today on Amazon Prime with more countries to […]

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First Look at #OregonMade “The Rental” From Dave Franco

Sunday, May 24, 2020

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The Bandon, OR-shot feature film, “The Rental,” is the upcoming horror-thriller directorial debut of Dave Franco. And it looks to be as chilling as expected. The atmospheric and secluded aesthetic of “The Rental” may surprise people. The film stars Alison Brie (“Mad Men,” “Glow”), and Dan Stevens (“Downton Abbey”), as a couple looking to get […]

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Got Content? Thinking About Submitting To A Festival?

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

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Do you have content that you have been thinking entering into festivals? Film Festivals’ Deadlines is a comprehensive database of worldwide film festivals updated in real-time. “Nowadays the offer of festivals on the internet is so dispersed that we understand that you go nuts looking for the perfect festivals for your films. That’s why we […]

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Ashland Makes MovieMaker Magazine “Best Online Film Fest” List 2020

Monday, May 18, 2020

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Film festivals are not alone in having to innovate the way they are doing business these days and going forward the on-line festival format is making a lot of sense.   MovieMaker Magazine highlighted a handful of festivals that seem to be doing it well, including the Ashland Independent Film Festival. The virtual festival begins May […]

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Oregon Post-COVID Production Protocols

Thursday, May 14, 2020

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Gov. Brown has laid out a Three Phase Reopening plan for Oregon. As of June 19, all of the state’s 36 counties are open under either Phase 1 (4 counties) or Phase 2 (32 counties). Production is welcomed here in the state but all productions will need to adhere to the applicable elements of those […]

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A Conversation With Prop Master -Greg McMickle

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

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Over the years, Portland local, Greg McMickle, has expanded his skill-set to include many  talents; Propmaster, Production Designer, trumpet player, writer, and Proprietor of The Prop House.  We recently caught up with him to ask more about his time working on #OregonMade projects, specifically, “Mr. Holland’s Opus” that shot here in 1994. Oregon Film: How […]

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Free Learning Resources For Creatives

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

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Covid-19  has stopped life as-we-know-it in its tracks and with many of Oregon’s creatives wondering what is next we took a look around and found many free learning, and continuing education resource opportunities to help fill the void until life gets back to “normal”. Adobe Previously reported on No Film School, Adobe is offering at […]

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