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Oregon Film: Who We Are and What We Do (Update 2019)

Monday, June 3, 2019

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This has become something of a tradition, at least in our minds. As we come to the end of another fiscal year, we want to take a moment and reflect on some of the things we have been able to accomplish during the past year and hopefully come up with some improvements for the next. […]

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OneRepublic’s Music Video – Would You Rescue Me – Is #OregonMade In Silverton.

Wednesday, May 29, 2019

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  OneRepublic’s latest music video, Would you Rescue Me? shot on location in the beautiful City of Silverton, and Silver Falls State park, with all the action taking place in the woods and in around the immediate downtown area. Oregonian, Dawn Wagner, Line Producer, noted that around 35 Oregonian crew members were hired for the […]

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The Next Stop On The Historic Oregon Film Trail – Brownsville!

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

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The signs are up in Brownsville and the Historic Oregon Film Trail continues! Three signs honoring Brownsville’s starring role as a location in “Stand By Me” were offically unveiled May 22nd. The Historic Oregon Film Trail, designed to showcase iconic and interesting film locations in the state, will be unveiling three more signs in Brownsville, […]

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The Portland Circuit Presents The World Premiere of “Canopy Stories”

Thursday, May 16, 2019

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“Canopy Stories” – 12 films, 12 stories, 12 iconic/majestic/enraptured Portland Trees. Produced at NW Documentary and presented as part of The Portland Circuit, a unique partnership between the Northwest Film Center, Oregon Film, Cinema21, Clinton Street Theater and The Hollywood Theatre. Every tree has a story. They tell the stories of families, of neighborhoods, of […]

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Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center Announce New Northwest Film Center Director and Curator

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

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The Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center are pleased to announce that Amy Dotson will be the next director of the Northwest Film Center. Dotson comes to the Film Center from the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the oldest and largest organization in the United States championing the future of storytelling on all platforms, where […]

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Winners of the #OregonMade Doc Camp Fellowship Awards Announced

Monday, May 6, 2019

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#OregonMade Creative Foundation and NW Documentary/Oregon Doc Camp would like to congratulate the Oregon Doc Camp Fellowship Winners for 2019, Jordan Thierry and Sommer Martin. Oregon  Doc Camp  Fellows will receive room and board at Oregon Doc Camp in Silver Falls Conference Center from May 30-June 2nd, as well as a half hour documentary consulting […]

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Submissions Now Open For 3rd Consecutive PLAYA Screenwriter’s Residency Award!

Friday, May 3, 2019

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The OregonMade Creative Foundation, in conjunction with Oregon Film, Northwest Film Center and PLAYA, announce the third consecutive year of a unique residency opportunity for screenwriters and filmmakers. This program calls for proposals from screenwriters, filmmakers and related creators to work on a script/story/pitch/narrative project during an up to 2-week residency at PLAYA in Summer […]

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Spotlight On Location Professional – Janet Weiss

Thursday, April 25, 2019

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My name is Janet Weiss and I live a double life. A Portland, OR resident since 1989, I moved here from the Bay Area to play music and to take advantage of cheap rent and basements in which to practice. I’ve been the drummer in Sleater-Kinney and Quasi ever since (amongst others). Ten years ago […]

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THREE Oregon Film Fests On MovieMaker’s 2019 “Fests Worth The Entry Fee” List

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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THREE #OregonMade film festivals; Ashland International Film Festival, BendFilm and Portland Film Festival, all made MovieMaker Magazine’s 2019, “Top 50 Film festivals Worth the Entry Fee.”  Congrats! Read more about what they had to say about each of these quality festivals. @BendFilm @ashlandfilm @PortlandFilmFestival          

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Priority #1: Safety On Set Expo & Workers Memorial Event

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

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The Guilds and Unions of the Entertainment Industry invite the entire Portland production community and their families to the first ever of its kind event: Priority #1: Safety On Set Expo & Workers Memorial Event We have been too often reminded of the the dangers of the work we do. Tragedy struck this recently with […]

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