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Historic Marker, Film Screening To Honor Klamath Falls-Made Film “Phoenix, Oregon”

Thursday, February 25, 2021

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  Summary: Historic marker on the Oregon Film Trail will be unveiled in downtown Klamath Falls in recognition of the film “Phoenix, Oregon” (shot in Klamath Falls in 2018) with a day-long celebration on Saturday, Feb. 27. Event Details: WHAT: Oregon Film Trail marker unveiling and “Phoenix, Oregon” film screening WHERE: The Daily Bagel (1 […]

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#OregonMade “Chad” Premieres April 6th On TBS

Thursday, February 25, 2021

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This new eight-episode TBS comedy follows a 14-year-old pubescent Persian boy (SNL’s Nasim Pedrad) navigating the freshman year of high school on a mission to become popular. “Chad” shot the first season in Portland partially during the Covid pandemic.  Read more from Oregon Live. The new series premieres on April 6th on TBS.

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Cinema Unbound Awardees Announced – Attend the Drive-in Experience

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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Steve McQueen, Garrett Bradley, Gus Van Sant, Mollye Asher, and Alex Bulkley to be honored at the 2021 Cinema Unbound Awards presented by the Portland Art Museum & Northwest Film Center. The Northwest Film Center and Portland Art Museum are pleased to announce the annual Cinema Unbound Awards 2021. This year’s honorees are Steve McQueen, […]

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Bend Composer, Chris Thomas, Wins HMMA Award For Outstanding Original Score – Short Film Category

Tuesday, February 16, 2021

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Recently announced by the Hollywood Music in Media Awards that Chris Thomas, Bend composer, and Central Oregon Symphony  cellist – has won the Outstanding Original Score – Short Film award for the live-action short, “Imagine Symphony Live.”  The film is set in Oregon and was produced and directed by Evan Sigvaldsen.  The film depicts the […]

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Klamath Falls Joins The Oregon Film Trail & Film Screening To Highlight Celebration Of “Phoenix, Oregon” Day Feb. 27

Friday, February 12, 2021

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Historic marker on the Oregon Film Trail will be unveiled in downtown Klamath Falls in recognition of the film “Phoenix, Oregon” (shot in Klamath Falls in 2018) with a day-long celebration on Saturday, Feb. 27. Event Details: WHAT: Oregon Film Trail marker unveiling and “Phoenix, Oregon” film screening WHERE: The Daily Bagel (1 p.m.), 636 […]

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Oscar Nomination For Skye Fitzgerald’s “The Hunger Ward”

Thursday, February 11, 2021

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Oregonian, Skye Fitzgerald, (now based in Portland and grew up in Eastern Oregon) has an impressive collection of documentaries under his belt including, “Lifeboat” which was nominated for an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category 2019.  Fitzgerald’s latest documentary, “The Hunger Ward” just garnered a nomination for “Best documentary short subject” in the 93rd […]

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The New Normal – How Our Production Community Is Adapting to Covid-19 – Gary Nolton at Limbo Films

Thursday, February 11, 2021

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In our series of blog posts – the “New Normal” – we are looking at what creative options have been put in place to offset the disruption that Covid-19 has caused for production businesses here in Oregon.  This month we caught up with Gary Nolton, Owner/Director at Limbo Films. Oregon Film (OF): Assuming the Covid-19 […]

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Some Creative Responses To #OregonParkBenchStory. Video Game Writing Presentation Now Expanded.

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

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Late last year, the Oregon Made Creative Foundation, Willamette Writers, Soma Games, and Travel Oregon  came together and asked people to help unpack 2020 by imagining sitting on a favorite Oregon park bench, reflecting on 2020, and posting an image to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using one of the prompts below: Knowing what you know […]

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The McMinnville Short Film Festival 2021

Monday, February 8, 2021

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From February 18-28, we’re excited to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the McMinnville Short Film Festival – going entirely virtual for the first time ever! While COVID-19 restrictions necessitated the shift from our typical in-person festivities, pivoting to an all-virtual format means our film festival can be streamed from anywhere in the world. We love […]

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18th Season Of “Top Chef” Set In Portland & Also Featuring Other Oregon Locations – Premieres April 1st!

Monday, February 8, 2021

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The popular Bravo series, “Top Chef”, is based in Portland for its 18th season. The show that was filmed last fall is set to celebrate Oregon’s varied and acclaimed culinary scene by also visiting the Tillamook coast, the Columbia River Gorge, and the Tualatin and Willamette Valley wine country. The new season will feature Padma […]

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