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Gordon Klco And Rob Finch – Winners Of Oregon’s Magical Winter Season Grant!

Thursday, February 7, 2019

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Winter Season Grant Award Winners Announced! The Oregon Made Creative Foundation in conjunction with Travel Oregon are pleased to announce the winners of the first ever Winter Season Grant. The Grant is part of an ongoing content partnership between Travel Oregon and the Oregon Made Creative Foundation. There was a large and exciting application turnout […]

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Scam Alert! Attic Films and BlueR Films

Thursday, February 7, 2019

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Recently there have been several scam emails sent out to crew residing here in Oregon. These are from companies called “Attic Films” and “BlueR Films.” Please be aware of these scams and do not engage with the sender. We are adding a screenshot from the BlueR films website and the OMPA Member Mail below. From […]

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Hulu’s “Shrill” Premieres March 15th

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

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Hulu’s six-episode series, “Shrill” is set to premiere March 15th.  Executive Producers Lorne Michaels and Elizabeth Banks created the comedy series starring Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live) as Annie, “a fat young woman who wants to change her life — but not her body. Annie is trying to start her career while juggling bad boyfriends, […]

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“Pretty Little Liars” Spinoff, #OregonMade “The Perfectionists,” Airs March 20th

Monday, February 4, 2019

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“Pretty Little Liars” #OregonMade spinoff series, “The Perfectionists,” is coming to FreeformTV March 20th.  Kristi Turnquist was at the Television Critics Assocation 2019 winter press tour and reported back that I. Marlene King, the show’s producer, waxed lyrical about shooting in Oregon.  Read the Oregonian report here. King described two of the Oregon locations (Forest […]

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Spotlight On Oregon Location Professional – Erika Suchecki

Monday, January 28, 2019

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My name is Erika Suchecki and I was born and raised in Portland, OR. For the past 6 years I have been working in the locations department on projects such as “Portlandia“, “Documentary Now“, “I Don’t Feel At Home in this World Anymore“, “Timmy Failure“, and most recently Kelly Reichardt’s upcoming feature “First Cow“. Growing […]

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Bend Shot Series “Mom & Me” to Premiere in March on HGTV

Monday, January 28, 2019

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#OregonMade “Mom & Me,” shot in and starring Bend mother and son team Karrie and Tristan Trowbridge, begins airing on Saturday, March 9 at 11 PM EST/ 8PM PST. Mother-and-son duo Karrie and Tristan Trowbridge combine their skills to restore neglected houses in Bend, Oregon. While Karrie claims the general contractor and designer roles, Tristan is […]

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Congrats To “Portlandia” On Eddie Awards Nomination!

Thursday, January 24, 2019

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Jordan Kim, Ali Greer, Heather Capps & Stacy Moon were nominated this month for an American Cinema Editors Eddie Award for “Best Edited Comedy Series For Commercial TV” on their work on #OregonMade “Portlandia – Rose Route”  (season 8, episode 10).  One of the longest running award shows, the ACE Eddie Awards, recognizes outstanding editing […]

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Writer And Coos Bay Native, Jeff Whitty, Nominated For Oscar!

Thursday, January 24, 2019

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#OregonMade Coos Bay native, Jeff Whitty, has been nominated (with co-writer Nicole Holofcene) for and Oscar – “Writing – Best Adpated Screenplay” with “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”  Whitty has already gathered 20 writing nominations and 6 wins with this project.  Additionally, the film has collected two other Oscar nominations, “Best Performce in a Leading Role” […]

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#OregonMade Doc, “Lifeboat” Nominated For An Oscar

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

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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.  His latest, “Lifeboat” documents North African migrants trying to make it across the Mediterranean sea to safety.  “Lifeboat” has been nominated for an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category 2019.  The documentary […]

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Ashland #6 In MovieMaker Magazine’s Best Places To Live & Work As A Moviemaker: Small Towns & Cities

Thursday, January 17, 2019

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For the 6th year in a row Ashland is in MovieMaker Magazine’s top group of small and cities and towns in which to be a filmmaker – congrats! Coming in at #6. Ashland, Oregon Here is what MM had to say about Ashland: The smallest city on our list, with a population of 21,117, Ashland […]

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