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Women’s Vision Grant – Accepting Applications

Monday, May 6, 2013

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The 2013 Women’s Vision Grant is accepting applications through July 31st. The Women’s Vision Grant provides financial support to women creating media in Oregon and SW Washington (Clark County.) This project-based grant aids in a current production, while fostering the artist’s professional and personal development. The grant is offered annually through Women in Film, Portland […]

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The Gig Economy

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

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The Gig Economy Defining, Marketing and Protecting your Freelance Status A Business of Entertainment Workshop Presented by Paydogs  Saturday, March 23 8:30am – 4pm The Q Center, Allen Hall 4115 N. Mississipi Ave. Portland, OR 97217 $40.00   Agenda 8:30 – 9:00          Arrival, coffee, settle in 9:00 – 10:00        Business Insurance […]

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Grant for Women Filmmakers

Friday, May 11, 2012

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WIF-PDX is now accepting applications for the 2012 Faerie Godmother Production Grant! Deadline for RECEIPT of complete mailed applications is July 31, 2012 at 5:00 p.m. Application and full grant guidelines available at: http://wifpdx.org/grants.html About the WIF-PDX / Faerie Godmother Production Grant The purpose of the WIF-PDX/FG Production Grant is to support women working in […]

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Women in Film-PDX/Faerie Godmother Production Grant

Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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Cash Grant of $3000 Legal Services, with Entertainment Attorney Candace Jackson Screening Event Festival Passes : POW Fest 2013, Ashland Film Fest 2013, Susan Orleans “Voices” Series Lecture and VIP Reception 2013 The purpose of the grant is to support working women video and filmmakers who reside in Oregon and SW Washington (Clark County). The […]

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Film Production Accounting Workshop

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

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Film Production Payroll and Accounting Workshop January 21st, 8am – 5pm PSU Campus, Lincoln Hall, Room 315 1620 SW Park Avenue, Portland, OR 97201   Register for the event online: http://businessofentertainment-portland.eventbrite.com/ Early Registration Offer. Register before 1/18 and your name will be entered into drawings for free Showbiz Software. Plus, all attendees will receive a special 10% […]

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Change in Mileage Rates

Thursday, June 30, 2011

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The Internal Revenue Service is revising the optional standard mileage rates for computing the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, medical, or moving expense purposes and for determining the reimbursed amount of these expenses that is deemed substantiated. This modification results from recent increases in the price of fuel. The revised standard mileage […]

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OMPA Roundup: The State of the Industry

Monday, June 13, 2011

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OMPA and industry members speak up on where media production is at in Oregon, and where it’s going! Wednesday, June 15th 6:30pm doors – 7:00pm program Scottish Rite Center 709 SW 15th Ave, Portland At SW Morrison on the MAX Line Free Admission RSVP below Sponsors:  Tonkon Torp LLC Gales Creek Insurance Services Candice Jackson, […]

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New SAG and AFTRA Industrial Rates

Monday, May 9, 2011

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Negotiations for the 2011 – 2014 contract with SAG and AFTRA on industrial rates have concluded.  The agreement is now called the Corporate/Educational and Non-Broadcast Contract and took effect on May 1, 2011.  The unions have sent the deal out to their membership for ratification and have stated that all new terms for this agreement will […]

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Payroll Update for Crew Work in New York

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

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Under New York State’s Wage Theft Prevention Act (“WTPA”), Employers are required to provide a Payroll Notification to workers at the time of hire that advises workers of their rate of pay and regular pay date. This form is required each time you are hired, even if you have worked for that employer in the […]

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Changes to FUTA Rates for Some States

Monday, March 28, 2011

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The U.S. Department of Labor will require supplemental FUTA tax assessments in some states due to budget deficits.  Attached is a chart from the U.S. Department of Labor indicating projected increases beyond the base rate of 0.8%.  If an increase rate is 0.3%, then the revised FUTA tax rate will be 1.1%.  FUTA tax contributions […]

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