Seasoned photographer and musician, Jon Deshler has taken over the Mt Angel Theater & Studio. A unique 3000 sq ft space in a special town, built out by a novel local, his friend – Stu Rasmussen. Deshler once owned and worked out of what is now the Coopers Hall in SE Portland and has for a time been working just outside of the Portland metro area south of Oregon City in the beautiful countryside of the north Willamette Valley. Having collaborated with Rasmussen over the last twelve years on myriad projects, the two became friends and supporters of each others endeavors. Continue reading... “Mt Angel Theater Studio & TUNE TOURS”
May 20, 2019 PORTLAND, ORE – Animation studio HouseSpecial has signed Director John Robson to its in-House director roster. Robson brings a digitally-rich portfolio that includes the Vimeo Staff Pick CG short Quality Time and memorable content for brands including Xbox One X, Nike, IBM, Apple, Gnarls Barkley and Campbell’s Soup. A Southern California native, Robson refined his accomplished narrative sensibilities in Los Angeles at studios such as Blind, ManvsMachine, Brand New School and Motion Theory.
This November 9-12, the National Arts Marketing Project Conference is coming back to Pacific Northwest for the first time in 5 years! More than 600 arts marketers from across the country will meet in Seattle to explore the latest in storytelling, cultural equity, immersive technology, revenue generation and more.
Portland’s creative agency, Wieden + Kennedy, and pioneering animation studio, HouseSpecial, have together created an interactive tourism campaign that is currently traveling the country, along with their (slightly) larger-than-life “Portlanders!”
The collection of statues will be touring selected cities around the US. The public can peek into the back of their heads to view a VR-like experience of animated shorts that portray a whimisical Portland.
AdWeek gave a well-deserved shout out to Kamp Grizzly this week, calling them the agency that makes “disruption a part of every creative brief.” Kamp Grizzly is a “a full-service immersive studio” based in Portland and New York, that places film production at the core of their work.