Day 1 At PLAYA!

Day 1 at the PLAYA Screenwriting Residency. So honored to be here. Thank you Oregon Made and NW Film! Mostly off the grid until 1/31, will post from time to time, see you in February! #screenwritingresidency #filmresidency #playasummerlake

“Missing Link” – Oscar Nominated For “Best Animated Feature”

The 92nd Academy Awards nominees were announced this morning in Los Angeles.  Congratulations to Laika and Annapurna Pictures on their Oscar nomination for, “Best Animated Feature” for the studio’s 5th feature, “Missing Link.” Coming off their recent Golden Globe win for, “Best Animated Feature” (also for “Missing Link“)  Laika beat out Disney’s, “Frozen 2” and […]

Golden Globe Win For Laika With “Missing Link”

Congratulations to Laika on their first Golden Globe win for “Best Animated Feature” with “Missing Link“.  Laika beat out Disney’s, “Frozen 2” and “The Lion King”, DreamWorks Animation’s “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” and Disney/Pixar’s “Toy Story 4”. The stop-motion feature was written and directed by Chris Butler and features the voices […]

Oregonian Location Manager, Mike Floyd, Wins “Location Manager of the Year” At California On Location Awards

Many, well-deserved congratulations to Mike Floyd – Honored by the California On Locations Awards as, “Location Manager of the Year’! Floyd, Oregonian Location Manager, recently worked on a Jeep photo shoot in Northern California with Chris Arace Photography and Mesa Lange Productions.  Floyd was nominated by Nate Adams of the Humbolt/Del Norte Film Commission.  Floyd […]

LAIKA’s “Missing Link” Receives 8 Annie Award Nominations!

Exciting news today – the 47th Annie Awards announced their 2019 nomination lineup – with Laika Studios‘ “Missing Link” receiving 8 (as did Disney with “Frozen”). The nominations for this #OregonMade stop motion feature are:   “Best Feature” – LAIKA “Best FX for Feature” – CG Look Development Lead: Eric Wachtman; Lead CG Effects Artist: David […]

Congrats to “Lifeboat” On Its Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary Emmy Nomination! 

Nominees for the 40th Annual News and Documentary Emmy Awards have been announced and many congratulations to  “Lifeboat” on its Outstanding Current Affairs Documentary nomination.  Director (and Oregonian) Skye Fitzgerald, (now based in Portland but grew up in Eastern Oregon) has an impressive collection of documentaries under his belt, including, “Lifeboat.” The film documents North […]

Emmy Nominations For #OregonMade Creatives!

A good week for Emmy nominations for #OregonMade creatives! Weiden and Kennedy received their 21st Emmy nomination for their Outstanding Commercial,  “Dream Crazy” for Nike, featuring Colin Kaepernick. Kamp Grizzly was nominated for Outstanding Commercial for the Netflix ad, “A Great Day In Hollywood” Crofton Diack, Producer for National Geographic/BBC Studios on their series, “Life […]

Winners of the #OregonMade Doc Camp Fellowship Awards Announced

#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 […]

Congrats To “Portlandia” On Eddie Awards Nomination!

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 […]

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

#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” […]