#OregonMade “First Cow” Receives 4 Gotham Nominations!

A24’s period drama, “First Cow has been recognized by The Gothams for Best Feature, Screenplay, Actor, and Breakthrough Actor in its 30th annual event. “First Cow” shot entirely on location in Oregon last year at; Oxbow Regional Park, Sauvie Island, Portland, Milo McIver State Park, San Salvador State Beach, and Elkton among other locations. Best […]

Outdoor Adventure Film Grant 2020 – Winning Team At Work

The third annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” (OAFG20) announces the winning application – “On Any Oregon Sunday.” Despite the current, global situation with the advance of Covid-19, we feel good about being able to award this grant to a small team of independent filmmakers, Kanani Koster, Janie Faison and […]

Northwest Film Center Presents: The Cinema Unbound Awards

Please join an offbeat evening with dinner, entertainment, and inspiration. A benefit for the Northwest Film Center Monday, March 9, 2020 7 p.m. Pre-event cocktails 6 p.m. Kridel Grand Ballroom Portland Art Museum 1119 SW Park Avenue Tickets: $250 per person ($200 is tax-deductible) Featuring performances by LoveBomb Go-Go and House of Ada

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

Laika’s “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 […]