Trinkets“, received 7 Day Time Emmy nominations and 5 of those are for local Oregon Crews and individual crew members.
This Netflix series season portrayed a grieving teen who,
“finds an unexpected connection with two classmates at her new high school after they all land in the same Shoplifters Anonymous group.”
“Trinkets” won two Emmys for the first season for “Outstanding Young Adult Program” and “Outstanding Writing for a Children’s or Young Adult Program” – Writers: Amy Andelson, Stephanie Coggins, Linda Gase, Emily Meyer, Jess Meyer, Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith, Matt Shire. Continue reading... “7 Daytime Emmy Nominations For “Trinkets” & 5 For Local Oregon Crews!”
Recently announced by the
Hollywood Music in Media Awards that Chris Thomas, Bend composer, and Central Oregon Symphony cellist – has won the Outstanding Original Score – Short Film award for the live-action short, “Imagine Symphony Live.” The film is set in Oregon and was produced and directed by Evan Sigvaldsen. The film depicts the story of a child who, while attending a live orchestra performance, is so inspired by the music that he begins to daydream he is outside exploring the majesty of the Oregon landscape – the magic of the music heightening his experience. Continue reading... “Bend Composer, Chris Thomas, Wins HMMA Award For Outstanding Original Score – Short Film Category”
Skye Fitzgerald, (now based in Portland and grew up in Eastern Oregon) has an impressive collection of documentaries under his belt including, “ Lifeboat” which was nominated for an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category 2019. Fitzgerald’s latest documentary, “The Hunger Ward” just garnered a nomination for “ Best documentary short subject” in the 93rd Oscar lineup. The documentary, set against the backdrop of a forgotten war, takes a startling look at the human-caused famine in Yemen and follows health care workers as they work to save the lives of hunger-stricken children in two therapeutic feeding centers. Continue reading... “Oscar Nomination For Skye Fitzgerald’s “The Hunger Ward””
MovieMaker magazine published their 2021 rankings for “Best Places to Live and Work as a Filmmaker” – both Portland and Ashland made the list for the Large City and Small City categories respectively.
Here’s what they said about Portland: ”
famous for all things handcrafted and artisanal, and that extends to filmmaking. The city is home to two stop-motion-animated films due in 2021: Guillermo del Toro’s bold new take on Pinocchio and the Key & Peele reunion Wendell and Wild, from Coraline director Henry Selick. Continue reading... “Ashland & Portland Again On MovieMaker’s List – “Best Places To Live & Work 2021””
The New York Film Critics Circle announces A24’s period drama, “ First Cow as their “Best Film” choice for 2020. (Read more here from Daily Variety). “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.
Just recently the film and filmmakers were also recognized by The
Gothams for Best Feature, Screenplay, Actor, and Breakthrough Actor in its 30th annual event. Continue reading... “New York Film Critics Circle Announces #OregonMade “First Cow” As Best Film 2020!”
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 Feature, Kelly Reichardt (Director), Neil Kopp, Vincent Savino, Anish Savjani (Producers).
Best Screenplay, Jon Raymond, Kelly Reichardt.
Best Actor, John Magaro. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “First Cow” Receives 4 Gotham Nominations!”
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 Tiffany Lindquist, as in a small way it is helping enable this winning team to be able to work on this worthwhile project. Continue reading... “Outdoor Adventure Film Grant 2020 – Winning Team At Work”
Please join an offbeat evening with dinner, entertainment, and inspiration. A benefit for the
Monday, March 9, 2020
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
and House of Ada Continue reading... “Northwest Film Center Presents: The Cinema Unbound Awards”
Day 1 at the
PLAYA Scree nwriting 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
Continue reading... “Day 1 At PLAYA!”
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 “The Lion King”, DreamWorks Animation’s “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World” and Disney/Pixar’s “Toy Story 4”, so it will be exciting to see how they fare at the Oscars. Continue reading... “Laika’s “Missing Link” – Oscar Nominated For “Best Animated Feature””