30th Anniversary of Stand By Me Was Huge Success

The small town of Brownsville, Oregon celebrated the classic movie Stand By Me on Saturday July 23, 2016. In 1985 Brownsville turned into a town named Castle Rock and was teaming with film crews, actors and all the excitement of the movie making process. Today, the movie is still regarded as a favorite and is […]

Adult Swim & Hinge Team Up For Toonami

It’s been nearly a year since Adult Swim Toonami team tapped Hinge‘s Portland-based studio to produce show bumpers and the season finale of Toonami Intruder II, where the show’s venerable host TOM, and his AI co-host SARA, crash land on an unknown planet to find a new base of operations. The episode had something fun for both the hard core fans (who’ve enjoyed […]

AIFF Announces 2016 Award Winners – Oregon and Pacific Northwest Films Win Over Juries and Audiences

The Ashland Independent Film Festival announced its highly anticipated juried and audience award-winning films for work screened at the 15th annual festival, April 7-11, 2016, where films made in Oregon and the Pacific Northwest received a warm welcome and took home top awards.

Birds of Neptune to be released on DVD and VOD March 22nd!

Birds of Neptune, by Steven Richter, will be released on DVD and VOD on Amazon on March 22nd, with distribution by Brinkvision. The film will be available soon after On Demand on Hulu, Google Play, and others to be announced as well as video stores nation wide. Birds of Neptune was filmed in Portland, Oregon, with an all […]

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New work from Bryan Thompson and Jeremiah L Scott!!! Great PNW Talent…Katie Michels (actor), Sean McGrath , Aris Juson and Spencer Baylis Conway nailed it. Wife — Katie Michels Husband — Sean Mcgrath Loan Officer — Aris Juson Assistant Loan Officer — Spencer Conway Writer & Director & Producer — Bryan R. Thompson Director of […]

HouseSpecial Signs Kevin Batten As West Coast Rep

Animated content production studio HouseSpecial (formerly LAIKA/house) President Lourri Hammack announced a new partnership with Kevin Batten, founder of Pop-Arts Management (http://wearepoparts.com), for West Coast representation. Ms. Hammack: “Kevin brings unparalleled production knowledge and hands-on experience to the art of making animated magic. I’ve followed his career for many years, looking for an opportunity to […]

Portland-Based Film “Birds of Neptune” Has Acquired Distribution Through Brinkvision

  Steven Richter’s feature film “Birds of Neptune” has been acquired by Brinkvision for US distribution.  The film is scheduled to be released on DVD and VOD in early 2016. The award winning film “Birds of Neptune” was shot in Portland, Oregon with an all local cast and crew and all local vendors.  It premiered […]

The Future of Storytelling at Portland Film Festival

Technology has not only changed the way filmmakers tell stories, it’s creating new types of stories to tell. The Portland Film Festival explores this new wave ofstorytelling again this year with the Storyworlds program on Saturday, September 5th. Storyworlds invites you to learn more out more about transmedia, virtual reality, augmented reality, and ways to hone your creative idea to build an […]

“Birds of Neptune” Will Screen Opening Night At The Portland Film Festival

  Birds of Neptune, an independent film by Steven Richter, will be the Opening Night narrative feature at this year’s Portland Film Festival. The film host an all Portland based cast, crew, vendors and services.  It premiered at this year’s Slamdance Film Festival and has since gone on to win Best Dramatic Feature and Best […]

Hinge’s Kitty Litter Spot is the Cats Meow!

Avoid a cat-astrophe in the bathroom! In an original pitch spot called “Cat’s Meow: The Interruption,” Hinge’s creative team brings attention to a very real problem facing cats and their owners everywhere. The concept was developed in-house and shot with Portland crew and talent. The animation and post team created and integrated a photo real CG cat into the live action plates — all with […]