Don’t miss 2019’s 5th installment of ISA THIRD THURSDAYS event, May 16!
This month’s mixer for Portland area screenwriters and filmmakers features guest speaker screenwriter and educator, RANDALL JAHNSON, whose produced credits include: Dudes, The Doors, The Mask of Zorro, Sunset Strip and episodes of the HBO series Tales from the Crypt.
We were recently approached by, Theo Friedman, a University of Oregon business alumnus, with an idea to create a report for the rookie filmmaker that would look at providing some answers to how projects get made. Oregon Film, in conjunction with the University of Oregon’s Film Organization, was able to introduce Friedman to a handful of Oregon filmmaker insiders and once all the information was in, Friedman created his report, that if you are curious you can check out here:
This is an excerpt from the photo book being written by Oregon Filmmaker Katherine Wilson:
50 Years of Oregon Film, from Hollywood to Cinematic Literary Voices 1968 -2018
Five Easy Pieces & Poetic Cinema: the 1st Oregon Film of Jack Nicholson
There is a quote I love from Jack Nicholson about the low budget existential westerns he made in the early 60’s with Director Monte Hellman (Ride in the Whirl Wind & The Shooting) for Roger Corman: “Roger wanted some good Tomahawk numbers with plenty of Ketchup, but Monte and I were into these films on another level.” Continue reading... “Oregon Poetic Cinema Filmmaker Jack Nicholson Turns 80”
OregonLive found out in a piece that Kristi Turnquist put out last week showcasing a handful of professionals working in TV, in Oregon. “LA vs. Portland?”, “How did you get your start?”, “Can local actors make a living in Portland?”, “What is the Portland TV and film scene?” were some of the questions asked, and answered. Read more here.
Fox12 highlights local stuntman, Kent Luttrell, who has doubled actors from Danny Devito to Michael J. Fox. Luttrell got his start as “the body”, Ray Brower, in the classic movie, “Stand By Me” (shot in Brownsville 30 years ago this year).
Director of last year’s Cell Count makes new short film “M is for Marriage” to be considered as part of the ABC’s of Death 2 anthology film.
PORTLAND, Oregon (October 28, 2013) Polluted Pictures (Cell Count) and Lyon Films (The Tell) are proud to announce their new film “M is for Marriage” is now available for viewing on the ABC’s of Death 2 search for the 26th Director competition page. The film is currently in 4th place in over 250+ entries from around the world. Continue reading... “Polluted Pictures premieres new film online”