Seasoned photographer and musician, Jon Deshler has taken over the Mt Angel Theater & Studio. A unique 3000 sq ft space in a special town, built out by a novel local, his friend – Stu Rasmussen. Deshler once owned and worked out of what is now the Coopers Hall in SE Portland and has for a time been working just outside of the Portland metro area south of Oregon City in the beautiful countryside of the north Willamette Valley. Having collaborated with Rasmussen over the last twelve years on myriad projects, the two became friends and supporters of each others endeavors. Continue reading... “Mt Angel Theater Studio & TUNE TOURS”
Continue reading... “Atlas Obscura and Land Rover Explore Central Oregon”
Athlete and sports caster, Jessica Mendoza, recently appeared in a commerical for Atlas Obscura and Land Rover that featured beautiful Central Oregon. The Central Oregon film office worked with the production company finding locations, crew and helped with permitting at locations such as the National Forest, Clear Lake and Sahalie Falls.
Hinge Digital has been busy creating a number of Covid19-related spots including, “Unite in Gratitude” for Omnicom Health/Pfizer/Merck that was finished in June and launched a few weeks ago. Mark Axton, Hinge Senior Producer, said, “It is a tribute to front line healthcare workers, combining Live action (stock footage) and our photorealistic CG/VFX Gratitude Flag. Hinge created and animated the CG flag and composited it into the shot.” Continue reading... “Hinge Digital Creates Covid-19 Spots”
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 is one of three finalists in the “Location Manager of the Year – Print Media division”. Floyd said, “I was a little surprised to be an Oregonian in the California On Location Awards, but I am pretty excited to be part of it. Continue reading... “Oregonian Location Manager, Mike Floyd, Wins “Location Manager of the Year” At California On Location Awards”
CAST IRON STUDIOS
is currently seeking:
Oregon Residents Ages 20-45 Who Have Bought Health Insurance Through HealthCare.gov or OregonHealthCare.gov
To be interviewed on-camera for a video for Oregon Health Insurance Marketplace
We want to hear what having your coverage means to you!
SUBMIT: Submissions (details below) due by 6PM Friday September 6
CASTING: If selected, we will contact you with an appointment for a casting call on Tuesday September 10
FILMING: Week of September 30, one-day shoot
COMPENSATION: Up to $1,000 for TV and Digital use in the state of Oregon, with potential for additional compensation
Show biz on an indie budget takes creative marketing.
This summer, Willamette Week, Portland’s Pulitzer-winning paper of a juicy half-of-a-million readers, reviewed a press release from Hapstance Films, and look what happened — an engaging full-paged story in last week’s issue. Check it out here. Continue reading... “Why indie films need creative marketing”
#OregonMade, “The Clean Escape” makes the state shine in the new Rivian electric pickup truck commercial. From the Astoria-Megler bridge to the Pearl in downtown Portland, Mount Hood, the Rowena curves, and back out to the beach – just some of the locations covered in this one. The Rivian is billed as the “Worlds First Electric Adventure Vehicle”. When asked about working on the shoot, Location Scout and Manager, Beth Melnick responded, “It was inspiring to work on a commercial promoting clean technology that supports our number one pass-time here in Oregon, exploring the out of doors. Continue reading... “Oregon Shines In The New Rivian Electric Pickup Truck Commercial – “The Clean Escape””
The Southern Oregon Film and Media Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit trade association made up of film and media professional crew and businesses that support services in the Southern Oregon region. Their mission is to “promote and strengthen the development of film, video, and multimedia production in Southern Oregon.” SOFAM is a great first call if you find yourself shooting in the region and can help field questions relating to productions of all kinds. They can connect you to crew, services, and loctions in southern Oregon. Continue reading... “Spotlight On Southern Oregon Film and Media – Get Connected”