Women In Film Portland (WIF-PDX) recently announced that local filmmakers Fran Bittakis and Betty Alcaraz are the recipients of the WIF-PDX 2023 Vision Grant, a signature program that supports production of a film by a local female or nonbinary storyteller every year. Over four dozen people applied for the 2023 funds. A committee made up of WIF-PDX board members and two award winning filmmakers, Alicia J. Rose and Dawn Jones Redstone, then reviewed applicants and narrowed it down to four finalists. Continue reading... “Women in Film PDX Announce Vision Grant Winners”
NewFilmmakers LA is proud to announce the second edition of the STARZ #TakeTheLead Writers’ Intensive, in partnership with NFMLA, STARZ and NALIP!
NALIP and NFMLA have partnered with STARZ for a second year of the STARZ #TakeTheLead Writers’ Intensive to support aspiring TV writers from underrepresented backgrounds who desire to make their mark in the world of premium cable. The STARZ #TakeTheLead Writers’ Intensive provides a unique platform for emerging talents to cultivate their skills and refine their spec scripts with the guidance of esteemed mentors, executives, and established writers. Continue reading... “STARZ #TakeTheLead Writer’s Intensive Now Open for Submissions”
Join Us For A “Tri-City” Scavenger Hunt For Your Chance To Win A Weekend Away In The Willamette Valley!
In addition to the Stand By Me Day celebration in Brownsville, OR, on July 23rd we are inviting you to take your chance to immerse yourself in filming locations from not only Stand By Me but many other amazing movies filmed in the region. In the process, you could win a fantastic weekend getaway Prize Package!
How do you start?
- Download the SetJetters app (for iOS/Android).
Late last year, the Oregon Made Creative Foundation, Willamette Writers, Soma Games, and Travel Oregon came together and asked people to help unpack 2020 by imagining sitting on a favorite Oregon park bench, reflecting on 2020, and posting an image to Facebook, Instagram or Twitter using one of the prompts below:
Knowing what you know now, what advice would you have given yourself for 2020?
What genre would you name your year in 2020?
If 2020 were a video game, what 3 items would you have prepared yourself with? Continue reading... “Some Creative Responses To #OregonParkBenchStory. Video Game Writing Presentation Now Expanded.”
Centered around music licensing and scoring original music, Marmoset is a Northwest music agency aiding filmmakers in creating remarkable soundtracks for every project. And with a roster of vintage to independent and emerging artists, Marmoset is equipped to match music to picture on any and every scale.
With strides toward helping artists gain exposure and earn a living from their music, we’re also continuously seeking ways to extend our support to our filmmaker community. It’s why we jumped at sponsoring StudioFest, an event that’s reimagining how festivals operate to better support filmmakers. Continue reading... “Create the Ultimate Soundtrack For Your Film With Marmoset”
The idea of the competition is to simulate the competitive world of sneaker design with four teams of twelve vying for an opportunity to work at Adidas in production design. Continue reading... “YouTube Red’s “Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge” Will Debut This Fall”
- Best Animated Feature
- Outstanding Achievement, Animated Effects in an Animated Production
- Outstanding Achievement, Character Animation in a Feature Production
- Outstanding Achievement, Character Design in an Animated Feature Production
- Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated Feature Production
- Outstanding Achievement, Production Design in an Animated Feature Production
- Outstanding Achievement, Storyboarding in an Animated Feature Production
- Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated Feature Production
- Outstanding Achievement, Writing in an Animated Feature Production
- Outstanding Achievement, Editorial in an Animated Feature Production
Many congrats to Schuyler Telleen, Production Designer, and Katherine Isom, Set Decorator, (“Portlandia”) for winning the Creative Arts Emmy for Production Design For A Variety, Nonfiction, Reality Or Reality-Competition Series – Reality Or Reality-Competition Series…..job well done!
“Portlandia” was nominated Outstanding Comedy Sketch Series, and Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series category, with Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel, Graham Wagner and Karey Dornetto. Continue reading... “Emmy Win For “Portlandia” Production Design: Schuyler Telleen + Katherine Isom!”
Ashland local, Sean Nipper, has won the Samsung NX1 Sweepstakes. Sean got his start in theatre and educational films in Ashland, southern Oregon. He then moved to the bay area, and opened a small production company. Nipper recently returned to southern Oregon to raise his family, where he now runs his new company, Reel House Films.
Read more about Sean and the Samsung NX1 Sweepstakes here.
On the streets of Portland, Ore., on Monday, Sept. 7, while the rest of the country will be celebrating Labor Day, the Portland Film Festival will be ringing in Zombie Day Apocalypse. And what better way to celebrate than with a record-setting event.