Join us on October 24th for a special networking event hosted for the Creatives of Color Oregon. Afterwards, dive into the world of entertainment unions with an informative session on joining a Union, where you’ll have the opportunity to meet and learn from representatives of the Directors Guild of America (DGA) and the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees Local 488 (IATSE 488).
It’s great to watch movies set in your hometown.For many of us, Free Willyis a childhood favorite. This Sept. 22nd, when attending the #OregonMade film event, pay close attention to the implicit biases that show up in this film. The last time I watched “Free Willy” two scenes left me shaking my head in disbelief.How had I not noticed these scenes before?Today, it’s my job to turn a critical eye toward all media and unpack biases. Continue reading... “Media Bias? Creator Bias?: “Free Willy””
Seven talented Indigenous storytellers have been named Confluence Filmmaker Fellows, as the nonprofit Confluence launches its inaugural program to showcase emerging Native visual artists. Thanks to a generous grant from Oregon Film and the Creative Opportunity Program, Confluence is able to support Indigenous filmmakers in achieving their visions through cash prizes and
Tuesday, April 12 2022 | 6:30–8:00pm PDT | Free-$10
This is an online event centered on Black, Brown and Indigenous creatives of color while open to the community at large. Join us for conversation around getting started in voiceover work with some talented voiceover artists. Come connect with Jazzy Greene, Susannah Mars, Adrienne Livingston and Josh Millman as they share their voiceover journeys. We hope to inspire upcoming creative and professionals with similar backgrounds.
Oregon’s open spaces and related pursuits are for all Americans and visitors, yet there is a well-documented inequity in America that is deeply rooted in our shared cultural history, and as a whole, our outdoor spaces are not equally utilized for a multitude of historical, social and cultural reasons. The OAFG20 – Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone Grant – is a $20,000 grant that aims to help open up an unfolding and evolving conversation about the future of inclusion in storytelling, both in front of and behind the camera, utilizing Oregon’s outdoor spaces as a backdrop.