SOU Digital Cinema program launches unique “Crew Experience”

After a two-year pandemic delay, Southern Oregon University has launched its innovative, new, 12-credit spring immersion course called “The Crew Experience.” Student filmmakers spend an entire term learning on location, collaborating under the supervision of faculty and experienced industry mentors on the set of a significant film project designed to emulate the professional working environment. […]

Mt Angel Theater Studio & TUNE TOURS

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 […]

Lighthouses of Oregon: A History of Aiding Maritime Navigation Doc By Matt Cook

After half a year or so of hard work, I have completed a full documentary about Oregon’s lighthouses. This movie tells the story of each Oregon lighthouse. These lifesaving structures helped Oregon grow in the early days of the state. Today they stand as very photogenic monuments of our history. I took on this project […]

Launch Your Screenwriting Career At The 2021 Willamette Writers Online Conference

July 29-August 1, 2021. Now in its 52nd year, the Willamette Writers Annual Conference returns online this summer, helping writers connect with their community, develop their craft, and expand their careers! Take workshops and Q&A sessions in the craft and business of writing for TV and film with established industry writers, Joel Anderson Thompson and […]

When in Doubt – Documentary on our Divides

When in Doubt A new documentary about the importance of difficult conversations and the benefits of doubt. The Signal Productions is making a documentary with the aim of helping improve dialogue across ideological divides and strengthening relationships. We are working with one of the authors of How to Have Impossible Conversations, Peter Boghossian, who will be […]

My First Full Length Documentary On Newberry Volcanic Monument

Hi there! I have been making short nature documentaries on youtube for a while. I am almost finished with my first full-length documentary. So much work has gone into this one. It will explore the volcanic history of Newberry Volcanic Monument. I plan to do an online premiere on August 28th at 7 pm on […]

SOU Digital Cinema Launches: THE CREW EXPERIENCE

SOU Digital Cinema Launches: THE CREW EXPERIENCE Share Share Tweet Tweet Forward Forward Help SOU Students #LearnOnLocation Southern Oregon University’s Digital Cinema program is pleased to announce the launch of our new CREW EXPERIENCE with an SOU Foundation crowdfunding campaign on IndieGoGo. In this groundbreaking program, juniors and seniors majoring in Digital Cinema earn 12 […]

New Stop-Motion Independent Film celebrating the iconic Oregon wolf named Journey

The short film Nowheres Wolf: A Call Not Answered is inspired by the life of Oregon’s famous wolf named Journey, aka OR-7. The film is mid-production and starting to take off, hitting some heartfelt points in the film and animation industry including developing non-toxic building materials for artists and makers as well as advocating for […]

Live Production Workshops w/ Scholarships for Women in Film

Curious Comedy Theater has four upcoming video production intensive workshops for live video production! These are single workshops with four separate opportunities for it to fit into your schedule. This intensive is taught by Luke Zwanziger and will give you an overview of the production gear in the live video studio at Curious Comedy Theater. In […]

Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center Announce New Northwest Film Center Director and Curator

The Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center are pleased to announce that Amy Dotson will be the next director of the Northwest Film Center. Dotson comes to the Film Center from the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the oldest and largest organization in the United States championing the future of storytelling on all platforms, where […]