My First Full Length Documentary On Newberry Volcanic Monument

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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 YouTube.

One thing I might like to do is submit it to any Oregon documentary film festivals. Would love to chat with anyone about the project. Continue reading... “My First Full Length Documentary On Newberry Volcanic Monument”

SOU Digital Cinema Launches: THE CREW EXPERIENCE

SOU Digital Cinema Launches:

THE CREW EXPERIENCE
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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 upper-division college credits in a 10-week production immersion, leaving the classroom behind to #LearnOnLocation in a professional filmmaking environment. Under the supervision of faculty and industry mentors, our student crew will collaborate in the creation of an original short film. Continue reading... “SOU Digital Cinema Launches: THE CREW EXPERIENCE”

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 local wildlife.

In an interview with Oregon Wild, Nowheres Wolf creator Suzanne Moulton shared “I’m a big believer in “Think Globally, Act Locally” so I’ve focused on inspiring people to take small actions at home that can make a big difference in whether a local species dies or thrives. Continue reading... “New Stop-Motion Independent Film celebrating the iconic Oregon wolf named Journey”

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 this 4 hour intensive you get a crash course on the basics of how to operate a Tricaster 8000 AE, PTZ Cameras, basic live audio control, Live Video Direct, Technical Direct, and Camera Operate for a live show as well as how to create a livestream for Facebook or YouTube.

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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 she served as the Deputy Director & Head of Programming for over 13 years.

Dotson was selected from a national slate of candidates with members of the Portland film and arts communities participating in the interview process. Continue reading... “Portland Art Museum and Northwest Film Center Announce New Northwest Film Center Director and Curator”

POWGirls Announces Three Workshops For Spring And Summer 2019


The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival is excited to announce the POWGirls workshops for spring and summer of 2019.
The POWGirls Media Education Program launched in March of 2014 and has hosted thirteen successful workshops, producing 19 films and serving over 100 girls and non-binary youth in the Portland metro area.

Our mission is to help girls and non-binary youth, 15-19, realize their power, creativity and voice in media production and encourage them to explore opportunities as future media-makers. We want to encourage participants to be creative, tech-savvy leaders who will help realize gender equity in media industries. Continue reading... “POWGirls Announces Three Workshops For Spring And Summer 2019”

1 Week To SourceOregon Directory Deadline!

SourceOregon is a statewide directory of industry professionals. It’s a great way to get found for your services, but it’s also OMPA’s best promotional tool to advocate for the industry. Show policymakers how many jobs are at stake!

Create a listing at sourceoregon.com/getlistedDeadline November 15.

If you have any questions, I can be reached at [email protected].

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Emmy Award winner, Visual Effects Supervisor Juri Stanossek to attend screening of JIM BUTTON AND LUKE THE ENGINE DRIVER

Emmy Award winner, Visual Effects Supervisor Juri Stanossek will attend the screening of JIM BUTTON AND LUKE THE ENGINE DRIVER on Sunday Oct. 7, 218 @ 3.00 PM at CINEMA 21. Following the screening will be a presentation about VFX by Juri Stanossek followed by a Q&A.

Juri Stanossek started his career in 1994. Since then he’s supervised more than 40 movies for TV and cinema. He acted as Visual Effects Supervisor at Elektrofilm from 2004 to 2008 and then moved forward to Pixomondo Stuttgart, where he supervised international productions like “Ghostwriter” (2010), “Hugo Cabret” (2011) , “Game of Thrones” (2012) and “Rush” (2013).

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Create the Ultimate Soundtrack For Your Film With Marmoset

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”

Directing Intensive With Scott Ballard At Northwest Film Center!

Directing Intensive
Wednesday, June 13 through Sunday, June 17
9am to 4pm each day, $595
Online advanced registration required. 

Once again local filmmaker, producer, and DP Scott Ballard brings his directing expertise to students, community members, and emerging filmmakers at the Northwest Film Center for an intensive studio class on Film Directing. Over five consecutive days, participants will shoot and direct a scene(s) with professional actors and a small crew. From lighting and framing to casting and working with the crew, the studio is about developing your unique “director’s eye.” Continue reading... “Directing Intensive With Scott Ballard At Northwest Film Center!”