Coming for Design Week: The Portland Animated Shorts Showcase! @OMSI 4/10

Fans of animation and short films take note – we have an absolutely LOADED program of shorts coming for our first Design Week Animated Shorts Showcase.  This is shaping up to be a big night that we hope to repeat yearly.  A screening of Mark Smith’s Two Balloons headlines, with behind the scenes presentation + […]

Annual Pacific Northwest Lens Summit Is Coming Right Up – May 4th

The annual Pacific Northwest Lens Summit is just over a month away – Saturday May 4th – 10AM-5PM. Free registration now!

MovieMaker Magazine Votes Portland #14 In Best Places To Live & Work As A Moviemaker: Big Cities

Yet again Portland makes onto MovieMaker’s, “Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker” – congrats! Here is what MM had to say: 14. Portland, Oregon “Without the new regional tax incentive, which gives an additional rebate back to productions shooting outside of Portland proper, I don’t think we could’ve made this film,” says […]

You’re Invited: OMPA Annual Meeting At Hollywood Theatre

It’s time for another one of OMPA’s biggest annual events! Join us Monday, January 28, at the Hollywood Theatre for our Annual Meeting – presented by JD Fulwiler & Company Insurance. Members and non-members welcome. Admission includes catered buffet and one drink ticket. RSVP Now ► Don’t let the name fool you – this event is more party […]

Reminder: Mike Rich at PDX ISA Third Thursdays 1/17

Screen writers & Filmmaker, don’t miss ISA 3RD THURSDAY in PDX — 1/17, 7PM. Monthly mixer. Door prizes. Guest speaker screenwrtier Mike Rich (Finding Forresterm The Rookie, Secretariat). Register for this FREE event at: https://www.networkisa.org/events/individual/view/ttportland

Debra Granik Wins Best Director from LAFCA For #OregonMade “Leave No Trace”

The L.A. Film Critic Association (LAFCA) awarded Debra Granik with Best Director for her #OregnMade film, “Leave No Trace.”  The winners will be awarded their honors at the January 12th gala in Century City.  Congrats Debra! We always knew that #OregonMade films, series, docs, animation and interactive games were among the best in the nation […]

October 26 Is The Last Chance To Register For The National Arts Marketing Project Conference

2018 National Arts Marketing Project Conference November 9-12 Seattle, WA This November 9-12, the National Arts Marketing Project Conference is coming back to Pacific Northwest for the first time in 5 years! More than 600 arts marketers from across the country will meet in Seattle to explore the latest in storytelling, cultural equity, immersive technology, […]

Workshop: Sound Design—Creating Acoustic Worlds For The Screen

October 20, 2018. 10AM to 4PM. Northwest Film Center. $45. Visit https://nwfilm.org/classes/sound-design-creating-acoustic-worlds-for-the-screen/ for more information and to register. Sound design is not about software, catchy music or cool sounding effects. It’s about emotional response: how a combination of dialogue, music, sound effects, designed sounds and backgrounds supports character development and the dramatic elements of the story. This […]

Inaugural “Portland Circuit” Collaboration Began With Sold Out Theatre!

The#OregonMade Creative Foundation alongside the Northwest Film Center, the Hollywood Theatre, the Clinton Street Theater, and Cinema 21 announce the first film selected for a unique theatrical distribution program for locally produced feature films. The Portland Circuit, a collaboration between the #OregonMade Creative Foundation, the Northwest Film Center, the Hollywood Theatre, the Clinton St. Theater, […]

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 […]