Wrapbook’s “On Production” Podcast Talks with Oregon Film’s Tim Williams

Oregon Film’s Executive Director Tim Williams recently connected with Matthew Smith at Wrapbook to talk about all things Oregon – production, crews, incentives, film trails, VFX, animation and our work to help make this state the best possible location for your next creative project.

For those of you who don’t know, Wrapbook is a one-stop-shop platform for your next production. Wrapbook centralizes production management: pay your crew, monitor spending, and synchronize your team—all in one platform.

Check out the entire interview here. Continue reading... “Wrapbook’s “On Production” Podcast Talks with Oregon Film’s Tim Williams”

“The Plan” Begins Production in Southern Oregon

Tuesday was the first day of production for an independent film being shot in southern Oregon.

Described as “Driving Miss Daisy” meets “Reservoir Dogs,” the 75-minute feature film, “The Plan” follows an Uber ride from Sacramento to Josephine County with unexpected consequences.

The film, directed by Brad Douglas, will be shot entirely in southern Oregon and features Los Angeles Comedian and Actor Henry Coleman, local Actress Marlyn Mason, and Oscar winning Special Effects Artist Jeff Dawn.

The producer, Ray Robison talks about why the film is being shot in southern Oregon, “the time is right, to get this done, and this is the right place to do it because there are so many talented people around here.” Continue reading... ““The Plan” Begins Production in Southern Oregon”

#OregonMade “The Way We Speak” on VOD July 23

“The Way We Speak”

Starring 2023 Screen Actors Guild Awards nominee Patrick Fabian–widely known for playing tragic lawyer Howard Hamlin across six seasons of AMC’s hit series Better Call Saul. In The Way We Speak, Fabian plays Simon, an up-and-coming writer who refuses to leave the spotlight when his best friend and debate opponent suffers cardiac arrest, leading to an obsession over his new opponent (played by Kailey Rhodes) and a growing rift with his ailing wife (played by Diana Coconubo). Continue reading... “#OregonMade “The Way We Speak” on VOD July 23”

#OregonMade “Twilight” at the Tomorrow Theater

Prepare to immerse yourself in a Fourth of July weekend unlike any other! We’re bringing the magic and romance with a screening of this #OregonMade Pacific Northwest classic. Join us for a fang-tastic evening as we celebrate the vampires who captivated hearts worldwide. Before the film rolls, put your blockbuster knowledge to the test with lightning-fast trivia that’ll keep you on your toes. Fabulous prizes await! 🌟 Stock up on snacks, rally your squad, and brace yourselves for a night filled with true love, intrigue, and summertime enchantment! Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Twilight” at the Tomorrow Theater”

#OregonMade “The Goonies” at the Tomorrow Theater

Get ready to embark on a wild adventure this Fourth of July weekend! Gear up for a treasure-filled screening of this beloved local feature. Join us for a coastal extravaganza as we honor the film that captured the spirit of adventure right here in our own backyard of Astoria, Oregon. Before the big screen magic unfolds, put your blockbuster knowledge to the test with lightning-fast trivia rounds. Fabulous prizes await the victors! 😎 Rally your crew and brace yourselves for a night of pirate ships, hidden caves, and Oregonian summertime thrills. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “The Goonies” at the Tomorrow Theater”

Tim Williams Gives AM Northwest A Production Update

Tim Williams on AMNW this morning

Tim Williams (Oregon Film) talked this morning to Helen Raptis, host of AM Northwest. Tim updated viewers on what shows recently shot in Oregon, what projects are currently shooting in the state, and what is coming next. Check it out! Continue reading... “Tim Williams Gives AM Northwest A Production Update”

“The Night Always Comes” Confirms Oregon Production

“Napoleon” star Vanessa Kirby will reunite with The Crown’s Benjamin Caron on a movie based on Portland author Willy Vlautin’s 2021 novel “The Night Always Comes,” about a working-class woman in the Pacific Northwest who embarks on a 24-hour quest to call in old debts and raise enough money to keep a roof over her head.

“The Night Always Comes” film is based on a screenplay by Seattle-based screenwriter Sarah Conradt, whose credits include “Mothers’ Instinct” and “50 States of Fright.” Continue reading... ““The Night Always Comes” Confirms Oregon Production”

#OregonMade “Lazareth” to be Released May 10

Ignore those skyline shots of a post apocalyptic Seattle because this one is #OregonMade.

“Lazareth” follows Lee (Ashley Judd), an aunt whose life mission is to protect her orphaned nieces, Imogen and Maeve, from a self-destructing world, raising them in isolation until an outsider threatens their peaceful existence.

Starring: Ashley Judd, Sarah Pidgeon, Katie Douglas, Edward Balaban, and Asher Angel. Directed by: Alec Tibaldi.

“Lazareth” will be released on May 10, 2024.

Watch the trailer below:

 

 

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#OregonMade “New Life” Drops Trailer

A new feature film shot in Portland, Enterprise and the Wallowas opens in theaters and will be available on streaming platforms on May 3.

“New Life” tells the story of a mysterious woman on the run, and the resourceful fixer assigned to bring her in. Their two unique stories inextricably link, as the stakes of the pursuit rise to apocalyptic proportions.

The thriller stars Sonya Walger, Hayley Erin, and Tony Amendola. Written and directed by John Rosman.

Check out the trailer here:

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Locally Produced “The Exploding Boy” Now Available on Streaming Platforms

After a successful festival run, screening in multiple countries and winning numerous awards including Best Actor and Best Dramatic Feature at the Oregon Independent Film Festival, locally produced film “The Exploding Boy,” an independent film shot predominantly in Portland, Oregon, has received distribution, both domestically and internationally. The film is currently streaming on Prime Video, TLA Video, Fearless TV, and Vimeo, with more services, traditional channels, and a DVD release on the horizon.

For more information, follow the link below to the official website. Continue reading... “Locally Produced “The Exploding Boy” Now Available on Streaming Platforms”