Star Trek Writer Is Guest Speaker At ISA Third Thursday 11/21!

We’re going “Where No Man Has Gone Before” at ISA THIRD THURSDAYS PDX, November 21st with guest speaker GRANT ROSENBERG — TV Exec and writer/showrunner whose credits include STAR TREK, MACGYVER, CHEERS, LOST GIRL, BITTEN and more! WHEN: Thursday, November 21st– 7pm WHERE: NW Film Center Office & South Park * 934 SW Salmon, Portland OR, […]

Award-Winning Locally Produced Feature Film, My Summer As A Goth, Returns To Portland November 18-21, 2019

Sometimes you need to go to the darkside to see the light… After an award-winning,  multi-city festival run, Little Miss Anomaly Productions is proud to announce that Tara Johnson-Medinger’s directorial debut film, My Summer as a Goth will be returning to Portland November 18-21st as the next selection of The Portland Circuit. Tara Johnson-Medinger is […]

Films With Fabulous Visual Effects

In modern cinema, visual effects, as they are also called – special effects, are inseparable from almost every new film. They are constantly being improved so much that the viewer will never distinguish computer graphics from reality. With the advent of special effects, the boundaries of directorial imagination and the possibility of realizing it have […]

The Truth is out there! ISA Third Thursdays PDX 10/17 with XFiles writer!

Screenwriters & Filmmakers —  Another killer ISA THIRD THURSDAYS PDX this October 17th with guest speaker SARA B COOPER — TV/screenwriter with credits like X-Files, Sleepwalkers, Sanctuary, Continuum, Chicago Hope, House and more.   A truly rare opportunity to hang out with a very special screenwriter! WHEN: Thursday, October 17th – 7pm WHERE: NW Film […]

#OregonMade “Dr. Giggles” Halloween Screening

The day before Halloween brings the next installment of the #OregonMade Film Series at The Hollywood Theatre, and it’s gonna be a good one. Dark Horse Entertainment’s 1992 film: “Dr. Giggles.” Larry Drake plays the eponymous title character as the crazy son of a crazy heart surgeon who seeks revenge on the small town that […]

Why indie films need creative marketing

Show biz on an indie budget takes creative marketing. This summer, Willamette Week, Portland’s Pulitzer-winning paper of a juicy half-of-a-million readers, reviewed a press release from Hapstance Films, and look what happened — an engaging full-paged story in last week’s issue. Check it out here.

Jonathan Raymond @ ISA Third Thursdays PDX 9/19!

Screenwriters & Filmmakers — Summer’s over and we’re baaaack! ISA THIRD THURSDAYS PDX kicks off its “fall season” with a bang on September 19th with guest speaker JONATHAN RAYMOND — author and Emmy-nominated TV/screenwriter (Mildred Pierce, Meek’s Cutoff, Night Moves, First Cow). A truly rare opportunity to hang out with a very special writer and screenwriter — […]

Third Thursday PDX – Screenwriters & Filmmakers

Screenwriters & Filmmakers — Don’t miss Emmy-nominated screenwriter Cynthia at ISA’s THIRD THURSDAYS PDX – July 18th! Yet another ISA PDX coup! Your chance to rub elbows with one of Portland’s most honored writers, with over 30 produced films and 70 sold scripts, including Buffalo Girls and Mark Twain and Me. WHEN: Thursday, July 18th […]

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 […]

Oregon Film: Who We Are and What We Do (Update 2019)

This has become something of a tradition, at least in our minds. As we come to the end of another fiscal year, we want to take a moment and reflect on some of the things we have been able to accomplish during the past year and hopefully come up with some improvements for the next. […]