“Coraline” Returns to Theatres in 3D!

Are you ready to go back to the Other World… bigger and better than ever? On Aug. 15-22, #OregonMade Coraline returns to theaters around the world in remastered 3D!

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 21 — sign up for an email reminder and get updates on new merch, events and more at coraline.com. Continue reading... ““Coraline” Returns to Theatres in 3D!”

#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”

Oregon Film – Who We Are and What We Do (June 2024 Update)

It’s that time of year again. Here’s an update on the work we’ve been doing.

Oregon Film, sometimes called the Oregon Film & Video Office other times called the Governor’s Office of Film & Television, is the oldest US state film commission that we know of. Founded in 1968 our mission is to develop, grow and support the film and media industry here in Oregon.

That mission has pretty much remained the same for years but the things that we do and how we try to achieve them often change. Continue reading... “Oregon Film – Who We Are and What We Do (June 2024 Update)”

New Sign Unveiled in Baker City, Enhancing the “Eastern Loop” of the Oregon Film Trail

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The Oregon Film Trail, known for its markers at iconic Oregon film locations, will unveil its newest sign on the north exterior wall of the historic Geiser Grand Hotel.  The new Trail marker commemorates the film version of the Broadway musical comedy, “Paint Your Wagon”, a beloved production that featured Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood, and Jean Seberg. The public was invited to attend and some attendees shared their filming stories from their time working on”Paint Your Wagon”. Many local Baker County residents were hired to work as crew and background actors, and some provided pictures and anecdotes at the event of their time working on the show. Continue reading... “New Sign Unveiled in Baker City, Enhancing the “Eastern Loop” of the Oregon Film Trail”

#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:

Continue reading... “#OregonMade “New Life” Drops Trailer”

Oregon Film Museum Details Expansion Project in Astoria

Last week The Astorian reported on OFM’s new look and expanded size and mission.

The Clatsop County Historical Society has detailed plans to expand the Oregon Film Museum, an estimated $10.1 million project that would involve the construction of a new, two-story, 13,000-square-foot building.

The addition is proposed at Seventh and Duane streets on the site of the former Morris Glass building, a property the historical society acquired several years ago.

Plans for the new building include a 50-seat theater, a projection room, classroom space, an expanded gift shop and several new exhibits. Continue reading... “Oregon Film Museum Details Expansion Project in Astoria”

#OregonMade “Point Break” at the Tomorrow Theatre Feb 24

To welcome in the King Tide tubes and help the ex-presidents finance an Endless Summer, the Tomorrow Theatre is screening “Point Break” as part of its “Night of 1000 Swayze’s” programming.  Join us to celebrate the rain of the Oregon Coast (specifically Indian Beach in Ecola State Park and downtown Wheeler) with Katherine Bigelow’s classic surf-thriller.

Oregon is the home to a drenched Swayze/Reeves fight on the north coast sands while waiting for a closed out set that came in from Hawaii but plays as Australia (our locations are just that flexible). Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Point Break” at the Tomorrow Theatre Feb 24”

DAVID BYRNE // Reasons to be Cheerful & American Utopia

It’s true — David Byrne has reasons to be cheerful about Portland! Join us for the opening of the Tomorrow Theater, where he will chat with folks right here in our community about everything from their creative approach to affordable housing to artists and community leaders changing our world in a myriad of impactful ways.

David will guide audiences through the stories that inspire him to think differently on how to change for whom, by whom, and how we approach the future. Continue reading... “DAVID BYRNE // Reasons to be Cheerful & American Utopia”

Vampira: Glamour Ghoul

The Oregon Film Museum and the Astoria International Film Festival present an evening of Vampira on Friday, October 27 at the Liberty Theater in Astoria.  It is a free event beginning at 7:00 pm, doors open at 6:00 pm.

Actress Maila Nurmi—better known as her alter-ego, TV’s original horror host Vampira—lived in Astoria from 1939-1941, graduating from high school here and working to save enough money to try her hand at Hollywood fame. Before starring in her character’s eponymously-named Vampira Show or in director Ed Wood’s cult-classic Plan 9 from Outer Space, Maila passed her days in Astoria dancing the jitterbug and driving the local bookmobile. Continue reading... “Vampira: Glamour Ghoul”