Oregon Sci-Fi Feature “A Morning Light” on Kickstarter



Extraterrestrial visitation. Ecology. Wilderness. Human Psychology. Human Nature. The mechanistic response to be fearful of things we do not understand—of that which lies outside of our limited understanding. 


Oregon filmmaker Ian Clark is raising funds on Kickstarter for A MORNING LIGHT—a stark, feature-length portrait about alleged alien abduction phenomenon. Starring Zach Weintraub and Celia Rowlson-Hall.

Shooting September 2014 in La Grande, OR—read about it at Filmmaker Magazine and Tribeca.




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The OPIF Tax Credit Auction is Currently Underway!

The 2014 OPIF Tax Credit Auction began Wednesday July 9 and continues through July 18.

The Oregon Department of Revenue is auctioning $10 million in OPIF tax credits.  This is the largest amount of tax credits we have auctioned off at a single time, so it is a great opportunity for more people to be able to have successful bids.

Bids can be placed through the online auction at the following link:


20,000 increments of $500 tax credit certificates are available.   Continue reading... “The OPIF Tax Credit Auction is Currently Underway!”

2014 OPIF Tax Credit Auction Announced for July 9-18

We wanted to let you know of the Oregon Department of Revenue’s plans to conduct a tax credit auction for the Oregon Production Investment Fund (OPIF) in July.  The total amount of tax credits to be auctioned will be $10,000,000.  This is the largest amount that we have had available to date, so it will be a good opportunity for people to be able take advantage of the tax credits.  The process will be exactly the same as the successful auction conducted last October.   Continue reading... “2014 OPIF Tax Credit Auction Announced for July 9-18”

Oregon Film Incentive Update – Incentives Available in OPIF and iOPIF

Film CommissionWith 2014 coming quickly, we thought it would be a good idea to send out an update on the Oregon Production Investment Fund (OPIF) and the Indigenous Oregon Production Investment Fund (iOPIF).



Oregon Production Investment Fund

In October we completed our second tax credit auction and successfully sold out the remaining tax credits from the new $10million annual allotment.  The total amount of funds raised for fiscal year 2013-2014 is $9,870,610 which is the highest return on the tax credit sale to date.  Continue reading... “Oregon Film Incentive Update – Incentives Available in OPIF and iOPIF”

Case 71; a Perfect Arc Productions piece

Hello all

We are interested in producing a historical documentary about one of Oregon’s Oldest Cold Homicide cases solved in 2010 by OSP (Oregon State Police)

Perfect Arc Productions is a newly founded crew of extremely talented graduates who decided to push forward and develop on our own. Working with the resources of testimony and case file facts we are diligently pursuing the producing and filming of the people to came together, using modern technology and  the tenacity of the detectives  to give this 42 year old case the rest it so desperately deserves. Continue reading... “Case 71; a Perfect Arc Productions piece”

Oregon Filmmaker’s Project 17,000 Dollars away with 10 Days to Go

“A high school graduate takes a summer job with his art teacher selling pottery at the local Renaissance Faire and ultimately discovers his passion for life.”

That’s really what we’re all looking for when we leave high school behind and venture out from the safety of the nest into the fast stream of society and that is the subject filmmaker Teo Guardino is tackling in his newest film outing “Play Faire.”  Unfortunately, his IndieGoGo campaign is winding down to its last 10 days and he’s 17,000 away from his goal. Continue reading... “Oregon Filmmaker’s Project 17,000 Dollars away with 10 Days to Go”

Actor Bill Oberst Jr. and Producer Christian Burgess and join the ranks of “Love Sick.”


PORTLAND, Oregon (June 10, 2013)

Polluted Pictures (Cell Count) is proud to announce that, Producer Christian Burgess and horror movie icon Bill Oberst Jr., have been officially attached to be a part of the “Love Sick” production later this fall.

“To say that I’m excited about this movie would be an understatement,” says writer and director Todd E. Freeman. “This is a very personal project that is based in a very real time in my life when I wasn’t sure if I was going to be with the woman that I loved until the day I died.

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New workshop at the Film Center: GRANTWRITING FOR FILM

The Northwest Film Center School of Film announces an upcoming workshop for filmmakers:


Taught by Courtney Hermann
Register now 

Develop the components needed for a competitive grant application.

Topics: how to prepare a one-page treatment, artist statement, budget, and filmography; tips for selecting and preparing work samples and reels; traits of an effective promotional video; see and discuss samples, then bring what you’re working on to the second class meeting for feedback and critique. Continue reading... “New workshop at the Film Center: GRANTWRITING FOR FILM”

Women’s Vision Grant – Accepting Applications

The 2013 Women’s Vision Grant is accepting applications through July 31st.

The Women’s Vision Grant provides financial support to women creating media in Oregon and SW Washington (Clark County.) This project-based grant aids in a current production, while fostering the artist’s professional and personal development. The grant is offered annually through Women in Film, Portland (WIF-PDX.)  Originally entitled The Faerie Godmother Fund of the Oregon Community Foundation, founded in 2005 by Vikki Mee, the grant became the Faerie Godmother Production Grant through Women in Film, Portland, and is now the Women’s Vision Grant. Continue reading... “Women’s Vision Grant – Accepting Applications”

Roy W. Dean Film Grant Now Open

The Summer Roy Dean Film grant gives $1000.00 in cash and about $30,000.00 in goods and services from top industry companies.  We want films that are unique and make a contribution to society. If your film fits, please consider entering.

Full guidelines and application are online here: http://www.fromtheheartproductions.com/grants.shtml

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