I’m a photographer based out of Portland and I’ve been working on a new TV series for OPB titled Oregon Photo Adventure. The show features different photographers on each episode providing photographic inspiration and education while showcasing the natural beauty of the state.
The filming for the first season is complete, however some post-production work is still needed before getting the series to air.
Last year around this time Eastern Oregon Film Festival volunteers were working hard on final printing of programs and media in anticipation of last years event — this year – we are just stepping into the great things coming for EOFF in 2013. The fourth annual event will be held February 28th thru March 2, 2013 in La Grande, Oregon. So Eastern Oregon – take this coming weekend and visit Bend Film Festival instead.
FILM FINANCING SEMINAR with LA-based entertainment attorney and author John Cone
Available through two locations: in person in Ashland or via Skype in Portland
Cone is the author of 7 books including 43 Ways to Finance Your Film, The Feature Film Distribution Deal, and Business Plans for Filmmakers from Southern Illinois University Press. www.filmfinanceattorney.com
The topics to be covered this Saturday: Overview of film finance • Lender financing and the latest developments in the investor financing area • JOBS Act’s authorization to use general solicitation and advertising in certain Regulation D, Rule 506 offerings • New investment Crowdfunding models • Analysis of the three forms of documentation with which to approach film financiers and when to use each • The latest models for successful independent Distribution
Please register in advance for the location of your choice
In July with the cooperation of Oregon’s Department of Revenue we conducted our first ever auction for the Oregon Production Investment Fund tax credits. By the time the auction was completed we had more bids for the tax credits than what was available. The second stage of the auction required those who submitted a bid to turn in a cashier’s check or money order no later than July 20. Now that DOR has collected all the money, we have determined that there are still credits available. Continue reading... “2nd OPIF Tax Credit Auction to Happen September 17-19”
Intertwine. Speaking the word makes one think of grape vines in a vineyard, snakes, tangles and knots. It almost never has positive connotations and reminds us that dealing with something that is intertwined with something else means that as simple as the issue seems at first, it’s going to get very complicated very quickly. Welcome to the world of Intertwine.
The Portland Incubator Experiment (PIE) is a partnership among leading brands, technology innovators, and Wieden+Kennedy — the largest privately held advertising and communications company in the world. It serves as a hub for community, entrepreneurship, and creative thinking.
It’s a collaborative center where brands, tech, and culture meet to explore and redefine brand experiences. And another example of how Wieden+Kennedy and its brand partners are continuously innovating on the edges of tech, culture, and brand experiences.
The Winding Stream, an epic documentary film about the dynasty at the heart of American roots music is nearing completion, but needs finishing funds to get there. The film tells the story of the musical Carter and Cash Family and features interviews and performances by many Americana artists, including Johnny Cash, Rosanne Cash, George Jones, Sheryl Crow, Kris Kristofferson, John Prine, the Carolina Chocolate Drops and others.