What has Oregon Film been up to? – After assuring our industry worked so well through the turbulent pandemic period with several projects of all sizes, 2022 started off with a slow down. Needless to say, Oregon is still attractive and a great place to bring your creative production. Recently we worked with the state legislature and partners like the OMPA and the IATSE and SAG-AFTRA unions to increase the film and media cash rebate percentages from 18% to 25%. In addition, the annual funding for the OPIF program increased from $14M to $20M. Continue reading... “Oregon Film: Who We Are & What We Do (Update 2022)”
The last couple of years has been a weird double-edged sword for the film industry. On one hand, the global pandemic means that the demand for movies and shows is at an all-time high. On the other hand, production to meet this demand is increasingly more difficult, what with travel restrictions, mask-mandates, and social distancing…If it couldn’t be done in-house, it wasn’t getting done.
Then “The Mandalorian” made virtual production a hit phenomenon. Thousands of studios began building LED walls and even after the pandemic had started to loosen its grip, the AR/XR hype train keeps accelerating. Continue reading... “Soma SoftWorks, Leading The Charge On Virtual Production”