Oregon Media Arts Fellowship – Now Open for Applications

Still from Borrufa by Roland Dahwen, 2019 Fellow

The Oregon Media Arts Fellowship is a biannual award provided by the Oregon Arts Commission and overseen by the Portland Art Museum’s Center for an Untold Tomorrow (PAM CUT) for outstanding achievement and creativity in the field of media arts in the state of Oregon.

Applications for fellowships will be accepted from
January 30 – March 31, 2023

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Outdoor Adventure Film Grant Now Open for Submissions through Feb. 17

A new $20,000 to $25,000 grant is now open for submissions through the #OregonMade Creative Foundation. Submissions for the 2023 Outdoor Adventure Film Grant will be accepted through 5p on February 17, 2023.

The Outdoor Adventure Film Grant ’23 (OAFG23) aims to help support and amplify stories and storytellers (both in front of and behind the camera) utilizing Oregon’s outdoor spaces as a backdrop. The OAFG23 specifically invites experienced BIPOC filmmakers and on-camera subjects that can create a short film pitch that should be able to inform, inspire, capture and/or reveal a personal journey involving an outdoor pursuit that is set against the backdrop of Oregon’s majestic landscape. Continue reading... “Outdoor Adventure Film Grant Now Open for Submissions through Feb. 17”

Grant ALERT! The Outdoor Adventure Film Grant 2023 Applications Taken Starting January 23rd!

 

Oregon Film, and the Oregon Made Creative Foundation in conjunction with Travel Oregon, are pleased to announce the 2023 Oregon Outdoor Film Grant (OAFG2023) – the 5th grant in this collaboration.

This year’s grant is seeking to invite filmmakers to explore the “Nature Gap” – the term that describes the uneven and inequitable access to wild, outdoor spaces in America.

Natural space is supposed to be free and accessible for everyone, but in reality, it is not apportioned equally to all races, ages, genders, or income groups.

Continue reading... “Grant ALERT! The Outdoor Adventure Film Grant 2023 Applications Taken Starting January 23rd!”

Creative Opportunity Program Launches for 2022-23

Last legislative session a bill passed that allowed Oregon Film to allocate funds to a program called the “Creative Opportunity Program.” This program dedicates up to $375,000 per year to creative projects, producers and programs around the state. These programs include the continuation of existing programs like the Pathways job training and placement program, the Outdoor Adventure Film Grant, the Tell Your Story Grant and partnership programs like CINE/SEEN and Creatives of Color Networking events (OMPA) and the BIPOC Filmmaker Grant (BendFilm). Continue reading... “Creative Opportunity Program Launches for 2022-23”

Four Local Film Projects Awarded Post-Production Grants

The Portland Film Office, in partnership with Travel Portland, has announced the recipients of its 2022 Portland Post-Production Grant Program. Selected from a pool of  23 applicants, four local filmmakers will receive $7,500 each for their respective projects.

The grant program is intended to support the professional development of local Portland filmmakers by providing funds for such activities as sound, picture editing, color matching, color grading, closed caption, tech specs for distributors, and music clearances using local post-production houses. Continue reading... “Four Local Film Projects Awarded Post-Production Grants”

Portland Post Production Grant 2022 Opens March 15

Attention local filmmakers: The Portland Film Office is happy to announce a Post Production Grant opportunity is opening March 15. Applications will be accepted until March 30.

 

The Portland Film Office, in partnership with Travel Portland, is proud to offer a grant opportunity for Oregon-based independent film productions to support and offset the cost of the post-production process.

The funding is designed to encourage the completion of a local feature-length film and position local producers to build toward larger, more resourced productions. Continue reading... “Portland Post Production Grant 2022 Opens March 15”

“Any Oregon Sunday” – 3 Oregon Womens’ Extreme Motocross Adventures!

The winners of the third annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” – recently presented their winning project “Any Oregon Sunday.”

The Winning Team: Kanani Koster, Janie Faison, and Tiffany Lindquist – all based in Portland, OR, and dedicated to telling “diverse and authentic stories that are created by a majority of women and POC-identifying locally-sourced cast and crew” put together this inspiring and uplifting documentary project portraying Adventure MotorSports in Oregon, specifically told through the lens of diverse women riders. Continue reading... ““Any Oregon Sunday” – 3 Oregon Womens’ Extreme Motocross Adventures!”

Applications Are Now Being Accepted For The 4th Oregon Made Film Grant – “OAFG21”

Outdoor Adventure Film Grant 2021      “Oregon’s Outdoors Are for Everyone”

Oregon’s open spaces and outdoor pursuits are for all Americans and visitors, yet there is a well-documented inequity in America that is deeply rooted in our shared cultural history, and as a whole, our outdoor spaces are not equally utilized for a multitude of historical, social and cultural reasons. The Outdoor Adventure Film Grant ’21 (OAFG21) aims to help support and amplify stories and storytellers (both in front of and behind the camera) utilizing Oregon’s outdoor spaces as a backdrop. Continue reading... “Applications Are Now Being Accepted For The 4th Oregon Made Film Grant – “OAFG21””

The OAFG19 Grant Film, “Pedal Through” Premieres Tomorrow!

 

Black Joy is important. Black Healing is important.” –

Director  Analise Cleopatra about her debut film, “Pedal Through.”

Join us (tomorrow (Thurs 7/23 at 12pm PT) for the live online debut of “Pedal Through“, a film about three young black women taking on a week-long bike packing adventure full of joy, healing, and mentorship with mother nature in Oregon’s backcountry. Followed by a panel discussion with the film’s cast and crew. This is the second annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” (OAFG19) – a co-venture between the Oregon Made Creative Foundation and Travel Oregon. Continue reading... “The OAFG19 Grant Film, “Pedal Through” Premieres Tomorrow!”

Outdoor Adventure Film Grant 2020 – Winning Team At Work

The third annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” (OAFG20) announces the winning application – “On Any Oregon Sunday.”

Despite the current, global situation with the advance of Covid-19, we feel good about being able to award this grant to a small team of independent filmmakers, Kanani Koster, Janie Faison and Tiffany Lindquist, as in a small way it is helping enable this winning team to be able to work on this worthwhile project. Continue reading... “Outdoor Adventure Film Grant 2020 – Winning Team At Work”