Gordon Klco And Rob Finch – Winners Of Oregon’s Magical Winter Season Grant!

Winter Season Grant Award Winners Announced!

The Oregon Made Creative Foundation in conjunction with Travel Oregon are pleased to announce the winners of the first ever Winter Season Grant. The Grant is part of an ongoing content partnership between Travel Oregon and the Oregon Made Creative Foundation. There was a large and exciting application turnout with many creative and well-qualified ideas but Gordon Klco and Rob Finchs’ pitch, “Wish You Were Here,” took the top spot. Klco grew up in the high desert of the Rocky Mountains and his “love for skiing and kayaking led him into the adventure film world” where he started his career.  

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From The Couch Film Collective – Script To Screen Grant Program Still Open For Applications

Have a story to tell?
Are you working on your short film script?

An amazing opportunity is here for local women and non-binary filmmakers…

Our SCRIPT TO SCREEN GRANT PROGRAM is OPEN until January 20th.
Members of the Couch Film Collective can enter the 2019 Script to Screen Grant Program for an opportunity to win a $4,000 grant (our biggest grant yet!), massive production and outreach support from our filmmaking collective, and in-kind donations!

The final deadline for submissions is January 20, 2019 at midnight.

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2nd Annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” – Closes January 31st!

The second annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” is open for applications – closes January 31st.

The Grant is being provided by the #OregonMade Creative Foundation in conjunction with Travel Oregon. This grant will provide $20,000 in funding to enable the selected applicant to create a short film that specifically showcases the diversity of people, spirit, passion, and excitement of the outdoor-adventure, or, action sports film genres in the state of Oregon. This program specifically looks to support and encourage diversity of filmmaker and/or the subject matter, in front of and/or behind the camera. Continue reading... “2nd Annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” – Closes January 31st!”

OregonMade Creative Foundation & Travel Oregon Team Up To Offer “Winter Season Grant”

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Oregon’s Magical Winter Season Grant 

The $15,000 “Winter Season Grant” is being provided by the OregonMade Creative Foundation and in conjunction with Travel Oregon  to create a short film series of moving “postcard stories” that will captivate and encourage people to experience the winter season for themselves. The purpose of this grant is to support local content creators who are producing high-quality, innovative multimedia content about Oregon that inspires travel to or around the state.
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Women in Film Production Grant Accepting Applications!

BendFilm Women-Led Production Grant Deadline Aug 19
BendFilm is now accepting project applications for a women-led production to be filmed in Central Oregon. Female identifying filmmakers in the following counties are eligible to apply: Deschutes, Crook, Jefferson, Wasco, Wheeler, Lake and Klamath.
Submit your short film project information before August 19th for a chance to win $5,000 and entry in the 2019 BendFilm Festival. For more information visit the BendFilm website
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Winner Announced For #OregonMade Screenwriter’s Residency Award

Playa in the spring.August 6th, 2018: The OregonMade Creative Foundation, Northwest Film Center and Playa Summer Lake announce the winner for the 2nd annual Playa residency award.

The Screenwriter’s Residency program, now in its second year, received over 30 pitches, proposals and outlines from screenwriters, filmmakers and related creators focusing on a new take on an old genre – The Western. Projects needed to be set in the Northwest but not necessarily all in Oregon, while writers needed to be current Oregon residents. Continue reading... “Winner Announced For #OregonMade Screenwriter’s Residency Award”

BendFilm’s “Women Filmmaker Production Fund” Is Up And Running

Help BendFilm fund the production of a local, women-led short film to be shot in Central Oregon. They only need $2,500 from this campaign to match a $2,500 grant from the Roundhouse Foundation. “The gender disparity in our industry is embarrassingly low and we need to be the spark that creates change!”

Here’s how the film production process will work:

– With your help, raise $2,500 through July 18th via this Seed&Spark Campaign.

– Issue a request for proposal from local female filmmakers about their film on July 19th. Continue reading... “BendFilm’s “Women Filmmaker Production Fund” Is Up And Running”

#OregonMade Screenwriter’s Residency Award

The OregonMade Creative Foundation, Northwest Film Center and Playa Summer Lake announce the second year of a unique residency opportunity for screenwriters and filmmakers.

This program calls for proposals from screenwriters, filmmakers and related creators to work on a script/story/pitch/narrative project during a 4-week residency at Playa in Summer Lake, Oregon.

The OregonMade Screenwriter’s Residency Award is open to Oregon Resident filmmakers, screenwriters and other creative teams (no more than 3) to develop and write a narrative project with a “western” theme that is set here in the Northwest. Continue reading... “#OregonMade Screenwriter’s Residency Award”

#OregonMade Animation Apprenticeship Now Open for Applications

Together with award-winning animation studio ShadowMachine, the #OregonMade Creative Foundation has just launched a unique paid apprenticeship program focusing on hands-on, stop-motion animation production work.

ShadowMachine is about to go into production on a stop-motion series and we have worked together to create two, three month, paid apprenticeship positions on the project. 

You can find more info on the OMCF website. Continue reading... “#OregonMade Animation Apprenticeship Now Open for Applications”

#OregonMade Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – SUBMISSIONS DUE!

Don’t forget to get your application in for the $18,500 Outdoor Adventure Film Grant, plus supporting in-kind donations from Koerner Camera, Mission Control and Digital One, now open at the #OregonMade Creative Foundation.

Submissions are due on January 31 – Time is Running Out! Continue reading... “#OregonMade Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – SUBMISSIONS DUE!”