The sun is out, the weather is starting to perk up, and during these Covid days, it seems as though many of us are spending more time outside than usual. Let’s keep the momentum going! Earth Day (April 22) is a good way to keep momentum and a call to restore our earth!
There are many things we can do as individuals, and as part of our Oregon production community. Here are a few ideas to get you started:
The short film Nowheres Wolf: A Call Not Answered is inspired by the life of Oregon’s famous wolf named Journey, aka OR-7. The film is mid-production and starting to take off, hitting some heartfelt points in the film and animation industry including developing non-toxic building materials for artists and makers as well as advocating for local wildlife.
Often we get asked how we got into the luxury restroom trailers business. Well, they say that ‘necessity is the mother of invention’, and that was certainly true in our case. Back in 2011 when I was planning my outdoor wedding and checking into outdoor restroom options, I found there weren’t really options beyond smelly construction Porta-Potties. When the wedding was over, we resolved to change that.
On Saturday May 5, at 2:00 PM at the enchanting Siren Theater, 315 NW Davis, archivists Elizabeth Peterson, Libby Burke, and Dennis Nyback will present a screening of selected films from the minor cinemas of Oregon.
Elizabeth Peterson will screen LUTHER METKE AT 94 (1979), directed by Jorge Preloren & Steve Raymen. 27 min, color, shot on 16mm.
A near-constant fixture of MovieMaker magazine’s 50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee: https://goo.gl/yXmzNA, BendFilm celebrates independent films and the risky, passionate, tough and talented people who make them. This year’s festival runs from Thursday, Oct. 12 – Sunday, Oct. 15, with most venues located in Bend’s historic downtown and the nearby Old Mill District.
Our clients are saving significantly thanks to wider adoption of the new LED lighting technology. The potential power differential can as as great as 75% when compared to incandescent lighting. Although LED lighting has been around for a decade it’s use in Film/ TV production has been limited largely to panel lights. Which were mainly used in field production. In that context they were competing to replace existing fixtures which pulled less than 15 Amps. Which is the capacity of most household plugs. Continue reading... “Local Studios Are Saving Both Energy And Money Using LED Lighting”
Celebrate food justice at the Portland premiere of the award winning documentary, SEED: The Untold Story! SEED: The Untold Story is the Opening Night Film at the Portland EcoFilm Festival at Hollywood Theater, Thursday, October 20 at 7:00pm. A Q&A with the local Portland filmmakers, Taggart Siegel and Jon Betz, will follow. Visit seedthemovie.com/portland for tickets and more info.