EP Explores Building On Oregon’s Cinema Legacy

Entertainment Partners explores building on Oregon’s cinema legacy and how improved tax incentives, job training, and production infrastructure are expanding the filmmaking industry in the Pacific Northwest. Read all about it.  

Oregon’s Film & Media Incentive Program Increases

Thanks to the passing of SB1524 in the short 2022 legislative session, the rebate percentage allowances for the “Oregon Production Investment Fund” (OPIF) have been increased in an effort to keep Oregon competitive with other similar programs in the region. Gov. Brown signed the bill into law this week and the increased rebate percentages will […]

MovieMaker Magazine Votes Portland #14 In Best Places To Live & Work As A Moviemaker: Big Cities

Yet again Portland makes onto MovieMaker’s, “Best Places to Live and Work as a Moviemaker” – congrats! Here is what MM had to say: 14. Portland, Oregon “Without the new regional tax incentive, which gives an additional rebate back to productions shooting outside of Portland proper, I don’t think we could’ve made this film,” says […]

OPB Talks With Alex Bulkley From Animation Studio, Shadow Machine, About Their Studio & New Show, “Dallas & Robo”

Listen to Alex Bulkley, co-owner of ShadowMachine, talking with Dave Miller, OPB’s Think Out Loud ,  discussing what the studio has been up to since they moved up to Portland in 2015. “In 2015, the animation production house, ShadowMachine, opened a satellite studio in Portland. Since then, they’ve produced multiple projects. Most recently, they have worked in […]

HBO’s #OregonMade “Here And Now” Unveiled New Trailer

#OregonMade in Portland, the new Alan Ball/HBO series, “Here and Now” shared the new teaser trailer yeterday. The series about a, “multi-racial family made up of husband, wife, three adopted children from Somalia, Vietnam and Colombia and one biological child, find their bonds tested when one of the children begins seeing things which the rest […]

Oregon Film – Who We Are & What We Do!

As we move into another busy production season and a new fiscal year, we wanted to proactively answer a few questions about the Oregon Film & Video Office, a/k/a/ The Governor’s Office of Film & Television, a/k/a Oregon Film. That’s us. Did you know this office was “founded” in 1968 by Gov. McCall as a […]

“Grimm” – Gone, But Not Forgotten. PBJ Sums Up 7 years and 6 Seasons

“Grimm” has made Portland home for 7 years, hired around 1,000 people (80 percent of the crew have been local, and about 250 full time crew), spent a little over $55 million each year, and has helped many vendors and support businesses expand in equipment and employees, as well as showcase Portland’s varied locations.  The […]

“The Librarians” Are Coming Back For Season 4

TNT and Electric Entertainment are bringing “The Librarians” back for another season – the 4th in Oregon!  The show stars; Rebecca Romijin, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim, John Larroquette, and series veteran,  Noah Wyle and produced with executive producers Dean Devlin, Marc Roskin, and Wyle. Read more. #OregonMade #OregonMadeShows

Good Sundance Review Of @MaconBlair ‘s New #OregonMade Film

Macon Blair‘s #OregonMade, “I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore” received a good Sundance Film review.   Macon Blair has a history in Oregon, as he starred-in, and co-produced, (alongside Oregonian, Neil Kopp) in another #OregonMade project, “Green Room“.  

HouseSpecial’s Stop-Motion Short Takes ‘Best Animated Film’ At Oregon Independent Film Festival

Aaron Sorenson, a Director at Portland animation studio HouseSpecial, received the award for Best Animated Film for the stop-motion short Jailbreak during the award ceremony at The Oregon Independent Film Festival (OIFF) held on September 24, 2016 in Portland’s Clinton Street Theater. Jailbreak, shot in black and white, follows the daring escape of a desperate […]