Shot In The Cascade Mountains, “Hello From Nowhere” Is Now Available To Stream

The romantic adventure-comedy-thriller, filmed near Mt. Hood, is now available to stream! “Hello From Nowhere” was directed by Portland’s Anthony Orkin and produced by Lara Cuddy, Todd Robinson, and Alyssa Roehrenbeck. The cast includes local favorites Summer Menkee, Sean Paul Ross, John Armour, G. Scott Brown, and Denah Angel. A mysterious hiker pits two camping […]

Portland Premiere – Campy Screwball Comedy Movie “Pocket Mouse Protector”

Winner of Best LGBTQ Feature Film (Seattle Film Festival), POCKET MOUSE PROTECTOR brings its zany humor to Clinton Street Theater on November 5th, 2022. Starring Portland talent James Sharinghousen, Eleanor O’Brien, Blake Stone, Jonas Israel, Yelena King, Daniel Villarreal, and Paul Bright, the movie is a send-up of screwball comedies from the 20s, 30s, and […]

Five Filmmakers Who are Reshaping the Cinema of the PNW

Moviegoing is back. And Portland’s independent filmmakers are telling stories that many audiences—particularly white ones—have never seen before, including what it’s like to be a Black woman hiking with chronic pain or a Pakistani couple on a date at a McDonald’s. Willamette Week profiles the storytellers and stories from a dynamic group of emerging local […]

The College Girl, Directed By Portland-Based Writer/Director Jon Salimes, is Now Available On Amazon Prime

‘The College Girl’ was shot in 2015 and finally premiered on Amazon Prime on April 20th, 2022. Described stylistically as Jim Jarmusch meets Kevin Smith, this deadpan satire follows an innocent young girl from farm country who moves to the big city to pursue her dreams. But as time goes on, she finds that her […]

Eksod – Altering the Cinematic Experience

As a sound recordist for film & television in Oregon, I’m responsible for keeping synchronicity between the camera department and my location recordings. Motion pictures demand an unceasing audio stream of dialogue, effects, and music to glue at least 24 frames per second of visuals together. It wasn’t always this way of course. Motion pictures […]

Portland Filmmaker Josh Hoffman’s “UNDER THE KNIFE” Now Slashing!

    Bloated Cat Productions and Penguin Films have unleashed “The New Face of Horror.” UNDER THE KNIFE is a psychedelic journey into the vortex of vanity. “Beverly travels to South Korea to get plastic surgery, but ends up unknowingly getting a computerized implant from a surgeon who maniacally turns his patients into beautiful killing […]

“Bird, Louise & Somebody Else.” | An award winning high school student film | In association with Portland Oregon’s Benjamin Franklin HS film program

Two kids entangled in the pursuit of young love find themselves colliding with the life of a woman experiencing a crisis in a new short film. Written & Directed by: Quintana Jones and Harrison Hathaway This is my first time, Quintana’s as well, just making something. I could write pages and pages about how much […]

#OregonMade “Lorelei” Opens Today!

“Lorelei” stars Pablo Schreiber (Den of Thieves, Orange is the New Black, The Wire) and Jena Malone (The Hunger Games, The Neon Demon, Inherent Vice), along with a cast of local actors cast by Simon Max Hill, including Amelia Borgerding, Parker Pascoe-Sheppard and Chancellor Perry (three upcoming child actors) who make their acting debuts in […]

Asian Representation in Upcoming Short Film, “Julia”

Emma Duvall, a Portland-based Korean American filmmaker, saw first hand the lack of diversity in the film industry. Stories told from the Asian American perspective often go untold, and roles for Asian women can be few and far between. Seeking to increase representation, Emma wrote her short film, “Julia”. Emma based the film on her […]

Good Day Oregon Explores Production Revitalization With Tim Williams

    Tim Williams, Executive Director, Oregon Film, chats to Good Day Oregon on the revitalization of Oregon production as our state starts to open up, watch here. #OregonMade.