Dru Holley’s “Buffalo Soldiers: Fighting On Two Fronts” Makes Portland Premiere

In 1866, six all-Black cavalry and infantry regiments were created after congress passed the Army Organization Act. They came to be known as Buffalo Soldiers. Buffalo Soldiers: Fighting on Two Fronts explores the often-contradictory role played by the Black soldiers throughout American history, emphasizing the settling of the American West and colonialism abroad. Director Dru Holley […]

OregonLive Discovers Some Background To “Outdoor School”

Kristi Turnquist (OregonLive) spent a day last month on set of the independent film “Outdoor School” talking to the creative team about the inspiration behind the film. (Read here.) The Film tells the story of, Vin Shambry, “a Black 12-year-old boy in Portland, Oregon. Homeless, Vin sleeps under a tree in the park with his […]

Oregon Film: Who We Are & What We Do (Update 2022)

What has Oregon Film been up to? – After assuring our industry worked so well through the turbulent pandemic period with several projects of all sizes, 2022 started off with a slow down. Needless to say, Oregon is still attractive and a great place to bring your creative production. Recently we worked with the state […]

Historic Jefferson County Courthouse and Jail – Restored and Ready for Your Next Film

  The Historic Jefferson County Courthouse and Jail in Madras, OR has now been restored and is ready for you to film your next project there. Today, the 6,500-square-foot courthouse features offices on the first floor for a property management company and two law firms. The second floor, which was used for trials and still […]

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 […]

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 […]

#OregonMade The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival

Film screenings for the nineteenth annual edition of TAC International Film Festival, Lane County’s longest running film festival, will take place May 12-15, 2022, at The Shedd Institute in Eugene, Oregon. Having received 77 entries from 21 countries, we believe that this year’s selections are some of the best films in the world for the […]

The 2021 Killer Valley Comedy Film Festival Returns For The Holiday Season

Traditionally held in Ashland, Oregon, the Killer Valley Comedy Film Festival will stream virtually through their website for one more year, as live theaters still struggle with opening up to a viewing public in 2021. Following the success of celebrating independent horror films for over a decade, the Killer Valley team spawned a second genre film […]

Killer Valley Film Festival is “Now Screaming” through October

            Now Screaming… er, Now Streaming! Southern Oregon’s Killer Valley Horror Film Festival has launched its 14th year of celebrating independent filmmakers in the horror film genre this October. Having their live event derailed by the ongoing pandemic, the team behind KVHFF has made their festival available to stream via […]

Eastern Oregon Film Festival – October 21-23

The Eastern Oregon Film Festival will celebrate its twelfth year of programming independent cinema in La Grande, Oregon on October 21-23. The festival will present 52 films over the course of the three days, both in-person and also via a virtual streaming platform.  The official selections were announced on August 15th, and include 12 Feature-length […]