Oregon Premiere of #OregonMade “Why Dig When You Can Pluck” June 27

Join us for a night of local multimedia storytelling! Featuring local filmmaker Cambria Matlow’s new film “Why Dig When You Can Pluck” at the Tomorrow Theatre on June 27.

Synopsis: “A filmmaker seeking inspiration for her next movie brings her volatile husband and defiant young son camping on the Oregon coast. When her competing desires to be a good mother and creative artist come to a hilt, she reaches a painful but powerful breakthrough.” Prior to the film, Lindsay Baltus will kick off the evening with her storytelling piece “Pregnant in the Archives,” inspired by her personal experience with childbirth, interspersed with archival recordings of a feminist consciousness-raising groups of the 1970s. Continue reading... “Oregon Premiere of #OregonMade “Why Dig When You Can Pluck” June 27”

#OregonMade “Above the Trees” Comes to Portland

During an extensive tour throughout Oregon, Southern Oregon shot “Above the Trees,” the 5th movie produced by local filmmakers Joma Films (who made Phoenix, Oregon, Calvin Marshall, and Redwood Highway), screens for one night only at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland this Wednesday May 22 at 7pm.
The filmmakers, director Gary Lundgren and producer Annie Lundgren, will be in attendance for a Q&A after the screening.

Come watch a stellar film made under the SAG micro-budget agreement. Learn about producing films in Oregon with both regional and Hollywood actors and the ins-and-outs of self distribution.

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Congratulations Post Production Grant Recipients 2024

The Portland Events and Film Office, in partnership with Travel Portland, is proud to announce the recipients of the 2024 Post Production Grant to five feature films.  The funding is designed to encourage the completion of a local feature-length film and position local producers to build toward larger, more resourced productions. Past recipients of the Post-Production Grant have included “Nora” by Anna Campbell and Dawn Redstone Jones’ “Mother of Color,” the latter picked up by Amazon Prime Studios for worldwide streaming distribution.

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#OregonMade “Lost Angel: The Genius of Judee Sill” Released April 12

The documentary co-directed by Portland based director Brian Lindstrom and Andy Brown is being released in theaters and on streaming platforms on April 12.

This is the never-before-told story of folk-rock icon Judee Sill, who in just two years went from living in a car to appearing on the cover of Rolling Stone. The documentary charts her troubled adolescence through her meteoric rise in the music world and early tragic death. Featuring Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Fleet Foxes, David Geffen, and more. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Lost Angel: The Genius of Judee Sill” Released April 12”

Hollywood Theatre at PDX is Looking for #OregonMade Short Films

The Hollywood Theatre, Portland’s premiere modern-historic movie house, is looking for short films to be screened at their location in the PDX airport for our Summer 2024 program. If you or someone you know has a short film that fits the parameters presented below, consider submitting your film!

To be considered for screening at the Hollywood Theatre @ PDX, all submissions must meet the following criteria:

 

  • Must be created by a local/regional artist or concern issues relating to Oregon or the Pacific Northwest
  • Must be appropriate for a general audience (G-rated).
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#OregonMade “Above the Trees” Premieres in Ashland on May 10

#OregonMade and Southern Oregon produced “Above The Trees” will premiere May 10, 2024 at the Varsity theatre in Ashland before taking a small tour around the state with a series of in-person screenings followed by a Q&A with the filmmaking team. “Above the Trees” is the new film from Joma Films who previously produced other #OregonMade features like “Phoenix, Oregon,” “Black Road,” “Redwood Highway” and “Calvin Marshall.”

Join us for in person Q&As in these cities. Tickets available soon.

May 10 – Ashland – Varsity Theatre
May 11 – Klamath Falls – Pelican Cinemas
May 13 – Grants Pass – Southgate Cinemas
May 15 – Eugene – Art House Theater
May 17 – Salem – Salem Cinema
May 18 am – Lincoln City – Bijou Theatre
May 18 pm – Florence – City Lights Cinemas
May 19 – Corvallis – Darkside Cinema
May 22 – Portland – Hollywood Theatre
June 22 – Fort Jones, CA – GlowFest

When a good man is assaulted and left in a serious coma, his best friend and local boxer is charged with the crime. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Above the Trees” Premieres in Ashland on May 10”

#OregonMade “Lazareth” to be Released May 10

Ignore those skyline shots of a post apocalyptic Seattle because this one is #OregonMade.

“Lazareth” follows Lee (Ashley Judd), an aunt whose life mission is to protect her orphaned nieces, Imogen and Maeve, from a self-destructing world, raising them in isolation until an outsider threatens their peaceful existence.

Starring: Ashley Judd, Sarah Pidgeon, Katie Douglas, Edward Balaban, and Asher Angel. Directed by: Alec Tibaldi.

“Lazareth” will be released on May 10, 2024.

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#OregonMade “New Life” Drops Trailer

A new feature film shot in Portland, Enterprise and the Wallowas opens in theaters and will be available on streaming platforms on May 3.

“New Life” tells the story of a mysterious woman on the run, and the resourceful fixer assigned to bring her in. Their two unique stories inextricably link, as the stakes of the pursuit rise to apocalyptic proportions.

The thriller stars Sonya Walger, Hayley Erin, and Tony Amendola. Written and directed by John Rosman.

Check out the trailer here:

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The Future of Film School is Here. And it’s Online.

Have you ever dreamed of working in film, television, or digital production?

Wouldn’t it be great to learn the skills that you need to work in the entertainment industry directly from top professionals from wherever you are — at any time — in a cost-effective way?

Stage 32, the world’s leading online education platform for the entertainment industry, is now offering you the opportunity to become certified in the skills that are needed to work in production so you can take your career to the next level from wherever you are in the world. Continue reading... “The Future of Film School is Here. And it’s Online.”

BendFilm Announces 2024 Dates, Releases Poster

BendFilm today unveiled the 2024 creative for the 21st Annual Bend Film Festival, scheduled for October 10-13th.

The Bend Film Festival, at its core, is homemade and homegrown. The festival is made possible by our hard-working staff, devoted volunteers, and amazing community of supporters.

This year the festival creative and poster were designed in-house by our talented BendFilm team — led by Marketing Manager Elise Furgurson with help from Christina Rosetti, Doone Williams, Selin Sevinc and Giancarlo Gatto. The design was inspired by our mission to bring the best in independent films to Central Oregon and celebrates the spirit of the Bend Film Festival as a true indie festival. Continue reading... “BendFilm Announces 2024 Dates, Releases Poster”