8th Stop On The Historic Oregon Film Trail – Hammond Marina, Warrenton

Yesterday, at the Hammond Marina, Warrenton, the 8th sign on the Historic Oregon Film Trail was unveiled.  For film buffs, Oregon is a haven of locations and stories from more than 100 years of filmmaking. Inspired by these nostalgic backdrops, The Historic Oregon Film Trail, launched in Astoria earlier this year was designed to identify […]

Spotlight On Oregon Location Professional – Dan Eason

Exploring new places is what keeps Dan Eason moving. His career in film spans Cincinnati, Philly, NYC, LA, and, most recently, Portland, Oregon. As a location scout and manager for film, TV, and commercial productions, Dan adds unique energy to the creative process in prep and on set. His eye for the frame, and mind for the logistics, brings scripts to life in several […]

OneRepublic’s Music Video – Would You Rescue Me – Is #OregonMade In Silverton.

  OneRepublic’s latest music video, Would you Rescue Me? shot on location in the beautiful City of Silverton, and Silver Falls State park, with all the action taking place in the woods and in around the immediate downtown area. Oregonian, Dawn Wagner, Line Producer, noted that around 35 Oregonian crew members were hired for the […]

Spotlight On Location Professional – Janet Weiss

My name is Janet Weiss and I live a double life. A Portland, OR resident since 1989, I moved here from the Bay Area to play music and to take advantage of cheap rent and basements in which to practice. I’ve been the drummer in Sleater-Kinney and Quasi ever since (amongst others). Ten years ago […]

Spotlight On Location Professional – Mark Fristad

After attending art school here in the Pacific NW, I started my career as a graphic designer and soon moved up in rank as an advertising art /creative director. After ten years in advertising, I changed paths slightly to become a fashion photography art director working for many U.S. apparel brands. After many years of […]

#OregonMade “The OA” Returns In March!

Netflix’s “The OA – Part 2″ is set to return for its second season March 22nd.  This fantasy drama series was shot in Oregon last summer, in locations such as, Portland, Warm Springs and Pacific City. #OregonMade

Spotlight On Oregon Location Professional – Erika Suchecki

My name is Erika Suchecki and I was born and raised in Portland, OR. For the past 6 years I have been working in the locations department on projects such as “Portlandia“, “Documentary Now“, “I Don’t Feel At Home in this World Anymore“, “Timmy Failure“, and most recently Kelly Reichardt’s upcoming feature “First Cow“. Growing […]

Ashland #6 In MovieMaker Magazine’s Best Places To Live & Work As A Moviemaker: Small Towns & Cities

For the 6th year in a row Ashland is in MovieMaker Magazine’s top group of small and cities and towns in which to be a filmmaker – congrats! Coming in at #6. Ashland, Oregon Here is what MM had to say about Ashland: The smallest city on our list, with a population of 21,117, Ashland […]

Spotlight On Location Professional – Mathew Noack

Born and raised a boy scout in rural Oregon, Mathew Noack is a true son of the state. Upon graduating high school, he dug deep into the Oregon soil, pulled up his roots and posted sail. Catching eastward winds, he landed in Colorado, Texas and eventually Florida. This is where he completed his film degree […]

Oregon Shines In The New Rivian Electric Pickup Truck Commercial – “The Clean Escape”

#OregonMade, “The Clean Escape” makes the state shine in the new Rivian electric pickup truck commercial.  From the Astoria-Megler bridge to the Pearl in downtown Portland, Mount Hood, the Rowena curves, and back out to the beach – just some of the locations covered in this one.  The Rivian is billed as the “Worlds First Electric Adventure Vehicle”. When asked about working on […]