Spotlight On Location Professional – Mike Floyd

The stunning landscapes of Oregon have been a great inspiration for the past 25 years.  I have been exploring and photographing around Oregon and the NW since 1993.   After graduating from photo school at the Rochester Institute of Technology and a couple years as the park photographer for Yosemite National Park, I found my […]

Oregon Film & Oregon State Parks Plant 50 Trees in Celebration of 50 Years Of Oregon Film Office (Plus The First Historic Oregon Film Trail Sign Is Installed)

The Oregon Film Office and Oregon State Parks planted 50 Sitka Spruce, Western Red Cedar, Douglas-fir, and Western Hemlock seedlings conifer trees at Gleneden Beach State Recreation site to mark the 50th anniversary of the Oregon Film Office and its long standing collaboration with Oregon State Parks. Additionally, at this site, a sign was erected […]

“American Vandal” – Season 2 – Premiered September

The new trailer is out for American Vandal’s second season (maybe NSFW.) The #OregonMade season 2 of “American Vandal” will premiere Friday, September 14th, 2018 and will consist of 8 episodes that all shot in and around Portland metro. CBS Television Studios, Funny or Die, and 3Arts produced in partnership for Netflix.  The mockumentary series […]

Spotlight On Location Professional – Bobby Warberg

When I was 14 years old I answered our home phone and there was a man on the line that said he was looking for old cars to use in a new movie called, “Animal House”. I told him that my mom has an old car. The next thing I knew my mom and I […]

New #OregonMade Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – Production Underway

In late 2017, the Oregon Made Creative Foundation (in partnership with Oregon Film,) Travel Oregon, Danner Boots, and the Portland Film Office at Prosper Portland partnered together to bring  funding for a new grant: The Outdoor Adventure Film Grant. This Grant has enabled our filmmakers, Emilia Quinton and Liz Haan to begin creating a short […]

Spotlight On Location Professional – Katie Rasmussen

As a Location Manager based in Oregon, I spend my free time looking for undiscovered vistas, waterfalls, scenic outlooks, and beautiful landscapes. Oregon truly captures the imagination of all people who come here to visit. One of the most common things I hear is that “it’s so green here!” Our tiny corner of the United […]

Spotlight On Southern Oregon Film and Media – Get Connected

The Southern Oregon Film and Media Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit trade association made up of film and media professional crew and  businesses that support services in the Southern Oregon region.  Their mission is to “promote and strengthen the development of film, video, and multimedia production in Southern Oregon.”  SOFAM is a great first call […]

A New #OregonMade Mural And Film Poster Exhibit For The Portland International Airport

  The new #OregonMade Film History Mural and Poster Exhibit is located in the Portland International Airport’s south pedestrian tunnel which connects the parking garage to the terminal (underground between baggage claims 3 and 4.) It  provides travelers with over 160 uninterrupted feet ofmural art and posters, representing a small collection of Oregon’s rich film […]

Spotlight On Oregon Location Professional – Shaun Gavin

Shaun Gavin is a Portland based location scout and manager who has worked in Oregon for over 20 years. We recently reached out to Shaun and asked how he got his start – “I’ve always been interested in broadcasting and film but wasn’t sure what I wanted to do. I met my good friend Sara […]

#OregonMade Independent Film, “Phoenix, Oregon” – Shooting In Klamath Falls

Directors Gary and Anne Lundgren, (“Black Road”)  have been shooting their latest film,”Phoenix, Oregon” in Klamath Falls this week. Klamath Falls Independent Film Festival (KIFF)  announced the Lundgren’s new project, as well as updates about the upcoming festival. “Phoenix, Oregon” centers around the relationship between two small town, long-time friends, who open a bowling alley […]