The Film Office has recently been working with the Producers Guild of America by adding to an on-line searchable database of green vendors for production in Oregon. As Earth Day approaches on April 22nd, you might consider joining the “A Billion Acts Green®” by suggesting a green vendor, to add to this database. There is no charge for these listing and the more there are, the more opportunities productions have to make green choices. Continue reading... “Earth Day April 22nd – Call for Green Vendors for Searchable Database”
There are some scheduled changes that will take place as of April 1, 2011 in the AFM Commercials Contract and the SAG/AFTRA Commercials Contracts for both radio and television which will affect advertising costs.
AFM Pension contributions increase to 13.08% on April 1, 2011. This is a Federally mandated increase that was scheduled for implementation in two phases. The first increase took place on June 1, of 2010 (to 12.48%) with the second increase to 13.08% scheduled to take effect on 4/1/11. Continue reading... “Payroll changes for SAG/AFTRA Contracts”
An article this week in Oregon Business Magazine highlighted film production in the southern region of the state. Producer, Gary Kout, founder and director of SOFAT made note of the production upturn due in part to diverse locations and experienced crew. For the details read here.
I saw a tweet from W+K today and immediately got immersed with Ian Tait’s presentation on this website. He was speaking recently in London at the Creativity and Technology conference. I HIGHLY RECOMMEND that every creative professional in Oregon check this out. Ian joined W+K a year or so ago after success in the digital media industry in London. I think he’s a real visionary and someone I hope will be a great asset for our local community.
Much of what Ian touches on is an extension of what we tried to cover at “The Brave New World of Media” event a few weeks ago and it’s reassuring that someone of Ian’s status in on the same track as many others in Oregon. Continue reading... “Check out W+K’s Ian Tait’s Presentation – it’s good!”
Put a team together and make a film/video in 3 days December 10-13th 2010. Support charity when you come watch the completed films at the Hollywood Theatre. Goto www.3dayfilm.com Continue reading... “3Day Film December”
Hello all you creatives out there who either work in advertising or aspire to. Travel Oregon is looking for an ad agency. Check it out here http://industry.traveloregon.com/About-Oregon-Tourism-Commission/Job-Opportunities.aspx
Film and Video’s connection with tourism in Oreogon has always been strong. Here’s a chance to actually profit from this connection! Continue reading... “Travel Oregon issues RFP for Ad Agency”
Weiden + Kennedy are taking their Old Spice Campaign to the web – in real time! The past few days they have been recording personalized messages and posting the videos on YouTube and it’s become quite the phenomenon! Read Write Web got the low down on what W+K is up to. If you type in “Old Spice” on YouTube, you’ll see all the videos. My personal favorite is the message to Alyssa Milano which has already had 72,000 posts.
Thanks to the help of the local PR firm Liaison, Hinge Digital is looking to make a big splash in the animation, visual effects, and digital media industry. Today Liaison put out the news that the company is officially announcing the launch of their full service facility. The company was founded by Roland Gauthier, Michael Kuehn, and Alex Tysowsky and quietly they have been able to do land some significant projects.
(Originally posted at http://www.oregonfilmandtvdollars.com)
Oregon’s film industry got quite the write-up yesterday in the Hollywood Reporter! The producers of TNT’s Leverage had wonderful things to say about shooting in Oregon, including this quote about Oregon’s talent from Co-Creator Jon Rogers:
Continue reading... “Oregon Film Highlighted in the Hollywood Reporter”
“When we got up there we were expecting to fly in three or four cast members an episode, but we average about one or two,” co-creator/executive producer John Rogers says. “Some of the (local) actors have been so good, we’ve made them recurring characters on the show.”