Join Us For A “Tri-City” Scavenger Hunt For Your Chance To Win A Weekend Away In The Willamette Valley!
In addition to the Stand By Me Day celebration in Brownsville, OR, on July 23rd we are inviting you to take your chance to immerse yourself in filming locations from not only Stand By Me but many other amazing movies filmed in the region. In the process, you could win a fantastic weekend getaway Prize Package!
We are finally seeing the light at the end of a very long tunnel for many of us. This doesn’t mean the work is done or there won’t be challenges and changes going forward, but it does mean that we are starting to see more opportunity and more creativity in all areas of our industry here in Oregon.
James Graham and Matthew Weintraub (City of Oregon City) unveil the newest Oregon Film Trail sign.
A brand new Oregon Film Trail sign has been installed and was unveiled today in Oregon City, honoring the town’s starring role as a location in the popular teen drama, “Twilight.” It sits along the McLoughlin Promenade, overlooking the former Blue Heron Paper Mill where scenes from the iconic vampire movie were shot. The Mill has also been featured in “The Hunted” and “Grimm.” The Works Progress Administration-era Promenade has itself been featured in scenes from “The Librarians” and “Trinkets.” Continue reading... “City Of Oregon City Joins The Oregon Film Trail”
Historic marker on the Oregon Film Trail will be unveiled in downtown Klamath Falls in recognition of the film “Phoenix, Oregon” (shot in Klamath Falls in 2018) with a day-long celebration on Saturday, Feb. 27.
Event Details: WHAT: Oregon Film Trail marker unveiling and “Phoenix, Oregon” film screening WHERE: The Daily Bagel (1 p.m.), 636 Main St., Klamath Falls. Ross Ragland Theater (2 p.m.), 218 N. 7th St. WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 27, 1 p.m. available in-person and online livestream COST: $10 for virtual livestream or theater seat (limited seating)
An historic marker, and part of the Oregon Film Trail will be formally unveiled as part of a full slate of activities in celebration of the film “Phoenix, Oregon” on Saturday, Feb.
Film Tourism is growing, becoming a more robust niche sector of cultural tourism every year, and remarkably Oregon has hundreds of incredible locations that have starred in films, TV series, and high-profile commercials since the silent movie days of 1904. In order to build upon this growing tourism niche, the Oregon Film Trail has been slowly rolling out Trail stops over the past two years (currently at 33) all highlighting the State’s important contribution to the film and TV industry and (seemingly unlikely) community partnerships all across Oregon.
Edward Stratton, from The Daily Astorian, reports that super fan, Richard Bates, recently purchased the Victorian home in Astoria that was used as a prominent location in the science fiction comedy film (1996). Bates was only 6 years old when he saw “Short Circuit,” and immediately became a fan, and now has plans to turn the house into a museum and overnight stay lodging.