via VFX/PDX – A VFX/CG/Post Job Fair – Coming Monday 3/20 @ CENTRL (east)

As Grimm fades to black, it’s hard not to get a little nostalgic considering the massive contribution to our local VFX scene. But this also signals a call to action and the need to pull together quickly, to keep as many of the dozens of Ex-Grimm artists here and gainfully employed as possible.  Local studios, agencies, and other companies operating in the VFX/CG/Post/Game space are on baord.

Next Monday, March 20, from 5-7pm at co-working space CENTRL (Eastside), VFX/PDX presents “A Very Grimm Happy Hour.” Continue reading... “via VFX/PDX – A VFX/CG/Post Job Fair – Coming Monday 3/20 @ CENTRL (east)”

Bent Image Lab Unveils Secret Augmented Reality Project

Portland, OR August 15, 2016: Bent Image Lab, announces their Augmented Reality platform, “youAR”TM, is coming out of stealth mode into alpha testing.

For the last three years, Bent has been developing youARTM along with computer vision technology and systems enabling multiuser, real-time, markerless AR content to be viewed with a single lens smartphone.

Along with the announcement, Bent released a demo video showcasing the use of its proprietary AR and computer vision technology; “NEXT LEVEL AR!!! Continue reading... “Bent Image Lab Unveils Secret Augmented Reality Project”

Paul Culp, SuperGenius Studios and Game Development in Oregon

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Oregon is fast becoming a top hub for video game developers, and SuperGenius, led by CEO and founder Paul Culp, is at the leading edge of that trend. Culp exemplifies the creative and disciplined new breed of Oregon indie tech pioneers, contributing to an industry already valued at $111 million and ranked 9th in the nation. Read the full article in About Face here.

Article written by Justin Fields. Continue reading... “Paul Culp, SuperGenius Studios and Game Development in Oregon”

Got Content? Learn How To Create Business In The African Market.

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The U.S. is Making a Vast Impact in Africa’s TV Content Industry.
Learn How You Can Create Business in a Profitable Market.

The U.S. Commerce Department Presents a webinar with DISCOP Africa, the leading feature films, TV programs, adaptation rights and packaged TV channels trade show.

9:00AM – 10:00AM PDT // 12:00PM – 1:00PM EDT
Register here.

Experts from the television industry will discuss opportunities in the African market, to include co-production and partnerships, and how to engage with local start-ups, and international partners also working in the African TV sector. Continue reading... “Got Content? Learn How To Create Business In The African Market.”

Eugene On Top 10 List Of Emerging Tech Cities

Screen Shot 2015-07-14 at 4.03.16 PM ZipRecuiter placed Eugene in the top ten list of tech job growth cities across the US this week.  Joe Maruschak (RAIN – Regional Accelorator & Innovation Network) said, “it reflects that our local efforts to organize the tech community here are being noticed.”  ZipRecruiter analyzed  the hiring behavior in US cities and watched for the ones that had the highest growing tech jobs.  According to the Register Guard,  “Eugene-Springfield’s tech community has come a long way in the past few years. Continue reading... “Eugene On Top 10 List Of Emerging Tech Cities”

Celebrate SourceOregon!


You are cordially invited to join OMPA members and other industry supporters on Friday, May 1, 2015 for the SourceOregon Directory Release Party, sponsored by Koerner Camera Systems & Rogue Ales with additional generous support from Dollar Rent-a-Car. This evening of libations, conversation, and celebration of the 2015 SourceOregon publication is not to be missed.

WHAT: SourceOregon Release Party, sponsored by Koerner Camera Systems and Rogue Ales.
WHEN: Friday, May 1st from 4 to 8 PM
WHERE: Koerner Camera Systems – 2323 N Williams, Portland 97227

SourceOregon is a publication of the Oregon Media Production AssociationContinue reading... “Celebrate SourceOregon!”

The Oregon Film Annual Governor’s Awards

Gordon Sondland, Governor Kitzhaber, Cheryl Strayed, Russell Hornsby (photo: Kim Oanh Nguyen)
Gordon Sondland, Governor Kitzhaber, Cheryl Strayed, Russell Hornsby (photo: Kim Oanh Nguyen)

There was a big turnout at the Eastside Exchange Ballroom last night for the Oregon Film’s Annual Governor’s Awards. Kicking off the event was Gordon Sondland (Oregon Film Board Chair, founder and chairman of Provenance Hotels, and co-founder of the merchant bank Aspen Capital) who introduced the evening and then actor Russell Hornsby (“Grimm“), who then declared himself now a Portland local! (“Grimm” is now shooting season 4 in the Portland Metro area).   Continue reading... “The Oregon Film Annual Governor’s Awards”

Oregon Video Game Association Takes Shape

OVGAThe newly formed Oregon Video Game Association had their official launch this month at OMSI, where they showcased Oregon-designed and made games.  OVGA’s goal is to advocate for Oregon’s emerging video game industry.  Want to find out more? Read here. Continue reading... “Oregon Video Game Association Takes Shape”