Oregon Film: Who We Are and What We Do (Update 2019)

This has become something of a tradition, at least in our minds. As we come to the end of another fiscal year, we want to take a moment and reflect on some of the things we have been able to accomplish during the past year and hopefully come up with some improvements for the next. […]

Portland’s Living Room Has Some New Art! #OregonMade Community Art Piece Installed At Pioneer Courthouse Square

Since its first filmed project (“The Fisherman’s Bride” released in 1909) Oregon media production has expanded to thousands of movies, television shows, documentaries, animation projects, commercials, music videos, and video games. The industry has kept production crew, talent, and services thriving in Oregon.  Coming off Oregon Film office’s 50th-anniversary celebration last year, we wanted to […]

Travel Oregon Leads You to Your Favorite Oregon Film and TV Location

As part of the closing out of our 50th year, our friends and colleagues at Travel Oregon have put together an incredible itinerary of places to visit to further celebrate some of the amazing #OregonMade shows that this state has been lucky enough to host over the years. From “Wild” and “Twilight” to “Paint Your […]

#OregonMade Film Series, Next Up: “Drugstore Cowboy” + Walking Tour Of Film’s Sites

Next up (Monday, October 8th) in the #OregonMade Film Series at the Hollywood Theatre, is Gus Van Sant’s, “Drugstore Cowboy.”  #OregonMade filmmaker, Gus Van Sant’s film stars, Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, James Le Gros, and Heather Graham. Presented on 35mm. Celebrating 30 years from the production of the film in 1988, Oregon Film and the […]

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 […]

KGW8 Covers Oregon Film’s 50th Anniversary – Test Your Knowledge Of #OregonMade Shows

KGW8 covered Oregon Film’s 50th Anniversary with a short film quiz of #OregonMade shows and a piece on what has been happening in the world of production here in Oregon for the last 50+ years. Check it out! Oregon Film, in partnership with the Hollywood Theatre, has been screening a selection of #OregonMade films since […]

Athena’s Gem Theatre – Getting A New Lease Of Life

KPTV – FOX 12   The Gem Theatre is located in Athena—a small, community surrounded by wheat fields in the northeast corner of Oregon. The theatre showed its first “moving pictures” in 1909 and closed in 1968. Four decades of decay followed—an all too common tale of theatres lost forever. But, in the case of […]

Oregon Film’s 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues…

Kristi Turnquist (Oregonian/Oregon Live) is looking back at our shared film history here in Oregon and will be writing about and “taking note of memorable – and notorious – moments” in coming weeks.  Firstly, Turnquist took a look at 50 actors, all of whom have worked here in the state, and who have “helped turn […]

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 […]

#OregonMade Film Series: “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” on June 10

The next installment of the #OregonMade Film Series celebrating 50 years of Oregon Film, is a tribute to Miloš Forman (1932-2018), with a 35mm print of his 1975 masterpiece “One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest.” In addition, this screening is a benefit for the Oregon State Hospital Museum of Mental Health, the Salem based institution where the […]