“Coraline” Returns to Theatres in 3D!

Are you ready to go back to the Other World… bigger and better than ever? On Aug. 15-22, #OregonMade Coraline returns to theaters around the world in remastered 3D!

Tickets go on sale Friday, June 21 — sign up for an email reminder and get updates on new merch, events and more at coraline.com. Continue reading... ““Coraline” Returns to Theatres in 3D!”

#OregonMade “Twilight” at the Tomorrow Theater

Prepare to immerse yourself in a Fourth of July weekend unlike any other! We’re bringing the magic and romance with a screening of this #OregonMade Pacific Northwest classic. Join us for a fang-tastic evening as we celebrate the vampires who captivated hearts worldwide. Before the film rolls, put your blockbuster knowledge to the test with lightning-fast trivia that’ll keep you on your toes. Fabulous prizes await! 🌟 Stock up on snacks, rally your squad, and brace yourselves for a night filled with true love, intrigue, and summertime enchantment! Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Twilight” at the Tomorrow Theater”

#OregonMade “The Goonies” at the Tomorrow Theater

Get ready to embark on a wild adventure this Fourth of July weekend! Gear up for a treasure-filled screening of this beloved local feature. Join us for a coastal extravaganza as we honor the film that captured the spirit of adventure right here in our own backyard of Astoria, Oregon. Before the big screen magic unfolds, put your blockbuster knowledge to the test with lightning-fast trivia rounds. Fabulous prizes await the victors! 😎 Rally your crew and brace yourselves for a night of pirate ships, hidden caves, and Oregonian summertime thrills. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “The Goonies” at the Tomorrow Theater”

Portland Film Festival Presents “Pride Stories” – June 4

Indie Film Series, a program of the Portland Film Festival, is proud to announce an update to the 2024/25 monthly screening on Tuesday, June 4th, with “Brothers” local co-directors Emmett J. Lundberg, and Sheya Ghieth, and “Our Dad Danielle’s” director S.E. King in attendance.

“Emmett, Sheya, and S.E. are incredibly talented and inspiring filmmakers, and we are thrilled to showcase their remarkable work here in Portland. Their courage in sharing their unique trans stories is an important contribution to the rich tapestry of our city’s history, especially during Pride month. Continue reading... “Portland Film Festival Presents “Pride Stories” – June 4”

Oregon Film – Who We Are and What We Do (June 2024 Update)

It’s that time of year again. Here’s an update on the work we’ve been doing.

Oregon Film, sometimes called the Oregon Film & Video Office other times called the Governor’s Office of Film & Television, is the oldest US state film commission that we know of. Founded in 1968 our mission is to develop, grow and support the film and media industry here in Oregon.

That mission has pretty much remained the same for years but the things that we do and how we try to achieve them often change. Continue reading... “Oregon Film – Who We Are and What We Do (June 2024 Update)”

Oregon Premiere of #OregonMade “Why Dig When You Can Pluck” June 27

Join us for a night of local multimedia storytelling! Featuring local filmmaker Cambria Matlow’s new film “Why Dig When You Can Pluck” at the Tomorrow Theatre on June 27.

Synopsis: “A filmmaker seeking inspiration for her next movie brings her volatile husband and defiant young son camping on the Oregon coast. When her competing desires to be a good mother and creative artist come to a hilt, she reaches a painful but powerful breakthrough.” Prior to the film, Lindsay Baltus will kick off the evening with her storytelling piece “Pregnant in the Archives,” inspired by her personal experience with childbirth, interspersed with archival recordings of a feminist consciousness-raising groups of the 1970s. Continue reading... “Oregon Premiere of #OregonMade “Why Dig When You Can Pluck” June 27”

#OregonMade “Above the Trees” Comes to Portland

During an extensive tour throughout Oregon, Southern Oregon shot “Above the Trees,” the 5th movie produced by local filmmakers Joma Films (who made Phoenix, Oregon, Calvin Marshall, and Redwood Highway), screens for one night only at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland this Wednesday May 22 at 7pm.
The filmmakers, director Gary Lundgren and producer Annie Lundgren, will be in attendance for a Q&A after the screening.

Come watch a stellar film made under the SAG micro-budget agreement. Learn about producing films in Oregon with both regional and Hollywood actors and the ins-and-outs of self distribution.

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Tim Williams Gives AM Northwest A Production Update

Tim Williams on AMNW this morning

Tim Williams (Oregon Film) talked this morning to Helen Raptis, host of AM Northwest. Tim updated viewers on what shows recently shot in Oregon, what projects are currently shooting in the state, and what is coming next. Check it out! Continue reading... “Tim Williams Gives AM Northwest A Production Update”

Congratulations Post Production Grant Recipients 2024

The Portland Events and Film Office, in partnership with Travel Portland, is proud to announce the recipients of the 2024 Post Production Grant to five feature films.  The funding is designed to encourage the completion of a local feature-length film and position local producers to build toward larger, more resourced productions. Past recipients of the Post-Production Grant have included “Nora” by Anna Campbell and Dawn Redstone Jones’ “Mother of Color,” the latter picked up by Amazon Prime Studios for worldwide streaming distribution.

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“Criminal” Series Adds Directors Fleck & Boden

Captain Marvel writer-directors Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck are set to direct the first four episodes of Prime Video‘s “Criminal,” a drama based on the multi-Eisner Award-winning graphic novel series created by Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips.

Criminal was ordered to series in January and is currently in pre-production in Portland, Oregon. Brubaker, who penned the pilot script, co-showruns with crime fiction author Jordan Harper (Hightown).

The TV show is described as an interlocking universe of crime stories. As Brubaker explained to Deadline in a 2019 interview, “Criminal tells the interweaving saga of several generations of families tied together by the crimes and murders of the past.” Continue reading... ““Criminal” Series Adds Directors Fleck & Boden”