Emmy Nominations For #OregonMade Creatives!

A good week for Emmy nominations for #OregonMade creatives! Weiden and Kennedy received their 21st Emmy nomination for their Outstanding Commercial,  “Dream Crazy” for Nike, featuring Colin Kaepernick. Kamp Grizzly was nominated for Outstanding Commercial for the Netflix ad, “A Great Day In Hollywood” Crofton Diack, Producer for National Geographic/BBC Studios on their series, “Life […]

8th Stop On The Historic Oregon Film Trail – Hammond Marina, Warrenton

Yesterday, at the Hammond Marina, Warrenton, the 8th sign on the Historic Oregon Film Trail was unveiled.  For film buffs, Oregon is a haven of locations and stories from more than 100 years of filmmaking. Inspired by these nostalgic backdrops, The Historic Oregon Film Trail, launched in Astoria earlier this year was designed to identify […]

The Oregon Outdoors & Health Grant Announce Winner!

Congratulations to, John Waller’s Uncage The Soul team with their winning pitch – “Teens In Trees”   – the Outdoors and Health Film Grant 2019-20 was awarded this week.  This new grant, provided by the #OregonMade Creative Foundation, and in conjunction with Travel Oregon,  offers $15,000 in funding to make a short film that explores the […]

Outdoor Movies in State Parks Returns!

Since 2016, the Hollywood Theatre has partnered with the Oregon State Parks Department to produce a series of screenings in Oregon State Parks. All parks in the series are within an hour’s drive of Portland, with film programming selected to complement the diverse features of each park. This series encourages Oregonians to explore the amazing […]

Spotlight On Oregon Location Professional – Dan Eason

Exploring new places is what keeps Dan Eason moving. His career in film spans Cincinnati, Philly, NYC, LA, and, most recently, Portland, Oregon. As a location scout and manager for film, TV, and commercial productions, Dan adds unique energy to the creative process in prep and on set. His eye for the frame, and mind for the logistics, brings scripts to life in several […]

House Special Presents Puppet & Video to Gov. Brown in Celebration of Oregon’s Animation Industry

  House Special founding partner Lourri Hammack and animator Chris Ohlgren presented a specially made puppet of Gov. Brown and a short, stop-motion video of the Governor taking a quick trip across Oregon to the Capitol in Salem to Gov. Brown herself as part of the Oregon Film, Television and Interactive Industry Day recognitions as […]

Latest Netflix #OregonMade Series, “Trinkets,” Will Begin Streaming June 14th

The #OregonMade Netflix series, Trinkets, (based on Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith‘s young adult novel) starring, Brianna Hildebrand (Deadpool, Tragedy Girls), Kiana Madeira (The Flash, Sacred Lies) and Quintessa Swindell will stream June 14th. This 10 episode, #OregonMade show shot entirely on location in Clackamas and Portland.  Read more. Kristi Turnquist (OregonLive) talked to the “Trinkets” Executive Director […]

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. […]

The Real Cost of a Sub-$800 Oregon-Made 30-Minute Independent Dark Comedy

  As I typed the first lines of our script, I knew there would be challenges beyond the technical but didn’t care. After leaving a six-year marriage & suffering from an annihilated heart as well as all the near-death experiences — imagined & real — that accompany rediscovering oneself at 35, there wasn’t much else […]

OneRepublic’s Music Video – Would You Rescue Me – Is #OregonMade In Silverton.

  OneRepublic’s latest music video, Would you Rescue Me? shot on location in the beautiful City of Silverton, and Silver Falls State park, with all the action taking place in the woods and in around the immediate downtown area. Oregonian, Dawn Wagner, Line Producer, noted that around 35 Oregonian crew members were hired for the […]