KGW8 Reports On Resilience Of The Production Industry During The Pandemic

Katherine Cook, KGW8, reports on how the film, television, and animation industry has shown resilience despite this tough pandemic.  Read the full story here.

A Groundswell Of independent Filmmaking Is Gathering Steam In Eugene.

Eugene has long been an attraction for filmmaking of the Hollywood variety (“Animal House”, “Without Limits”, “Drive, He Said”, “The High Co$T of Living”, “Without Limits”, “Five Easy Pieces”, “Stand By Me” and “Personal Best” to name a few) and more recently there has been a groundswell of independent filmmaking gathering steam in Eugene. Support […]

Earth Day – April 22 – Let’s Restore Our Earth! Read How You Can Get Involved.

The sun is out, the weather is starting to perk up, and during these Covid days, it seems as though many of us are spending more time outside than usual. Let’s keep the momentum going!  Earth Day (April 22) is a good way to keep momentum and a call to restore our earth! There are […]

Sign Up Now To Help SOLVE The Clean Up Of Portland – April 29th.

Founded in 1969, SOLVE Oregon brings Oregonians together to improve our environment and build a legacy of stewardship.  SOLVE restores and preserves Oregon’s environment by mobilizing the power of volunteers and partners with the generosity of donors. Across the state, they bring diverse communities together to improve the health and safety of our neighborhoods and […]

Oregon Production Careers Were Well Represented At The 17th NW Youth Careers Expo

The 17th annual  NW Youth Careers Expo took place last week and was virtual for the first time ever. Over two days thousands of high school students, educators, and professionals came together in two virtual Exhibit Halls, to talk about future careers.  Attendee students logged more than 11,000 unique booth visits per day, many made […]

The New Normal – How Our Production Community Is Adapting To Covid-19 – Christina Kortum at Ravenous Studios

In our series of blog posts – the “New Normal” – we are looking at what creative options have been put in place to offset the disruption that Covid-19 has caused for production businesses here in Oregon.  This month we caught up with Christina Kortum at Ravenous Studios. Ravenous Studios is one of the Pacific […]

Oscar Nomination For “Hunger Ward” – “Best Documentary Short Subject”

Congratulations to Oregonian, Skye Fitzgerald on the Oscar nomination for “Best Documentary Short Subject”, for the documentary, “Hunger Ward” (MTV Documentary Films).  Skye has created an impressive collection of documentaries one of which is, “Lifeboat” which was nominated for an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category 2019.   “Hunger Ward” is set against the backdrop of […]

Oregon’s “Soldier” Kickstarter Live!

Bricker-Down Productions® is excited to announce the Kickstarter campaign for its next Oregon project, “Soldier”, which is now live at www.SoldierDocumentary.com. The documentary is about a modern-day superhero. “Soldier” focuses on Daniel Krug. He’s a heroic firefighter, father of five, SWAT trainer, amateur MMA champion, and armored combat enthusiast. Daniel is also a former military […]

Virtual Production in Portland

AFUERA In a not-so-distant future, an off-world syndicate of couriers transport precious and illicit packages via inter-planetary portals. They alone hold the secret to the dust that powers them. Our story takes place in the early morning hours, when a disheveled retired bureaucrat wanders through the unfamiliar streets of Neo Tokyo to hand off a mysterious briefcase.   […]

Ashland Independent Film Festival Announces its 20th Anniversary Festival Awardees

The Ashland Independent Film Festival is excited to announce the winners of the special Rogue Award, Pride Award, and James Blue Award who will be honored during this year’s hybrid “Double Feature” festival running online for two weeks from April 15-29 and outdoors in Ashland and Medford from June 24-28, 2021. The full virtual and […]