SOU Digital Cinema program launches unique “Crew Experience”

After a two-year pandemic delay, Southern Oregon University has launched its innovative, new, 12-credit spring immersion course called “The Crew Experience.” Student filmmakers spend an entire term learning on location, collaborating under the supervision of faculty and experienced industry mentors on the set of a significant film project designed to emulate the professional working environment. […]

Union Film Crew Work: No More Mysteries

  IATSE Local 488 is hosting a free class about demystifying our union and union film crew work on June 1. Please share this information with anyone you think may be interested. We’ve also included a graphic with the info if that’s easier. Thanks so much for your help! Wednesday, June 1, 6:00 PM on […]

Four Local Film Projects Awarded Post-Production Grants

The Portland Film Office, in partnership with Travel Portland, has announced the recipients of its 2022 Portland Post-Production Grant Program. Selected from a pool of  23 applicants, four local filmmakers will receive $7,500 each for their respective projects. The grant program is intended to support the professional development of local Portland filmmakers by providing funds for […]

PA Training Camp is Back at Outside the Frame

Participation in this training is the first step towards securing PA opportunities via the Oregon Media Pathways Program, which helps place folks from underrepresented communities in paid positions on set. If you’re looking for training and access to paid opportunities as a production assistant, head over to the link in bio to apply! Priority will […]

Historic Jefferson County Courthouse and Jail – Restored and Ready for Your Next Film

  The Historic Jefferson County Courthouse and Jail in Madras, OR has now been restored and is ready for you to film your next project there. Today, the 6,500-square-foot courthouse features offices on the first floor for a property management company and two law firms. The second floor, which was used for trials and still […]

Five Filmmakers Who are Reshaping the Cinema of the PNW

Moviegoing is back. And Portland’s independent filmmakers are telling stories that many audiences—particularly white ones—have never seen before, including what it’s like to be a Black woman hiking with chronic pain or a Pakistani couple on a date at a McDonald’s. Willamette Week profiles the storytellers and stories from a dynamic group of emerging local […]

#OregonMade Film Series: “Twilight” June 6

Oregon plays Washington in this first installment of the Twilight saga coming on June 6 as part of the #OregonMade Film Series at The Hollywood Theatre. St. Helens, Silver Falls SP and Ecola SP double for the Washington forests and coastline around Forks. It’s been about 15 years since the couple that recently caught accolades […]

Sustainability Labs Return to PAM CUT

The 2022 Sustainability Labs applications are now open. This NEA funded program is in its second year and seeks to place focus on mid-career artists and creative makers themselves, rather than a specific project. Creative story-telling field can be a difficult one to continually navigate without fears of burn out and feeling overwhelmed. These labs […]

Oregon Doc Camp Returns May 11-13

Documentary filmmakers so often find themselves working in isolation, away from larger centers of filmmaking — Oregon Documentary Camp seeks to create an environment for learning, connecting, and support for filmmakers wherever they are. Doc Camp includes workshops, panel discussions, film screenings, filmmaker Q&As, and the chance to share stories with other filmmakers. Doc Camp […]

Laika Announces A New Animated Feature, To Be Written By Ozark’s Bill Dubuque & Directed By Travis Knight

Laika announced today they are teaming up with “Ozark” co-creator, Bill Dubuque, to bring a new stop-motion animated feature, “The Night Gardener” to the screen.  Laika’s CEO, Travis Knight, will be directing. The film is based on Dubuque’s original idea and is described as a gritty neo-noir folktale centered on a young man in rural […]