The New Normal – How Our Production Community Is Adapting to Covid-19 – The Art of Makeup School

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 Art of Makeup School – an independently owned boutique school dedicated to […]

From OSF’s O! Original Programming Comes New Short Film – “Ash Land”

From the team that recently won the fourth annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” (OAFG21) with their winning application, (entitled, “You Go Girl”) is their newly released, “Ash Land.”  This short film is part of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s “O!” original programming  – an immersive and interactive digital space where […]

Oregon Production During The Time Of Covid -Round Up From OregonLive

Kristi Turnquist (OregonLive) gives us a quick rundown of what has been happening with Oregon production –  including an update on Top Chef – and how the strict Covid-19 protocols have made work possible.

#OregonMade “Love In Dangerous Times” – A Romance Set In A Pandemic, Filmed In A Pandemic

#OregonMade “Love In Dangerous Times“, chronicles a budding romance via a dating app as the whole world struggles with a worsening panemic.  Created by Jon Garcia, and starring Ian Stout, Tiffany Groben, Jimmy Garcia, Bruce Jennings, and David Allen and shot in downtown Portland – in a pandemic! Willamette Week caught up with the filmmakers […]

Welcome To The World Of “Rival Peak” – Pipeworks’ New Cloud Game/Reality Show Now On Facebook

Pipeworks Studios (and Genvid Technologies) unveiled “Rival Peak” this week – a brand new interactive game experience that is part reality show and part game, now running on Facebook.  12 AI characters make up the contestants who are competing, “Surivoresque” style, in a beautiful Pacific Northwest landscape. The Facebook audience will be able to influence […]

The New Normal – How Our Production Community Is Adapting To Covid-19 – PDXpendables.

  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 PDXpendables LLC, one of the Pacific Northwest’s Stage and Studio supply […]

University of Oregon Coeds Made The Very First Student Feature Film

It is a forgotten piece of film history for all but the staunchest of aficionados, and its box office draw was almost nonexistent; yet a little-known feature film in the last thralls of the silent film era stands as a remarkable footnote in history as the first feature-length student film ever made – completed by […]

#OregonMade “First Cow” Receives 4 Gotham Nominations!

A24’s period drama, “First Cow has been recognized by The Gothams for Best Feature, Screenplay, Actor, and Breakthrough Actor in its 30th annual event. “First Cow” shot entirely on location in Oregon last year at; Oxbow Regional Park, Sauvie Island, Portland, Milo McIver State Park, San Salvador State Beach, and Elkton among other locations. Best […]

The New Normal – How Our Production Community Is Adapting to Covid – Picture This

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 Picture This, one of Portland’s leading provider of Camera Rentals, Projectors, and […]

Oregon Film Trail Dedicates A New Sign In Downtown Toledo!

Oregon Film Trail Dedicates A New Sign In Toledo, Oregon! The latest sign on the Oregon Film Trail is dedicated today on Main Street across from City Hall in downtown Toledo. The sign celebrates the town’s starring role in “Sometimes A Great Notion.” The recently installed sign marks and celebrates locations in and around Toledo […]