Annual Pacific Northwest Lens Summit Is Coming Right Up – May 4th

The annual Pacific Northwest Lens Summit is just over a month away – Saturday May 4th – 10AM-5PM. Free registration now!

The Art of Makeup – A Career School In Portland

If you haven’t heard yet, there is a career school in town for professional makeup artistry!  We provide a quality education in the art, business, and techniques of professional makeup artistry for the film, television, special effects, theater, media, and fashion industries. The Art of Makeup is an ongoing resource for continuing mentorship, networking, and […]

Portland Indie LGBTQ Doc “Who’s on Top?” asks for your help!

“Who’s on Top? LGBTQs Summit Mt. Hood” is the emotional story of members of the LGBTQ community who challenge stereotypes about gender and sexuality and demonstrate their diverse journeys in overcoming physical and figurative mountains. On behalf of the entire team, we ask you to please help support the film either through sharing this campaign […]

Spotlight On Location Professional – Mark Fristad

After attending art school here in the Pacific NW, I started my career as a graphic designer and soon moved up in rank as an advertising art /creative director. After ten years in advertising, I changed paths slightly to become a fashion photography art director working for many U.S. apparel brands. After many years of […]

Ashland Independent Film Festival To Announce Full Line-Up At Festival Preview Night & Offers A Sneak Peek At 10 Highlights

The Ashland Independent Film Festival has unveiled ten film selections from its 18th annual edition. The full line-up will be released at Festival Preview Night, to be held at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 20 at the SOU Music Recital Hall in Ashland. Heading the list of early highlights is the world premiere of Ashland filmmakers […]

ISA PDX Third Thursdays March 21st As A Double Feature!

ISA PDX Third Thursdays March 21st is a DOUBLE FEATURE! — With two guest speakers, producers Janice Williams and Darren Demetre! It’s a real coup to have these two seasoned producers at ISA PDX. Janice and Darren have worked together on several projects, including CONFIRMATION and THE FINAL GIRLS. Between them, they have scores of […]

#OregonMade “Clementine” Will Premiere At Tribeca

#OregonMade “Clementine” will have its world premiere at Tribeca 2019 and is to be shown in the US Narrative Feature Competition.  Tribeca 2019 will take place April 24-May 5th in New York City. “Clementine” was directed and written by, Lara Jean Gallagher,  and produced by Aimee Lynn Barneburg, Davis Priestley, and Karina Ripper. The movie […]

#OregonMade “The OA” Returns In March!

Netflix’s “The OA – Part 2″ is set to return for its second season March 22nd.  This fantasy drama series was shot in Oregon last summer, in locations such as, Portland, Warm Springs and Pacific City. #OregonMade

42nd Portland International Film Festival – March 7th-21st

Drawing an audience of 38,000, the Portland International Film Festival (PIFF) is the biggest film event in Oregon, premiering more than 140 international shorts and feature films to Portland audiences annually. Audiences can experience a variety of parties, visiting artists, and plenty of festival adventure taking in this feast of cinematic fare. Get your passes […]

Features vs Benefits of a Loop Group

First things first: “What the hell is a Loop Group?” Here you go: And here’s a great historical perspective. Has there ever been a cohesive Loop (ADR) Group in the Pacific Northwest? I couldn’t find one, so when I moved back to Portland from LA to raise my kid, it was time to build one. […]