ShadowMachine’s #OregonMade Animated Musical “Pinocchio” Announces Cast

Shadow Machine announced this week its cast choices for the animated musical feature, “Pinocchio“.  Principal photography on “Pinocchio” began last autumn at ShadowMachine’s Portland studio and production has continued uninterrupted during the pandemic. Oscar-winner Guillermo del Toro’s stop-motion animated musical movie “Pinocchio” for Netflix has announced its cast – newcomer Gregory Mann is in the […]

#OregonMade Netflix Film, “All Together Now” To Air August 28th

#OregonMade Netflix film, “All Together Now” released its official trailer for this YA drama that is set to air on August 28th.  Starring, Auli’i Cravalho (“Moana”), Rhenzy Feliz, Carol Burnett, and Fred Armisen, this project filmed all over Portland and of course hired an Oregon crew.  “All Together Now” is based upon the novel, “Sorta […]

Coronavirus Relief Fund for Cultural Support – Apply Now

$25.9 million to be distributed statewide by Sept. 15 Applications are now live and open for Oregon’s Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) Cultural Support program. Funds allocated to the Oregon Cultural Trust will be available to Oregon cultural organizations facing losses due to the COVID-19 health crisis. The $25.9 million in funding was made available through […]

Short Film, “Another Day” Follows A Young Black Girl’s Experiences Navigating Through Portland’s Predominately White Schools

“Another Day” was written and directed by Portland ethnographic filmmaker, Sommer Martin. In Martin’s own words, “Another Day” is a film following a young Black girl’s experiences navigating through Portland’s predominately white schools. Another Day, in conjunction with Portland public school teachers and administrators, comes with discussion questions as a guide for viewings of the […]

Applications Are Now Being Accepted For The 4th Oregon Made Film Grant – “OAFG21”

Outdoor Adventure Film Grant 2021      “Oregon’s Outdoors Are for Everyone” Oregon’s open spaces and outdoor pursuits are for all Americans and visitors, yet there is a well-documented inequity in America that is deeply rooted in our shared cultural history, and as a whole, our outdoor spaces are not equally utilized for a multitude […]

Hinge Digital Creates Covid-19 Spots

Hinge Digital has been busy creating a number of Covid19-related spots including, “Unite in Gratitude” for Omnicom Health/Pfizer/Merck that was finished in June and launched a few weeks ago.  Mark Axton, Hinge Senior Producer, said, “It is a tribute to front line healthcare workers, combining Live action (stock footage) and our photorealistic CG/VFX Gratitude Flag. […]

“The Rental” Topped Nationwide Weekend Box Office – 2nd #OregonMade Movie To Do So This Year!

Last weekend, the Bandon, #OregonMade feature film, “The Rental” – a horror-thriller directed by Dave Franco (“If Beale Street Could Talk”) – topped the nationwide box office. It is available in select theaters and available to watch on a variety of video on demand platforms that began Friday, July 24. The film stars Alison Brie […]

Need A Face-Covering? Want To Also Help Support Local Filmmaker Projects? We Have A Few #OregonMade Bandanas Left.

For all of you who love Oregon as much as we do – we have created a limited number of #OregonMade bandanas, which when folded properly can be used as a face-covering.  All net proceeds will go towards grants for low or micro-budget #OregonMade creative content projects initiated in Oregon by Oregonians, or made in […]

#OregonMade, “Trinkets” – Streaming Now On Netflix

The #OregonmadeNetflix series, “Trinkets” Season 2 is now up and streaming on Netflix. This season, “a grieving teen finds an unexpected connection with two classmates at her new high school after they all land in the same Shoplifters Anonymous group.” “Trinkets” won two Emmys this year for “Outstanding Young Adult Program” and “Outstanding Writing for […]

My First Full Length Documentary On Newberry Volcanic Monument

Hi there! I have been making short nature documentaries on youtube for a while. I am almost finished with my first full-length documentary. So much work has gone into this one. It will explore the volcanic history of Newberry Volcanic Monument. I plan to do an online premiere on August 28th at 7 pm on […]