#OregonMade Film Series: Kansas City Bomber Raquel Welch Comes to Portland

Next up in our #OregonMade Film Series at The Hollywood Theatre is the Roller Derby classic: “Kansas City Bomber.” You may recall this film being featured in our Oregon Film history series Raiders of the Lost Archive – but, either way, here’s your chance to check it out on screen. The screening is 7p on […]

Gordon Klco And Rob Finch – Winners Of Oregon’s Magical Winter Season Grant!

Winter Season Grant Award Winners Announced! The Oregon Made Creative Foundation in conjunction with Travel Oregon are pleased to announce the winners of the first ever Winter Season Grant. The Grant is part of an ongoing content partnership between Travel Oregon and the Oregon Made Creative Foundation. There was a large and exciting application turnout […]

Hulu’s “Shrill” Premieres March 15th

Hulu’s six-episode series, “Shrill” is set to premiere March 15th.  Executive Producers Lorne Michaels and Elizabeth Banks created the comedy series starring Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live) as Annie, “a fat young woman who wants to change her life — but not her body. Annie is trying to start her career while juggling bad boyfriends, […]

“Pretty Little Liars” Spinoff, #OregonMade “The Perfectionists,” Airs March 20th

“Pretty Little Liars” #OregonMade spinoff series, “The Perfectionists,” is coming to FreeformTV March 20th.  Kristi Turnquist was at the Television Critics Assocation 2019 winter press tour and reported back that I. Marlene King, the show’s producer, waxed lyrical about shooting in Oregon.  Read the Oregonian report here. King described two of the Oregon locations (Forest […]

Spotlight On Oregon Location Professional – Erika Suchecki

My name is Erika Suchecki and I was born and raised in Portland, OR. For the past 6 years I have been working in the locations department on projects such as “Portlandia“, “Documentary Now“, “I Don’t Feel At Home in this World Anymore“, “Timmy Failure“, and most recently Kelly Reichardt’s upcoming feature “First Cow“. Growing […]

Bend Shot Series “Mom & Me” to Premiere in March on HGTV

#OregonMade “Mom & Me,” shot in and starring Bend mother and son team Karrie and Tristan Trowbridge, begins airing on Saturday, March 9 at 11 PM EST/ 8PM PST. Mother-and-son duo Karrie and Tristan Trowbridge combine their skills to restore neglected houses in Bend, Oregon. While Karrie claims the general contractor and designer roles, Tristan is […]

Congrats To “Portlandia” On Eddie Awards Nomination!

Jordan Kim, Ali Greer, Heather Capps & Stacy Moon were nominated this month for an American Cinema Editors Eddie Award for “Best Edited Comedy Series For Commercial TV” on their work on #OregonMade “Portlandia – Rose Route”  (season 8, episode 10).  One of the longest running award shows, the ACE Eddie Awards, recognizes outstanding editing […]

Writer And Coos Bay Native, Jeff Whitty, Nominated For Oscar!

#OregonMade Coos Bay native, Jeff Whitty, has been nominated (with co-writer Nicole Holofcene) for and Oscar – “Writing – Best Adpated Screenplay” with “Can You Ever Forgive Me?”  Whitty has already gathered 20 writing nominations and 6 wins with this project.  Additionally, the film has collected two other Oscar nominations, “Best Performce in a Leading Role” […]

#OregonMade Doc, “Lifeboat” Nominated For An Oscar

Oregonian, Skye Fitzgerald, (now based in Portland and grew up in Eastern Oregon) has an impressive collection of documentaries under his belt.  His latest, “Lifeboat” documents North African migrants trying to make it across the Mediterranean sea to safety.  “Lifeboat” has been nominated for an Oscar in the Documentary Short Subject category 2019.  The documentary […]

The Historic Oregon Film Trail Unveils First Signs In Astoria

  The Historic Oregon Film Trail has officially begun! The Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Oregon Film Office developed the initial concept of the Historic Oregon Film Trail (HOFT) and identified Astoria movie locations, in partnership with the Oregon Film Museum, that represent the beginning of the Trail.  The Oregon Coast Visitors Association […]