Become a part of iconic #OregonMade productions and help create jobs and marketing value for Oregon.
Oregon’s Film, Television and media tax incentives are funded through an annual auction which creates the Oregon Production Investment Fund (OPIF). This annual tax credit auction will take place starting at 9a on Monday, September 18, 2023 and run for 5 days until 5p on Friday, September 22, 2023.
$20M of Oregon state tax credits will be available to purchase in $500 increments by auction at a minimum bid of 90% of face value.
Seven talented Indigenous storytellers have been named Confluence Filmmaker Fellows, as the nonprofit Confluence launches its inaugural program to showcase emerging Native visual artists. Thanks to a generous grant from Oregon Film and the Creative Opportunity Program, Confluence is able to support Indigenous filmmakers in achieving their visions through cash prizes and
If youth experiencing houselessness can make films, they can do anything. At Outside the Frame (OTFPDX.org) we believe that creative collaboration is an essential ingredients for healing, growth, and empowerment. Our professional and peer mentors take the work of making art both seriously and playfully with those with those we support and in our own art practices.
Mentors are the lifeblood of Outside the Frame. Come see an exhibit dedicated to their work and impact.<
To anyone reading – hi, my name is Jeff Rutherford.
In May 2021, I went into the high desert of Central Oregon with a few friends and shot a feature film. Over the course of that summer, we edited that film in a little house off SE Division St. And then a year later, we premiered that film, which is called A PERFECT DAY FOR CARIBOU, in Cineasti del presente at the 75th Locarno Film Festival. Now a year after the world premiere, we’re bringing the film home for one night only. Continue reading... ““A Perfect Day for Caribou” Screens at Cinema 21 on August 15”
We are accepting proposals from partner organizations for projects to be considered for the next Creative Opportunity Program funding from Oregon Film through 5p September 1, 2023. If you run or are part of an media focused organization (non-profit, membership or public benefit entity) and have a program that you believe will be helpful to grow, educate, enlighten, train or otherwise benefit the film, television, animation, commercial, interactive or media community here in Oregon please send us your proposals.
BendFilm is seeking a dynamic and entrepreneurial ED who loves film and is energized to lead the organization in its continued growth, building on our rich history of bringing independent cinema and related programming to Bend, Oregon and beyond. The job is exciting and varied, and suited to an individual who thrives working with creative people and is motivated to connect with filmmakers, share the great films we discover, and advance our efforts to serve and build a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive community.
The Gorge Impact Film Festival (GIFF) announces its inaugural event, Saturday, November 4, 2023 at The Ruins in Hood River, Oregon. The festival will explore one of the most crucial questions of our time: “How does humanity go forward with joy, hope, and optimism on a changed planet?”
Climate change, species decline, and habitat destruction have transformed our world. But with the planet and humanity here to stay. GIFF seeks to inspire conversations about our future in this evolving environment.
GIFF is seeking film submissions from around the globe that explore the theme through various lenses, including art, design and architecture, nature, indigenous ways of thinking, technology, food, water and energy systems, philosophy, and even humor.
The next installment of our #OregonMade Film Series at the Hollywood Theatre is “Sometimes a Great Notion” on August 23. Paul Newman stars in and directs what some call the quintessential Oregon film based on the novel by Ken Kesey. Shot on the Siletz River and in and around Lincoln City and Toledo, the Stamper family, headed by Henry Fonda, Never Gives an Inch right on up to the final image of the senior Stamper’s hand giving a single finger salute as the last timber raft heads out to sea. Continue reading... “#OregonMade Film Series: “Sometimes a Great Notion” on 35mm”
POWGirls will be offering an Intro. to Filmmaking workshop as part of their summer programming.
POWGirls (a program of the Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival) offers workshops in video production, cinematography, audio recording, set lighting, digital editing and media literacy for girls and non-binary youth ages 15-19. Our instructors are working media producers who inspire girls to be creative, tech-savvy leaders who will help realize gender equity in the film industry. POWGirls supports all girls in their media education regardless of race, ethnicity, class, religion, ability, sexuality or gender expression.