POWGirls Announces Three Workshops For Spring And Summer 2019

The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival is excited to announce the POWGirls workshops for spring and summer of 2019. The POWGirls Media Education Program launched in March of 2014 and has hosted thirteen successful workshops, producing 19 films and serving over 100 girls and non-binary youth in the Portland metro area. Our mission is to […]

Call for Entries – McMinnville Short Film Festival!

Our Early Bird Deadline is THIS SATURDAY – December 1! Save $5 on your entry fee by submitting your film before end of day Saturday. Visit http://mcminnvillefilmfest.org/Submit for more information and how to submit via FilmFreeway. We look forward to showcasing YOUR film!

#OregonMade Film Series, Next Up: “Drugstore Cowboy” + Walking Tour Of Film’s Sites

Next up (Monday, October 8th) in the #OregonMade Film Series at the Hollywood Theatre, is Gus Van Sant’s, “Drugstore Cowboy.”  #OregonMade filmmaker, Gus Van Sant’s film stars, Matt Dillon, Kelly Lynch, James Le Gros, and Heather Graham. Presented on 35mm. Celebrating 30 years from the production of the film in 1988, Oregon Film and the […]

Spotlight On Location Professional – Mike Floyd

The stunning landscapes of Oregon have been a great inspiration for the past 25 years.  I have been exploring and photographing around Oregon and the NW since 1993.   After graduating from photo school at the Rochester Institute of Technology and a couple years as the park photographer for Yosemite National Park, I found my […]

Portland Film Office Gets Official City Liaison In Comm. Nick Fish

September 2018 – Commissioner Nick Fish will become the Portland City Council’s first official liaison to the Portland Film Office. His Senior Policy Director, Mr. Jamie Dunphy, will be point on this new relationship. The role, created at Commissioner Fish’s request, recognizes the challenges that film productions face – tight turnaround times, tight budgets, and […]

Create the Ultimate Soundtrack For Your Film With Marmoset

Centered around music licensing and scoring original music, Marmoset is a Northwest music agency aiding filmmakers in creating remarkable soundtracks for every project. And with a roster of vintage to independent and emerging artists, Marmoset is equipped to match music to picture on any and every scale. With strides toward helping artists gain exposure and […]

HouseSpecial and Wieden + Kennedy Create A New Tourism Campaign For Travel Portland

Portland’s creative agency, Wieden + Kennedy, and  pioneering animation studio, HouseSpecial, have together created an interactive tourism campaign that is currently traveling the country, along with their (slightly) larger-than-life “Portlanders!” The collection of statues will be touring selected cities around the US.  The public can peek into the back of their heads to view a VR-like experience […]

Portland Post-Production Film Grant Now Open

The Portland Film Office, in partnership with Oregon Made Creative Foundation (OMCF), invites local filmmakers to apply for funding designed to encourage the completion of a local feature-length project and position producers to build towards larger, more resourced productions. The Post-Production Film Grant Program supports the professional development of small, local filmmakers by providing funds for […]

“Shrill” TV Adaptation To Shoot In Oregon, Starring Aidy Bryant

Broadway Video (“Portlandia” and S3 of “Documentary Now“) is adapting Lindy West’s memoir, “Shrill” into an #OregonMade series for Hulu.  The series “will star Aidy Bryant of SNL fame and will begin production in Portland shortly.

Update On #OregonMade “The OA”

The Portland Tribune  covered the latest on the goings on of Netflix’s “The OA” shooting in Oregon. “The OA” is written and produced by Brit Marling and Zal Batmanglij.  Marling stars as Prairie Johnson, a young blind woman who “returns to her hometown after an unexplained seven-year absence with her eyesight restored and now calling herself […]