We are proud to announce a new division of Gary Nolton LLC, called Trailhead Production Provisions. Based in Bend Oregon, Trailhead provides for rent all those little production supplies you need but hate to carry from home. Easy-ups, Coolers, Tables, Chairs, Walkies, etc. We even have a One-ton Grip package that’s super handy for film or still photographers heading to shoot in beautiful Central Oregon. See all we have at hit the trail! Continue reading... “INTRODUCING TRAILHEAD PRODUCTION PROVISIONS IN CENTRAL OREGON!”
Tripgrid automates a large portion of the trip planning process, saving time while helping teams get completely organized.
“We started working early on with companies who coordinate travel in the production world, we realized it was an intense amount of work and no one was building tools to solve their problems. Tripgrid turned out to be an absolute game-changer for them,” says CEO Jake Hoskins.
Koerner Camera Systems, the premier supplier of high-end cinema gear for motion picture, television and commercial productions in the Pacific Northwest, will be hosting a first-of-its-its-kind exposition at their new facility in Southeast Portland. The latest optics from Angenieux, Arri, Canon, Cooke, Fujinon, IB/E, Kish, Leica, Lomo Illumina, P+S Technik, Raptor, Sigma, Tokina, and Zeiss were on display for the largest lens event in the history of the Pacific Northwest. Continue reading... “2017 Pacific Northwest Lens Summit”
“Grimm” has made Portland home for 7 years, hired around 1,000 people (80 percent of the crew have been local, and about 250 full time crew), spent a little over $55 million each year, and has helped many vendors and support businesses expand in equipment and employees, as well as showcase Portland’s varied locations. The show leaves behind a honed, skilled crew, and world class vendors and services. Last week, The Portland Buisness Journal took a look at all the angles on what the show has brought to Oregon – read more in the links below. Continue reading... ““Grimm” – Gone, But Not Forgotten. PBJ Sums Up 7 years and 6 Seasons”
Tomorrow night sees “Grimm“‘s last season premiere – we will all be sad to say goodbye to the show’s quirky and murky portrayal of Portland’s fictitious underbelly, the real city locations, the Wesen, the Police precinct, and the many character actors and stars alike. Six seasons, seven years in the making, and well over 100 episodes later, “Grimm” is set to come to an end, but it leaves behind a healthy and successful legacy of collaboration between the city, NBC, the many crew members, special effects houses, extras, and literally hundreds of local services and vendors. Continue reading... “Goodbye To “Grimm” – Last Season Premiering Tomorrow Night on NBC”
My company, Portland Store Fixtures, is exactly what it sounds like: we rent and sell store fixtures. (In Portland.) We stock mostly used so we have a lot of interesting oddities, but the basics of our business are shelving units, showcases, clothing racks, cash counters, mannequins, display forms – everything you need to make a store look like a store.
With the advancements in LED lighting fixtures and HMI ballasts, controlling light fixtures with DMX signals has become both easier and much more precise. These advancements have ushered in new possibilities for control which is both quicker, easier and more economic than ever before.
While DMX control has been common in Theatrical settings for quite some time, only recently has advances in fixture design made this practical for TV/Film sets. DMX 512 is the standard communication protocol used in Entertainment industry products. Continue reading... “The Digital Revolution in Lighting”