Oregon Film: Who We Are & What We Do (Update 2022)

What has Oregon Film been up to? – After assuring our industry worked so well through the turbulent pandemic period with several projects of all sizes, 2022 started off with a slow down. Needless to say, Oregon is still attractive and a great place to bring your creative production. Recently we worked with the state […]

PA Training Camp is Back at Outside the Frame

Participation in this training is the first step towards securing PA opportunities via the Oregon Media Pathways Program, which helps place folks from underrepresented communities in paid positions on set. If you’re looking for training and access to paid opportunities as a production assistant, head over to the link in bio to apply! Priority will […]

OMPA Event | Tapping Into the Power of Your Voice as a Career

  Tuesday, April 12 2022 | 6:30–8:00pm PDT | Free-$10 This is an online event centered on Black, Brown and Indigenous creatives of color while open to the community at large. Join us for conversation around getting started in voiceover work with some talented voiceover artists. Come connect with Jazzy Greene, Susannah Mars, Adrienne Livingston […]

Kenji Sugahara Appointed By US Dept. Of Transportation To Serve On FAA Drone Advisory Committee

This week, Oregonian, Kenji Sugahara, President and Chief Executive Officer, Drone Service Providers Alliance and founder of Ariascend,  was appointed by the US Department of Transportation to serve on the FAA Drone Advisory Committee. Kenji is a graduate of Dartmouth College and the University of Oregon School of Law. As an attorney, he played a […]

The New Normal – How Our Production Community Is Adapting To Covid-19 – PDXpendables.

  In our series of blog posts – the “New Normal” – we are looking at what creative options have been put in place to offset the disruption that Covid-19 has caused for production businesses here in Oregon.  This month we caught up with PDXpendables LLC, one of the Pacific Northwest’s Stage and Studio supply […]

The New Normal – How Our Production Community Is Adapting to Covid – Picture This

In our series of blog posts – the “New Normal” – we are looking at what creative options have been put in place to offset the disruption that Covid-19 has caused for production businesses here in Oregon.  This month we caught up with Picture This, one of Portland’s leading provider of Camera Rentals, Projectors, and […]

The New Normal – How Our Production Community Is Adapting To Covid – Conversation With Koerner Camera

Like so many other businesses, the Oregon production community has been hit hard by the havoc that Covid-19 has wreaked.  Many community partners have come together to provide up-to-date information on safety procedures and new protocol guidelines that are being improved upon on all the time.  (OMPA has the latest here.) As production has slowly […]

SmithRock.Com – An Extra Resource For Filming At Smith Rock State Park

SmithRock.com is an owner-run resource for people wanting to visit Smith Rock State Park, and pitches itself as, “an independent online guide for adventurers” that want to explore the park. For productions thinking of shooting at the Smith Rock State Park, you must first contact the park manager (at 541-548-7501) for all permit requests and […]

Free Learning Resources For Creatives

Covid-19  has stopped life as-we-know-it in its tracks and with many of Oregon’s creatives wondering what is next we took a look around and found many free learning, and continuing education resource opportunities to help fill the void until life gets back to “normal”. Adobe Previously reported on No Film School, Adobe is offering at […]

Why indie films need creative marketing

Show biz on an indie budget takes creative marketing. This summer, Willamette Week, Portland’s Pulitzer-winning paper of a juicy half-of-a-million readers, reviewed a press release from Hapstance Films, and look what happened — an engaging full-paged story in last week’s issue. Check it out here.