The Southern Oregon Film and Media Association is a 501(c)6 non-profit trade association made up of film and media professional crew and businesses that support services in the Southern Oregon region. Their mission is to “promote and strengthen the development of film, video, and multimedia production in Southern Oregon.” SOFAM is a great first call if you find yourself shooting in the region and can help field questions relating to productions of all kinds. They can connect you to crew, services, and loctions in southern Oregon. Continue reading... “Spotlight On Southern Oregon Film and Media – Get Connected”
The new #OregonMade Film History Mural and Poster Exhibit is located in the Portland International Airport’s south pedestrian tunnel which connects the parking garage to the terminal (underground between baggage claims 3 and 4.) It provides travelers with over 160 uninterrupted feet ofmural art and posters, representing a small collection of Oregon’s rich film hist ory. By creating this exhibit, we hope to aptly celebrate the unique and varied locations Oregon has to offer, the projects that have called Oregon home over the years, and the professional production communities that come together to make Oregon so film-friendly. Continue reading... “A New #OregonMade Mural And Film Poster Exhibit For The Portland International Airport”
“Phoenix, Oregon” centers around the relationship between two small town, long-time friends, who open a bowling alley together.
Read more about the movie adn activity in Klamath in the Herald and News.
When a film crew arrives at a location it’s like a small army moving in. The industry in the northwest is vibrant and crews now are well versed even with the small market that exists here.
Portland and Oregon in general have great locations. They look lush with color and diversity. Within a 90 mile radius or Portland, we find the Pacific Ocean, an a 11,000 foot mountain, urban cities, rural farm land and high desert. Continue reading... “A Burns Adventure – “Lean On Pete””
As many of you know, The North Face launched a new “Ventrix™” jacket this fall and in collaboration with musician Maggie Rogers, produced an interactive digital outdoor/music themed campaign film, mostly shot here in Oregon. In case you missed it, here is some back ground on the film – The North Face teamed up with Rogers around the release of her newest track, “Split Stones” for what was called “The Release Project.” The project simultaneously unveiled the Ventrix™ jacket’s heat release technology and the release of Roger’s new track – the immersive digital experience allowed Roger’s new track to be revealed through movement with your smart phone – the more you moved, the more layer’s of Roger’s song were released until the entire track was revealed. Continue reading... “Ventrix™: The North Face + Oregon Locations – A Perfect Campaign Film Match!”
“Paint Your Wagon” (and Oregon Film!) turns 50 next year – come and see this #OregonMade feature! Oregon Film, Kick Ass Oregon History, and the Hollywood Theater, are joining forces to bring you this special screening starring Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood and Jean Seberg.
EVERY TICKET BOUGHT WILL BE ENTERED INTO A DRAWING TO WIN A FUN WEEKEND IN BAKER CITY:
- 2 nights at the Baker Blue Door Inn + bottle of sparkles on arrival!
- $15 certificate for baked goods at the Sweet Wife Bakery
- Gift certificate from Lone Pine Cafe
- Wine tasting from Bella
Kick Ass Oregon History will be presenting a podcast the week before, detailing the history of the production that took place in Baker County, eastern Oregon in the late 1960s. Continue reading... “Come To The #OregonMade “Paint Your Wagon” Screening – Win A Weekend In Baker City!”
“Lean On Pete” has been collecting some great reviews, and has already premiered internationally in the Venice International Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival, and also screened in the US at Telluride. Writer-Director, Andrew Haigh (“45 Years”) adapted Willy Vlautin’s 2010 novel of the same name, that shot in Oregon last summer. The #OregonMade feature made great use of locations, shooting in NE , and SE Portland, at the Portland Meadows race track, a family ranch in Molalla, and out in eastern Oregon in Burns, Hines, and at the Harney County fairgrounds. Continue reading... “Oregon Locations Shine In “Lean on Pete””
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!”
As we move into another busy production season and a new fiscal year, we wanted to proactively answer a few questions about the Oregon Film & Video Office, a/k/a/ The Governor’s Office of Film & Television, a/k/a Oregon Film.
Did you know this office was “founded” in 1968 by Gov. McCall as a way to help better organize the needs of the film “Paint Your Wagon” that was in the throes of shooting in Baker County? Continue reading... “Oregon Film – Who We Are & What We Do!”
This is an excerpt from the photo book being written by Oregon Filmmaker Katherine Wilson:
50 Years of Oregon Film, from Hollywood to Cinematic Literary Voices 1968 -2018
Five Easy Pieces & Poetic Cinema: the 1st Oregon Film of Jack Nicholson
There is a quote I love from Jack Nicholson about the low budget existential westerns he made in the early 60’s with Director Monte Hellman (Ride in the Whirl Wind & The Shooting) for Roger Corman: “Roger wanted some good Tomahawk numbers with plenty of Ketchup, but Monte and I were into these films on another level.” Continue reading... “Oregon Poetic Cinema Filmmaker Jack Nicholson Turns 80”