Outside the Frame + Oregon Media Pathways Production Assistant Training

Have you ever watched a film or TV show and wondered how it was made? Do you dream of being part of a team that helps create stories seen by audiences around the world? Now is your chance to learn about career opportunities in the fast-paced, demanding and exciting world of filmmaking!

The PA Pathways Training is intended for people who want to pursue a career in film and are looking to break into the industry. The class is a part of the Oregon Media Pathways Program and is a prerequisite for paid placements as a Production Assistant on professional projects. Continue reading... “Outside the Frame + Oregon Media Pathways Production Assistant Training”

Women in Film PDX Announce Vision Grant Winners

Women In Film Portland (WIF-PDX) recently announced that local filmmakers Fran Bittakis and Betty Alcaraz are the recipients of the WIF-PDX 2023 Vision Grant, a signature program that supports production of a film by a local female or nonbinary storyteller every year. Over four dozen people applied for the 2023 funds. A committee made up of WIF-PDX board members and two award winning filmmakers, Alicia J. Rose and Dawn Jones Redstone, then reviewed applicants and narrowed it down to four finalists. Continue reading... “Women in Film PDX Announce Vision Grant Winners”

Meet the First Confluence Filmmaker Fellows

Alana Tiikpuu Walker

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

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new film equipment to take their craft to the next level. Last spring, Confluence put out a call for submissions and received proposals from many creative and thoughtful filmmakers! Continue reading... “Meet the First Confluence Filmmaker Fellows”

PAM CUT Sustainability Labs – Application Deadline is July 1

Applications are now open for PAM CUT‘s Sustainability Labs. U.S. based multidisciplinary creators, media artists, directors, and producers looking to change their personal model of creative, financial, and business sustainability are invited to apply.

Application deadline is July 1, 2023.

Preference will be given to mid-career artists, storytellers, and creative producers who have completed at least one significant project in at least two disciplines or mediums. Alternatively, applicants who have completed work on a project and are now in significant development in a new medium, form, or format will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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PAM CUT: Artist in Residency Program Now Open for Applications

A program designed to enable mid-career and emerging artists working in film, audio storytelling, immersive realities, performance, animation, etc, the opportunity to develop or continue working upon a new project utilizing resources available to them through PAM CUT including classroom space, gear, marketing, professional support, and an opportunity for exhibition.

Each residency lasts for 3 months and the artist will receive a $2500 stipend.

For any questions, reach out to PAM CUT’s Head of Artist Services, Ben Popp, [email protected] or by calling (503) 276-4222. Continue reading... “PAM CUT: Artist in Residency Program Now Open for Applications”

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 legislature and partners like the OMPA and the IATSE and SAG-AFTRA unions to increase the film and media cash rebate percentages from 18% to 25%. In addition, the annual funding for the OPIF program increased from $14M to $20M. Continue reading... “Oregon Film: Who We Are & What We Do (Update 2022)”

Travel Oregon’s 2022 Scholarship To Support College students & Black, Indigenous, & People of Color

Travel Oregon has opened up scholarship opportunities to attend the 2022 Governor’s Conference on Tourism specifically to encourage attendance from the BIPOC community.

The Oregon Governor’s Conference on Tourism (ORGC) is the premier educational and information-sharing event in the state for tourism, hospitality, and economic development professionals. The 2022 ORGC will take place in person on March 14-16 in Sunriver, Oregon.

With a commitment to applying a racial equity lens to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion in Oregon’s tourism industry, Travel Oregon is proud to offer a 2022 scholarship program to support college students and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color in attending the ORGC for the first time. Continue reading... “Travel Oregon’s 2022 Scholarship To Support College students & Black, Indigenous, & People of Color”