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)”
As a sound recordist for film & television in Oregon, I’m responsible for keeping synchronicity between the camera department and my location recordings. Motion pictures demand an unceasing audio stream of dialogue, effects, and music to glue at least 24 frames per second of visuals together. It wasn’t always this way of course. Motion pictures began without audio synchronicity, and without field sound recordings. Silent film provided a rapid stream of still frames that reflected an animated reality that was novel enough for this blog to exist.Continue reading... “Eksod – Altering the Cinematic Experience”
Forbes covered our recent technical demonstration, for the first time, Apple and Android phones playing together in the same AR environment. Call us to plan your next AR project we’ll knock your socks off!
Portland-Based YOUAR Enables iOS and Android Devices to Share Persistent Augmented Reality
For us in the film, television and digital storytelling industry, drones have provided an exciting new way to tell our stories. They have provided us new vantage points that were unthinkable a few years ago. In our last article (written for the OMPA), we talked about hiring the right drone pilot and some of the regulatory requirements. Today we’ll talk about some of the regulations you should be aware of and some that we should expect out of the FAA in the near future. Continue reading... “Drone regulations may actually help your production”
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.