Pipeworks Announces Four New Releases

The Eugene based video game production company Pipeworks announced four new video games surrounding the E3 Expo in June.  Three of the four games are based on television shows that already bring an  avid audience to the game.  The video game industry is one entertainment based industry that often operates under the radar in Oregon but Eugene has been a hub of several top notch video game producers.  Pipeworks is definitely one of the companies leading the charge. Continue reading... “Pipeworks Announces Four New Releases”

Portland Seed Fund – Check it out

Portland Seed Fund

Seeding Growth and Innovation in Portland

Attached is a link to information on the Portland Seed Fund. What dare you ask is this fund?

I quote:

The Portland Seed Fund is a proposed new investment fund with a mission of investing solely in early stage businesses in Portland and the surrounding region. The Fund will make investments of less than $100,000 to start-ups at the earliest stage of development, and attempt to fill the most critical gap in funding for growing companies, thereby increasing job creation among start-up firms and the pipeline of viable companies for later stage investors.

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DSLR Workshop with NW Documentary

Heard about the new DSLR cameras? Know how to use them for video projects? Learn to shoot with DSLR cameras and explore this format. You’ll pick an iconic place in Portland and use a DSLR camera to piece together compelling shots, timelapse, and other visual effects to create a short edited piece. Intermediate to advanced FCP skills required.

Visit the NW Documentary education page to sign up! Continue reading... “DSLR Workshop with NW Documentary”

WebVisions 2010 – Special Rates for Oregon Film


WebVisions 2010 – May 19-21 at the Oregon Convention Center

Oregon Film is thrilled to offer special rates for WebVisions 2010, a nationally recognized event that explores the future of web design, technology, user experience and business strategy. WebVisions takes place from May 19-21 at the Oregon Convention Center and features half-day and all-day workshops, sessions, keynotes and an exhibition hall with music, panel discussions and more. This is an excellent opportunity to learn new skills, hone the ones that you have, meet new people and explore the future! Continue reading... “WebVisions 2010 – Special Rates for Oregon Film”

3D Cinematography Workshop Sponsored by ACM SIGGRAPH and the 3D Center

The Democratization of 3D Cinematography
Wednesday, April 28, 2010 from 6:00  – 8:30 PM
Presented by Cascade ACM SIGGRAPH and The 3D Center of Art and Photography

Ever wonder what it would be like to make a 3D movie using open source software, readily available digital cameras, school resources, your computer and some imagination?  Attend this event and learn how two people with the same question in mind discovered desktop 3D film-making. Ron Kriesel and Kathleen O’Reilly, Board Members of the 3D Center of Art and Photography will walk you through their process and work-flow when making their first 3D film. Continue reading... “3D Cinematography Workshop Sponsored by ACM SIGGRAPH and the 3D Center”



Whether it’s dropping a camera off a 100 story building in New York City for “Spider-Man” or flying a camera over a waterfall in Mexico for “Apocalypto”, Spydercam is in the business of moving cameras.

Their innovative camera system utilizes winches, weights, cables, and computer software to move their cameras in ways that are fast, safe and extremely accurate.  With a camera system that can travel over any distance at up to 60 miles per hour, and move in any direction, they truly are the premiere suspended camera company in the industry today.  Continue reading... “Spydercam”