IFC’s Renews #OregonMade “Documentary Now!” For Fourth Season!

We are still enjoying season 3 of IFC’s, “Documentary Now!” and just in – we hear that they are renewing for a season 4! Many talented local crew worked on this current season and we are proud to call it #OregonMade!  Season has seen more great guest stars such as; Owen Wilson, Michael Keaton, Cate […]

ISA Third Thursday Features TV Writer Hal Cantor

Screenwriters & Filmmakers, ISA Third Thursdays April 18th is ALL ABOUT TV!  It’s a Portland first with screenwriter, playwright and teacher Hal Cantor, who has written For Fox Television Studios, Sony Pictures Television and Showtime. Hal will give us his take on the craft and business of writing for television in today’s madcap TV marketplace. […]

Hulu’s “Shrill” Premieres March 15th

Hulu’s six-episode series, “Shrill” is set to premiere March 15th.  Executive Producers Lorne Michaels and Elizabeth Banks created the comedy series starring Aidy Bryant (Saturday Night Live) as Annie, “a fat young woman who wants to change her life — but not her body. Annie is trying to start her career while juggling bad boyfriends, […]

Bend Shot Series “Mom & Me” to Premiere in March on HGTV

#OregonMade “Mom & Me,” shot in and starring Bend mother and son team Karrie and Tristan Trowbridge, begins airing on Saturday, March 9 at 11 PM EST/ 8PM PST. Mother-and-son duo Karrie and Tristan Trowbridge combine their skills to restore neglected houses in Bend, Oregon. While Karrie claims the general contractor and designer roles, Tristan is […]

Reminder: Mike Rich at PDX ISA Third Thursdays 1/17

Screen writers & Filmmaker, don’t miss ISA 3RD THURSDAY in PDX — 1/17, 7PM. Monthly mixer. Door prizes. Guest speaker screenwrtier Mike Rich (Finding Forresterm The Rookie, Secretariat). Register for this FREE event at: https://www.networkisa.org/events/individual/view/ttportland

TLC’s “Long Lost Family” – Latest Episode Features Jacksonville’s Nunan House

Tune in to TLC on Monday, December 17 to catch episode 9 of the new Season 5 of TLC’s “Long Lost Family” which features The Nunan House in Jacksonville. “Long Lost Family” follows the touching stories of people who have suffered a lifetime of separation and are yearning to be reunited with their birthparents and biological […]

1 Week To SourceOregon Directory Deadline!

SourceOregon is a statewide directory of industry professionals. It’s a great way to get found for your services, but it’s also OMPA’s best promotional tool to advocate for the industry. Show policymakers how many jobs are at stake! Create a listing at sourceoregon.com/getlisted. Deadline November 15. If you have any questions, I can be reached at [email protected]

“American Vandal” – Season 2 – Premiered September

The new trailer is out for American Vandal’s second season (maybe NSFW.) The #OregonMade season 2 of “American Vandal” will premiere Friday, September 14th, 2018 and will consist of 8 episodes that all shot in and around Portland metro. CBS Television Studios, Funny or Die, and 3Arts produced in partnership for Netflix.  The mockumentary series […]

“Shrill” TV Adaptation To Shoot In Oregon, Starring Aidy Bryant

Broadway Video (“Portlandia” and S3 of “Documentary Now“) is adapting Lindy West’s memoir, “Shrill” into an #OregonMade series for Hulu.  The series “will star Aidy Bryant of SNL fame and will begin production in Portland shortly.

From Oregon to L.A. and back again | BLACKSTAR WARRIOR

I thought one could only make film in Hollywood. Then, I made a short in Portland and it changed my life. Los Angeles was the place I flew down to for meetings between long walks on beaches that felt hotter than the surface of the sun. Everything about L.A. felt like the polar opposite of […]