Over 100 industry guests are already signed up to attend the Final Cut Classic on July 23rd in Hood River Oregon. Participation is designed to bring more exposure and deeper business contacts to the attendees. The event raises money for education scholarships and the OMPA, and it is a great show of support for the crew and other business owners who work together to continue growing the industry. Continue reading... “Industry Golf and Wine Tour on July 23rd”
Oregon’s film industry got quite the write-up yesterday in the Hollywood Reporter! The producers of TNT’s Leveragehad wonderful things to say about shooting in Oregon, including this quote about Oregon’s talent from Co-Creator Jon Rogers:
“When we got up there we were expecting to fly in three or four cast members an episode, but we average about one or two,” co-creator/executive producer John Rogers says. “Some of the (local) actors have been so good, we’ve made them recurring characters on the show.”
We just got sent this nice little article that appeared in the Oregon Business Magazine July issue. Although their numbers are a little low (total spend is higher than listed), it’s still a nice article. It was nice to see that they included the mention of the show’s practice of distributing $2 bills for per diem payments. Here’s the article if you’re interested. The film office intends to put out more complete data for not only season 2 but season 3 late in August or early September. Continue reading... “"75,000 $2 Bills floating around the city"”
Season 3 of “Leverage” premieres this Sunday on TNT with a 2 hour premiere episode. For those of you that enjoy watching it in a communal setting, it sounds like the Morrison Hotel is once again going to be the gathering place for fans as well as local cast and crew. TNT has gathered a lot of online promo material leading up to the premiere and be sure to check it out on their website – http://www.tnt.tv/series/leverage/.
Last week I made the trip down to Los Angeles to take a few meetings, get some industry intelligence, and hopefully drum up some business for Oregon. I wanted to fill everyone in on my trip. Continue reading... “News from Los Angeles”
Over a third of Americans are not just overweight, they are obese. The question is, are you ready to change your life? If so, then here is the first courageous step you need to take. Season 10 of NBC’s hit television show “The Biggest Loser” will be visiting cities all across America and we want to see you, your friends and family all there to make this healthy change. One of our world famous trainers, either Bob Harper or Jillian Michaels, will be in each city to reveal some of the contestants who will be on season 10 of “The Biggest Loser.” Continue reading... “"Biggest Loser" Filming at Tom McCall Waterfront Park this Weekend”
“LEVERAGE,” TNT’S HIT TV SERIES IS STILL SHOOTING IN PORTLAND AND HIRING HUNDREDS OF REAL PEOPLE TO BE PAID EXTRAS!!
Oregon’s busiest extras casting company, EXTRAS ONLY, is still currently casting all the extras, featured extras, stand-ins and photo doubles for the third season of TNT’s hit TV series, LEVERAGE.
We are hiring thousands of real-people and professional extras from our database who are getting paid to be background actors on a hit prime time show. It’s a great opportunity to make some extra money and have fun being involved in the process.
3Ball Productions, the producer behind some of television’s most transformational programs, is producing a new weight loss show for men and women who have at least 200lbs to lose. This time around, we are bringing the trainer to you! If you’re ready to try and lose that weight and you need inspiration to show up at your door, then come be a part of what could be the most remarkable transformation of your life. Continue reading... “ABC has a New Weight Loss Show that has Taken Transformation to a New Level!”