The Truth is out there! ISA Third Thursdays PDX 10/17 with XFiles writer!

Screenwriters & Filmmakers —  Another killer ISA THIRD THURSDAYS PDX this October 17th with guest speaker SARA B COOPER — TV/screenwriter with credits like X-Files, Sleepwalkers, Sanctuary, Continuum, Chicago Hope, House and more.

 
A truly rare opportunity to hang out with a very special screenwriter!
WHEN: Thursday, October 17th – 7pm
WHERE: NW Film Center Office & South Park *
934 SW Salmon, Portland OR, 97205
* We begin at NW Film then migrate across the street to South Park.
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Jonathan Raymond @ ISA Third Thursdays PDX 9/19!

Screenwriters & Filmmakers — Summer’s over and we’re baaaack! ISA THIRD THURSDAYS PDX kicks off its “fall season” with a bang on September 19th with guest speaker

Writer and screenwriter Jonathan Raymond

JONATHAN RAYMOND — author and Emmy-nominated TV/screenwriter (Mildred Pierce, Meek’s Cutoff, Night Moves, First Cow).

A truly rare opportunity to hang out with a very special writer and screenwriter — who collaborates often with the fabulous director, Kelly Reichardt.
 
WHEN: Thursday, September 19th – 7pm
WHERE: NW Film Center Office & South Park *
934 SW Salmon, Portland OR, 97205
* We begin at NW Film then migrate across the street to South Park.
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Third Thursday PDX – Screenwriters & Filmmakers

Screenwriters & Filmmakers — Don’t miss Emmy-nominated screenwriter Cynthia at ISA’s THIRD THURSDAYS PDX – July 18th!

Yet another ISA PDX coup! Your chance to rub elbows with one of Portland’s most honored writers, with over 30 produced films and 70 sold scripts, including Buffalo Girls and Mark Twain and Me.

WHEN: Thursday, July 18th – 7pm

WHERE: NW Film Center Office

934 SW Salmon, Portland OR, 97205

* We begin at NW Film then migrate to a bar/restaurant (TBA)

Register NOW for this FREE event at:

https://www.networkisa.org/events/individual/view/ttportland

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Latest Netflix #OregonMade Series, “Trinkets,” Will Begin Streaming June 14th

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xz1IkeXs6yI

The #OregonMade Netflix series, Trinkets, (based on Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith‘s young adult novel) starring, Brianna Hildebrand (Deadpool, Tragedy Girls), Kiana Madeira (The Flash, Sacred Lies) and Quintessa Swindell will stream June 14th. This 10 episode, #OregonMade show shot entirely on location in Clackamas and Portland.  Read more.

Kristi Turnquist (OregonLive) talked to the “Trinkets” Executive Director about why Portland was considered a character all its own in the series. Continue reading... “Latest Netflix #OregonMade Series, “Trinkets,” Will Begin Streaming June 14th”

Oregon Film: Who We Are and What We Do (Update 2019)

Film CommissionThis has become something of a tradition, at least in our minds. As we come to the end of another fiscal year, we want to take a moment and reflect on some of the things we have been able to accomplish during the past year and hopefully come up with some improvements for the next.

As part of Oregon Film’s effort to reach projects and talent that are not being directly impacted by our incentive programs, we helped create a separate non-profit called the, #OregonMade Creative Foundation (OMCF). Continue reading... “Oregon Film: Who We Are and What We Do (Update 2019)”

Another Big One: Randall Jahnson—ISA Third Thursdays PDX—May 16th

Screenwriters & Filmmakers —

Don’t miss 2019’s 5th installment of ISA THIRD THURSDAYS event, May 16!

This month’s mixer for Portland area screenwriters and filmmakers features guest speaker screenwriter and educator, RANDALL JAHNSON, whose produced credits include: Dudes, The Doors, The Mask of Zorro, Sunset Strip and episodes of the HBO series Tales from the Crypt.

If you’ve never heard Randall talk about screenwriting, he’ll wake you up! If you have, you know he always does! Especially when he talks about the projects he’s working on now. Continue reading... “Another Big One: Randall Jahnson—ISA Third Thursdays PDX—May 16th”

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 Blanchett among others, and the series was created by Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, John Mulaney and Seth Meyers.

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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.

WHEN: Thursday, April 18th – 7pm
WHERE: NW Film Center Office & South Park *
934 SW Salmon, Portland OR, 97205
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Hulu’s “Shrill” Premieres March 15th

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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, a sick parent, and a perfectionist boss.” “Shrill” was inspired by the memoir, “Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman” by Lindy West. Continue reading... “Hulu’s “Shrill” Premieres March 15th”

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 her worksite muscle and protege. From beat-up bungalows to lackluster log homes, together they find and transform overlooked properties into one-of-a-kind homes.

Two episodes will be on offer, back to back. Continue reading... “Bend Shot Series “Mom & Me” to Premiere in March on HGTV”