THE LABOR MARKET: Portland film and TV workers put on a free weekend public market and maker fair in Old Town on December 9 and 10.
IATSE Local 488, representing Studio Mechanics (Motion Picture workers) in Oregon, Washington, Northern Idaho, and Montana will host The Labor Market, a holiday event for the general public from 10 am until 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday, December 9 -10 in the Goldsmith Blocks Building on 412 NW Couch Street in Old Town Portland.
It’s great to watch movies set in your hometown.For many of us, Free Willyis a childhood favorite. This Sept. 22nd, when attending the #OregonMade film event, pay close attention to the implicit biases that show up in this film. The last time I watched “Free Willy” two scenes left me shaking my head in disbelief.How had I not noticed these scenes before?Today, it’s my job to turn a critical eye toward all media and unpack biases. Continue reading... “Media Bias? Creator Bias?: “Free Willy””
Entertainment Partners, one of the leading film and media payroll companies and owner of the “Movie Magic” budget and scheduling brand, is offering free courses at its academy during the strike. This means you can learn more about production accounting, software (including Movie Magic) and other online courses for no cost to you.
A 2023 Oregon filmmaker survey found that 1 in 3 respondents have either witnessed or experienced something non-consensual on professional film sets. And if they said something it was not addressed.
When harassment happens at work, people are almost always around–and if they aren’t around, they can be quickly summoned to show up. Our goal is to reduce instances of workplace harassment by giving employees the tools they need to disrupt those perpetrating the harassment.
Join us for a workshop and in-depth conversation with Certified Consent-Forward Artist and Filmmaker Windy Borman MS, as she guides participants through a look at what it means to create storytelling in a consent-forward environment.
This is a part of the Creative Opportunity Program from Oregon Film.
POWGirls will be offering an Intro. to Filmmaking workshop as part of their summer programming.
POWGirls (a program of the Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival) offers workshops in video production, cinematography, audio recording, set lighting, digital editing and media literacy for girls and non-binary youth ages 15-19. Our instructors are working media producers who inspire girls to be creative, tech-savvy leaders who will help realize gender equity in the film industry. POWGirls supports all girls in their media education regardless of race, ethnicity, class, religion, ability, sexuality or gender expression.
Join PAM CUT as we welcome the Head of Business and Legal Affairs at Academy Award-winning ShadowMachine, Rosemary Colliver as she discusses the very pertinent and important production contracts, how to properly create one, and what to be aware of to keep your creative project safe. Coming along for the ride is Academy Award-winning producer Melanie Coombs (Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, Harvie Krumpet) to help provide further insight with real-life experiences to help participants better understand the importance and necessity of these contracts. Continue reading... “PAM CUT Professional Workshops: The INs and OUTs of Production Contracts”
Are you looking to break into the film industry? Join our upcoming PA Pathways training session! This training is intended to place underrepresented people in paid production assistant positions on professional commercial and motion picture sets. Applications are now open and must be submitted by March 17, 2023 to be considered. The application can be found at https://bit.ly/3Jt0yvh.