#OregonMade “Tasting Wild” Features Central Oregon

Nat Geo recently collaborated with Mazda on, “Tasting Wild,” a new 5 part series that began streaming on Hulu, on October 25th. The #OregonMade episode features chef, Melissa King, foraging for nature’s smorgasbord of ingredients in Central Oregon – alongside National Geographic explorers and photographers as they “discover the flavors of the wild places.”

The Central Oregon Film Office was contacted by the National Geographic team and provided scouting and production services at Smith Rock and Whychus Creek.  Sandy Henderson, Executive Director and Founder, Central Film Office, said she, “worked closely with the production to ensure they had the locations they wanted, and were able to climb Smith Rock. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Tasting Wild” Features Central Oregon”

“The GrimmCast” – A New Podcast Re-Watch Party Goes Down Memory Lane

Grimm (NBC)

Sean Hayes and Todd Milliners’ Hazy Mills Productions has announced a new podcast slate. One on the list is, “The GrimmCast,” described as a re-watch party and behind-the-scenes discussion with Erik McCormack and stars, Claire Coffee, Bitsie Tulloch, and Bree Turner.

Read more here from OregonLive.

NBC’s “Grimm” filmed in Metro Portland from 2011-2017. Continue reading... ““The GrimmCast” – A New Podcast Re-Watch Party Goes Down Memory Lane”

#OregonMade, Nathan Fielder’s “The Rehearsal” Set To Premiere On HBO & HBO Max, July 15th

Image from @nathanfielder Instagram

Nathan Fielder’s long-awaited next project, The Rehearsal, is set to premiere on HBO and HBO Max, July 15th. This six-episode show marks Fielder’s return to television. The official press release describes the new series as one that “explores the lengths one man will go to reduce the uncertainties of everyday life. With a construction crew, a legion of actors, and seemingly unlimited resources, Fielder allows ordinary people to prepare for life’s biggest moments by “rehearsing” them in carefully crafted simulations of his own design. Continue reading... “#OregonMade, Nathan Fielder’s “The Rehearsal” Set To Premiere On HBO & HBO Max, July 15th”

Oregon Film: Who We Are & What We Do (Update 2022)

What has Oregon Film been up to? – After assuring our industry worked so well through the turbulent pandemic period with several projects of all sizes, 2022 started off with a slow down. Needless to say, Oregon is still attractive and a great place to bring your creative production. Recently we worked with the state legislature and partners like the OMPA and the IATSE and SAG-AFTRA unions to increase the film and media cash rebate percentages from 18% to 25%. In addition, the annual funding for the OPIF program increased from $14M to $20M. Continue reading... “Oregon Film: Who We Are & What We Do (Update 2022)”

#OregonMade “Shrill” Nominated For GLAAD Media Award!

SHRILL — “Camp” – Episode 201 – Annie and Ryan escape the potential wrath of the Troll and go camping. Ryan (Luka Jones) and Annie (Aidy Bryant), shown. (Photo by: Allyson Riggs/Hulu)

We are excited to see that #OregonMade “Shrill” has been honored by the GLAAD Media Awards with a nomination in the “Outstanding Comedy Series” category.

The GLAAD Media Awards, “honor media for fair, accurate, and inclusive representations of LGBTQ people and issues. Since its inception in 1990, the GLAAD Media Awards have grown to be the most visible annual LGBTQ awards show in the world, sending powerful messages of acceptance to audiences globally.” Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Shrill” Nominated For GLAAD Media Award!”

Oregon Film Trail Adds Canby’s, Eco Park!

City of Canby officials with the newest sign on the Oregon Film Trail.

The City of Canby’s Eco Park was added to the Oregon Film Trail and commemorated with a community dedication. NBC’s “Grimm” was filmed in the city’s Eco Park in early 2014.  The public celebration was held on Friday, October 29th right in beautiful Eco Park. Canby City’s Economic Development Department assisted production crews to identify a location by providing access to the park and found parking to store trailers, equipment, and crew facilities. Continue reading... “Oregon Film Trail Adds Canby’s, Eco Park!”

Good Day Oregon Explores Production Revitalization With Tim Williams

 

 

Tim Williams, Executive Director, Oregon Film, chats to Good Day Oregon on the revitalization of Oregon production as our state starts to open up, watch here.

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Oregon Film: Who We Are And What We Do – 2021

We are finally seeing the light at the end of a very long tunnel for many of us. This doesn’t mean the work is done or there won’t be challenges and changes going forward, but it does mean that we are starting to see more opportunity and more creativity in all areas of our industry here in Oregon.

We’ve highlighted several stories about our community’s resilience through “The New Normal” series from local companies like Talented Animals, Ravenous Studios, Limbo Films, The Art of Make-up School, PDXpendables, Cast Iron Studios, Koerner Camera and Picture This. Continue reading... “Oregon Film: Who We Are And What We Do – 2021”

7 Daytime Emmy Nominations For “Trinkets” & 5 For Local Oregon Crews!

#OregonMade “Trinkets“, received 7 Day Time Emmy nominations and 5 of those are for local Oregon Crews and individual crew members.

This Netflix series season portrayed a grieving teen who, “finds an unexpected connection with two classmates at her new high school after they all land in the same Shoplifters Anonymous group.

“Trinkets” won two Emmys for the first season for “Outstanding Young Adult Program” and “Outstanding Writing for a Children’s or Young Adult Program” – Writers: Amy Andelson, Stephanie Coggins, Linda Gase, Emily Meyer, Jess Meyer, Kirsten “Kiwi” Smith, Matt Shire. Continue reading... “7 Daytime Emmy Nominations For “Trinkets” & 5 For Local Oregon Crews!”

#OregonMade “Chad” Premieres April 6th On TBS

This new eight-episode TBS comedy follows a 14-year-old pubescent Persian boy (SNL’s Nasim Pedrad) navigating the freshman year of high school on a mission to become popular. “Chad” shot the first season in Portland partially during the Covid pandemic.  Read more from Oregon Live.

The new series premieres on April 6th on TBS. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Chad” Premieres April 6th On TBS”