Shot In Newport – “Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove” Premiered September 13

The first spinoff of Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” began airing begin airing this September – “Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove” and premiered to 1.54 million viewers.

The show chronicles 4 families that fish for Dungeness crab in the treacherous, beautiful and rugged Oregon Coast.  The show follows Newport locals; Marc Sehlbach; Mikey Retherford, Jr.; Chris Retherford; Gary Ripka, his son, Kenny Ripka; and Jonny Law.

Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove” changes the format slightly from “Deadliest Catch”, in that the fishermen head home after their day’s work and the families feature prominently in the story line.  Continue reading... “Shot In Newport – “Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove” Premiered September 13”

#OregonMadeShows Exhibit Opens At PDX

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In collaboration with PDXART, and many other partners (please see list below) a new exhibit is up on Concourse E, at the Portland International Airport this week.  The exhibit showcases “vignettes” of artifacts, props and images from just a few of the 400+ feature films & television shows that have utilized Oregon as their production backdrop over the years.  From the early silent era films like “Fisherman’s Bride” (shot in Astoria, 1908), to “Grimm”, the popular NBC television series currently shooting in Portland, Oregon has played an important role in production. Continue reading... “#OregonMadeShows Exhibit Opens At PDX”

Congrats to “Portlandia” – Three Emmy Nominations

Screen Shot 2016-07-18 at 11.49.16 AM“Portlandia” was nominated again for Outstanding Comedy Sketch Series, and  also nominated in the Outstanding Writing for a Variety Series category, with Fred Armisen, Carrie Brownstein, Jonathan Krisel, Graham Wagner and Karey Dornetto , and for Outstanding Production Design for a Variety, Nonfiction, Reality or Real-competition Series – with production designer Schuyler Telleen and set decorator Katherine Isom.

Also, of note, Oregon-native, Ty Burrell, received a nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy for “Modern Family”. Continue reading... “Congrats to “Portlandia” – Three Emmy Nominations”

The Falls: Covenant of Grace IndieGoGo Campaign

The Falls:Covenant of Grace, the third installment of The Falls series hopes to film in Portland this summer. It is a trilogy written and directed by Jon Garcia about two gay Mormon men and the struggles of LGBT individuals of faith.    We currently have an IndieGoGo campaign going until early July to help us reach our goal. Please share the word if you can to help bring this series to light.

Covenant of Grace Continue reading... “The Falls: Covenant of Grace IndieGoGo Campaign”

Adult Swim & Hinge Team Up For Toonami

It’s been nearly a year since Adult Swim Toonami team tapped Hinge‘s Portland-based studio to produce show bumpers and the season finale of Toonami Intruder II, where the show’s venerable host TOM, and his AI co-host SARA, crash land on an unknown planet to find a new base of operations. The episode had something fun for both the hard core fans (who’ve enjoyed the show since it’s beginnings in 1997) as well as the casual viewers. If you want to see the finale again, here it is in full, thanks to our friends at Adult Swim. Continue reading... “Adult Swim & Hinge Team Up For Toonami”

Got Content? Learn How To Create Business In The African Market.

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The U.S. is Making a Vast Impact in Africa’s TV Content Industry.
Learn How You Can Create Business in a Profitable Market.

The U.S. Commerce Department Presents a webinar with DISCOP Africa, the leading feature films, TV programs, adaptation rights and packaged TV channels trade show.

9:00AM – 10:00AM PDT // 12:00PM – 1:00PM EDT
Register here.

Experts from the television industry will discuss opportunities in the African market, to include co-production and partnerships, and how to engage with local start-ups, and international partners also working in the African TV sector. Continue reading... “Got Content? Learn How To Create Business In The African Market.”

“Grimm” Renewed For Season 6

Photo courtesy: NBC
Photo courtesy: NBC

NBC’s “Grimm” has been renewed for season 6!
“We absolutely love what our producers and cast have accomplished over the past five seasons,” NBC Entertainment Jennifer Salke said. “They have created a whole new world of creatures and have a truly devoted fan base. We can’t wait to see what comes next.”

Read more here. Continue reading... ““Grimm” Renewed For Season 6”

Noah Wyle To Make His Writing Debut On “The Librarians” Season 3

Noah Wyle, Lindy Booth and Christian Kane shoot a scene in the new TNT series called The Librarians in the Capitol mall area Wednesday, April 30, 2014. (Photo: KOBBI R. BLAIR | Statesman Journal)
Noah Wyle, Lindy Booth and Christian Kane (Photo: KOBBI R. BLAIR | Statesman Journal)

Noah Wyle, Executive Producer, “The Librarians”, announced that he will be back in Oregon for Season 3, and this time will be writing and directing, as well acting, in a handful of episodes. Read more here. Continue reading... “Noah Wyle To Make His Writing Debut On “The Librarians” Season 3”

What is it Like to Work on “Grimm”, “Portlandia” & “The Librarians”?


OregonLive found out in a piece that Kristi Turnquist put out last week showcasing a handful of professionals working in TV, in Oregon. “LA vs. Portland?”, “How did you get your start?”, “Can local actors make a living in Portland?”, “What is the Portland TV and film scene?” were some of the questions asked, and answered.  Read more here.

Fox12 has also been highlighting Oregon crew, vendors and services in their “More Good Morning Oregon” segment – highlights are: Spydercam, 360 Lab’s VR technology, stuntman Kent Lutrell, propmaster Tim Oakley, and SPFX makeup for Grimm, Ravenous Studios. Continue reading... “What is it Like to Work on “Grimm”, “Portlandia” & “The Librarians”?”

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