Willamette Writers Fall Programming Begins!

I hope you’ve been enjoying the end of August. We had such a great time at the Willamette Writers Conference (have you seen some of the pictures?) and are now getting ready for a new year of programming. Keep checking in on that events calendar. Right now, you’ll see a workshop coming up with Eric […]

Portland-Based Filmmakers Are At It Again

Award-winning Executive Producers and Portland-based production company team up for their second film project in Portland. Horror TV pilot filming in Portland January 2022 John Sunshine’s Lost Rock ‘n’ Roll Tapes WINS ‘BEST HORROR’ Screenplay at L.A. Sci-Fi Film Festival Portland, Oregon – 3 November  2021. For Immediate Release Killer Joe is on the loose in […]

Deep Sky Studio Creates Animated Visual For Big Wild Music Release

The upcoming animated music visual release, coming from internationally-acclaimed artist Big Wild in collaboration with design-driven animation studio Deep Sky, based in Portland, Oregon, is releasing alongside Big Wild’s new single “OMGarden” (due out on July 27.) The accompanying animated visual accentuates the song representing a vision of nostalgia filled with pure adventure, euphoria, and […]

All you need to support #MARDA’S GIFT Film is the best pizza in PDX!

#Nostrana Restaurant PDX is giving a portion of pizza sales to MARDA’S GIFT, a documentary short about one woman in one small town (Bend, OR) who has changed lives for her students, their families and communities — by teaching European baking. Head out to Nostrana before July 14 and support our fundraising to complete the […]

WIA Portland Starts This June At Pink Rabbit

WIA Portland is holding its first event on June 16th! This chapter is just one piece of the global organization known as WIA. WIA, is a non-profit organization that works to empower and advocate for those of underrepresented gender identities in the art, technology, production and business of animation. Prospective members, allies and friends are all welcome […]


Summer Makeup Camp

The Art of Makeup School’s Summer Makeup Camp is the perfect opportunity for aspiring makeup artists, actors, or those working in film production to learn about makeup and how to apply it.  All ages from 12 up are welcome! Here’s what’s covered: Day 1 Corrective Beauty: Color theory, skin tone matching, highlighting and contouring, corrective […]

Outside The Frame’s World Premiere of 360° Films by Houseless Youth at OMSI June 2nd

Outside The Frame, a non-profit based in Portland that trains homeless and marginalized youth to be directors of their own films and lives, is having its world premiere of 360° films at OMSI’s Kendall Planetarium on Thursday June 2nd. Doors will open at 6pm for the 6:15pm viewing, and at 6:45pm for the 7:00pm viewing. […]

Music Video Make-A-Thon for Black Porltand-Based Musicians – Open Signal

Open Signal’s 2nd annual music video make-a-thon will be hosted on Saturday June 18th, and will honor Juneteenth celebrations by making music videos for Black Portland-based musicians. Spots are limited to 24 Open Signal Members and the registration deadline is May 23rd.  Filmmakers will work together to come up with concepts, storyboard, shooting, and editing […]

Sustainability Labs Return to PAM CUT

The 2022 Sustainability Labs applications are now open. This NEA funded program is in its second year and seeks to place focus on mid-career artists and creative makers themselves, rather than a specific project. Creative story-telling field can be a difficult one to continually navigate without fears of burn out and feeling overwhelmed. These labs […]