LAIKA Heads into the Oscars

A few weeks ago, LAIKA’s latest film “Missing Link” won LAIKA’s first-ever Golden Globe for Best Animated Feature up against a sea of blockbuster sequels and remakes. And just last week it won two Visual Effects Society awards for Best Animated Feature and Best Animated Character competing against a similarly challenging field. “Missing Link” also […]

McMinnville Short Film Festival Presents 9th Annual Event

McMINNVILLE, OR: The McMinnville Film Festival Foundation is proud to present the 2020 McMinnville Short Film Festival (MSFF), being held at Linfield College, McMinnville Cinemas, and Chemeketa Community College on February 21st through 23rd. A festival for amateur and professional filmmakers alike, the MSFF welcomes short films of any genre and of no more than […]

Day 1 At PLAYA!

Day 1 at the PLAYA Screenwriting Residency. So honored to be here. Thank you Oregon Made and NW Film! Mostly off the grid until 1/31, will post from time to time, see you in February! #screenwritingresidency #filmresidency #playasummerlake

#OregonMade “The Phone Dead” Attack Amazon Prime & Troma Now! Playing Jan. 19 At The Portland Underground Film Festival

Bloated Cat Productions introduces a new short film… THE PHONE DEAD Phone Zombies Attack!!  Shot on location in Portland, Oregon. The film plays in a fun block of comedy shorts as part of the Portland Underground Film Festival at the historic Clinton Street Theater on Sunday, January 19th at 5pm.  The film will be followed […]

New Doc in the Works, “Learn No Evil: Catlin Gabel’s #MeToo Reckoning”

Learn No Evil is an upcoming documentary about a #MeToo reckoning for one of Oregon’s most prestigious schools. In this explosive, and still-unfolding story, former students uncover decades of teacher abuse at Catlin Gabel. Since my initial posts about the inappropriate conduct I experienced at Catlin Gabel, there’s been a perpetual flow of victims coming […]

Two Recent Losses for the Oregon Film Community – John J. Campbell & Robert Blanche

It is with sadness and a deep sense of loss that we reflect on the work of two #OregonMade artists – cinematographer John J. Campbell and actor Robert Blanche – who we have recently lost from our community. We know how much our work depends on the talent and experience of the community we serve, […]

Thank You, Commissioner Fish

For believing in art and artists, for finding solutions, for fighting for what was right, for helping us find a better way to do things, thank you. For all of the handwritten notes, for all of the visits to sets and attendance at premieres, for pushing us to increase opportunities for everyone, thank you. For […]

#OregonMade “The Mortuary Collection” – Special Screening in Astoria to Benefit Historical Society

The #OregonMade feature film THE MORTUARY COLLECTION will screen prior to its release in the city where was originally shot, Astoria, OR. The screening is free, but a $5 donation is suggested to help The Clatsop County Historic Society – owners of the Flavel House, one of the main locations for the film. Watch the […]

#OregonMade Screening Series at The Hollywood Theatre: THE SHINING on 35mm

Come embrace the hedge maze of winter when the next #OregonMade installment brings Stanley Kubrick’s THE SHINING on 35mm print to The Hollywood! Admittedly, Oregon’s claim to ownership of this film is a little stretched (most of the film was shot in the UK and The Overlook is scripted as being in Colorado) but all […]

Ashland Independent Film Festival’s New Film Center on Main Street

The Ashland Independent Film Festival announced today the opening of the AIFF Film Center, the newest addition to Ashland’s vibrant visual and literary arts scene on East Main Street. The new AIFF Film Center will serve as a year-round social hub for film lovers and provide expanded office space for the growing organization. During its […]