Short Film Premiere: “Lovin’ You – A Rainbow Experience”

In 2015, I attended the national Rainbow Family gathering alone. I had never been to anything like this and I definitely felt like an outsider; especially since I was trying to make this somewhat discreet documentary. I wasn’t really sure what my goal was when I set out to make this. I know I definitely […]

Soma Games Staff Bio – Amy Rose Lowery

Soma Games LLC is an indie video game developer located in Newberg, Oregon. We believe video games can be far more than time-wasters. Video games hold the potential to showcase beauty, reward adventure and excellence, and challenge thinking. Our goal is to passionately and dutifully craft the games that elevate humanity rather than waste it.   […]

Diverse Women’s Voices – Watch

This holiday weekend, we wanted to share just a few great docs that highlight women, women of color, and their voices and films. Special thanks to Femme Fatales for bringing these amazing women, films and stories to our attention via their “Artists as Activists” webinar this afternoon. Watch them on the embedded links below: And […]

POW Film Fest Presents – POW TV

Today POW Film Fest is launching POW TV, a virtual viewing station for discovering stories told by women and non-binary filmmakers.  The past few months have provided many of us with the opportunity to watch a lot more films and tv series. Most often we turn to the big streaming platforms for this entertainment, but more and more of those […]

New Oregon Filmmaker Series from Oregon Media Lab

Calling all Oregon-based filmmakers… Do you have a film, a short or a series you’ve made in the last 20 years? Would you like a chance to share your work as part of an online streamed media collection through the Hollywood Theater? Good news…Now you can! And you’ll receive a percentage of your ticket sales, […]

OMPA Events This Week: Legal & Insurance Webinar 6/17; Creatives of Color Collaborative 6/18

ASK THE EXPERTS: COVERAGE UNDER COVID Wednesday, June 17 | Noon-2pm | Free–$10   This is your chance to get legal and insurance advice directly from experts who specialize in providing these services to the entertainment industry. Get detailed information about what’s changed since the global pandemic. Learn how to protect yourself as both employer […]

Hire Diverse Creatives and Buy/Rent from Diverse Vendors

One of the ways all of us can help the cause for social justice is to create meaningful economic change for those talented communities that are not properly represented or compensated in our industry. To that end, we wanted to share a list of crew/creative personnel databases as well as access points to diversely-owned vendors […]

#BlackLivesMatter

In order to honor the importance of the #BlackLivesMatter movement, we here at Oregon Film would like to give black writers, filmmakers, animators, actors, musicians, and creatives continued opportunities to be heard and seen.  Oregon Film has always valued your art, and more importantly your voices, but now more than ever we want to make […]

Soma Games Staff Bio – Erin Marantette

Soma Games LLC is an indie video game developer located in Newberg, Oregon. We believe video games can be far more than time-wasters. Video games hold the potential to showcase beauty, reward adventure and excellence, and challenge thinking. Our goal is to passionately and dutifully craft the games that elevate humanity rather than waste it. […]

#OregonMade “The Berlin Bride” Now Available on Amazon

The Berlin Bride was very fortunate to have premiered with a live audience in Germany and Chicago in November, and now, finally, Oregon filmmaker Michael Bartlett can share with us that the worldwide rights to his crazy little Portland – Berlin production has been acquired is premiering today on Amazon Prime with more countries to […]