Oregon’s Film & Media Incentive Program Increases

Thanks to the passing of SB1524 in the short 2022 legislative session, the rebate percentage allowances for the “Oregon Production Investment Fund” (OPIF) have been increased in an effort to keep Oregon competitive with other similar programs in the region. Gov. Brown signed the bill into law this week and the increased rebate percentages will […]

McMinnville Short Film Festival Announces New Executive Director

McMINNVILLE, OR: The McMinnville Film Festival Foundation is proud to announce that Heather Older has been named Executive Director of the McMinnville Short Film Festival (MSFF). Heather Older takes the reins of the MSFF as it enters its 12th year after working closely with the festival over this past year as a volunteer. Heather has […]

TAG! Queer Shorts Festival 2022

TAG! Queer Shorts Festival is back at full length (albeit virtual…) for its 2022 run. Featuring 60 films from 20 different countries, the TAG! program highlights the work of both established and emerging creators with a special focus on intersectional queer storytelling from BIPOC directors. The 2022 lineup offers 6 all-new thematic blocks ranging from […]

Oregon Film is Hiring!

Due to a retirement, Oregon Film is seeking a Project Manager to begin work through our Portland office in March of 2022. We are looking for someone who has strong relational, communication, and research skills. The ideal applicant has the demonstrated ability to balance multiple complex problems, details and personalities. This position is tasked with […]

American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA): Small & Independent Community Movie Theater Program Grant

The first phase of applications for Business Oregon’s ARPA Live Event Recovery grant program will go live next Monday, January 24, at 8 am. The Small and Independent Community Movie Theaters Program is administered by Business Oregon, the state’s economic development agency. Business Oregon has been allocated American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Coronavirus State Fiscal […]

New #OregonMade Feature Film – “Family First”

Oregon native Andrew Jacob Brown, an actor/producer with Confound Productions, has just released “Family First,” their 3rd Independent feature film on Amazon! “Family First” was the Marshall family motto until a wife was murdered and a daughter disappeared.  After months of searching, Keeno Marshall returns home to find his brothers lost in the world of […]

OAFG21 Winner – Short Film, “You Go Girl!” To Screen At Sundance

“You Go Girl” – the fourth annual Outdoor Adventure Film Grant– “Oregon’s Outdoors Are For Everyone” winner (OAFG21) – will be screening at Sundance! Filmmakers,  Shariffa Ali, Kamilah Long, Courtney Williams, and Adrian Aleas’ short film tells the story of Audrey, a New York City comedian who can make a joke of any situation, faces a […]

Open House at The Art of Makeup School

Please join us this Saturday, Nov 13th, from 2-5pm, at The Art of Makeup School’s Open House featuring a body painting demo by Face Off celebrity, Kevon Ward! We will also be offering a Meet & Greet with Kevon, Q&A, giveaways, & holiday treats! RSVP here while we still have availability. See you there!!

#CreateResponsibly – Sign The Pledge – Follow The Guidelines – Be An Ambassador

Calling All Creators to join the movement!  The Recreate Responsibly Coalition “aspires for everyone to have a holistic outdoor experience by advancing all aspects of responsible recreation: keeping yourself, others, and outdoor places safe; accessing outdoor benefits essential to the human experience; and building an outdoors for all through justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion To […]

Oregon Film is Seeking Your Input

As you may know already, Oregon Film and the Portland Film Office are working with Teresa Koberstein and Assembly Arts to look into the viability of developing a new soundstage facility and filmmaker/music/creators campus at the Portland Expo Center.  This is the first steps of what may be a long process but one of the […]