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 […]

Mt Angel Theater Studio & TUNE TOURS

Seasoned photographer and musician, Jon Deshler has taken over the Mt Angel Theater & Studio. A unique 3000 sq ft space in a special town, built out by a novel local, his friend – Stu Rasmussen. Deshler once owned and worked out of what is now the Coopers Hall in SE Portland and has for […]

Oregon Film Welcomes Dallas Brown To The Team

Following on from Bob Schmaling’s retirement this month, Oregon Film is pleased to welcome a new member of our team, Dallas Brown, Project Manager. After an extensive search done in partnership with Workplace Change where we met so many wonderful and talented people, Dallas was confirmed as our new Project Manager last week and we’re […]

CINE / SEEN Comes to the Hollywood Theatre on April 1

CINE / SEEN is a short film festival showcasing the talents of filmmakers from PNW, with an aim to highlight the unique perspective and films of underrepresented artists. Please join this unique event that creates a space for artistic celebration here in Oregon—a showcase of talented, underrepresented filmmakers from the Pacific Northwest. Get your tickets […]

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 […]