Oregon Documentary Camp Launches Fellowship Award

The #OregonMade Creative Foundation has partnered with the arts-based nonprofit, ​NW Documentary​, to establish fellowships for two documentary filmmakers to attend ​Oregon Documentary Camp​ from May 30 to June 2, 2019. The OR Doc Camp Fellowships will be awarded to established documentary filmmakers from Oregon from under-represented backgrounds. Winners of the fellowship will receive room, board and travel expenses […]

Oregon Film 101 – The Video

We’ve been playing around with a new app called AnswerStage (in full disclosure this app is being developed by our Executive Director’s brother) in the hopes of clarifying some of our work and programs. The result is this series of questions and answers. We can’t attest to either our screen presence or our photogenic-ness, but […]

Scam Alert! Attic Films and BlueR Films

Recently there have been several scam emails sent out to crew residing here in Oregon. These are from companies called “Attic Films” and “BlueR Films.” Please be aware of these scams and do not engage with the sender. We are adding a screenshot from the BlueR films website and the OMPA Member Mail below. From […]

ISA PDX 3rd Thursdays 2/21

Screenwriters & Filmmakers —  Meet Irene Taylor-Brodsky at ISA Third Thursdays PDX – 2/21! This month’s mixer for Portland area screenwriters and filmmakers features guest speaker Oscar-nominated, Emmy and Peabody Award-winning filmmaker IRENE TAYLOR-BRODSKY, just back from screening her latest film at Sundance! Known for her strong sense of story, Irene’s credits include Hear and […]

“Coraline” 10th Anniversary Screening & 6 City Tour for Wildfire Relief

Presented in partnership with Travel Oregon and LAIKA, our #OregonMade Film Series continues with a 10 year release celebration of a true Oregon Classic: “Coraline.” The tour opens with a screening at The Hollywood Theatre on Monday, February 11th. Set in Ashland, Hillsboro-based LAIKA’s Oscar-nominated animated feature is a wondrous and thrilling, fun and suspenseful […]

Reminder: Mike Rich at PDX ISA Third Thursdays 1/17

Screen writers & Filmmaker, don’t miss ISA 3RD THURSDAY in PDX — 1/17, 7PM. Monthly mixer. Door prizes. Guest speaker screenwrtier Mike Rich (Finding Forresterm The Rookie, Secretariat). Register for this FREE event at: https://www.networkisa.org/events/individual/view/ttportland

Robert Blanche Fundraiser Now Accepting Raffle Donations

From Northwest Labor Press: This year’s SAG awards watch party will raise money for a union actor who’s fighting for his life Actors Awkwafina and Laverne Cox announce the nominees for the 25th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards Every year, the union performers in the Portland SAG-AFTRA local gather at the Lake Theater in Lake […]

Submission Deadline – December 31, 2018 – McMinville Short Film Fest

The McMinnville Short Film Festival wants YOUR film! Our regular submission deadline is Monday, December 31. Submit your film today via FilmFreeway ! We accept all genres as long as they are no longer than 20 minutes. Animation films will be eligible for the Will Vinton Best Animation Award. Environmental films will be eligible for […]

“Lifeboat” Makes Oscar Shortlist

The powerful short film “Lifeboat” from #OregonMade filmmaker Skye Fitzgerald has made the Oscar shortlist for Short Form Documentary. “Lifeboat” showcases the crisis of refugees desperate enough to risk their lives in rubber boats leaving Libya in the middle of the night and pushing off into the unknown, despite a high probability of drowning. With […]

Four #OregonMade Film Projects Win 2018 Portland Post Production Grants

The Portland Film Office, in partnership with the Oregon Made Creative Foundation, has announced the recipients of its first Portland Post Production Grant Program.  Selected from a pool of twenty applicants, four local filmmakers will receive $5,000 for their respective projects. The grant program is intended to support the professional development of local Portland filmmakers […]