Congratulations Post Production Grant Recipients 2024

The Portland Events and Film Office, in partnership with Travel Portland, is proud to announce the recipients of the 2024 Post Production Grant to five feature films.  The funding is designed to encourage the completion of a local feature-length film and position local producers to build toward larger, more resourced productions. Past recipients of the Post-Production Grant have included “Nora” by Anna Campbell and Dawn Redstone Jones’ “Mother of Color,” the latter picked up by Amazon Prime Studios for worldwide streaming distribution.

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Portland Festival of Cinema, Animation Camp; Technology August Festival to Be Held at OMSI

Portland Festival of Cinema, Animation, and Technology (PFCAT) announced its 2023 schedule. The event will be taking place at the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) from August 3rd – 6th and will include screenings of 119 films including 110 World or Regional Premieres from 22 countries, as well as panel discussions, parties, and presentations.

The complete schedule of screenings and special events can be found at www.pdxfestofcinema.com. Tickets and full-access passes are now available at on OMSI’s website at this link. Continue reading... “Portland Festival of Cinema, Animation Camp; Technology August Festival to Be Held at OMSI”

Picture This! IN-CAMERA VFX AND XR STAGE

Picture This has been creating some terrific in-camera VFX and XR production work.

In camera VFX/ XR production is the exciting new ability to shoot anywhere, any time and at any scale in a single, controlled location. This cutting edge tech uses large-scale LED backdrops and camera tracking tied to 3D rendering software to create the illusion of a subject in a virtual environment.

Check out their trailer here and get more info on their site. Continue reading... “Picture This! IN-CAMERA VFX AND XR STAGE”

Oregon Film: Who We Are And What We Do – 2021

We are finally seeing the light at the end of a very long tunnel for many of us. This doesn’t mean the work is done or there won’t be challenges and changes going forward, but it does mean that we are starting to see more opportunity and more creativity in all areas of our industry here in Oregon.

We’ve highlighted several stories about our community’s resilience through “The New Normal” series from local companies like Talented Animals, Ravenous Studios, Limbo Films, The Art of Make-up School, PDXpendables, Cast Iron Studios, Koerner Camera and Picture This. Continue reading... “Oregon Film: Who We Are And What We Do – 2021”

‘For All Mankind’ Season 2 – Visual Effects done in Portland – Streaming on Apple +

The hit series ‘For All Mankind’ is back and now streaming season 2 on Apple + . ‘For All Mankind’ presents an aspirational world where NASA astronauts, engineers and their families find themselves in the center of extraordinary events seen through the prism of an alternate history timeline — a world in which the USSR beats the US to the moon.

Local visual effects studio Refuge was a big part of effects for season 2 which continued from March 2020 through to April 2021. Continue reading... “‘For All Mankind’ Season 2 – Visual Effects done in Portland – Streaming on Apple +”