What has Oregon Film been up to? – After assuring our industry worked so well through the turbulent pandemic period with several projects of all sizes, 2022 started off with a slow down. Needless to say, Oregon is still attractive and a great place to bring your creative production. Recently we worked with the state legislature and partners like the OMPA and the IATSE and SAG-AFTRA unions to increase the film and media cash rebate percentages from 18% to 25%. In addition, the annual funding for the OPIF program increased from $14M to $20M. Continue reading... “Oregon Film: Who We Are & What We Do (Update 2022)”
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.
SourceOregon is a statewide directory of industry professionals. It’s a great way to get found for your services, but it’s also OMPA’s best promotional tool to advocate for the industry. Show policymakers how many jobs are at stake!
Guided by experts in the field, this 5-week program will give you a solid foundation of immersive storytelling, shooting, and editing 360 documentaries. You will finish the course with an understanding of fundamental camera techniques, the stitching workflow, editing, and choreography between scenes in a 360 space. Continue reading... “WORKSHOP: Make a Documentary In Virtual Reality!”
Curious about what it takes to make virtual reality? Come explore design, development and user experience classes at Oregon Story Board this June. All 3 of our new class tracts provide a hands-on learning environment for students interested in exploring different aspects of the virtual reality production pipeline. Our custom curriculum is designed to introduce you to theory and content creation tools, then apply these best practices to create the first projects for your VR/MR portfolio! Continue reading... “Beginner Level Virtual/Mixed Reality Classes at OSB”
“TechFestNW is where you’ll explore the best of tech trends- from Artificial Intelligence to cannatech- in an up-close and personal way.
With four tracks of content- Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence & Robotics, Lifestyle Tech, and Digital Storytelling- there’s truly something for everyone with an eye and ear for the tech universe.
Carefully curated speakers bring their stories to the main stage; workshops bolster their messaging with intimate gatherings; meetups draw you together to network and mingle; demo alley boasts the coolest new gadgets; and PitchFest NW showcases the best and brightest startups from all over the world. Continue reading... “TechFestNW Kicks Off Today!”