Fox12 Showcases Local Prop Master, Tim Oakley, On “More Good Day Oregon”

KPTV – FOX 12 Tim Oakley, local Prop Master, has created props for many local projects, “Grimm”, “The Librarians”, “Leverage” and “Portlandia”, as well as dozens of global productions, such as, “The Dark Knight Rises”, “Jurassic World” and “Star Trek” to name a few. The other segments that Fox12 have showcased are below: Kent Luttrell […]

FOX12 Highlights Local Stuntman, Kent Luttrell

KPTV – FOX 12 Fox12 highlights local stuntman, Kent Luttrell, who has doubled actors from Danny Devito to Michael J. Fox. Luttrell got his start as  “the body”, Ray Brower, in the classic movie, “Stand By Me” (shot in Brownsville 30 years ago this year). Read more: http://www.kptv.com/Clip/12133141/portland-stuntman-shares-stories-of-life-behind-the-scenes#ixzz3x4gQ3E4K

Fox12’s Highlights Two More Locals In Their “More Movies” Series

KPTV – FOX 12 Fox12’s “More” series has been focussing on “More Movies” and has recently highlighted two more local business owners, 360 Labs and Greg McMickle. 360 Labs, an Oregon-based production company, is hoping to put Portland on the growing virtual reality map. 360 Labs specializes in “360º immersive panoramic photography and video.”  Their goal is […]

Fox12 Showcases Local, International Rigging Company, Spdyercam

KPTV – FOX 12 Oregonian, Todd’ “Hammer” Semmes,  co-founded Spydercam, with Tim “Doc” Drnec, over 20 years ago in Hood River.  Their unique creative rigging company has assisted over 60 feature films to get those often “impossible” looking shots by rigging their suspended camera systems with precision and creativity that does not compare to other […]

Tom Kane’s Film Production Workshop, April 11 and 12

On April 11th and 12th, Tom Kane is bringing a 2-Day Film Production Workshop to Portland, Oregon. Tom has had a long and distinguished career in the Film and Television industry. As a Producer, Production Manager, and Assistant Director, his clients have included Twentieth Century Fox, Miramax Films, Columbia Pictures, Warner Bros., ABC Motion Pictures, […]

The NW Animation Festival is Coming Up: May 12-18

  May 12-18, 2014  Join us next month for the biggest animation festival in the United States   Northwest Animation Festival Where: Portland, Oregon USA Venue: Hollywood Theatre Tickets: $5-$15 single shows $60 all-festival pass ($114 value!) on sale soon International Shorts Friday-Sunday May 16-18 See 174 of this year’s best short films from around […]

PLAYA Screenwriter’s Residency Awarded to Two Projects

This year’s PLAYA Screenwriter’s Residency Award has been granted to two projects and three writers – David Poulshock and his project “Captain Jack” and KatMeow García & Rebeca Alamo González for their project “Dance and Resist.” Each project team will receive an up to two week residency at PLAYA Summer Lake and a $1000 stipend […]

Athena’s Gem Theatre – Getting A New Lease Of Life

KPTV – FOX 12   The Gem Theatre is located in Athena—a small, community surrounded by wheat fields in the northeast corner of Oregon. The theatre showed its first “moving pictures” in 1909 and closed in 1968. Four decades of decay followed—an all too common tale of theatres lost forever. But, in the case of […]

#OregonMade Animated Comedy Series Turns America’s Obsession With Weight & Body Image Into Morbidly-Funny Cartoons

WATCH the first 5 cartoons on Vimeo. The recently-launched SmashTheHive Studio in SE Portland has just debuted its first production —the “My American Waistline” animated comedy series. This fearless, unapologetic and politically-incorrect collection of bite-size shorts leaves no muffin top unturned or moob unchafed in its unsparing quest to expose America’s fixation on over-eating, under-eating, […]

#OregonMade Exhibit Closes & Hollywood Theatre Opens MicroCinema At PDX

KPTV – FOX 12 In partnership with the Port of Portland, the Hollywood Theatre is opening a first-of-its-kind free microcinema at Portland International Airport today’s. The Hollywood Theatre at PDX will feature short films by Oregon filmmakers and host special events and visiting guests.Read more. The #OregonMade exhibit, that has seen over 1.2 million pass […]