Animal House 40th Anniversary Celebration – Save the Date!

We are excited to be a part of a celebration coming to Cottage Grove this August in honor of the dishonor that was “Animal House.” The Eugene and Cottage Grove shot film was released in the summer of 1978 and it is time to get together and have a massive Food Fight, Toga Party and […]

Celebrate Animal House with The Kingsmen, Otis Day, and The House, October 30th

Original Cast and Crew from the movie Animal House reprise items from the Cottage Grove and Eugene sets of the infamous #OregonMade movie for a historic celebration of an Oregon film on Sunday, October 30, 2016. A 5pm VIP Reception is followed by a 6pm concert and celebration at The Exchange Ballroom (123 NE 3rd Avenue, Portland, Oregon). The public is […]

Nike and U of O Create Parody Of “Animal House”

Nike has released a video parody of the (in)famous toga scene from “Animal House” (originally shot on the University of Oregon campus in 1978) that showcases a collection of athletes and U of O VIP’s dancing to Otis Day and the Knights’ “Shout”.  It’s fun to see the lines between a classic film and such […]

Animal House of Blues to be Released this Summer

We are so pleased to announce that Oregon’s own “Animal House of Blues” is launching World Wide July 22nd 2014 digitally on Amazon, Amazon Prime and Vimeo; and additionally by preordering physical DVD’s (with a booklet) that will be available on August 26th @ Movies On Demand. http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2342022/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1. This Oregon-made documentary began as a student project in 2012 […]

Animal House of Blues

“Animal House of Blues”: has been announced today as an Official Selection of the Eugene International Film Festival October 18th- 21st, 2012. Directed by Jay Richardson, class of 2012; with the help of fellow graduating filmmakers. Subtitled “How an Oregon Community Helped Create a Hollywood Blockbuster (or Two) On a ‘B’ Drive-In Movie Budget”; this […]

The Oregon Film Factory Movie Museum showing on “Animal House” opens Friday, September 2nd, 2011.

Katherine Wilson kicks off her Traveling Movie Museum on Friday from 4 to 7pm with an open house @ Jameson’s Retro Bar and Lounge, Broadway and Olive, downtown Eugene. A no-host bar is available. Jameson’s also provided the framing for over 30 images and posters from the iconic film. Many of them will be shown […]

HouseSpecial Releases An Animated Investigation Into The World Of Armadillo Mating

This short is currently screening at Portland International Airport through July in The Hollywood Theatre’s Micro- Cinema on C Concourse. May 24, 2018 – From world-renowned animation studio HouseSpecial and Director Kirk Kelley comes Armor del Amor – a scripted nature ‘documentary’ that follows the mating rituals of Dasypus novemcinctus, to discover the dark underbelly […]

HouseSpecial Signs Kevin Batten As West Coast Rep

Animated content production studio HouseSpecial (formerly LAIKA/house) President Lourri Hammack announced a new partnership with Kevin Batten, founder of Pop-Arts Management (http://wearepoparts.com), for West Coast representation. Ms. Hammack: “Kevin brings unparalleled production knowledge and hands-on experience to the art of making animated magic. I’ve followed his career for many years, looking for an opportunity to […]

Oregon Film: Who We Are and What We Do (Update 2019)

This has become something of a tradition, at least in our minds. As we come to the end of another fiscal year, we want to take a moment and reflect on some of the things we have been able to accomplish during the past year and hopefully come up with some improvements for the next. […]

Oregon’s International Bohemian Film Festival Announces ‘Big Sonia’ as Grand Prize Winner

Cottage Grove The winning filmmaker, Leah Warshawski and her Oregon-raised animator, Dawn Norton, received a $3,000 grand prize as the Best Film. The winner aims to take the proceeds to launch high school curricula about overcoming the obstacles of our past and becoming stronger. COTTAGE GROVE, ORE., 18 AUGUST 2018 – “Big Sonia” won the overall […]