ALL THE WILDERNESS Opening in Portland

Thanks to Josh Leake, Portland Film Festival and OMPA for coordinating and co-hosting the event – and Screen Media Films for releasing it. And congrats to Writer/Director Michael Johnson and the entire cast & crew. Looking forward to seeing it. http://pdx.to/2v

More Incredible Recognition for the WILD Locations Team

Nancy Haecker, a locations veteran of 18 years and president of the Location Managers Guild of America, read Cheryl Strayed’s trail memoir “Wild” on a 2013 flight, and was determined to scout the film adaptation. https://variety.com/2015/film/awards/unsung-heroes-of-2015-oscars-foxcatcher-wrestling-coach-wild-location-manager-and-whiplash-drum-coach-1201429144/

“Wild” Immersed In Virtual-Reality

“Wild” took a foray in to the world of immersive media at the New Frontier Installations at Sundance last week with “Wild – The Experience” from Fox Searchlight and the Fox Innovation Lab.  Viewers were able to join Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern on the Pacific Crest Trail and be enveloped in a moment of […]

“All The Wilderness” Trailer

Check out the trailer for Michael Johnson’s Portland-based film “All the Wilderness” which will be released on Feb. 20.  

Governor’s Office of Film & Television Nominated For LMGA Award For Work On “Wild”

The Oregon Governor’s Office of Film & Television (AKA The Oregon Film Office) has been nominated for consideration for a Location Managers Guild of America  Award for “exemplary work on WILD“.  Winners will be chosen after a vote from active and retired members of the LMGA the finalists were announced January 27th, with final balloting […]

“Wild” In Oregon!

It seemed fitting that Fox Searchlight’s “Wild“, special-screened in four Oregon cities the second week in December. The screenings kicked off with the Oregon premiere of the movie at Cinema 21 , Portland.  Reese Witherspoon (nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress), Laura Dern, Jean-Marc Vallée , and of course local Portlander and inspiration, […]

WILD Contest Has Oregon Covered

Fox Searchlight unveiled the #LifeisWILD contest this week as a headliner in promoting Reese Witherspoon‘s WILD.  Oregon Film was approached by Fox Searchlight to help put this contest together as an interactive and creative way to bring attention to the movie, and in so doing, the Pacific Crest Trail, and Oregon simultaneously.  Oregon Film collaborated […]

Witherspoon and Papandrea Push For More Female Dramas Like “Wild”

Reese Witherspoon (and her producing partner, Bruna Papandrea) have, of course, been getting all kinds of press attention for WILD , and now, more recently, their quest to find quality, female driven dramas.  Their production company, Pacific Standard, has only been around for two years, but already they have three projects (WILD, GONE GIRL, DON’T […]

Fox Searchlight’s “Wild” Premieres In Telluride

The 41st Telluride Film Festival announced it’s lineup today. Fox Searchlight Picture’s “Wild” will be premiering at the festival.  “Wild” starring Reese Witherspoon, and produced by her production company, Pacific Standard, shot in more locations throughout Oregon than any other project filmed in the state to date.  From southern Oregon; Crater Lake and Ashland; to […]

“The Wilderness of James” to World Premiere at SXSW

The iOPIF feature, “The Wilderness of James“, that shot in Portland in 2012, is to have it’s world premiere at SXSW this year.  Michael Johnson (formerly from Kamp Grizzly), wrote and directed the feature,  it stars Kodi Smit-McPhee (“The Road”, voice of Norman Babcock in “ParaNorman”), Virginia Madsen (“Sideways”), Isabelle Fuhrman (“Orphan”), Evan Ross (“Jeff […]