Playing in the Ashland Independent Film Festival this year (April 8-12) is “Greenlit,” the documentary chronicling the attempt to make the feature film, “The River Why “green” from pre through post-production. The film portrays the enthusiasm, challenges and successes when trying to green a film. “The River Why” was shot entirely on location in Oregon.
Following the screening of “Greenlit,” a panel will discuss what it means to live and work green in the entertainment industry.
Curt Hanson, who portrayed Mr. Perkins – the richest man in Astoria.
We are in conversations with several other cast members and producers about their attendance at the event and will know soon if their schedule will allow for them to join us. We’ll announce them here as soon as we know! You can view many more details about the event after the jump.
For the third year in a row, the students of the Winter quarter Documentary Production class at the Art Institute of Portland won a position among the International Documentary Challenge finalists. The Doc Challenge is a 5-day international filmmaking competition that takes place each March.
The film, Death Goes Green, an intimate portrait of the pioneers of Oregon’s green burial movement, will premiere at the prestigious Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada on May 2nd, where it is up for additional commendations.
Giving birth to a widely-hailed western fantasy like the Oregon-produced web series Animus Crossis a massive undertaking that could easily be derailed – especially when a birth of a different sort occurs!
When series creator A.L. Steen gave birth to her and husband Jerry Buxbaum’s first child, Trone, on February 11, 2010 the show’s fans congratulated her. As time has gone on, however, there have been rumbles of concern that the Series II of the wildly popular internet series would be delayed.
MDiTV is a new television production company located in Portland, OR. We are creating video programming about health and medical news for online distribution. Our shows will be portable and viral, just the thing to watch at the water cooler with your coworkers or while waiting for the bus. We’re excited to announce our launch in Spring 2010!
Next Generation Media, the company that purchased the CD/DVD replication business from Allied Vaughn just over two years ago, has permanently closed its doors. If you or your organization had assets stored at the Next Generation branch in Portland, it’s going to be a while before you can reclaim them. In deciding how much NGM’s creditors will be paid, the bankruptcy courts have frozen all assets contained in all branches. That’s the bad news.
“Calvin Marshall,” filmed in Ashland, Oregon in late 2007 has now hit the festival circuit.
The producers have come up with a very clever and innovative way to market the film. Below are a few links to Youtube clips that show behind the scenes footage of the film. At the end of each clip you are provided a password and a website address (calvinmarshall.com). At the website you can then watch the finished scene covered in the Youtube footage.