This year the University of Oregon’s media team was able to record the annual meeting and now it’s available here. If you have a Mac you’ll first need to download the flip for Mac Application which can be found here. One quick note – we ran a 15 minute pre-show of clips prior to the meeting beginning and that is on the front end of the video. If you’re interested in knowing what the clips are –
Next year for season 5 of “Leverage,” expect a few changes including a new location for the show’s stages. The truth is the new space is actually an old one that has been frequently used as a stage for several features in the past (“Extraordinary Measures,” “Twilight,” and “Untraceable”). Before this season, the space down in Clackamas was 60,000 square feet of open warehouse space which wasn’t ideal for a TV series. This fall the team at “Leverage” took over the space and are dividing it into three usable production spaces. Continue reading... ““Leverage” Readies to Move into a New Stage Space for Season 5”
We could not have been happier when NBC Universal contacted us to collaborate on their greening efforts for the series, Grimm. We immediately recognized this particular show as a good match and unique opportunity to put the foundation of our previous work in identifying green vendors and services to good use.
Last week Jody Wiser put out this information on the Tax Credit Auction that is about to happen through Oregon’s Department of Revenue. This auction process will be the same process for the Oregon Production Investment Fund next year. In the mean time check it out and consider the benefits.
Be good for the earth and good for your pocket book at the same time
Make 3-5% interest in less than 6 months while helping the state support renewable energy efforts in Oregon
Once again Quarter Orange will kick the pants off Halloween weekend with a raucous night of unfettered awesomeness and horror at the Holocene. Badassery to include: A screening of local horror short Evidence of the Sasquatch, which documents the grizzly demise of four filmmakers on a location scout in the Mt. Hood National Forest. Brief Q&A with the filmmakers following the screening. Jams from local electric party monster, Kind Brother and rock providers, Father Figure.
EOFF2011 releases headlining musicians to accompany 3 nights of independent cinema in Eastern Oregon. The 2011 Eastern Oregon Film Festival will be held on October 20th – October 22nd in historic downtown La Grande, Oregon. The three day event features award winning independent cinema and hottest up and coming bands from the northwest.
We’re lucky enough to have a local media community that by in large likes to write about the local projects. One journalist that stands out as a huge supporter of the local community is Kristi Turnquist. Yesterday the Oregonian published this interview with “Leverage” star Timothy Hutton. It was a nice interview and Timothy opened up about filming in Portland, this year’s premiere episode which was shot on Mount Hood, and the direction of Season 4.
Canada has a new hero and his name is “El Tabador”, a 4-inch tall Mexican wrestler who warms your heart, tickles your funny-bone, and effortlessly works in a few good words about Koodo Mobile.
El Tabador follows in a long tradition of Lucha Libre fighters. He’s part detective, ladies’ man, and a righteous defender of justice and the creation of Portland-based Bent. To meet this brief, Bent drew Director Rob Shaw’s vast knowledge of Lucha Libre culture and worked closely with the TAXI 2 to design Tabador from first sketch to final computer-generated character. Continue reading... “Case Study: Bent Image Labs and Koodo Mobile”
The below release was put out today in coordination with Governor John Kitzhaber’s Office:
2011 Shaping up to be Big Year for Oregon Film and Television Jobs
The Governor’s office of Film and Television reports that 2011 will be the biggest year for total dollars spent on film and television projects in Oregon’s history. Two television series filmed in Oregon, “Leverage” and “Portlandia,” have already announced that their networks have renewed their series.