When I was 14 years old I answered our home phone and there was a man on the line that said he was looking for old cars to use in a new movie called, “Animal House”. I told him that my mom has an old car. The next thing I knew my mom and I found ourselves at the Dexter Lake Club for 2 nights of filming on the set of “Animal House”. Continue reading... “Spotlight On Location Professional – Bobby Warberg”
Electric Entertainment brings you #OregonMade, “Bad Samaritan” starring Kerry Condon, David Tennant, Robert Sheehan,directed by Dean Devlin (“Leverage,” “The Librarians”) and written by Brandon Boyce.
“Bad Samaritan” shot in and around Portland and city landmarks figure prominently in the feature about, “a pair of burglars who stumble upon a woman being held captive in a home they intended to rob.”
In theaters March 30th. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Bad Samaritan” Release Date May 4th”
The new season of TNT’s “The Librarians” will premiere with two episodes on a new night; Wednesday, December 20 at 8:00/7:00c. Rebecca Romijn, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth and John Harlan Kim star in the series along with Emmy-winner John Larroquette. Noah Wyle (Falling Skies, ER) will be back as “Flynn Carsen” in seven of twelve episodes in this upcoming season.
#OregonMade “The Librarians” is produced by Electric Entertainment, with executive producers Dean Devlin, Marc Roskin and Noah Wyle. Continue reading... “New Teaser From TNT – Season 4 Of “The Librarians””
HouseSpecial took home the award for Best Picture at the We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival held on August 17-20, 2017 in Baker City, Oregon. Aaron Sorenson wrote and directed the winning stop-motion film, Jailbreak, which was shot in black and white. The story follows the daring escape of a desperate prisoner fleeing his nightmarish cell in pursuit of sweet punishment. The design is German Expressionist-inspired, but with a decidedly adult twist.
“Everything about Jailbreak is perfect – beautifully shot, perfect timing and hilarious. Continue reading... “HouseSpecial’s ‘Jailbreak’ Takes Best Picture at the We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival”
As we bid farewell to “Grimm” and welcome both “The Librarians” and “Portlandia” back for their next seasons this coming Spring and Summer – we wanted to share a very special program we were able to put together last summer with the help of the producers of these shows, Open Signal, the City of Portland and NBC/Universal.
Five Students were welcomed on to the sets, stages, locations and into the VFX studios for all of the major TV series shooting in Oregon during July and August of 2016. Continue reading... “Productions Give Back with Film Shadow Program”
TNT and Electric Entertainment are bringing “The Librarians” back for another season – the 4th in Oregon! The show stars; Rebecca Romijin, Christian Kane, Lindy Booth, John Kim, John Larroquette, and series veteran, Noah Wyle and produced with executive producers Dean Devlin, Marc Roskin, and Wyle.
#OregonMadeShows Continue reading... ““The Librarians” Are Coming Back For Season 4”
Our clients are saving significantly thanks to wider adoption of the new LED lighting technology. The potential power differential can as as great as 75% when compared to incandescent lighting. Although LED lighting has been around for a decade it’s use in Film/ TV production has been limited largely to panel lights. Which were mainly used in field production. In that context they were competing to replace existing fixtures which pulled less than 15 Amps. Which is the capacity of most household plugs. Continue reading... “Local Studios Are Saving Both Energy And Money Using LED Lighting”
Jailbreak, shot in black and white, follows the daring escape of a desperate prisoner fleeing his nightmarish cell in pursuit of sweet punishment. Written and directed by Sorenson, this short is a German Expressionist-inspired design mash-up of stop motion with a 2D design sensibility … and a decidedly adult twist. Continue reading... “HouseSpecial’s Stop-Motion Short Takes ‘Best Animated Film’ At Oregon Independent Film Festival”
We have an exciting event to share with you this fall: DISCOP JOHANNESBURG – November 2-4 in Johannesburg, South Africa. If you work in the TV / VIDEO / CONTENT market place or do licensing and co-production deals because you work in FILM, MUSIC or VIDEO GAMES, this event might interest you.
Africa is growing as a media content market place and there is demand for digital technologies and know-how from the United States. Pay-TV subscriptions are growing rapidly (50% in the last three years) and there is also high demand for U.S. Continue reading... “Got Content?”
In collaboration with PDXART, and many other partners (please see list below) a new exhibit is up on Concourse E, at the Portland International Airport this week. The exhibit showcases “vignettes” of artifacts, props and images from just a few of the 400+ feature films & television shows that have utilized Oregon as their production backdrop over the years. From the early silent era films like “Fisherman’s Bride” (shot in Astoria, 1908), to “Grimm”, the popular NBC television series currently shooting in Portland, Oregon has played an important role in production. Continue reading... “#OregonMadeShows Exhibit Opens At PDX”