Oregon Film’s 50th – Continued Coverage

Oregon Film Turned 50 this year.

Already appearing in this blog was a celebratory post on the Oregon Film office turning 50 but now we can also add a new piece from Oregon Live (thank you, Kristi Turnquist) that covers some of the last 50 years and how far we have come as a community.

Oregon Film’s mission is to promote, support and advance the film, video, interactive, animation and creative content industries within the state by fostering connections between production, business and public sectors and strengthening this industry’s profile and reputation locally, nationally and internationally.  Continue reading... “Oregon Film’s 50th – Continued Coverage”

Oregon Film’s 50th Anniversary Trailer of #OregonMade Productions Plays Hollywood PDX

Oregon Film turns 50 this year and to celebrate we commissioned filmmaker & editor Josh Lunden and composer Jake Hull to put together a fantastic new trailer that celebrates more than 109 years of film, television, animation, commercial and interactive production here in the state.

Featuring many, many clips from #OregonMade films sourced edited together by Lunden and a live score specially written and recorded by Hull, the trailer takes a 3 minute journey from the earliest of silent films to the latest Oscar Nomination for “Kubo and the Two Strings” – and everything in between. Continue reading... “Oregon Film’s 50th Anniversary Trailer of #OregonMade Productions Plays Hollywood PDX”

Rare Looks Behind-The-Scenes of “Paint Your Wagon” In 1968

Thank you to the Oregon Historical Society‘s KOIN Collection, and specifically to the Archivist for Photography and Moving Images, Matthew Cowan, and based on research done by Kickass Oregon History, we have some very rare and interesting footage to share about a film which found itself in the wilderness outside of Baker City in 1968.

Last week we were lucky enough to screen the film to a packed house at The Hollywood Theatre in Portland and we were excited to see so many people who had a direct connection to the actual shooting of the film. Continue reading... “Rare Looks Behind-The-Scenes of “Paint Your Wagon” In 1968”