SOFaT Announces New Board

Southern Oregon Film and Television (SOFaT), Southern Oregon’s media industry trade association, introduced its new board last night at their 2013 Wrap Celebration held at the SOU Digital Media Center in Ashland. Members of the organization were joined by prominent members of local government and business to celebrate a very successful year in film and media production in the region, which included a very high-profile day of shooting for the Reese Witherspoon film WILD.

SOFaT is entering 2014 with a very strong outlook and a renewed approach to marketing Southern Oregon as a filmmaking destination, and installing a new board is a big part of that plan. Continue reading... “SOFaT Announces New Board”

New Film Fest to Kick Off OSF’s Daedalus Project

The Daedalus Project, The Oregon Shakespeare Festival’s annual fundraiser to end the spread of HIV/AIDS, is thrilled to launch its first-ever film festival on August 16-18 at The Varsity Theatre on Main Street in Ashland.

The Daedalus Film Fest, produced in partnership with the Ashland Independent Film Festival and Coming Attractions Theatres, includes a slate of 5 bold, original, award-winning documentaries about the ongoing global HIV/AIDS crisis.

“For years, we’ve come together as a community to save lives at Daedalus.

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OSF Costume Inventory: a Great Asset for Film & TV Projects Everywhere

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Ashland, southern Oregon) is well known for it’s high caliber theatre performances.  Lesser know is the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Costume Rentals.  OSFCR is a full-service costume rental facility that features around 100,000 costumer pieces designed and made in-house.  OSFCR has been renting costumes since 2004 but only started renting to the film and TV market for the past 6 years.  They have been successful, with many repeat customers, from primetime shows on NBC, ABC, HBO, TNT, as well as many feature films.  Continue reading... “OSF Costume Inventory: a Great Asset for Film & TV Projects Everywhere”

Governor’s Office of Film & Television’s Annual Meeting

Oregon Film Annual MeetingDon’t forget to mark your calendars and come join us and Governor John Kitzhaber for the:

Governor’s Office of Film & Television’s Annual Meeting
Monday, December 12 at 6:00PM.

Come celebrate Oregon’s record breaking year for film and television production!

We will be honoring several people and organizations throughout the state who have played an important role this year in the industry’s success. We also have some exciting announcements to reveal at this event that will be worth celebrating the future of the industry. Continue reading... “Governor’s Office of Film & Television’s Annual Meeting”

Fun Film News out of Ashland and Eugene

This past week there were two news articles of note; one in the Eugene Register Guard and the other in the Ashland Daily Tidings.  In Eugene writer Mark Baker profiled Katherine Wilson’s efforts to start a film museum in the Willamette Valley.  For those of you who have seen Katherine’s photos from the days of “Animal House” and “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, you know she’s collected a lot of film history on her own – here’s the article. Continue reading... “Fun Film News out of Ashland and Eugene”