“Tell Your Story” Grant Announces Winners!

The Oregon Made Creative Foundation (OMCF) is pleased to announce the winners of the “Tell Your Story” grant; Howard Mitchell, Emma Duvall, and Nic Popp.  This grant was funded through the Regional Arts and Culture Council (RACC) and was part of the CARES Act and is being provided by the RACC, OMCF, and  Oregon Film. […]

The New Normal – How Our Production Community Is Adapting To Covid – Cast Iron Studios

  We will be making a series of blog posts on a variety of production businesses here in Oregon – we want to know what creative options have been put in place to offset the disruption that Covid-19 has caused.  Like so many other businesses, the Oregon production community has been hit hard by the […]

“Tell Your Story” Grant – A Residency Opportunity For Portlanders – Now Accepting Applications

  Tell Your Story Grant. This single $10,000 grant will be awarded to the City of Portland BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, Person of Color – including but not limited to Latinx, Asian American, and Pacific Islanders) creators or creative teams for a virtual-residency in order to develop, explore and/or shoot story(ies) applicants want to tell in […]

Sarajevo Film Festival Puts A Spotlight On Casting—And On Local Casting Director

Oregon Casting Director Lana Veenker invited to one of Europe’s largest film festivals as part of a weeklong program dr awing international focus to the casting profession (Portland, OR) On August 15, 2018, when the International Casting Director Award is handed over to the winner at this year’s Sarajevo Film Festival in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Oregon casting […]

A New #OregonMade Mural And Film Poster Exhibit For The Portland International Airport

  The new #OregonMade Film History Mural and Poster Exhibit is located in the Portland International Airport’s south pedestrian tunnel which connects the parking garage to the terminal (underground between baggage claims 3 and 4.) It  provides travelers with over 160 uninterrupted feet ofmural art and posters, representing a small collection of Oregon’s rich film […]

CASTING CALL: Extras for New Alan Ball HBO Series

PORTLAND CASTING COMPANY SEEKING EXTRAS OF ALL TYPES FOR NEW HBO SERIES Untitled Alan Ball HBO Drama series is scheduled to shoot in Portland April 24-26; open casting call this Saturday PORTLAND, ORE. Cast Iron Studios, a Portland-based film and television casting company, announced today that it is seeking general background performers, experienced stand-ins, photo doubles, […]

Oregon Media Production Community Rolls Out Red Carpet, Honors Best Local Performances Of The Year

The annual 2015 Oregon Actors Awards took place at the Portland Center Stage, to a packed house over the week end.  The awards recognized outstanding members of Oregon’s film, video and multimedia industry.  Four awards were given to film, TV and commercial actors, and one for community service. (Watch KGW’s piece on the evening here.) The […]

Oregon Casting Company, Acting Coaches To Provide Diversity Initiative In Portland

Oregon Casting Company, Acting Coaches to Provide Talent Diversity Initiative in Portland 32 Northwest Performers Selected to Complete 36-Hour Actor Training Intensive for Film & Television (PORTLAND, OR) Thirty-two Northwest actors have been chosen to complete a six-week intensive training program, as part of a new Talent Diversity Initiative to take place this fall in […]

EVENT: Cast Iron Studios to host “Casting By” doc for VoteERA.org

Love Women? Love Film? Love Equality? Cast Iron Studios is proud to host the enthralling Tom Donahue documentary “Casting By” featuring Ed Asner, Jeff Bridges, Glenn Close, Robert De Niro, Richard Dreyfuss, Robert Duvall, Clint Eastwood, Danny Glover, Diane Lane, John Lithgow, Bette Midler, Al Pacino, Robert Redford, Martin Scorsese, Cybill Shepherd, Oliver Stone, John […]

Call for Screenplay Submissions; Deadline July 31st

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE JUNE 13, 2013 CONTACT: TALENT[AT]CASTIRONSTUDIOS.COM CAST IRON STUDIOS SEEKS OREGON STORIES Casting and Development Company Announces Call for Screenplay Submissions PORTLAND, ORE. Cast Iron Studios announced today that is seeking feature-length screenplays under 120 minutes that are set in Oregon for development consideration. All genres, excluding horror and sci-fi, are welcome. This […]