Ashland Is On The Oregon Film Trail With Two New Signs!

The 18th and 19th signs on the Oregon Film Trail are now installed in the City of Ashland – they celebrate the town’s starring role in “Wild” and the historic Oregon Shakespeare Festival as inspiration for “Coraline”.  The signs are now located in the Downtown Plaza, and at the intersection of Pioneer Street and East […]

How the Classic #OregonMade Film “Coraline” Came To Be Set In Ashland, OR

“Coraline,” the first feature created by Hillsboro-based animation studio, Laika, was released in 2009 to much critical acclaim and box office success. Recently, Oregon Film reached out to the film’s screenwriter and director, Henry Selick, to find out how the movie, based on a book by Neil Gaiman, came to be set in the small southern Oregon town of […]

The Evolution of Trever Stewart

by Amanda Bennett If Trever Stewart runs into a room and says to you, “Quick, play dead.” You might just unthinkingly throw yourself on the ground and imagine that there are big, black Xs covering your eye sockets. He’s that persuasive. And, since moving to Portland from Los Angeles, Mr. Stewart (Associate Producer of Special […]

Screening of “Coraline” to Benefit 3D Center

Special Screening of  Coraline 3D to Benefit the 3D Center of Art & Photography If you missed Coraline in 3D now is your chance! This is a one-night only screening and seating is limited to only 65 people. When: Thursday, July 28th, 6:30pm to 10:00pm Where: Living Room Theaters, 314 SW Tenth Avenue, Portland Tickets: […]

LAIKA and Focus Features Announce Two New Feature Film Projects in Oregon

CORALINE PARTNERS FOCUS FEATURES AND LAIKA RETEAM FOR TWO-PICTURE DISTRIBUTION DEAL; 3D STOP-MOTION ANIMATED COMEDY THRILLER PARANORMAN OPENS AUGUST 17, 2012 NEW YORK and PORTLAND, OR, May 4, 2011 – Focus Features and LAIKA, the two companies behind the Academy Award-nominated animated feature Coraline are reteaming for LAIKA’s next two projects. The first of the […]