Celebrate & Connect with OMPA On June 29! (Virtual Event)

EVENT GRAPHIC CAPTION: Indie filmmaker Dawn Jones Redstone co-led the HB3010 effort with Actor/Producer Ashley Mellinger. Photo by Kisha Jarrett. Our industry thrives when we work together! Join us virtually on Tuesday, June 29, from 5-6:30pm to celebrate all of the advocacy accomplishments of the last six months, and the people who made them possible. Plus, stick around and chat with your peers. We’ll […]

Call for Submissions: OMPA Juneteenth Homepage Takeover

In honor of Juneteenth—a holiday commemorating the freeing of slaves in 1865—OMPA is dedicating the space of our homepage to celebrating Black creators. From June 19-26, our homepage will be a vibrant mosaic of projects and stories from our Black community members. We’ll be promoting the takeover to the community at large, encouraging them to […]

RSVP For The Next OMPA Media Mixer+ At Wieden+Kennedy

  Join us for a special conversation moderated by Wieden+Kennedy Creative Producer Tiffany Golden on the unique hurdles and obstacles faced by women and people of color in the creative/production industry. Networking to follow. Food & drinks included. Date: Thursday, October 24 Time: 5:30-8:30pm Location: Wieden+Kennedy, 224 NW 13th Avenue, Portland, OR 97209 Cost: Free, but […]

Cast Iron Studios, TNT & Film Offices Teamed Up To Repeat Talent Diversity Initiative

by Georgia Luke Last year, Cast Iron Studios and TNT–along with Act Now Studio and Scott Rogers Studios–hosted the first Northwest Talent Diversity Initiative. The 36-hour intensive acting course gave 32 performers of color the opportunity to hone their chops with two of Portland’s finest acting coaches and a myriad of guest speakers, at no […]