Film screenings for the nineteenth annual edition of TAC International Film Festival, Lane County’s longest running film festival, will take place May 12-15, 2022, at The Shedd Institute in Eugene, Oregon. Having received 77 entries from 21 countries, we believe that this year’s selections are some of the best films in the world for the cultural heritage genre. What once was primarily an exhibition of film has become a meeting place for those with stories to tell and audiences to reach. Continue reading... “#OregonMade The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival”
2020 is almost over – have you been reflecting on the ups and downs of this unusual year? We want to know. The Oregon Made Creative Foundation, Soma Games, Willamette Writers, and Travel Oregon have come together to create the #OregonParkBenchStory – a storytelling generator to help us unpack 2020.
How to join #OregonParkBenchStory – December 28th onwards
1. Imagine yourself sitting on your favorite Oregon park bench – whether it’s near or far – and reflect on the past year. Continue reading... “Goodbye 2020! Reflecting On This Past Year? We Want To Hear! #OregonParkBenchStory”
The Ashland Independent Film Festival is expanding its year-round programming with a new series, Best of the Fests, which will offer audiences a second chance to see some of the best and most requested films from the most recent AIFF, along with other films generating excitement on the film festival circuit. The series will launch with a “Best of the Fests Weekend” September 21-23 at the Varsity Theatre in Ashland and the Collaborative Theatre Project in Medford and continue with screenings at Eugene’s Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art in October and November. Continue reading... “Ashland Independent Film Festival Launches Year-Round “Best of the Fests” Film Series with the Oregon Premiere of YOUNG MEN AND FIRE, on Oregon Wildland Firefighters”
With 80s era hits such as Stranger Things and Sing Street winning praise from critics and fans alike, it is no surprise that the University of Oregon’s television network, Duck TV, picked up and produced PRIMO, an 80s feel-good miniseries following four aspiring yuppies through a night on the town.
Each episode presents a different characters’ perspective on the same night, culminating into a dramatic and fun final episode. Continue reading... “PRIMO: Student Miniseries Bringing The 80’s Back To Eugene”
The 12th Annual Disorient Asian America, Film Festival begins April 21 and runs through 23.
“DisOrient is a social justice film festival that takes place at the Bijou Art Cinemas in Eugene, Oregon. It is dedicated to deconstructing the media stereotypes of Asians and Asian Americans as “Orientals”. We believe in the power of film-as-art to educate, heal and improve the lives of people by giving voice to our experiences.”
Nicalis Inc., developer and publisher of such video games as Cave Story, 1001 Spikes and The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth+, announced that it has acquired two talented and diverse game development studios: Irvine, California-based SuperVillain Studios and Cowboy Color of Eugene, Oregon.
Cowboy Color was founded in 2015, but in less than two years its team has produced a surprising number of retro-inspired games, including Legend of Ball, Handsome Mr. Frog and the frenetic multiplayer deathmatch game ChargeShot. Continue reading... “Nicalis Inc. Acquires Eugene’s Game Studio Cowboy Color”
“Tracktown” Alexi Pappas and Jeremy Teicher co-wrote and produced the movie that chronicles the physical and emotional struggles of a young, Eugene runner (Pappas) in this coming of age feature. Check out the latest review from ESPN.
Follow Pappas on Twitter @AlexiPappas Continue reading... ““Tracktown” Coming to iTunes and Theatres May 12th”
The Technology Association of Oregon, an organization that advocates for the state’s tech companies, and whose vision is to “create a world-class and inclusive innovation economy in Oregon and SW Washington by helping the region’s technology and tech-enabled industries to grow through programs and initiatives that focus on industry promotion, advocacy, professional networks, and talent development” has opened a satellite office in Eugene.
Eugene has been a growing center for high-tech firms, the video game industry being one of them, and TAO’s presence will help focus and promote a young workforce looking to get into tech, as well as serving as a voice for the industry, and a networking hub, amongst other things. Continue reading... “Technology Association of Oregon Opens Satellite Office in Eugene”
Check out the great testament to the festival from an award winning filmmaker on this video and then make sure you get to Eugene next month to check out the Festival itself which runs at Bijou Art Cinema from April 17 – 19.
We are excited to see “Something Wicked” roll out in Oregon next week (after it’s premiere April 4th in Eugene) before a wider release in coming weeks.
Below is the press release:
“SOMETHING WICKED” STARRING SHANTEL VANSANTEN, BRITTANY MURPHY, TO HIT THEATERS IN PORTLAND METRO BEGINNING APRIL 11
Pacific Northwest Regal Cinemas Sees First Rollout Of Psychological Thriller
April 8, 2014 – Portland, OR – The long-awaited final film of the late actress Brittany Murphy will hit theaters in Portland, Salem, and Bend beginning April 11, 2014, with more than 15 additional regional Regal Cinema theaters to follow weekly. Continue reading... “Brittany Murphy’s “Something Wicked”, Begins Its Run In Oregon, April 11th.”