Hello everyone in the film world of Oregon. I am happy to be given a moment on this platform to talk about my new film and the campaign around it. For those of you that don’t know me, my name is Martin Vavra. I am a director, producer and editor living in Portland. I’ve been chiseling away on a directing career in films and commercials for over fifteen years. My new film, The Way of Things is my most personal film yet, and the one that I hope acts as a transitional project. Continue reading... “The Way of Things film crowdfunding campaign”
CINE / SEEN is a short film festival showcasing the talents of filmmakers from PNW. We aim to highlight the unique perspective and films of underrepresented artists. Join us in creating a space for artistic celebration for us and by us here in Oregon.
Location: Hollywood Theatre
4122 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97212
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 lead breakout rooms with conversation starters to help spark connection.Thank you, Portland Film Office, for sponsoring this virtual event!
You don’t want to miss this one! Immersive technology is evolving fast, and you need to keep up to stay competitive. Join us at OMPA’s upcoming Master Class where VR Director of Photography and Technical Advisor Jim Geduldick (The Martian, Transformers, Discovery) will demystify the latest tools and how they’re relevant to your work. No technology background required!
We’ll also be raffling off thousands of dollars in giveaways, including high-end gear from G-Tech, Wacom, f-stop, Insta360 and more.
Tickets: $25 for OMPA members; $50 for non-members
A local auto dealer and his filmmaker wife have launched a documentary series on the international stage of Amazon Prime available for streaming now.
Derek DeBoer, an Oregon auto dealer, and his wife Brooke, a Southern Oregon Filmmaker teamed up in 2014 to create Fastlife, a show about a family striving to live their dreams amidst all the realities of every day life.
OMPA member Frank DiMarco has donated his well-traveled “Making Movies” exhibit to Film Action Oregon. http://www.filmactionoregon.org/ The collection of framed black and white images depict recent filmmaking in Oregon, with emphasis on the individual crafts that go into making a production. Film Action Oregon Artistic Director Richard Beer says, “We are honored that Frank decided to donate this lovely collection to Film Action Oregon. It is a wonderful testament to the talent that lives and works in Oregon.” “Making Movies” has been exhibited in Portland’s City Hall, The Art Institute of Portland, Portland Community Media and several restaurants in Portland. Continue reading... ““Making Movies” Exhibit Finds Permanent Home”