#OregonMade “Pinocchio” Racking Up Award Wins, Including An Oscar!

Guillermo del Toro‘s take on the classic story of “Pinocchio” has been honored with plenty of nominations (over 100 – see the list) and dozens of wins during this awards season, and ultimately won an Oscar for Best Animated Feature! Some of the more well-known wins have been across a few different categories at the Golden Globes, the BAFTAs, the Lumieres, and the Annies, the list goes on.

The Portland animation studio, ShadowMachine, collaborated with writer-director, del Toro (“The Shape of Water”, “Pan’s Labyrinth”) on this new, and darker, version of the age-old favorite fable for Netflix. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Pinocchio” Racking Up Award Wins, Including An Oscar!”

“Wild” In Oregon!

Photo: Dale Robinette  Oregon Film Signs created by Tim Oakley at Oakley Designs
Photo: Dale Robinette, Ashland Screening. Oregon signs and tree stumps created by Tim Oakley at Oakley Designs

It seemed fitting that Fox Searchlight’sWild“, special-screened in four Oregon cities the second week in December. The screenings kicked off with the Oregon premiere of the movie at Cinema 21 , Portland.  Reese Witherspoon (nominated for a Golden Globe for Best Actress), Laura Dern, Jean-Marc Vallée , and of course local Portlander and inspiration, Cheryl Strayed, were on hand to introduce the movie to a packed house, as well as an introduction from Tim Williams, Oregon Film’s Executive Director. Continue reading... ““Wild” In Oregon!”