We’ve been highlighting mostly the fine Oregon based television work that has been airing recently but this weekend not only is there “Grimm” and “Portlandia” but the feature film “Gone” produced by Lakeshore Entertainment premieres in theaters this weekend. Harold Phillips’ blog Oregon Film And TV Dollars put up a good post about the film yesterday. He also found a great clip from star Amanda Seyfried’s appearance on Jay Leno where she brought Voodoo Donuts to the show. Here’s the clip with her raving about Voodoo and Portland. Continue reading... “Lot’s of Good Oregon Film and Television Available this Weekend”
It doesn’t take long to notice in the trailer that “Gone” was shot in Oregon (lot’s of Portland Police cars). The film was shot here last spring right after the production of the pilot for “Grimm”. From everything we heard, the production went very smoothly. If you’re familiar with Portland at all you’ll notice some familiar locations. Several scenes were shot in the industrial part of inner SE Portland just a few blocks from our office. The film also used the exterior of the empty U.S. Continue reading... ““Gone” Trailer Available – Starring Amanda Seyfried – Shot in Oregon”
The below release was put out today in coordination with Governor John Kitzhaber’s Office:
2011 Shaping up to be Big Year for Oregon Film and Television Jobs
The Governor’s office of Film and Television reports that 2011 will be the biggest year for total dollars spent on film and television projects in Oregon’s history. Two television series filmed in Oregon, “Leverage” and “Portlandia,” have already announced that their networks have renewed their series.
2011 also marks the first year a major network has committed to shooting a pilot in Oregon with NBC Universal’s “Grimm.” Continue reading... “2011 – A Big Year for Oregon Film and Television Jobs”