#OregonMade, Nathan Fielder’s “The Rehearsal” Set To Premiere On HBO & HBO Max, July 15th

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Nathan Fielder’s long-awaited next project, The Rehearsal, is set to premiere on HBO and HBO Max, July 15th. This six-episode show marks Fielder’s return to television. The official press release describes the new series as one that “explores the lengths one man will go to reduce the uncertainties of everyday life. With a construction crew, a legion of actors, and seemingly unlimited resources, Fielder allows ordinary people to prepare for life’s biggest moments by “rehearsing” them in carefully crafted simulations of his own design. Continue reading... “#OregonMade, Nathan Fielder’s “The Rehearsal” Set To Premiere On HBO & HBO Max, July 15th”

#OregonMade “Here And Now” Gets A Release Date

Alan Ball‘s new HBO series, “Here and Now” is set to premiere February 11, 2018. This 10-episode series was written by Ball (“Six Feet Under,” “True Blood”) and stars Holly Hunter and Tim RobbinsHBO describes the show as a “provocative and darkly comic meditation on the disparate forces polarizing present-day American culture, as experienced by the members of a progressive multi-ethnic family — a philosophy professor and his wife, their adopted children from Vietnam, Liberia and Colombia and their sole biological child — and a contemporary Muslim family, headed by a psychiatrist who is treating one of their children. Continue reading... “#OregonMade “Here And Now” Gets A Release Date”

HBO’s #OregonMade “Here And Now” Unveiled New Trailer


#OregonMade in Portland, the new Alan Ball/HBO series, “Here and Now” shared the new teaser trailer yeterday. The series about a, “multi-racial family made up of husband, wife, three adopted children from Somalia, Vietnam and Colombia and one biological child, find their bonds tested when one of the children begins seeing things which the rest cannot,” stars, Holly Hunter, Sosie Bacon, Jerrika Hinton, Raymond Lee, Tim Robbins, Daniel Zovatto, and was directed and written by Alan Ball. Continue reading... “HBO’s #OregonMade “Here And Now” Unveiled New Trailer”

CASTING CALL: Extras for New Alan Ball HBO Series


Untitled Alan Ball HBO Drama series is scheduled to shoot in Portland April 24-26; open casting call this Saturday

PORTLAND, ORE. Cast Iron Studios, a Portland-based film and television casting company, announced today that it is seeking general background performers, experienced stand-ins, photo doubles, Portland hipster types, and extras who own vehicles, bicycles and pets for Alan Ball’s new HBO drama series.

The series will shoot scenes in the Portland area April 24-26, 2017.

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Oregon Animator, Stefan Nadelman, Animates Sequence In Kurt Cobain Doc

Oregon animator, Stefan Nadelman, created the sequence above for the Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck documentary that premiered at Sundance this year.  Nadelman worked with Cobain’s own drawings to bring them to life.  The New York Times referenced this animated sequence “of (Cobain’s) adolescence, set to his own taped narration, is the best part of the film.”  You can see the whole documentary on HBO tonight.

Read more about Stefan Nadelman’s work as a director here.

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Oregon creatives recognized with 2011 Emmy Nominations

As Television aficionados know, nominations for the 2011 Primetime Emmy Awards were announced this morning and amongst the nominees were several Oregon based filmmakers and companies!

HBO’s acclaimed mini-series “Mildred Pierce” was the most recognized program with 21 nominations, including Outstanding Miniseries or Movie, Outstanding Writing for a Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special for Todd Haynes and Jon Raymond – both Oregon based writers/filmmakers – and Outstanding Directing for a Miniseries, Movie Or A Dramatic Special for Todd Haynes. Continue reading... “Oregon creatives recognized with 2011 Emmy Nominations”

“How to Die in Oregon” Wins at Sundance

How to Die in Oregon

It was already a banner year for Oregon film makers at Sundance with six films represented at the festival with Oregon ties.  At the final day awards ceremony, 2011 became an award winning year for Oregon film makers.  Portland based director Peter Richardson won the Grand Jury Prize in the U.S. Documentary Competition at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival which as Shawn Levy described it “one of the most prestigious awards that can be won by a non-fiction film anywhere in the world.”  Continue reading... ““How to Die in Oregon” Wins at Sundance”