Yesterday, at the Hammond Marina, Warrenton, the 8th sign on the Historic Oregon Film Trail was unveiled. For film buffs, Oregon is a haven of locations and stories from more than 100 years of filmmaking. Inspired by these nostalgic backdrops, The Historic Oregon Film Trail, launched in Astoria earlier this year was designed to identify iconic set locations around the state. The latest addition to the trail—highlighting the scenic Columbia River views from “Free Willy”— will be in the neighboring town of Warrenton, Oregon. Continue reading... “8th Stop On The Historic Oregon Film Trail – Hammond Marina, Warrenton”
The signs are up in Brownsville and the Historic Oregon Film Trail continues! Three signs honoring Brownsville’s starring role as a location in “Stand By Me” were offically unveiled May 22nd.
The Historic Oregon Film Trail, designed to showcase iconic and interesting film locations in the state, will be unveiling three more signs in Brownsville, May 22, 2019 at 2:00 PM. The signs mark three different filming locations related to the now, classic feature film, “Stand By Me,” and will feature facts and anecdotes about the film. Continue reading... “The Next Stop On The Historic Oregon Film Trail – Brownsville!”
The Historic Oregon Film Trail has officially begun!
The Astoria-Warrenton Area Chamber of Commerce and the Oregon Film Office developed the initial concept of the Historic Oregon Film Trail (HOFT) and identified Astoria movie locations, in partnership with the Oregon Film Museum, that represent the beginning of the Trail. The Oregon Coast Visitors Association provided additional funding and support for the signs.
The Historic Oregon Film Trail, has been designed to showcase iconic locations in the state, and the first official group of signs were unveiled at Alameda Park in Astoria. Continue reading... “The Historic Oregon Film Trail Unveils First Signs In Astoria”
As part of the closing out of our 50th year, our friends and colleagues at Travel Oregon have put together an incredible itinerary of places to visit to further celebrate some of the amazing #OregonMade shows that this state has been lucky enough to host over the years.
From “Wild” and “Twilight” to “Paint Your Wagon” and “The General” – Oregon is awash with iconic locations from iconic shows – 110 years, to be exact.
And this is just the beginning. Continue reading... “Travel Oregon Leads You to Your Favorite Oregon Film and TV Location”
The Oregon Film Office and Oregon State Parks planted 50 Sitka Spruce, Western Red Cedar, Douglas-fir, and Western Hemlock seedlings conifer trees at Gleneden Beach State Recreation site to mark the 50th anniversary of the Oregon Film Office and its long standing collaboration with Oregon State Parks.
Additionally, at this site, a sign was erected as part of the recently created the Historic Oregon Film Trail. The sign indicates that the movie, “Sometimes A Great Notion” was filmed very close to the park and in and around the Siletz River area. Continue reading... “Oregon Film & Oregon State Parks Plant 50 Trees in Celebration of 50 Years Of Oregon Film Office (Plus The First Historic Oregon Film Trail Sign Is Installed)”