#OregonMade, “The Rental” Sells US Rights To IFC

#OregonMade, horror-thriller, “The Rental,” recently sold the US film rights to IFC. This is the first feature directed by Dave Franco, (“If Beale Street Could Talk,” “The Disaster Artist”) and was shot on location in the seaside town of Bandon. Starring, Alison Brie (“Community,” “GLOW,”) Dan Stevens (“Downton Abbey,” FX series, “Legion”) Jeremy Allen White […]

“Portlandia” Wraps After 8 Successful Seasons – Celebration And Plaque Dedication For City Hall

A celebration of Cast and Crew, gathered at Arbor Lodge Park today. Cast, Crew, Producers, and city officials gathered to celebrate 8 successful seasons of IFC’s and Broadway Video’s “Portlandia” shooting in Portland. The unveiling and dedication of a “Portlandia” plaque was then gifted to City Hall. The plaque will be placed near a specially commissioned […]

“Portlandia” Returns With Season 4

IFC’s Portlandia is back (February 27th) with their eagerly awaited Season 4.  As in seasons past, part of the fun of Portlandia is seeing who shows up as guest stars, and Season 4 will not disappoint.  Stars such as, Kirsten Dunst (Spider Man), Vanessa Bayer (Saturday Night Live) the intriguing, Joshua Homme (Queens of the […]

“Portlandia” Starts Season 3 on January 4 – But Lots of Goodies to See Now

So did you see the winter special of “Portlandia”?  If not you can stil grab it for FREE on iTunes!  Now it’s time to get ready for Season 3 which premieres on January 4.  One cool addition to season 3 is “Kumail Visits Portlandia” which is on the IFC show website.  Make sure you see […]

Join the Co-Op! Portlandia is Gearing Up for Season 3

Portlandia returns January 4th with a whole new, ten episode season of sketches. Back in August, Portlandia’s director, Johnathan Krisel told the Oregonian that this season was “getting weirder”, so lots to look forward too then!  Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein will be working with some returning favorites, like Kyle MacLachlan as Portland’s fictitious mayor, […]

Great Behind the Scenes Film of “Portlandia”

  IFC is looking to go bigger and better with season 2 of “Portlandia” and this behind the scenes film is an indication of what we’re going to see in January.  I do think the coolest part of this show is that above all it’s a show being made by great friends.  The friendship shines […]

“Portlandia” Live Tour Announced – Tickets Go On Sale November 22

Today IFC announced a six city tour for a live “Portlandia” show. It’s a natural addition to this budding franchise.  Today’s announcement mentioned that the live show will include special sneak peaks to season 2 as well as behind the scenes stories about the creation of the characters in the show.  Given Fred and Carrie’s […]

IFC Releases First Look at Season 2 of “Portlandia”

Attention local-organic-fair trade-tree hugging-bird loving Portlandians! The second season of IFC’s hit show “Portlandia” is currently in production in the City of Roses and promises just as much ridiculous hilarity as the first season. If you don’t think you can survive till the January 2012 premiere, the folks at IFC have released this sneak peek […]

“Meek’s Cutoff” Insustry Night at the Elisonore Theatre

March 15th was a night to celebrate the screening of “Meek’s Cutoff” at Salem’s historic Elsinore Theatre.   As seen in the video above, many local film industry workers took the time to show their support by giving a brief interviews discussing how important it is  to Oregon and to Oregon’s film community that productions […]

Portlandia In Times Square For A Day

The “Portlandia” east coast premiere is tonight in New York (Edison Ballroom) and is showing a strong Portland presence at 47th and Broadway, right off Times Square.  An eclectic variety of Oregon products will make up the goody bags, Rogue Ales created a special “Portlandia” bottle to serve and Portland band, The Thermals, will be […]