Celebrate & Connect with OMPA On June 29! (Virtual Event)

EVENT GRAPHIC CAPTION: Indie filmmaker Dawn Jones Redstone co-led the HB3010 effort with Actor/Producer Ashley Mellinger. Photo by Kisha Jarrett. Our industry thrives when we work together! Join us virtually on Tuesday, June 29, from 5-6:30pm to celebrate all of the advocacy accomplishments of the last six months, and the people who made them possible. Plus, stick around and chat with your peers. We’ll […]

Share Your #OregonCreates Story For Advocacy Action Days!

Industry Day goes virtual this year as we flood legislators’ inboxes with photos and personal stories from our industry all week long. Please join us in celebrating what our local production industry means to Oregon! 1. Find Your Legislators Enter your home address to find your legislators’ email addresses. You will email your Oregon House and […]

Let’s vote together! OMPA Ballot Party—Thursday, 10/22

OMPA Ballot Party Thursday, October 22 | 5pm PT | RSVP for Zoom Info Hang on to your ballots! 📮🇺🇸 We know it might feel like you can’t vote fast enough, but there’s more than one race (and ballot measure) to vote on! Join OMPA 🌟today at 5pm🌟 to hear our political strategist’s take on […]

HouseSpecial’s Stop-Motion Short Takes ‘Best Animated Film’ At Oregon Independent Film Festival

Aaron Sorenson, a Director at Portland animation studio HouseSpecial, received the award for Best Animated Film for the stop-motion short Jailbreak during the award ceremony at The Oregon Independent Film Festival (OIFF) held on September 24, 2016 in Portland’s Clinton Street Theater. Jailbreak, shot in black and white, follows the daring escape of a desperate […]

Oregon Film Incentive Update – Incentives Available in OPIF and iOPIF

With 2014 coming quickly, we thought it would be a good idea to send out an update on the Oregon Production Investment Fund (OPIF) and the Indigenous Oregon Production Investment Fund (iOPIF).     Oregon Production Investment Fund In October we completed our second tax credit auction and successfully sold out the remaining tax credits […]

Independent Feature, “The A-List” Wraps

We stopped by the set last week on the penultimate day of shooting for “The A-List“, an independent comedy feature  about a high school senior who is “coerced by his guidance counselor into fulfilling a list of all of her high school fantasies in order for him to graduate”.  This is a first feature to […]

OMPA Roundup: The State of the Industry

OMPA and industry members speak up on where media production is at in Oregon, and where it’s going! Wednesday, June 15th 6:30pm doors – 7:00pm program Scottish Rite Center 709 SW 15th Ave, Portland At SW Morrison on the MAX Line Free Admission RSVP below Sponsors:  Tonkon Torp LLC Gales Creek Insurance Services Candice Jackson, […]

Portland-made Film Avails Itself of Rebate Program, Hits Big Screen

Shawn Levy from the Oregonian wrote an article about the upcoming premiere of the first iOPIF movie to be produced, “Wake Before I Die.” Read the Oregonian article HERE. WAKE BEFORE I DIE PREMIERE Sunday May 15, 2011  Free admission! McMenamins Bagdad Theater at 6 PM Portland, OR – April 22, 2011 –  Directed by brothers, […]

Testimonial Videos from the Local Film Community in Support of Oregon’s Film Incentive Programs

The videos embedded here are just two examples of testimony from local companies that have directly benefited from Oregon’s film incentive programs.  These videos will be played for the Oergon State Legislature at the continuation of the initial house hearing (on HB 2167) this Friday.  HB 2167 proposes increasing the annual amount allocated to the […]

Portland Printing Company Creates a New England Wonderland for 'Leverage'

The Intern Report: How Oregon Businesses Profit From Local Productions This is the final installment of the “Intern Report”, a series of 4 articles about the Oregon businesses that work with the production industry. This last segment takes us to a printing company in Southeast Portland called OBP Digital. Thanks for reading! Michal Orczyk Oregon […]