OMPA is hiring a Content Producer & Creator

Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) is now hiring a Content Producer & Creator. We need someone with vision and a passion for equity and creative storytelling in Oregon to join our team! This person will be responsible for making the work themselves while also curating and aggregating existing content.

Job Details: Part time 20 hours/week guaranteed (up to 30-40 hours at times as able/needed). See full job description and apply here.

Location: Portland/Remote (fully remote considered for outside PDX Metro)

 

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OMPA Is Hiring For A Membership Coordinator Immediately!

OMPA is immediately hiring for a membership coordinator!

Unique opportunity to serve Oregon’s production community

OMPA (Oregon Media Production Association) is seeking an Interim Membership Coordinator who loves data and provides excellent customer service.

This is a unique opportunity to be at the center of all things Oregon production. You’ll get to know industry members of all career levels on a personal level and first-name basis. (Hello, amazing new network!)

We’re building an engaged, connected, and committed membership that’s dedicated to creating a thriving and equitable ecosystem for our local industry. Continue reading... “OMPA Is Hiring For A Membership Coordinator Immediately!”

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 Senate representatives (not Congress).

2. Take your photo

Make a sign that says “Oregon Creates” and fill in with a word or phrase related to your role in the industry. Continue reading... “Share Your #OregonCreates Story For Advocacy Action Days!”

OregonAnimation Job Site – Connecting Employers and Employees and FREE

FIND ANIMATION PRODUCTION JOBS IN OREGON

OregonAnimation is a new place exclusively created for the stop-motion community to connect job seekers with opportunities.
Artists, production people… this will be the place to post your information, images and link to your reel.

And, for a limited time, it is completely FREE!

Recruiters, teachers and producers looking for talent… this will be your resource to find the best talent in the stop-motion industry.

Go there now, register and start connecting the animation jobs and jobseekers in Oregon. Continue reading... “OregonAnimation Job Site – Connecting Employers and Employees and FREE”

1 Week To SourceOregon Directory Deadline!

SourceOregon is a statewide directory of industry professionals. It’s a great way to get found for your services, but it’s also OMPA’s best promotional tool to advocate for the industry. Show policymakers how many jobs are at stake!

Create a listing at sourceoregon.com/getlistedDeadline November 15.

If you have any questions, I can be reached at [email protected].

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VFX/PDX + OMPA Job Mixer coming 7/9 to Ai

It’s been over a year (!) since our last job mixer, held as Grimm came to a close.  Let’s do it up again as an equally large group finishes – this time out at LAIKA on their current production, Missing Link.  This puts some serious top tier stop motion animation and CG/VFX artistic talent out on the streets and available for hire.  Our goal is connect you all with other studios/companies/productions on the rise – ladies and gentlemen, I give you Job Mixer 2 – the sequel! Continue reading... “VFX/PDX + OMPA Job Mixer coming 7/9 to Ai”

HouseSpecial: Summer Animation Internships Open

HouseSpecialJoin our animation team as a paid intern from June 12 to August 25, 2017 in Portland.

 The deadline to apply for all internships is March 31, 2017. 

We are looking for the following:

If you have completed your Junior year of college or maybe graduated within the last two years? You’re eligible.

Eligibility for International Students
You must be legally eligible to work inside the United States.  

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HouseSpecial Expanding Production Coordinator Roster

HouseSpecial is expanding our roster of production coordinator talent for upcoming CG and stop-motion productions. To be included in our production bullpen, submit your information via housespecial.com and select Future Positions. Experience in producing animation is always helpful.

Production Coordination: Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Tracks all project activity from preproduction through delivery of masters across CG, Stop-Motion and Mixed Media animation projects and Live Action shoots.
  • Maintains and updates crew lists.
  • Communicates scheduling information with freelance and staff artists, including specific instructions from directors and producers.
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Producers Ask Oregon Crew and Vendors to List in 2015 Production Directory

The SourceOregon directory is a testament that Oregon is connected, professional, and statewide. If you have professional experience and would like to be on the list of qualified professionals who serve Oregon’s industry, you are invited to list. Publisher OMPA is committed to including every qualified professional crew member, vendor, agent, actor, production and post-production provider in the state. The more complete the directory, the better case that Oregon can make to be a fit for even more projects. Continue reading... “Producers Ask Oregon Crew and Vendors to List in 2015 Production Directory”

Behind The “Back O’er Oregon” Music Video and Website

Jotham Porzio

By now you may well have read some of the blog posts here about Slater Smith, his band “The Weather Machine” and the journey Smith undertook (in conjunction with Oregon Film and Oregon State Parks) to get the music video and corresponding web site up.  (As a reminder, Smith made an ambitious trip around Oregon visiting 185 Oregon State Parks to bring us his new music video for the single, “Back O’er Oregon”). But what about the folks behind the scenes on this project?  Continue reading... “Behind The “Back O’er Oregon” Music Video and Website”