“Commercially Speaking . . .”

Most of the attention of late has focused on feature films and the renewal of the production incentives. The press loves to write about the “Leverages,” the “Grimms,” the “Gones” and the “Portlandias’ because they bring recognizable star talent to Portland.  And because they have a mystique about them; they are, for all intents and […]

LAIKA and Focus Features Announce Two New Feature Film Projects in Oregon

CORALINE PARTNERS FOCUS FEATURES AND LAIKA RETEAM FOR TWO-PICTURE DISTRIBUTION DEAL; 3D STOP-MOTION ANIMATED COMEDY THRILLER PARANORMAN OPENS AUGUST 17, 2012 NEW YORK and PORTLAND, OR, May 4, 2011 – Focus Features and LAIKA, the two companies behind the Academy Award-nominated animated feature Coraline are reteaming for LAIKA’s next two projects. The first of the […]

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 […]

Summer Opportunities for Oregon Filmmakers & Digital Artist

Remember what it felt like the moment that you wanted to make movies? Where where you? What inspired you to create? Who inspired you to create? What if you could be the person who sparks the creativity of the next great filmmaker or digital artist? I loved my freelance life (yep, a production designer, wardrobe […]

Casting Call: Disney Commercial in Rogue Valley Nov. 8th

CASTING CALL FOR DISNEY SHOOT 2 ADULTS AND 4 KIDS NEEDED! (see below) Ambidextrous Productions is casting in Southern Oregon for a commercial for Disney Movie Rewards. AUDITIONS ARE THIS COMING MONDAY, NOV. 8 – LOCATION AND TIME WILL BE FORWARDED TO YOU! Adult auditions will be happening all day, kids will be scheduled for […]

Security Expert Keeps Intruders Out and Secrets In for 'Leverage'

The Intern Report: How Oregon Businesses Profit From Local Productions A short and sweet interview with Larry, owner and founder of KnightHawk Security and man of zen-like silence and mystery… Next week the fourth and final installment of this project will go live, thanks for reading! Michal Orczyk Oregon Governor’s Office of Film and Television

Even Movie Stars Need a Two-by-Four

The Intern Report: How Oregon Businesses Profit From Local Productions Hello, and welcome back for the second installment of the Intern Report! This week’s article takes us down to a hardware and lumber supplier in Southeast Portland for an interview with the Besaw brothers, Steve and Dave. Michal Orczyk Oregon Governor’s Office of Film and […]

June OMPA Creative Connect tonight at Left Turn Studio

1028 Southeast Water Avenue Portland, OR 97214-2192 The event is 6pm-8pm, it’s fun, its free, and there is food! Meet the greatest creatives of Portland tonight! www.creativeconnect.org/portland

Webseries Crew Call

The Public Internet Channel (PIC.TV) is shooting a 9 episode Public Purpose Media web-series in Portland, Oregon JUNE 14th to July 1st 2010. This is a paying gig, please submit your rate of pay along with your resume, any relevant online reels, and dates of availability to [email protected] The Project: Nine: 9 episode web-series. Brief […]