Like so many other businesses, the Oregon production community has been hit hard by the havoc that Covid-19 has wreaked. Many community partners have come together to provide up-to-date information on safety procedures and new protocol guidelines that are being improved upon on all the time. (OMPA has the latest here.) As production has slowly begun to come back we wanted to check in with some of our production support businesses to ask how they have been adapting to this new normal. Continue reading... “The New Normal – How Our Production Community Is Adapting To Covid – Conversation With Koerner Camera”
The new #OregonMade Film History Mural and Poster Exhibit is located in the Portland International Airport’s south pedestrian tunnel which connects the parking garage to the terminal (underground between baggage claims 3 and 4.) It provides travelers with over 160 uninterrupted feet ofmural art and posters, representing a small collection of Oregon’s rich film hist ory. By creating this exhibit, we hope to aptly celebrate the unique and varied locations Oregon has to offer, the projects that have called Oregon home over the years, and the professional production communities that come together to make Oregon so film-friendly. Continue reading... “A New #OregonMade Mural And Film Poster Exhibit For The Portland International Airport”
Oregon Film hosted a booth again this year at the NW Youth Careers Expo, and we were joined by representatives from:
Selected high school students, and Governor Kate Brown, addressed the pre-expo breakfast attendees, reinforcing the message that supporting Oregon’s youth as they emerge into the workforce is integral to our state’s growth.
The expo was put on by the Portland Workforce Alliance, and had over 160 exhibitors. Continue reading... “Over 7000 High Schools Students Attended NW Youth Careers Expo 2016”
For our next video in the Oregon Film Summer Interns’ “Oregon Vendor Spotlight” series (above) we visited Koerner Camera Systems in Portland.
Koerner Camera Systems provides cameras and equipment to many film and television productions in Oregon. Thanks to increased business from shows such as “Grimm” and “Leverage,” Koerner is now the largest camera supplier in the northwest. Thanks to the infrastructure they have created, other productions in the state now have access to cutting edge technology and equipment.
You can view the first three videos in the series here: “Shop Adorn” , “Local Nursery Supply Chain” and “PG&L and Bend Oregon’s ATI”. Continue reading... “Oregon Vendor Spotlight: Koerner Camera Systems”