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 annual Pacific Northwest Lens Summit is just over a month away – Saturday May 4th – 10AM-5PM.
In late 2017, the Oregon Made Creative Foundation (in partnership with Oregon Film,) Travel Oregon, Danner Boots, and the Portland Film Office at Prosper Portland partnered together to bring funding for a new grant: The Outdoor Adventure Film Grant.
This Grant has enabled our filmmakers, Emilia Quinton and Liz Haan to begin creating a short film that specifically showcases the spirit, passion, and excitement of the outdoor-adventure, or action sports film genres in the state of Oregon and today, we’re excited to share some behind the scenes of what the grantees have been up to! Continue reading... “New #OregonMade Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – Production Underway”
We are excited to announce, with our partners, our inaugural Outdoor-Adventure Film Grant!
Oregon Film, Travel Oregon, Danner Boots, and the Portland Film Office at Prosper Portland have partnered to bring funding for a new competitive grant, the Outdoor-Adventure Film Grant (OAFG). The OAFG will enable the selected applicant to create a short film that specifically showcases the spirit, passion, and excitement of the outdoor-adventure, or action sports film genres in the state of Oregon. $18,500 in funding as well as equipment, services, and support will be provided. Continue reading... “Inaugural Outdoor-Adventure Film Grant Opens Tomorrow!”
Koerner Camera Systems, the premier supplier of high-end cinema gear for motion picture, television and commercial productions in the Pacific Northwest, will be hosting a first-of-its-its-kind exposition at their new facility in Southeast Portland. The latest optics from Angenieux, Arri, Canon, Cooke, Fujinon, IB/E, Kish, Leica, Lomo Illumina, P+S Technik, Raptor, Sigma, Tokina, and Zeiss were on display for the largest lens event in the history of the Pacific Northwest. Continue reading... “2017 Pacific Northwest Lens Summit”
We had another successful year at the NW Youth Careers Expo, with over 6,000 high-schoolers attending the Portland Workforce Alliance run event. In our booth this year, we had, Koerner Camera Systems, BLT Production Services, Ravenous Studios, and HouseSpecial, each of whom interacted and answered dozens of questions from excited and interested students. This is an invaluable opportunity for students looking to connect with professionals in their chosen field of work. Continue reading... “Oregon Production Industry Featured At NW Youth Careers Expo”
Yesterday’s Season 2 kickoff event at the stages of “Grimm” was a great time for all to celebrate the fact that several hundred Oregonians are hard at work making the first of 22 episodes for the new season. It was also a great opportunity to feature several local vendors who have benefited in many different ways because of “Grimm” and other projects like “Leverage” and “Portlandia”. While visiting the sets of both “Grimm” and “Leverage”, Governor Kitzhaber has remarked several times about the film and television industry’s great use of the local supply chains. Continue reading... “Season 2 Kick Off of “Grimm” Also a Celebration of the Local Small Business Supply Chain”