If you missed Oregon filmmaker, Matt McCormick’s new documentary, “Buzz One Four“, (screened at PIFF), stay tuned for release information. “Buzz One Four” recollects and investigates, in first-hand experience, the “ill-fated flight of a Cold War B-52 bomber loaded with two thermonuclear bombs that crashed 90 miles from Washington DC.” Despite the US Air Force classifying full details of the B-52 crash, McCormick’s perspective, as grandson of the pilot, brings a detailed account of this fascinating, little-known historic event. Continue reading... “Matt McCormick’s “Buzz One Four” – Preserving History”
This Sunday, May 27, the Dill Pickle Club hosts the third in its ongoingA Place Called Home lecture series on filmmaking in the City of Portland at the Clinton Street Theater. The program will feature talks and short films by three titans in the Portland film community: JIM BLASHFIELD (maker of videos for Michael Jackson and the Talking Heads — no joke!), BROOKE JACOBSON (Co-Founder of the NW Film Center, Portland State University professor) and MATT McCORMICK (you’d be hard-pressed to find another filmmaker whose films are so distinctly Northwest, or who has done as much to nurture the work of local makers). Continue reading... “2 for 1 tickets to experimental film lecture — this sunday!”
After great screenings at the Rotterdam International Film Festival and the Museum of Modern Art, Matt McCormick’s documentary film “The Great Northwest” is being screened right here in the real life Great Northwest.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:Los Angeles, March 22, 2011 – Palisades Tartan announced today that SOME DAYS ARE BETTER THAN OTHERS, Matt McCormick’s debut feature, which stars Indie rock talents James Mercer from the Shins and Carrie Brownstein, vocalist/guitarist for Wild Flag and the now defunct Sleater-Kinney will open the Hollywood Theater in Portland on March 25th before opening wider across the country.
From L to R: Thomas Philipson (Festival Manager), Elijah Hasan (Award recipient), Nick Peterson (Award recipient), and Mary DeFreese (Nick Peterson’s partner). Matt McCormick not in attendance.
The Oregon Media Arts Fellowship, established to recognize and support the work of Oregon film and video makers, announced its 2010 awards November 5 at the 37th Northwest Film & Video Festival to Portland filmmakers Matt McCormick, Nick Peterson and Elijah Hasan. Filmmakers receive cash fellowships administered by the Northwest Film Center.