“I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore” Takes Grand Jury Award At Sundance

“I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore“, Macon Blair‘s directorial debut and produced by Oregonian, Neil Kopp, were honored with Sundance‘s top award, the Grand Jury prize in the US Dramatic Competition over the week end. Macon Blair has a history in Oregon, as he starred-in, and co-produced, also with, Neil Kopp, another […]

“I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore” To Premiere At Sundance

The 33rd Sundance Film Festival unveiled it’s line up for 2017. Actor, Macon Blair‘s debut as writer-director of the #OregonMade, “I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore” ,will premiere at the festival, and is entered in the US Dramatic Competition. The film stars Melanie Lynskey and Elijah Wood and is about ” a […]

Nominations For “Kubo” (Annie Awards) and “Certain Women” (Spirit Awards)

  44th Annie Awards have nominated “Kubo and the Two Strings” for ten nominations this year: Best Animated Feature Outstanding Achievement, Animated Effects in an Animated Production Outstanding Achievement, Character Animation in a Feature Production Outstanding Achievement, Character Design in an Animated Feature Production Outstanding Achievement, Directing in an Animated Feature Production Outstanding Achievement, Production […]

“Certain Women” Opened Strong & To Good Reviews

Kelly Reichardt and Neil Kopps’ latest feature, “Certain Women” (written and directed by Reichardt) opened  to great reviews (New York Times, Variety, LA Times,Vanity Fair) and a strong box office (#2 indie box office.) Reichardt and Kopp, have shot 4 projects together here in Oregon (“Night Moves“, “Meek’s Cutoff“,”Wendy and Lucy“, “Old Joy“) and although […]

"Meeks Cutoff" gets distribution

So I was doing the Oregon Film rounds Friday night (very rare for me).  I first stopped by OMPA’s “Oregon’s Got Talent” event which was literally packed with talent.  Then I headed over to a wrap party at the North Portland Chopsticks – equally fully with creative talent.  At the party I heard producer Neil […]

"Meeks Cutoff" in Competition at the Venice Intl. Film Festival

The Venice International Film Festival announced that Kelly Reichardt’s feature “Meeks Cutoff” which was shot in Burns, OR, will be in competition at this year’s festival in September. The film was produced by Oregon native Neil Kopp and it is his third film with Kelly (“Old Joy” and “Wendy and Lucy“).  The film stars Michelle […]