Portland’s Living Room Has Some New Art! #OregonMade Community Art Piece Installed At Pioneer Courthouse Square

Since its first filmed project (“The Fisherman’s Bride” released in 1909) Oregon media production has expanded to thousands of movies, television shows, documentaries, animation projects, commercials, music videos, and video games. The industry has kept production crew, talent, and services thriving in Oregon.  Coming off Oregon Film office’s 50th-anniversary celebration last year, we wanted to […]

You’re Invited: OMPA Annual Meeting At Hollywood Theatre

It’s time for another one of OMPA’s biggest annual events! Join us Monday, January 28, at the Hollywood Theatre for our Annual Meeting – presented by JD Fulwiler & Company Insurance. Members and non-members welcome. Admission includes catered buffet and one drink ticket. RSVP Now ► Don’t let the name fool you – this event is more party […]

1 Week To SourceOregon Directory Deadline!

SourceOregon is a statewide directory of industry professionals. It’s a great way to get found for your services, but it’s also OMPA’s best promotional tool to advocate for the industry. Show policymakers how many jobs are at stake! Create a listing at sourceoregon.com/getlisted. Deadline November 15. If you have any questions, I can be reached at [email protected]

OMPA to host networking event with “Isle of Dogs” Production Designer

Join Oregon Media Production Association on August 28 for an exciting evening immersed in the local production scene! Portland-based production designer Paul Harrod will kick things off with a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Wes Anderson’s new stop-motion film, Isle of Dogs. We’ll get to see how the director’s distinct artistic sensibilities informed every step […]

Join OMPA and VFX/PDX at the Job Mixer 2.0!

OMPA is supporting the VFX/PDX Job Mixer 2.0! RSVP now. Monday, July 9th from 5-7pm Art Institute of Portland 1122 NW Davis St 3rd Floor/Student Commons loft  

OMPA’s Holiday Media Mixer at Oregon Film’s Offices December 6th

Oregon Film is hosting OMPA’s December Media Mixer Wednesday 6th, December.  RSVP as soon as you can – come and help OMPA cut their cake to celebrate 35 years! December 6th, 5.30-8pm Oregon Film’s offices, 123 NE 3rd Ave, Portland (use main entrance on 3rd street, and park in the parking lot behind the building […]

OMPA Members in Focus: The Benefits of Alicia J. Rose

  Introducing Oregon Media Production Association’s first series: Members in Focus. The Oregon Media Production Association is a 35 year old non-profit, which boasts a collective of Oregon’s finest in film and television. We are a unique group made up of producers and directors, grips, set designers, cinematographers, make-up artists and so much more. We […]

NW Animation Fest 2017 Kicks Off May 10th In Portland, & May 19th in Eugene.

Tickets are now on sale for the 2017 NW Animation Fest in both Portland (May 10-14) and Eugene (May 19-21).  Don’t miss out, there is a huge and diverse offering of animation work to see.

OMPA Welcomes Janice Shokrian As Executive Director

The Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) is proud to announce and welcome Janice Shokrian as the organization’s executive director. Shokrian will be responsible for representing the mission of OMPA to members, potential members, legislative bodies and industry stakeholders. “After an exhaustive search, Janice stood out as the executive director who could take us forward in […]

Oregon Media Production Community Rolls Out Red Carpet, Honors Best Local Performances Of The Year

The annual 2015 Oregon Actors Awards took place at the Portland Center Stage, to a packed house over the week end.  The awards recognized outstanding members of Oregon’s film, video and multimedia industry.  Four awards were given to film, TV and commercial actors, and one for community service. (Watch KGW’s piece on the evening here.) The […]