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

“Oregon’s Animation Magic” On OPB TV

Don’t miss out! Get an exclusive look at how animation gets made in Oregon, from the studios of Portland’s indie animators to the heavyweights in the stop-motion animation industry. “Oregon’s Animation Magic: An Oregon Art Beat Special” premieres tonight, April 27, at 8 p.m. on OPB TV and online at the same time at opb.org/animation.

Explore more of “Oregon’s Animation Magic” on OPB’s special series page, here: http://www.opb.org/artsandlife/series/animation/ 

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Historic Oregon Theater Is Added to HPLO’s “Most Endangered Historic Places” List

The Historic Preservation League of Oregon (Restore Oregon) just released their list of the “most endangered historic places” in Oregon.  Communities nominated their top choices and the HPLO chose ten.  Of that ten, one is the 85 year old Egyptian Theatre, in downtown Coos Bay. Inside is an original Wurlitzer organ, hand-painted backdrops. According to OPB, the City of Coos Bay “purchased the theater in 2006. After it was listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, a required structural inspection revealed that the building is unsafe to occupy; repairs and other renovations will cost about $3.7 million.” Continue reading... “Historic Oregon Theater Is Added to HPLO’s “Most Endangered Historic Places” List”

OPB TV Awarded Seven NW Regional Emmys

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OPB Emmys (picture: OPB)

OPB was awarded seven Emmy awards from the NW Chapter (covering Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington) of National Academy of the Televisions  Arts and Sciences over the week end.   Oregon Art Beat, Oregon Field Guide, Oregon Experience, and an OPB documentary co-production. Read more here. Continue reading... “OPB TV Awarded Seven NW Regional Emmys”

OPB’s Emmy Award-Winning Local Arts Series Goes Behind The Scenes With The Artists of “Grimm”

Watch OPB’s Art Beat and meet some of the talented Oregon crew that create the props, construct the “Wesen” special FX make up, and other artists of “Grimm”. Continue reading... “OPB’s Emmy Award-Winning Local Arts Series Goes Behind The Scenes With The Artists of “Grimm””

OPB’s State of Wonder previews GRIMM’s Oregon Art Beat Episode

State of Wonder breaks down Oregon Art Beat‘s focus on the great local art and artists on GRIMM.

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Check out the preview as well as the complete episode of both SOW (now online) and OAB (on OPB TV this Thursday, April 30 at 7 p.m.)

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Hollywood Theater’s Amazing 70mm Efforts Featured in “State of Wonder”

The Hollywood Theatre Resurrects 70mm Film with “2001: A Space Odyssey” – great story from OPB’s State of Wonder by Aaron Scott.

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OPB Nominated For 21 NW Regional Emmy Awards

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OPB has collected 21 nominations for the NW Regional Emmy Awards 2014 from the Northwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.  OPB’s local TV productions, and individual staff, have been recognized for their work in many categories, (historical and cultural segments, environmental programming and specials, as well as documentaries, arts & entertainment features, individual writing, producer and reporting honors) as well as an overall  “Station Excellence” award.  You can read the nominations breakdown here. Continue reading... “OPB Nominated For 21 NW Regional Emmy Awards”