OregonLive Discovers Some Background To “Outdoor School”

Kristi Turnquist (OregonLive) spent a day last month on set of the independent film “Outdoor School” talking to the creative team about the inspiration behind the film. (Read here.) The Film tells the story of, Vin Shambry, “a Black 12-year-old boy in Portland, Oregon. Homeless, Vin sleeps under a tree in the park with his […]

Outside The Frame’s World Premiere of 360° Films by Houseless Youth at OMSI June 2nd

Outside The Frame, a non-profit based in Portland that trains homeless and marginalized youth to be directors of their own films and lives, is having its world premiere of 360° films at OMSI’s Kendall Planetarium on Thursday June 2nd. Doors will open at 6pm for the 6:15pm viewing, and at 6:45pm for the 7:00pm viewing. […]

Music Video Make-A-Thon for Black Porltand-Based Musicians – Open Signal

Open Signal’s 2nd annual music video make-a-thon will be hosted on Saturday June 18th, and will honor Juneteenth celebrations by making music videos for Black Portland-based musicians. Spots are limited to 24 Open Signal Members and the registration deadline is May 23rd.  Filmmakers will work together to come up with concepts, storyboard, shooting, and editing […]

Open Signal’s Black Fellowship Lab – Accepting Applications Through December 20th

Open Signal‘s Black Film Fellowship is accepting applications until December 20th, 2019.  The fellowship allows six Portland-based Black filmmakers to immerse themselves in a creative environment that avoids the biases of extra-cultural critique, while fostering an environment of trust and experimentation. The Black Filmmaker Fellowship is a rare opportunity for social exploration and deep career […]

New #OregonMade Outdoor Adventure Film Grant – Production Underway

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 […]