Featured Oregon Location: Yaquina Head (via GigaPan)

Oregon has many, viable location “looks” and not always what one might expect. The more obvious ones we have in abundance; rivers, mountains, trees, coast, lakes and farmland. Less known are; high desert, western style towns, sand dunes, gritty urban areas, vineyards, canyons and volcanic lava. We will be highlighting a specific Oregon location in […]

Celebrate Goonies Day in Astoria June 7-10

In 2010 Mayor Willis Van Dusen declared June 7 to be “Goonies Day” to commemorate the release of the film back in 1985.  This weekend Astoria will be host to several activities to honor the film that keeps on giving to the community.  Most notably Astoria’s visitor center has organized a scavenger hunt for the […]

Faceout Films in Bend Poised to Grow With New Video Production Capabilities

 FACEOUT STUDIO HAS LAUNCHED VIDEO PRODUCITON CAPABILITY TO MEETGROWING DEMAND Bend, OR – May 8, 2012. Faceout Studio, a firm specializing in book design since 1996, has recently expanded its services to include film production. Faceout Films shot its first book trailer in the fall of 2010 and has since produced over 20 projects for […]

Blue Like Jazz Shooting in Portland

Over four years ago, Steve Taylor and Ben Pearson sat down and wrote “Blue Like Jazz” a feature based on Donald Miller’s New York Times bestselling memoir by the same name. We caught up with the crew on the set yesterday (they are shooting one more week in the Portland metro area).  They were excited […]

Meet the trainer and dog behind the OK Go Video

Lauren Henry from Corvallis based Talented Animals was on KOIN’s show Studio 6 yesterday.  Lauren has been a great resource for the Oregon Film community as she’s always out there plugging our state as a great place to film.  I also happened to be in a meeting yesterday where I met John Sechrest from Corvallis […]

"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 […]