Hallmark and Bent Image Lab’s Halloween Comedy: “hoops&yoyo’s Haunted Halloween”

Airing this Friday, October 26, 2012 7pm/6pm central on Hallmark Channel … Bent Image Lab and Hallmark have joined forces once again this time to produce the 2D animated comedy “hoops&yoyo’s Haunted Halloween”. Based off of the popular Hallmark e- card characters, the “hoops&yoyo” TV Special was directed by Bent’s Rob Shaw and features the hilarious […]

Portland Digital eXperience Showcases Local Animation Talent

Portland has a reputation for creating world-class animation.  Whether we’re making feature films or iconic commercials, using traditional stop-motion, CG or state of the art VFX, Portland is a hub for animation within the entertainment industry. But what exactly do we mean when we refer to “animation”?  Beyond movies and television, animation plays an increasing […]

Oregon Film Website Update Features Current Film “Buzz”

If you haven’t visited the Oregon Film website in a while,  you should stop by and check out some of the new content and features we’ve added. In addition to the newly refreshed “Roads of Oregon” section that we wrote about in an earlier post, we have added two new sections featuring current buzz about […]

LAIKA Creates Trailer For New Colin Meloy Book

“How five crows managed to lift a 20-pound baby boy into the air was beyond Prue, but that was certainly the least of her worries.” As if being the lead singer of one of the most highly-thought of bands around wasn’t enough, Colin Meloy – front man for the Decembrists – has added author extraordinaire to […]

New Case Study Spotlights “Zumba Fitness” on Oregon Animation Blog

One of the cool things about the animation/VFX industry is that it’s continually evolving beyond the established parameters. The artistry of a well generated scene or special effects sequence is now no longer confined to a piece of film, but has also begun to take on an interactive element as video games move closer to […]

Wait, That Was Done In Oregon?

If you’ve ever watched IFC then you’ve seen their signature quirky-cool ad campaign. But did you know that it was designed and created by Oregon-based Feel Good Anyway? Or that the 40+ special effects in the NBC movie “A Walk in My Shoes” were done by Portland’s visual effects company Hive-FX? Or if you’ve been […]

Case Study: Hive FX brings VFX sizzle to “A Walk in My Shoes”

Filmed entirely in and around Portland, A Walk In My Shoes tells the story of a stressed-out high school teacher who wrecks her car and finds herself living in the shoes of the mother of one of her students – a woman she had previously judged and criticized. The movie features over 40 special effects […]

OregonAnimation.com Blog Premieres Tonight

Following the successful effort to create a voice for the Oregon Film and Television community in this blog, we recently convened a group of Oregon animation and visual effects professionals that we know, and asked them how a site dedicated to their segment of the industry might be received.  After lots of lively conversation and […]

Oregon Animation: Call for Submissions

UPDATE: Deadline extended to 5 PM on Monday, May 23th 2011! Following the successful effort to create a voice for the Oregon Film and Television community in this blog, we recently convened a group of Oregon animation and visual effects professionals that we know, and asked them how a site dedicated to their segment of […]