Baker’s Place On Oregon’s Film Trail

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Oregon is featured in more than 500 films, and a project by the state film office is marking movie locations with informational signs.

Baker County has three signs, all dedicated to the 1969 musical “Paint Your Wagon,” which was filmed here in 1968.

The markers can be found outside Baker Heritage Museum, 2480 Grove St., inside the lodge at Anthony Lakes Mountain Resort, and outside the city hall in Richland, once the ground thaws (this one will eventually be placed at Richland’s future playground).

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Stand By Me Day Is Back! July 23rd – Brownsville, Oregon

With less than a month to go until Stand By Me Day 2022 (July 23rd),  the Linn County Historical Museum and the historic town of Brownville are busy putting the final touches on its biggest celebration yet.  In honor of the 36th anniversary of the release of this movie classic, they are pulling out all the stops!  Stand By Me Day falls on a Saturday this year giving the town the opportunity to welcome fans from all over the world.  Continue reading... “Stand By Me Day Is Back! July 23rd – Brownsville, Oregon”

Oregon Film Trail Adds Canby’s, Eco Park!

City of Canby officials with the newest sign on the Oregon Film Trail.

The City of Canby’s Eco Park was added to the Oregon Film Trail and commemorated with a community dedication. NBC’s “Grimm” was filmed in the city’s Eco Park in early 2014.  The public celebration was held on Friday, October 29th right in beautiful Eco Park. Canby City’s Economic Development Department assisted production crews to identify a location by providing access to the park and found parking to store trailers, equipment, and crew facilities. Continue reading... “Oregon Film Trail Adds Canby’s, Eco Park!”

Fall Is Almost Here – St. Helens’ Spirit Of Halloweentown Fest Returns – Now A Featured Stop On The Oregon Film Trail!

The lighting of the giant pumpkins is a must-see during the Spirit of Halloweentown Festival. (Photo: City of St. Helens)

 

This fall the annual St. Helen’s Spirit of Halloweentown festival will transform this small Oregon town into a spooky, family-friendly destination for six weekends beginning September 18 and running through October 31.  This year celebrity guest appearances from Ashley Greene, (Alice Cullen) “Twilight” and movie actors J. Paul Zimmerman and Phillip Van Dyke from“Halloweentown” have been added to its abundant offering of family-friendly events. 

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Film Tourism & The Oregon Film Trail – Why The Connection Works For Communities

The fast-growing sector of Film Tourism has been on Oregon Film’s radar for multiple years and was one of the many compelling reasons that motivated and helped develop the Oregon Film Trail.  The Trail is now totalling 33 stops (and growing) and stitches together communities, locations, small businesses and notable film sites at iconic filming locations and strategic points across Oregon. The markers create a presence and a point of interest for visitors to gather, take pictures, retell stories, and celebrate Oregon’s rich contribution to filmmaking since the early 1900’s. 

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Join The “Tri-City” Movie Location Scavenger Hunt For Your Chance To Win A Weekend Getaway In The Willamette Valley!

Join Us For A “Tri-City” Scavenger Hunt For Your Chance To Win A Weekend Away In The Willamette Valley!

In addition to the Stand By Me Day celebration in Brownsville, OR, on July 23rd we are inviting you to take your chance to immerse yourself in filming locations from not only Stand By Me but many other amazing movies filmed in the region.  In the process, you could win a fantastic weekend getaway Prize Package!

How do you start?

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Oregon Film & The OMCF Have Formed An Exciting New Partnership With Film Tourism Startup, SetJetters

The Oregon Film Trail (through Oregon Film, and the Oregon Made Creative Foundation) has partnered with SetJetters – an exciting new mobile app that aggregates global film locations, guides visitors to actual movie scene sites, provides local information, and so much more.

With the Oregon Film Trail spanning over 30 film locations (and growing) and the state hosting over 500 film and television productions, Oregon understands what it means to accommodate movie lovers who seek real-life locations on their travel bucket list. Continue reading... “Oregon Film & The OMCF Have Formed An Exciting New Partnership With Film Tourism Startup, SetJetters”

For The Love Of Oregon Film!

My wife and I are career Youtubers. We travel the country in a 34′ class A Winnebago, documenting our adventures all the way. Between us, we host three channels. I am That Nate Guy on YouTube, Marion is Life Unboxed, and together we are Romancing The States. We recently had the honor of falling in love with the beautiful state of Oregon when the engine in our RV gave out while traversing the mountains of California. Instead of planting ourselves in a boring hotel for 2 months awaiting the repairs, we continued on our journey, exploring Oregon in our little yellow Pontiac G5. Continue reading... “For The Love Of Oregon Film!”

City Of Oregon City Joins The Oregon Film Trail

James Graham and Matthew Weintraub (City of Oregon City) unveil the newest Oregon Film Trail sign.

A brand new Oregon Film Trail sign has been installed and was unveiled today in Oregon City, honoring the town’s starring role as a location in the popular teen drama, “Twilight.” It sits along the McLoughlin Promenade, overlooking the former Blue Heron Paper Mill where scenes from the iconic vampire movie were shot. The Mill has also been featured in “The Hunted” and “Grimm.” The Works Progress Administration-era Promenade has itself been featured in scenes from “The Librarians” and “Trinkets.” Continue reading... “City Of Oregon City Joins The Oregon Film Trail”

Historic Marker, Film Screening To Honor Klamath Falls-Made Film “Phoenix, Oregon”

 

Summary: Historic marker on the Oregon Film Trail will be unveiled in downtown Klamath Falls in recognition of the film “Phoenix, Oregon” (shot in Klamath Falls in 2018) with a day-long celebration on Saturday, Feb. 27.

Event Details:
WHAT: Oregon Film Trail marker unveiling and “Phoenix, Oregon” film screening

WHERE: The Daily Bagel (1 p.m.), 636 Main St., Klamath Falls. Ross Ragland Theater (2 p.m.), 218 N. 7th St.

WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 27, 1 p.m. Available in-person and online livestream

COST: $10 tickets for virtual livestream or theater seat (limited to first 100 people)

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