“Out Of The Darkness” Feature Production Begins

October 8, 2015 (Portland, Oregon) In the St. Johns neighborhood of Portland, the first day of production was conducted of the locally produced feature length motion picture “Out Of The Darkness.” The four week production will be utilizing local crew and vendors, with local actors and some from outside the State. The cast includes, Adam […]

The OPB Independent Film Festival is this August

OPB is celebrating the power of independent films with the OPB Independent Film Festival all month long on OPB TV. Each weeknight at 10 p.m. from August 10-24, enjoy a documentary film from the POV and Independent Lens libraries. The festival wraps up with the annual OPB series Oregon Lens from August 24-28, which showcases the diverse work of local filmmakers. Click […]

“Ansys Forte – Follow the Chemistry” New rDMS work

With their quirky and ultra-stylish Pizza Schmizza social media spot hot off the press, the Revolver DMS (rDMS) team shifted gears/genres and produced a more suspense-based web spot in collaboration with tech B2B marketing agency McClenahan Bruer (McBru). The original Producer we were working with had resigned from the project for personal reasons, and I requested a couple of […]

Great New Spot Created by Stillmotion for CBS/Showtime

A side of the NFL you’ve never seen before is captured in this touching story by Portland-based Stillmotion for CBS/Showtime:

“House Of Last Things” Now In Europe!

“House of Last Things” — far from home, on sale now in Germany, Austria, & Switzerland, online and in shops, bluray and dvd. Thank you Guenter in Wuerzburg for sharing the image above, and happy holidays to Oregon Film from all of us who worked so hard to bring this Portland film to the world! […]

Hollywood Theatre Creates New Media Arts Program For Under-served Youth

A new initiative from Hollywood Theatre at Open Meadow Middle School has been made possible by a generous $280,000 grant from the Oregon Community Foundation, $100,000 from the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission, and $10,500 from the Oregon Arts Commission. The Hollywood Theatre has already had a three year partnership with Open Meadow High School […]

Go “Back O’er Oregon” On State Park Day, June 7th

June 7th is a celebration for Oregon’s huge array of state parks.  State Park Day is offering free camping and day use as way to thank the public and  welcome use of these beautiful areas. You can catch a glimpse of Oregon’s many state parks on the “Back O’er Oregon” music video that Slater Smith […]

Cinema Pacific Festival Kicks Off In Eugene April 23rd

The fifth annual Cinema Pacific Festival starts on April 23, and the complete festival program is available online at http://cinemapacific.uoregon.edu. (A handy guide is downloadable here.) Richard Herskowitz, Director of Cinema Pacific says, “This year I’m particularly excited about our partnership with UO Libraries on the James Blue Project,  supplementing the exciting new archive of […]

“The Wilderness of James” to World Premiere at SXSW

The iOPIF feature, “The Wilderness of James“, that shot in Portland in 2012, is to have it’s world premiere at SXSW this year.  Michael Johnson (formerly from Kamp Grizzly), wrote and directed the feature,  it stars Kodi Smit-McPhee (“The Road”, voice of Norman Babcock in “ParaNorman”), Virginia Madsen (“Sideways”), Isabelle Fuhrman (“Orphan”), Evan Ross (“Jeff […]

Reese Witherspoon’s “Wild” Shot More Locations In Oregon Than Any Other Project To Date

(All these great Oregon pictures were taken by Reese Witherspoon while on location for “Wild”) It was gratifying that “Wild” shot in more places in our state than any other feature film to date.  Reese Witherspoon (“Walk The Line, Mud”) traveled the entire length of Oregon from southern and central regions, up to the Gorge […]