8th Stop On The Historic Oregon Film Trail – Hammond Marina, Warrenton

Yesterday, at the Hammond Marina, Warrenton, the 8th sign on the Historic Oregon Film Trail was unveiled.  For film buffs, Oregon is a haven of locations and stories from more than 100 years of filmmaking. Inspired by these nostalgic backdrops, The Historic Oregon Film Trail, launched in Astoria earlier this year was designed to identify iconic set locations around the state. The latest addition to the trail—highlighting the scenic Columbia River views from “Free Willy”— will be in the neighboring town of Warrenton, Oregon. Continue reading... “8th Stop On The Historic Oregon Film Trail – Hammond Marina, Warrenton”

HouseSpecial signs Director John Robson

May 20, 2019 PORTLAND, ORE – Animation studio HouseSpecial has signed Director John Robson to its in-House director roster. Robson brings a digitally-rich portfolio that includes the Vimeo Staff Pick CG short Quality Time and memorable content for brands including Xbox One X, Nike, IBM, Apple, Gnarls Barkley and Campbell’s Soup. A Southern California native, Robson refined his accomplished narrative sensibilities in Los Angeles at studios such as Blind, ManvsMachine, Brand New School and Motion Theory.

Robson is also the founder of Late Lunch Inc, a studio specializing in live action and post production, including 3D animation, conceptual design, compositing and virtual reality. Continue reading... “HouseSpecial signs Director John Robson”

The Portland Circuit Presents #OregonMade Feature Film Debut: “Phoenix, Oregon”

The OregonMade Creative Foundation has teamed up with four of the best independent cinemas located in all four of the quadrants of Portland, The Northwest Film Center, The Hollywood Theatre, Clinton Street Theater and Cinema 21, to announce the second installment of The Portland Circuit, a program designed to give locally produced, #OregonMade feature length films a short theatrical distribution window in the city. Screenings consist of a four day run, with one night at each theatre, in the four “quadrants” of Portland. Continue reading... “The Portland Circuit Presents #OregonMade Feature Film Debut: “Phoenix, Oregon””

Oregon’s International Bohemian Film Festival Announces ‘Big Sonia’ as Grand Prize Winner

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The winning filmmaker, Leah Warshawski and her Oregon-raised animator, Dawn Norton, received a $3,000 grand prize as the Best Film. The winner aims to take the proceeds to launch high school curricula about overcoming the obstacles of our past and becoming stronger.

COTTAGE GROVE, ORE., 18 AUGUST 2018 – “Big Sonia” won the overall $3,000 Grand Prize at this weekend’s inaugural Bohemian Film Festival. The film – featuring 90-year-old Holocaust survivor who still goes to work everyday and stays busy so she “doesn’t have to think about it” – explores what it means to be a survivor, how this affects families and generations, and how trauma might define each of us.  Continue reading... “Oregon’s International Bohemian Film Festival Announces ‘Big Sonia’ as Grand Prize Winner”

#OregonMade Netflix Series, “Everything Sucks” Will Premiere Feb 16th, 2018

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Everything Sucks” is the latest #OregonMade series to hit TV screens and set to air February 16th.  This newest Netflix series is described as a high school coming-of-age dramedy, set in the late 1990’s in Boring, Oregon.  It shot 10 episodes last year in Oregon City, Boring and Fort Rock.

“Everything Sucks” was created by Ben York Jones, and Michael Mohan, and is produced by Midnight Radio.  The series is described as a, “quirky, funny coming-of-age story that follows two groups of high school misfits, an A/V club and a Drama club who collide in 1996 Oregon. Continue reading... “#OregonMade Netflix Series, “Everything Sucks” Will Premiere Feb 16th, 2018”

Upcoming Wildlife Mini-Series aims to change how we see the natural world

Have you ever wanted to stand eye to eye with an elephant, or watch as a tiger slowly walks past you?  Or maybe you dream is to swim

with a manta ray, or see the frozen tundras of the north? Well, good news, one team is working to make this a new type of reality, and they intend to share these experiences with the world.

Based in Salem, Oregon, All Around Productions is taking aim at how we view, and experience our natural world.   Continue reading... “Upcoming Wildlife Mini-Series aims to change how we see the natural world”

TABLE TV SHOW Released

Conversation with fascinating people, Table sits at the crossroads of socializing and social issues; activism and pessimism; face-to-face communication and the virtual age. Blending race, gender, generation, and party into a conversation where opinions are equal and relationships are developed. Replacing fear based sound bites; Table creates memorable entertainment with dialog, story, and community wrapped in the lost art of an entertaining dinner party. Table is a loose interpretation of the Jeffersonian dinner where in order to address a major cultural issue of the day, the finest minds were assembled and asked to share compelling personal stories as the entire party looked for the answers. Continue reading... “TABLE TV SHOW Released”

Oregon Filmmakers Document Land-Use Issues Surrounding The Malheur Takeover And Upcoming Trials

Sue Arbuthnot and Richard Wilhelm, Hare In The Gate Productions, LLC.
Sue Arbuthnot and Richard Wilhelm, Hare In The Gate Productions, LLC.

Sue Arbuthnot and Richard Wilhelm, part-time Burns residents, found themselves in the right the place at the right time to document the recent unfolding, and now on-going, issues that were raised during the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge crisis.  The Public News Service followed their story.

 

Arbuthnot and Wilhelms’ past work include, “Dryland” under their Hare In The Gate Productions, LLC.

 
 

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Bent Image Lab Unveils Secret Augmented Reality Project

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Portland, OR August 15, 2016: Bent Image Lab, announces their Augmented Reality platform, “youAR”TM, is coming out of stealth mode into alpha testing.

For the last three years, Bent has been developing youARTM along with computer vision technology and systems enabling multiuser, real-time, markerless AR content to be viewed with a single lens smartphone.

Along with the announcement, Bent released a demo video showcasing the use of its proprietary AR and computer vision technology; “NEXT LEVEL AR!!! Continue reading... “Bent Image Lab Unveils Secret Augmented Reality Project”

Shot In Newport – “Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove” Premiered September 13

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The first spinoff of Discovery Channel’s “Deadliest Catch” began airing begin airing this September – “Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove” and premiered to 1.54 million viewers.

The show chronicles 4 families that fish for Dungeness crab in the treacherous, beautiful and rugged Oregon Coast.  The show follows Newport locals; Marc Sehlbach; Mikey Retherford, Jr.; Chris Retherford; Gary Ripka, his son, Kenny Ripka; and Jonny Law.

Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove” changes the format slightly from “Deadliest Catch”, in that the fishermen head home after their day’s work and the families feature prominently in the story line.  Continue reading... “Shot In Newport – “Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove” Premiered September 13”