Paint Your Wagon” (and Oregon Film!) turns 50 next year – come and see this #OregonMade feature! Oregon Film, Kick Ass Oregon History, and the Hollywood Theater, are joining forces to bring you this special screening starring Lee Marvin, Clint Eastwood and Jean Seberg.
EVERY TICKET BOUGHT WILL BE ENTERED INTO A DRAWING TO WIN A FUN WEEKEND IN BAKER CITY:
Kick Ass Oregon History will be presenting a podcast the week before, detailing the history of the production that took place in Baker County, eastern Oregon in the late 1960s. Continue reading... “Come To The #OregonMade “Paint Your Wagon” Screening – Win A Weekend In Baker City!”
Another #OregonMade Series debuts next week. YouTube Red announced an all-new original series known as
. Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge
Billed as the very first
“unscripted sneaker design competition series,” Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge comes from the minds of sneaker designer and Portland-based
Pensole Academy founder D’Wayne Edwards and executive producer Ken Mok, who is best known for his work on America’s Next Top
Model. Hosted by Adande “sWoozie” Thorne, YouTube Red’s new “sneaker design competition” program will feature special guest appearances by Fetty Wap, Anthony Anderson,
Ashley Graham, Macklemore, Stan Smith, Eddie Huang, James Harden and other high-profile, fan-favorite celebrities.
Continue reading... ““Lace Up: The Ultimate Sneaker Challenge” Airs on YouTube Red”
PSU School of Film + Theatre (photo: Peter Simon)
MovieMaker Magazine voted Portland State one of the “ The Best Film Schols in the U.S. and Canada 2017.” This is what they had to say about the PSU courses: “Forget about basic “film history”—the in-depth courses at PSU are sure to inspire academic curiosity. Suzanne Gray, marketing and communications manager at the school, calls the “strong curriculum and faculty” in the criticism arena a major attraction. A sample of course options: “Forbidden Love in Israeli Film,” “Transnational Stardom,” “Danish Films from Dreyer to Dogme” and “Disney: Gender, Race, and Empire.” Continue reading... “MovieMaker Votes PSU One of “The Best Film Schools in the U.S. + Canada””
As we move into another busy production season and a new fiscal year, we wanted to proactively answer a few questions about the Oregon Film & Video Office, a/k/a/ The Governor’s Office of Film & Television, a/k/a Oregon Film.
this office was “founded” in 1968 by Gov. McCall as a way to help better organize the needs of the film “ Did you know Paint Your Wagon” that was in the throes of shooting in Baker County? Continue reading... “Oregon Film – Who We Are & What We Do!”
2017 Academy Award nominations are out! Among them are two nominations for LAIKA‘s #OregonMade “Kubo And The Two Strings” – Animated Feature, and Visual Effects!
Kubo” joined; “Moana”, “My Life as a Zucchini”, “The Red Turtle”, “Zootopia” in the Animated Feature category, and “Deepwater Horizon”, “Doctor Strange”, “Jungle Book” and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” in the Visual Effects category. Should “Kubo” win each category, Travis Knight and Arianne Sutner would accept for Best Animated Feature, and Steve Emerson , Oliver Jones, Brian McLean, Brad Schiff would accept for Best Visual Effects. Continue reading... “LAIKA’s “Kubo And The Two Strings” Receives Two Oscar Nominations!”
Order for Father’s Day! Two fantastic #OregonMade products for all of those you know who love Oregon as much as we do! These first two quality products we have created are limited edition, and printed (bandana) and hand-crafted (key fobs) in Oregon, and best of all, the proceeds will go towards a new fund we have created – the Oregon Made Creative Foundation. (Both $10)
WHAT IS THE OREGON MADE CREATIVE FOUNDATION? Oregon Film has partnered with the
Charitable Partnership Fund (a 501[c]) to create a limited and unique line of products that celebrate the #OregonMade brand. Continue reading... “#OregonMade – Brand New Products Supporting The Oregon Made Creative Foundation”
Melanie Lynskey and Elijah Wood appear in ‘I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore’ by Macon Blair, an official selection of the U.S. Dramatic Competition at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Photo: Allyson Riggs / Sundance
Sundance Film Festival unveiled it’s line up for 2017. Actor, Macon Blair‘s debut as writer-director of the #OregonMade, “I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore” ,will premiere at the festival, and is entered in the US Dramatic Competition. Continue reading... ““I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore” To Premiere At Sundance”
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.
Continue reading... “Oregon Filmmakers Document Land-Use Issues Surrounding The Malheur Takeover And Upcoming Trials”
MovieMaker Magazine, has, once again, the Ashland Independent Film Festival on their latest list of “ 25 Coolest Film Festivals in the World“. They admire that AIFF isn’t “ mired in tradition…the 15-year-old fest has recently taken steps to broaden its range, with dives into live cinema, art installations and interactive media offerings, plus a new category called BEYOND…” and one panelist that MM interviewed describe AIFF as a “ down-to-earth exhibition of talented filmmaking,” that “ treats filmmakers with so much respect.” Continue reading... “AIFF- One Of MovieMaker’s “Coolest Film Festivals In The World, 2016”!”
Lorne Michael’s “
Brother Nature” opened September 9th – shot in and around Klamath Falls (down town, Lake of Woods Resort, Keno, among others) for 15 days in the summer of 2014. The feature brought much financial benefit to local businesses, as well as hiring many Oregon crew. Starring Taran Killam (“12 Years a Slave”, SNL), Bill Pullman, (“Independance Day”, “Lost Highway”), (Gillian Jacobs “Community”), Bobby Moynihan (SNL, “Inside out” “Sisters”), Rita Wilson (“Sleepless In Seattle”), and Sarah Burns, Ellen Bloodworth, Giancarlo Esposito, Rachael Harris, Kumail Nanjiani, Kenan Thompson and David Wain, and produced by Lorne Michael’s, written by Taran Killam, Mikey Day and Cameron Fay, directed by Matt Villines and Osmany “Oz” Rodriguez. Continue reading... ““Brother Nature”, Shot in Klamath Falls, Opened Sept 9th”