Seaside was shot in Portland and the Coast in April with some great New York actors, including Ariana DeBose (Hamilton), and some wonderful Portland actors, including Jana Lee Hamblin, Haley Talbot, Bob Olin, Victoria Blake, Jennie Vaughn, and Brandt Leeds, all cast by Simon Max Hill.
Portland producer is Alyssa Roehrenbeck, Cinematographer Phil Anderson, and Production Designer Jade Harris. And our composer, Megan Diana McGeorge, is the creator of Portland’s Piano.Push.Play.
Seaside – the movie.
After being born and raised in Portland, I moved east for college and film school. I love coming back to Portland to visit family and friends but for the past 20 years New York has been my home. That old cliché that you can never come home again ringed true for me.
My first feature, You Belong to Me, came out in 2008. Since then I’ve been itching to do another feature. And inspired by the resourcefulness of many colleagues (especially NYU film school colleagues, Annie Howell and Lisa Robinson – find their new feature, Claire in Motion, which just premiered at SXSW) I’ve come home to take advantage of Oregon’s natural beauty, talented creatives, and a family beach house at the Coast, to make my next feature, Seaside. Continue reading... “You Can Come Home Again – Seaside, The Movie”