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HoloLens Class Announced at Clackamas Community College

HoloLens Class Announced at Clackamas Community College

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Clackamas Community College (CCC) is partnering with Intel, Sprocketship, and Object Theory to offer augmented reality development and research opportunities in the 2016 Winter term. CCC, with support from a dream team of industry partners, has landed one of 5 HoloLens research grants awarded by Microsoft for initial research for its augmented/mixed reality system. This is an unprecedented opportunity to be in on the cutting […]

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Call for Submissions for Kids’ Film Festival

Call for Submissions for Kids’ Film Festival

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On February 21, 2016, Portland Community Media will host a kids’ film festival, the 90-Second Newbery. Kid filmmakers are invited to create and submit 90-second film adaptations of Newbery Award-winning books. Workshops are available to help prepare a submission. Upcoming Classes for Youth at Portland Community Media: Jan. 6–20: In the Newbery in 90 Seconds workshop, youth 8 to 12 can craft submissions for […]

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Demo Reel Review in April, 2016: A Film Fest-Style Screening and Critique, with Prizes

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3DPDX has extended the deadline for this year’s demo reel review event. If you missed the last one, don’t make the same mistake, as these are hugely fun and inspirational. The reel event is being pushed to its proper place (as is tradition): Design Week Portland, coming April 15–23. Entered reels have a chance at winning some great prizes, including: VFX category winner: […]

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Upcoming Adult Classes at Portland Community Media

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Intro to Editing, Dec. 17 and Feb. 11: Want to learn Final Cut Pro in a friendly, positive workshop atmosphere? This 3-session workshop gets you started, and it certifies you to check out PCM’s MacBook Pro laptops for free if you’re working on content for our channels. Portable Green Screen, Dec. 22: Get certified to use PCM’s portable green screen in your field […]

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Oregon Actor Awards Attracts Glitz and Glamour

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On November 23rd, members of Oregon’s quickly growing media production industry gathered at Portland Center Stage for the Oregon Actor Awards. Presented by the Oregon Media Production Association, the event honored the best local performances for dramatic and commercial work, as well as giving a community service award to an individual or entity for going above and beyond the call of duty to support, promote, […]

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Bent Image Lab tapped to create Magical 4D Rudolph Experience

Bent Image Lab tapped to create Magical 4D Rudolph Experience

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The much-loved animated classic, first televised in 1964, is being recreated in partnership with Bent Image Lab for a Holiday 2016 release as a magical 4-D Experience®. “The story’s focus is on Rudolph’s heroic journey,” commented Chel White, Partner and Director, Bent Image Lab. “To integrate in-theatre special effects, we have embellished scenes to add thrills along the way but overall we are staying very […]

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Introducing Strata, a New Monthly Archaeological Program

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Produced by 501(c)(3) nonprofit Archaeological Legacy Institute, Strata: Portraits of Humanity is a program unlike any other available on TV today. Strata is a fresh monthly showcase for unique, captivating, and diverse stories about cultural heritage from an archaeological perspective. Program segments are seen for the most part only in this show, which is delivered consistently on the 15th of each month. Some segments are […]

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2016 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship Deadline: Feb 1, 2016

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The Northwest Film Center, the Oregon Arts Commission, and the Oregon Media Production Association wish to remind Oregon-based film and video artists that the 2015 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship reaches its submission deadline on February 1, 2016. Oregon Media Arts Fellowships provide financial and other support for production expenses to enable Oregon film or video […]

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Launch Student Film Competition Accepting Submissions

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Do you have a great story to share? Are you a student—elementary, middle, high school, or college undergraduate? Do you live in Coos, Curry, Douglas, Jackson, Josephine or Klamath counties in Oregon; Del Norte or Siskiyou counties in California? Have you made a film that is 5 minutes or less? Made a film that was completed in 2015 or before January 15, 2016? […]

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AIFF Varsity World Film Week Report

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The 26th Annual Varsity World Film Week, co-presented by AIFF and Coming Attractions Theatres, Inc. took place October 2–8, 2015. Attendance was up 40% from last year. Many patrons took advantage of the awesome Passport discount cards, to see at least six films during the week. Enthusiastic, engaged crowds filled the theaters to enjoy live music from the New Autonomous Folksingers, to meet our visiting […]

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