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HouseSpecial’s Jailbreak Takes Best Picture at We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival

HouseSpecial’s Jailbreak Takes Best Picture at We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival

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Submitted by HouseSpecial – Check out HouseSpecial’s website here. [August 28, 2017: Baker City, OR.] HouseSpecial took home the award for Best Picture at the We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival held on August 17-20, 2017 in Baker City, Oregon. Aaron Sorenson wrote and directed the winning stop-motion film, Jailbreak, which was shot in black […]

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OMPA Teams Up With Muse Storytelling for August Media Mixer

OMPA Teams Up With Muse Storytelling for August Media Mixer

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  Muse Storytelling sponsored OMPA’s August Media Mixer, which took place on August 16th. The event was held on a rooftop in SE Portland at Muse’s headquarters, and all 130 attendees got to enjoy a delightful late-summer Portland afternoon. Muse Storytelling is a breakthrough storytelling process that empowers filmmakers to build connections with their audience […]

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Oregon Premiere of Malheur Occupation Doc to be Featured at Klamath Independent Film Festival

Oregon Premiere of Malheur Occupation Doc to be Featured at Klamath Independent Film Festival

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Submitted by Jesse Widener KIFF2017 kicks off with “No Man’s Land”, documenting the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupation, directed by David Byars and produced by Oscar-nominated Morgan Spurlock. With unfettered access, Byars gives a detailed, on-the-ground account of the 2016 standoff between protestors occupying Oregon’s Malheur National Wildlife Refuge and federal authorities. From Byars’ Director’s […]

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Round of Applause | August

Round of Applause | August

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Juliana Lukasik and Alicia J. Rose talk about changing the media landscape for the better on The Portland Film Podcast. AJ Gordon just secured distribution for his feature comedy; more to come but check out the trailer for Elijah’s Ashes. Aimee Lynn Barneburg & Davis Priestley have been selected to attend the 2017 Sundance Creative […]

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Hiring the Right Drone Pilot

Hiring the Right Drone Pilot

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Submitted by Kenji Sugahara – Dronescape.tv | Learn more about Kenji below the article. With rapid innovation and adoption, drones are becoming a common sight in Oregon. They can be seen surveying farmers’ fields, inspecting construction sites, and filming aerial footage for television spots and theatrical productions. In most cases, drone pilots follow the rules. However, […]

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Lyla Foggia establishes the Portland Film Marketing Institute to help filmmakers stand out against heavy competition

Lyla Foggia establishes the Portland Film Marketing Institute to help filmmakers stand out against heavy competition

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Like every new product today, films have to be promoted or no one will know they exist. But how do you do that when your production has run out of fuel midway through post? “By doing it yourself,” says Lyla Foggia, a former TriStar Pictures VP of Publicity and a veteran marketing consultant whose local […]

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OMPA’s hosts Morning Media Mixer and Toasts to 3 Laws in 3 Years

OMPA’s hosts Morning Media Mixer and Toasts to 3 Laws in 3 Years

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            Last week OMPA had the pleasure of hosting our first Summer Morning Media Mixer. With over 100 attendees, the event was a fantastic way to kick off the warm summer Friday. Members and non-members alike came to enjoy free coffee and breakfast, while discussing OMPA’s bright future and what that means for […]

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Female-led Oregon feature film, Clementine, accepted into 2017 Sundance Creative Producing Summit

Female-led Oregon feature film, Clementine, accepted into 2017 Sundance Creative Producing Summit

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Female-led Oregon feature film, CLEMENTINE, accepted into 2017 Sundance Creative Producing Summit, and will be supported by brand new tax incentives from the Oregon Film Office. CLEMENTINE is a tense character-based film about three strong, willful, complicated female characters. Set among a forested backdrop at a remote lake house in Oregon, the story explores the […]

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Round of Applause | July

Round of Applause | July

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Check out what OMPA members have been up to in the last month. If you are an OMPA member, share your good news with us by email info@ompa.org. HouseSpecial picked up two Telly’s for their stop-motion work! 2017 Regional Commercials Silver Winner for Puget Sound Energy – Shrink Your Energy Bill. Craft-Use of Animation  & 2017 […]

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Michael Morrison launches new Dungeons and Dragons Podcast

Michael Morrison launches new Dungeons and Dragons Podcast

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Michael Morrison launches new Dungeons and Dragons Podcast Submitted by Michael Morrison “This is a great resource for OMPA members who might want to see how I handle writing, improv, voice acting, or who might just want something entertaining to listen to on the way to and from work.” – Michael Morrison, OMPA Member & […]

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