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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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Warhol Goes Boom

Warhol Goes Boom

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OMPA Member, Lower Boom has been busy and we want to film you in…I mean FILL you in on what we’ve been up to of late. First of all…we hope to see you at the Portland Art Museum this Sunday, October 30th.  Lower Boom will be filming new Warhol-inspired Screen Tests from 1- 2:30 pm, adjacent […]

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SAG-AFTRA SPONSORED LEONARD DOZIER TEACHES VO CLASS IN PORTLAND TO RAVE REVIEWS

SAG-AFTRA SPONSORED LEONARD DOZIER TEACHES VO CLASS IN PORTLAND TO RAVE REVIEWS

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Written by Mary McDonald-Lewis Thanks to the support of National SAG-AFTRA, union member and VO coach Leonard Dozier held a sold-out voice acting workshop on October 2nd at Portland’s Black Diamond Studios. Themed a “big tent” event, for union and non-union actors alike, the course was an introduction to the skills required to work, and […]

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TownHall and Survey Results; “Membership Matters”

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University of Oregon conducted a statewide survey of OMPA members, non-members, industry professionals and businesses regarding the perception of OMPA and our ability to fulfill the mission: Oregon Media Production Association, the champion of the film, television and interactive media industry.  OMPA fulfills this mission by; advocating for our industry, promoting our members’ accomplishments and providing opportunities […]

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