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Apply for our Film Festival/Conference Travel Grant

Apply for our Film Festival/Conference Travel Grant

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The Portland Film Office, in partnership with the Oregon Media Production Association, invites local filmmakers to apply for a conference fee or travel stipend to attend a filmmaking conference or film festival where your film has been accepted. Five $500 grants will be awarded on a rolling basis between September 2018 and June 2019. Eligible […]

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Resume Woes? You’re not the only one.

Resume Woes? You’re not the only one.

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We recently had the pleasure of chatting with assistant director, producer and supervisor Dawnn Pavlonnis and production coordinator Jennifer Bertram. After many years of working on productions like Grimm, Lean on Pete, and American Vandal, they’ve both collected thousands of resumes for positions ranging from production assistant to cinematographer to props and set design. Across […]

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OMPA5 : 5 Tips to Make Your Production More Eco-Friendly

OMPA5 : 5 Tips to Make Your Production More Eco-Friendly

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Cine Rent West is one of the oldest studios in Portland, and stage manager Brynden McNew has seen a lot of productions come through their space over the last few years. Earth Day is coming up this Sunday April 22nd, so McNew shared 5 tips for how to make your production more environmentally-friendly, and even […]

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OMPA Tips: Networking Do’s and Don’ts

OMPA Tips: Networking Do’s and Don’ts

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There’s always that one person at every event: the one that everyone avoids because they spend the evening desperately asking for work, talking a mile a minute without letting others get a word in, or excessively imbibing to the point where their words are an endless stream of gibberish. The purpose of networking is to MEET people, to […]

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Announcing The Northwest Filmmakers’ Expo

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The Northwest Film Center is excited to announce an innovative new addition to this year’s Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival. To complement the festival, the very first Northwest Filmmakers’ Expo will bring together buyers and users of filmmaking equipment and services with top regional and international vendors offering a hands-on look at their latest technology and the multitude of filmmaking resources available. Already confirmed vendors include Canon, Zeiss, […]

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