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OMPA Members in Focus: VFX Artist, Adam C. Sager

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  The Oregon film & media industry is full of impressive talent as this video series reveals, one member at a time. The opportunity to feature VFX Artist Adam C. Sager emerged after I learned about his involvement on the impossibly darling stop-motion animated short film, Two Balloons, directed by Mark Smith. I was so […]

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OMPA Members in Focus: Coach Sarge Cine

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Interviewing Coach & Sarge to kick off our January 2018 Members in Focus feature was a real treat. They are well known by everyone industry-wide as they have a combined 50+ years in the industry and a propensity for elevating the profile of G&E in Oregon and beyond. In addition to offering on-set expertise, they […]

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Protected: OMPA seeks Business Development Intern

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OMPA Welcomes Lisa Cicala as Executive Director

OMPA Welcomes Lisa Cicala as Executive Director

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The Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) is proud to announce and welcome Lisa Cicala as the organization’s Executive Director. Ms. Cicala will be responsible for leading the growth of the 35-year-old organization and representing its mission to members, potential members, legislative bodies and industry stakeholders. “As a former OMPA employee and past OMPA Board President, […]

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OMPA Members in Focus: Casting Simon Max Hill

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The OMPA mission is strengthened by its members and their work. We are a unique gathering of industry professionals with a full spectrum of talent that is worth bragging about– across Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond. Welcome to Members in Focus, a new monthly series designed to celebrate and share the stories, personalities and […]

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OMPA Members in Focus: The Benefits of Alicia J. Rose

OMPA Members in Focus: The Benefits of Alicia J. Rose

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The OMPA mission is strengthened by its members and their work. We are a unique gathering of industry professionals with a full spectrum of talent that is worth bragging about– across Oregon, the Pacific Northwest, and beyond. Welcome to Members in Focus, a new monthly series designed to celebrate and share the stories, personalities and […]

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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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