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NW Film Center and OMPA announce 2016 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship Winners

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(PORTLAND, OR) — The Northwest Film Center, the Oregon Arts Commission, and the Oregon Media Production Association are pleased to announce the winners of the 2016 Oregon Media Arts Fellowship (OMAF): Rose Bond and Pam Minty. Rose Bond is a Canadian born media artist who lives and works in Portland, Oregon. Her short films have […]

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Governor Kate Brown signs measure to increase OPIF

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Oregon’s governor will sign a measure today that her office believes will inspire film, television and media producers to work in more parts of the state. The program, which rebate 20 percent of what producers pay for Oregon-based goods and services with additional payments for up to 16.2 percent of wages, will now make $12 […]

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Industry Day in Salem 2/2 for SB1578

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Over 70 volunteers, with the majority being OMPA members, descended upon the State Capital on Tuesday, February 2nd to lobby for increasing Oregon’s Production Incentive Fund, (OPIF).  The Capital was abuzz with our members meeting with Senators, Representatives and the Speaker of the House. Legislators also had the opportunity to visit the Gallery where the […]

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Ashland Named One of MovieMaker Magazine’s Top 10 Small Cities and Towns to Live and Work as a Moviemaker

Ashland Named One of MovieMaker Magazine’s Top 10 Small Cities and Towns to Live and Work as a Moviemaker

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Congratulations to our dear colleagues to the south! Ashland, Oregon has been named one of MovieMaker Magazine’s Top 10 Best Small Town to Live and Work as a Filmmaker. Here’s what they had to say about Ashland in their article: “The great Pacific Northwest… my, how screenwriters, directors and cinematographers love you. While Vancouver, Portland […]

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The 42nd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Audience Awards

The 42nd Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival Audience Awards

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The Northwest Filmmakers’ Festival, presented by the Northwest Film Center in Portland, Oregon, has determined the Audience Award-winning films for this year’s festival. The resounding winner for Favorite Narrative Feature, determined from audience balloting at the festival, is The Tree Inside by Vancouver, B.C.-based filmmakers Michelle Kim and Rob Leickner. The Audience Award for Favorite Documentary Feature went to Make Mine Country by Portland filmmaker […]

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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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