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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 Producing Summit for their production Clementine’.

Terri Lodge is one of 20 selected as the BEST Make Up Artist in Portland.  136 artists were reviewed over 25 variables in 5 categories.

Portlandia” produced by David Cress is nominated in Emmy 3 categories: Variety Sketch Series, Production Design for Variety, and Costumes for Variety, Non-fiction, Reality Programming.  

Josh Lunden’s “198” has found two new homes! The first is SHORTSTV, an international distribution company based in the UK that has licensed the film for 3 years.  Give a review of the short on Amazon as well.

Lyla Foggia establishes the Portland Film Marketing Institute.

Shadowmachine’sBoJack Horseman‘ received an Emmy nomination for character voice-over work.

Bent Image Lab’s wins Silver for Animated Com Award International.

Janice Williams’Birth of a Dragon’ opens in theaters August 25th.

Mundo Catering is Top Pro honors on Thumbtack.

Wieden+Kennedy wins creative agency bid for China BMW after year-long pitch.

Composer Angelica Leib secured a coveted internship at Marmoset.  

Scott Ballard’sNorth and Nowhere’ was accepted into San Antonio Film Festival

Cast Iron Studios is working on Alan Ball’s HBO series.

Barri Chase’sThe Watchman’s Canoe’ was accepted into Local Sightings film festival put on by the Seattle Film Forum.

Barri Chase’s ‘The Watchman’s Canoe’ is an official selection at Montana Film Festival

Director Barri Chase’s next production, ‘Coyote Howls’ receives supportive press.

Devin Tau’s short narrative ‘Mench (Human)’  for 48 Hour Film Project won 2 awards; Best Production Design & Best Special Effects by Nick Loy.

Scott Ballard’s‘ North and Nowhere’ is an Official Selection of the 2017 Seattle Transmedia & Independent Film Festival.

Scott Ballard ‘s ‘North and Nowhere’ is an Official Selection of the Iowa Independent Film Festival.

Chris Lawson Produced ‘Autopsy’ which was selected for the 13th Annual HollyShorts Film Festival; Kevin Fletcher,DOP.

Neil Kopp’s Certain Women’ selected as Film Magazine’s Top VOD pick.

Portland State University makes Best Film School list.

Slater Dixon’s ‘Incendio’ is an official selection of Woods Hole Film Festival in Cape Cod, Massachusetts through 8/5; and at Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema from 8/4-8/13.

 

Picture This has two new coordinators on staff. They’re gonna rock it!

Jaclyn McDonald

Jaclyn MacDonald comes to us from our very own Portland State University with a degree in Film. This local gal has spent many years formalizing herself with many facets of Video Production all over the Oregon and has eagerly attached herself to the Production life and in turn has found herself a valued asset at Picture This. We are happy to welcome Jaclyn to the Picture This family.

Jared Wangenstein

Say hello to one of the new Production Coordinators at Picture This Production Services.  While attending Portland Community College he found a new passion in Production Coordination. This passion was only further solidified while interning at Picture This. He is eager to become a household name in Portland’s Film and Live Events scene while helping grow and expand this ever-changing field.