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September Round of Applause

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9iFX had a part to play in Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’.

Anthony Orkin’s ‘Sammy’s Measle’ will be on OPB’s ‘Oregon Lens’ this Wednesday, 8/30, at 10 PM.

Austyn Steelman’s documentary Hip Hop Below Zero will screen on August 19 at the Parkway Theater in Minneapolis, MN at the Hip Hop Documentary Weekend. Find out more about the documentary, Austyn’s love of horror films and what she is up to lately on The Pop Culturists podcast recorded on August 9.

 “Autopsy” will be awarded the winner for Best Horror Short at the Oregon Independent Film Fest this year! Directed by Adam Long, Director of Photography: Kevin Fletcher, Produced :Chris Lawson.

Barri Chase’s The Watchman’s Canoe at City Lights Theater Company in Florence. One day only, two screenings. August 24 @12pm and 6:30pm.

Byron Beck highlighted how the film industry financially benefits small businesses and positions Oregon Media Production Association and Janice Shokrian as a bridge to connect.

Bent Image Lab’s Rob Shaw recognized by Rolling Stone for his stop-motion storytelling in At The Drive In latest music video.

Chelsea Smith joined the team at Digital One.

Devin Tau’s ‘Eve: The Prologue‘ was accepted into Klamath Falls International Film Festival.

Digital One played a role in ‘Noah’ a short film on neighborhood revitalization in Flint, MI.

Emily Wahl’s short documentary, “4th of Ohio”, is an official selection of the Endless Mountains Film Festival, 9/15-9/17.

Emily Wahl‘s “4th of Ohio” screened at the Red Corner Film Festival in Borgholm, Sweden, on August 26th, 2017

Erich Stonestreet played American astronaut Jason Bloom in ‘The Americano‘, or the NASA film festival.

Filmmaker Gary Nolton’s announces the opening of Trailhead Production Provisions, a resource renting production supplies to Photo and Video shoots based in Bend, Oregon.

The New York Times recommended Editor Heidi Zimmerman’s “Alive and Kicking” on their Watching list as a documentary to stream this past weekend.

HouseSpecial’s ‘Jailbreak‘ (directed by Aaron Sorenson) wins Best Picture at the We Like ‘Em Short film festival in Baker City.

Producer Janice Williams’ Birth of the Dragon’ opens nation wide August 25th.

OMPA spied Jeff Johnston as part of the crew for Bad Exorcists screening in Lake Oswego.

Julie Carnahan is the Costume Designer for Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency – Season 2. The show wrapped shooting August 29th, in Vancouver, BC. Season 2 is scheduled to air on BBC America Saturday, October 14, 9/8c

John Waller delivered an impactful TEDx Talk with a call to action to save and preserve sactuaries.

Comcast Oregon to be presenting sponsor for Josh Leake’s Portland Film Festival.

Kenji Sugahara, drone pilot and goverment adviser gives sage advice when hiring a drone operator.

Kyle Eaton‘s Shut Up Anthony received the award for Best Actor (Robert D’Esposito) at the Massachusetts Independent Film Festival.

Kyle Eaton‘s Shut Up Anthony was accepted into Klamath Falls International Film Festival (Sept 15 – 17).

Kyle Eaton‘s Shut Up Anthony received a nice review from Following Films for the film’s Sidewalk Film Festival screening

The Crew of The Librians’ successfully wrapped Season 4.

Lower Boom is featured in Portland Monthly article on “Fall Arts: Creative Resistance” with Open Signal: Portland Community Media Center on their Post-Truth Project.

Prospect’s animated video for Second Chance Project was hosted on popular website Upworthy.

Sean D. Brown’s Kira with Motorized Precision makes Silicon Forest news.

Tristan David Luciotti’s ‘Adventures in Adultingofficial trailer.

Tyler St Pierre and Geoff Vrijmoet make kickstarter goal to fund first feature film. PSU graduate production.

Tyler St. Pierre and Geoff Vrijmoet’s crowdfunding effort for their coming of age feature made the press; only days left to back their effort; kickstarter.

Scott Ballard’s feature ‘ North and Nowhere’ has been accepted in their 11th film festival of the year, Isle of Man.

Scott Ballard’s film “North and Nowhere” is an official selection of 2017 Knoxville Film Festival.

Scott Ballard’s North and Nowhere’  is a part of Big Sur International Short Film Screening Series

Wonderful praise for  ShadowMachine and their series BoJack Horseman from IndieWire.

Slater Dixon’s short film INCENDIO continues it’s successful festival run and marks it’s LA premiere by screening this week at the Burbank International Film Festival. INCENDIO is screening this Thursday, September 7th at 7PM at the Burbank AMC 16 theaters.

Uncage the Soul Production’s Finding Sanctuary on the North Umpqua: A Veteran’s Legacyis now ready for sharing

Will Cuddy’s ‘Linea‘ was selected for the Klamath Independent Film Festival, Hell’s Half Mile Film Festival, Reno-Tahoe International Film Festival, and will broadcast during OPB’s Oregon Lens program at 10PM on September 1st.

Will Cuddy’s ‘Perception: From Prison to Purpose‘ won the Award for Excellence: Documentary Short at the IndieFEST Film Awards and won Best Documentary: Social Issue at the Oregon Independent Film Festival.

Lean on Pete premiered on Sept 1 at the Venice Film Festival. Darren DemetreJulie CarnahanJennifer Bertram and many other OMPA members were involved in this #OregonMade film. Read the Hollywood Reporter’s review here.