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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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2018 OMPA Annual Meeting

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Please join us at The Hollywood Theatre on Monday, Jan 22nd, 2018. Doors open at 6:30 pm, presentation starts at 7:30 pm. Food & drink provided. The Annual Meeting gives us an opportunity to celebrate our community’s accomplishments, acknowledge our outstanding members, and introduce you to our new board. Space is Limited, please RSVP Here: […]

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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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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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OMPA’s hosts Morning Media Mixer and Toasts to 3 Laws in 3 Years

OMPA’s hosts Morning Media Mixer and Toasts to 3 Laws in 3 Years

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            Last week OMPA had the pleasure of hosting our first Summer Morning Media Mixer. With over 100 attendees, the event was a fantastic way to kick off the warm summer Friday. Members and non-members alike came to enjoy free coffee and breakfast, while discussing OMPA’s bright future and what that means for […]

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Warhol Goes Boom

Warhol Goes Boom

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OMPA Member, Lower Boom has been busy and we want to film you in…I mean FILL you in on what we’ve been up to of late. First of all…we hope to see you at the Portland Art Museum this Sunday, October 30th.  Lower Boom will be filming new Warhol-inspired Screen Tests from 1- 2:30 pm, adjacent […]

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AGE OF VANISHMENT PART 3 PREMIERE:

AGE OF VANISHMENT PART 3 PREMIERE:

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On October 30th, 2016 at 3:00PM the Clinton Street Theater will host Katie O’Grady’s (Portlandia, GRIMM) Acting for Kids & Teens third installment of the film Age of Vanishment. Following the premiere, students will attend a Halloween costume party to celebrate the completion of the trilogy.  This is the 9th film Katie has teamed up […]

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2015 OMPA Classic

2015 OMPA Classic

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On Friday, August 21st, industry members from across the state will converge at Stone Creek Golf Course in Oregon City for the annual OMPA Classic! The OMPA Classic is our biggest annual fundraiser, which provides an opportunity for industry professionals to network in a relaxed setting, while also funding the Northwest Film Center’s Oregon Media Arts Fellowship and raising much needed additional funds to support our organization.

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