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OMPA Member Profile: Elijah Hasan

Elijah Hasan is a man of many talents. “Photography is my drug of choice and definitely informs my filmmaking techniques.” He’s also a composer, director, and producer too. But his first love? “I’ve been writing the longest. I was writing before I was doing photography, and I’ve been in a dark room since I was […]

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Recap: 2019 Annual Meeting

Recap: 2019 Annual Meeting

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More than 250 community members came out to celebrate Oregon’s creative industry at OMPA’s Annual Meeting on January 28 at the Hollywood Theatre. We were treated to an inspirational array of member work, speeches, and news about what’s ahead for our organization and industry. Here are some of the things you should know… Looking Ahead: […]

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Members: Submit your work for our 2019 Annual Meeting highlight reel!

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This year’s Annual Meeting will be held Monday, January 28, at the Hollywood Theatre. OMPA members are welcome to submit their work for a highlight video we’ll showcase at the event. Please limit your submission to roughly 30 seconds. Specs: Codec: H.264 .mov is preferred Size: 1080 is preferred Instructions: Send an email to lilly@ompa.org with:  Zipped file or […]

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2019 OMPA Board Elections

2019 OMPA Board Elections

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Cast your votes by Friday, January 11, for the 2019 OMPA Board of Directors.

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Nominations open for 2019 Awards of Excellence

Nominations open for 2019 Awards of Excellence

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It’s time to nominate your amazing peers for the 2019 OMPA Awards of Excellence! This year we have a new category: Industry Champion. Get your nominations in by Friday, January 11. Winners will be announced at the Annual Meeting on Monday, January 28 at the Hollywood Theatre. Go to the nomination form ► Categories: OMPA Award of […]

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Support the industry’s tax incentive program

Support the industry’s tax incentive program

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The money collected through the tax credit auction goes into the Oregon Production Investment Fund, which directly leads to more production jobs, projects, and spending in our state. All Oregon taxpayers can participate, so feel free to share this info with your network. IT’S AS EASY AS 1-2-3! BID: Submit your bid on the auction website between […]

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SourceOregon deadline extended to Nov. 20

SourceOregon deadline extended to Nov. 20

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Are you a working professional in Oregon’s film, TV, and video industry? Make sure you get listed in the statewide industry directory: SourceOregon. We’ve extended the deadline for listings to Tuesday, November 20. Sign up now at sourceoregon.com/getlisted. WHY IT MATTERS The directory helps us achieve our mission in three ways: Advocate: Show policymakers how many jobs are at […]

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[Photos] November Media Mixer with NW Film Center

[Photos] November Media Mixer with NW Film Center

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We started November off with a Media Mixer at Southpark Seafood in downtown Portland, co-hosted by our friends at Northwest Film Center. It was great to bring together the filmmakers of NWFF45, OMPA members, and our board of directors for a classy evening of networking, wine, and hors d’oeuvres.  Thank you so much to all […]

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[Video] 35 years of advocacy in 2 minutes

[Video] 35 years of advocacy in 2 minutes

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A key part of OMPA’s mission is advocating for production-friendly policies that help make Oregon a destination for filming and a great place to work in the industry. Watch the video below for a quick look at 35 years of industry victories in under two minutes. Huge thanks to our friends at Camp Computer for […]

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Help OMPA become 1,000 voices strong

Help OMPA become 1,000 voices strong

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We’re holding a fall membership drive leading up to the deadline for the 2019 SourceOregon production directory on November 15. The goal is to reach 1,000 members! Will you be one of them? The media production industry is thriving now and we want it to stay that way. Keep the work coming by supporting a […]

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