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[WEBINAR RECORDING] ASK THE EXPERTS: COVERAGE UNDER COVID

This webinar offers legal and insurance insights directly from experts who specialize in providing these services to the entertainment industry. Get detailed information about what’s changed since the global pandemic. Learn how to protect yourself as both employer and employee.   CONTACT THE SPEAKERS Justine Avera, ABI Insurance 503-467-4934 justine@abipdx.com www.abipdx.com Download event slides from […]

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WHERE TO FIND DIVERSE TALENT & LOCAL MINORITY-OWNED BUSINESSES

We’ve gathered a list of 15+ sources to help you find diverse talent and minority-owned businesses to hire.

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[UPDATED 6/26] OVERVIEW OF OREGON PRODUCTION PROTOCOLS

These guidelines will help us protect each other while also helping to reduce the spread of the virus as we get back to work. 

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[UPDATED 6/26] GENERAL PRODUCTION PROTOCOLS FOR COVID-19

UPDATE JUNE 19, 2020 Added requirements from Gov. Brown’s new Executive Order this week. Find all of the most recent guidelines in the full production protocols PDF.   UPDATE JUNE 2, 2020 Incorporated new guidelines developed by IATSE, SAG-AFTRA, Teamsters, and DGA Added hotlines where you can report safety concerns Read the general safety protocols […]

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PRIMARY CANDIDATES RESPOND TO INDUSTRY SURVEY

We reached out to some key candidates in this year’s primary to find out how their priorities align with ours and the media professionals we represent. Educate yourself before the Oregon primary on May 19!

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Financial Assistance Q&A with Colin Sears of Business Oregon

We got the chance to chat with Colin Sears of Business Oregon face-to-face (virtually) for an hour. Here’s what we learned about PPP, EIDL, and unemployment.

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Social Distance Success: Members Working Through COVID-19

Our community is finding creative ways to keep working during COVID-19. Let us know how you’re adapting your skills right now. Send your stories, photos, and videos to info@ompa.org.   IN THIS POST: Alicia J. Rose, Director/Editor/Photographer Chris Crever, Owner, Cine Rent West Lily Mehallick, Filmmaker/Actress/Writer Tiffany Lindquist, Rental Coordinator, Gearhead Grip & Electric Sally […]

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Urgent Action Required: Tell Governor Brown to Prioritize the Media Production Industry

Your industry needs your help. Write to Governor Brown and tell her to prioritize getting the media production industry back to work.

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FINANCIAL RESOURCES FOR CREATIVES & FREELANCERS

UPDATE: WEDNESDAY, JUNE 3 NEH Media Projects Development Grants: Opens June 12 NEH Media Projects Production Grants: Opens June 12 iTVS Documentary Film Fund: Opens June 15 UPDATE: WEDNESDAY, MAY 6 Applications for PICA’s Precipice Fund are open as of Monday, May 4 Portland Local SAG-AFTRA members: If you need financial support during this time, […]

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STAY CONNECTED THROUGH VIRTUAL EVENTS

Added Wednesday, July 8 10 new events to help you build a better business, 5 to make community connections, and 7 for personal & career development.   *Next OMPA Event—July 16: OMPA Creatives of Color Collaborative, hosted by Karina Ripper. RSVP for Zoom info. 📎 Better Business  July 10: ISA Presents: Lawyer Up!  A Discussion […]

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