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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FORTITUDE | Go with the flow (and drink an awesome cup of tea)

I wouldn’t know how to deal with the pressure. I mean, show up at 7:00am and not only produce but also write KGW’s News at Noon by the time the clock strikes twelve, five days a week?

That’s OMPA member Christian Henry‘s day job — even now during COVID.

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FORTITUDE | Climb every mountain (and enjoy your cupcakes)

How Portland filmmaker Devin Fei-Fan Tau views the world we live in I first met Devin Tau in a very long line outside the Hollywood Theater. It was January 22, 2018.  It was OMPA’s Annual Meeting. And it was very cold.    If you were there, you’ll remember: shivering, hands stuffed in tight jean pockets, breathing steam, not wearing coats (real Portlanders never wear coats in the winter), and wishing we had already redeemed our […]

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FORTITUDE | Hand Sanitizer or Stress Reducer?

How Dig One helps its community of media professionals stay creative This story begins with a bottle of Maker’s Mark on Dig One’s front desk. Yep, it’s sitting right there in plain view, ready when you need it. Keep reading, and you’ll find out why.    One of the West Coast’s premiere audio studios and based in PDX, Digital One serves clients from around the world. Last week, I had a fabulous Zoom chat with […]

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A Conversation on Portland’s Cultural Sector with City Commissioner Candidate Dan Ryan

We teamed up with fellow Portland creative industry advocates MusicPortland and Regional Arts & Culture Council to present this conversation with City Commissioner Special Election Candidates running for Position 2, to replace the late Commissioner Nick Fish. We invited both candidates, Dan Ryan and Loretta Smith, to a conversation about their visions for Arts, Music, and Film in Portland. Loretta Smith’s campaign did not respond to our requests to join this forum. Below is our conversation […]

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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 ABI Insurance Christie Totten, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP 503-778-5298 christietotten@dwt.com Chris Weathers, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP 503-778-5418 christopherweathers@dwt.com  Bob Wyman, […]

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