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Oregon Media Diversity Hiring Initiative places two interns on “Shrill”

We’re excited to share that the two paid interns we helped place on SHRILL season 2 as Production Assistants—Janelle Parrish and Makayla Caldwell—have successfully wrapped their first full-time production gig. The two up-and-coming professionals earned this opportunity through the Oregon Media Diversity Hiring Initiative.  The Oregon Media Diversity Hiring Initiative, a program developed in partnership with IATSE Local 488 Studio Mechanics of the Pacific Northwest, Oregon Film, the Portland Film Office, and Worksystems Inc., aims […]

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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 nine years old,” he explains. Born and raised in Portland, Elijah now brings his decades of industry experience to local […]

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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: Major Announcements Expanding Member Mail Distribution In an effort to inform a wider community of people, we will be opening […]

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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 link to a downloadable version The project name(s), member name, and role. Trailers or reels are both acceptable.  MORE ABOUT […]

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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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