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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 Excellence OMPA Service and Inspiration Award OMPA Rising Star Award New category: OMPA Industry Champion Rules/Guidelines: Only OMPA members can nominate people, but […]

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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 9am PDT December 5 and 5pm PDT December 7. State tax credits are available in $500 increments; You must bid at […]

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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 stake and the need to maintain state tax incentives. Next spring, the directory will be in the hands of every […]

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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 our attendees, and to our lovely photographer, Michael Ingram, for capturing it all!   Don’t miss another event! Sign up for […]

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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 the awesome video!   

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