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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 nonprofit that works day in and day out to strengthen your industry.   A strong collective voice matters. Your membership […]

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Recap: Extremely Happy Mixer [Photos]

Recap: Extremely Happy Mixer [Photos]

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We’re sorry to anyone who missed the Extremely Happy Mixer we co-hosted with PAF at Hinge and 3DV on September 13 because it was so much fun! See for yourself in the lively photos captured by Portland Ad Fed board member Mark Fenske.   We saw the PAF and OMPA logos come to life before our eyes with the magic of 3D printing.      Then we watched stuntwoman Katherine Grant-Suttie kick virtual ass in the motion capture suit. […]

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KIFF 2018: OMPA Winners & Selections

KIFF 2018: OMPA Winners & Selections

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We took a road trip down to Klamath Falls in September to make new friends in the Southern part of the state and see our members’ work at the sixth-annual Klamath Independent Film Festival. Nearly half of the films selected for KIFF had OMPA members on crew! Here’s a look at the winners and selected films: Featured Works Winner – Northern Feature category: Seaside Simon Max Hill Casting, Johnny Buell, Kevin Forrest, Todd Robinson, Rachel Mossey […]

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Apply for our Film Festival/Conference Travel Grant

Apply for our Film Festival/Conference Travel Grant

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The Portland Film Office, in partnership with the Oregon Media Production Association, invites local filmmakers to apply for a conference fee or travel stipend to attend a filmmaking conference or film festival where your film has been accepted. Five $500 grants will be awarded on a rolling basis between September 2018 and June 2019. Eligible applicants are Portland-based filmmakers who have been based in Portland for at least one year. Filmmakers from communities of color, […]

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Event Recap: Creatives of Color Collaborative

Event Recap: Creatives of Color Collaborative

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On August 23, OMPA co-hosted a meetup at Wieden+Kennedy between industry mentors and creatives of color.  Here are a few words from the woman who truly helped this event go from idea to execution:  Tiffany Golden, W+K Producer Overall the event was a tremendous success. We checked all the boxes in terms of our objectives. Feedback was overwhelmingly positive and it was a mutually beneficial experience for mentors as well as attendees. I had quite […]

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