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2020 OMPA Board Elections

There are five seats open for the 2020-2022 term on OMPA’s Board of Directors. You will find bios below for people nominated to fill the seats. Write-in candidates are also welcome. How it Works Only current OMPA members can vote in board elections You can only submit your ballot once.  Voting ends on December 30 […]

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OMPA elevates local creatives for conversation on unique challenges

Reporting by Annika James | Write-up by Lilly Joynes | Photography by Pedro Valdez Jr.  Portland is known as one of the whitest cities in America. Fortunately, our community of creatives are also vocal and ambitious in their desire to create positive change. That includes leading the way in diversifying the traditionally white, male-dominated entertainment […]

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Central Oregon Media Mixer with BendFilm

Central Oregon Media Mixer with BendFilm

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Join OMPA and BendFilm for an evening of mixing, mingling, and munching. We’ll also be screening a variety of work produced in Central Oregon. Free and open to all! Date: Wednesday, August 28 Time: 5-7pm Location: Tin Pan Theater, 869 Northwest Tin Pan Alley, Bend, OR 97703 (Directions) Admission: Free RSVP Now ► Submit your […]

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Exploring Film & Media Production in XR [Mixer+]

Exploring Film & Media Production in XR [Mixer+]

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We’re teaming up with Design Reality once again to bring you an exciting event exploring film and media production within XR. Join us for an evening of networking, food, drinks, demos, and some amazing presentations.  Our backdrop for the evening is the geek-chic office of New Relic. We’ll be treated to panoramic views of downtown […]

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Celebration of Oregon Filmmaking

Celebration of Oregon Filmmaking

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We’re coming back to Southern Oregon! Join us for a fun celebration of Oregon media makers following the premiere of Phoenix, Oregon at the Ashland Independent Film Festival. We’ll have catered snacks, adult beverages, and a great crowd of filmmakers, industry folks, and VIPs. Joma Films‘ release of Phoenix, Oregon is a perfect reason to celebrate our state’s […]

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OMPA @ DWP: “Storytelling & Production: Insight Into Oregon’s Creative Content Industry”

OMPA @ DWP: “Storytelling & Production: Insight Into Oregon’s Creative Content Industry”

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Over the last ten years, Portland’s production industry has evolved into a tech-savvy, world-renowned hub of professionals and projects. We want to share the amazing work going on right here in your backyard through the voices of industry leaders in advertising, television, film, stop-motion animation, and interactive storytelling. Each of our five guests will talk […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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HouseSpecial’s Jailbreak Takes Best Picture at We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival

HouseSpecial’s Jailbreak Takes Best Picture at We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival

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Submitted by HouseSpecial – Check out HouseSpecial’s website here. [August 28, 2017: Baker City, OR.] HouseSpecial took home the award for Best Picture at the We Like ‘Em Short Film Festival held on August 17-20, 2017 in Baker City, Oregon. Aaron Sorenson wrote and directed the winning stop-motion film, Jailbreak, which was shot in black […]

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