Portland has long been recognized as one of the best bicycling communities in the world. Recent statistics indicate more than six percent of Portland residents bike commute to work, making our beautiful metropolis the highest-ranking major city in that category.… Continue Reading
So you want to be in pictures? Documentary weekend is here. (Postponed during summer, the event has been rescheduled: Friday and Saturday, September 26-27, 2014.)
NedSpace Morrison, one of Portland’s collaborative work spaces, is bringing people with no experience whatsoever … Continue Reading
Want to be in the movies? Filmed by Bike is looking for extras. Perks include free beer, Voodoo Doughnuts, fame, and glory.
Show up with your bike at Lincoln High School on Sunday, March 16 at 9:30 a.m. Dress … Continue Reading
I was a huge fan of independent filmmaker Kirby Ferguson’s series of short, very entertaining, very thought provoking videos “Everything is a Remix” — about the nature of influence and creativity, and how copyright laws can put a stranglehold on … Continue Reading
Any movie lover has likely had this experience: you watch a trailer, you’re impressed, you think “I gotta see that one,” but — there’s also a nagging doubt. What if you just saw every good scene that movie has to … Continue Reading
Here’s a great double feature: The Great Gatsby, followed by The Great Gatsby.
F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel The Great Gatsby has been cited by many as a masterpiece, a Jazz Age magnum opus, the great American novel, and the … Continue Reading
A landmark film about the environment movement has several screenings in Oregon: “A Fierce Green Fire – Battle for a Living Planet,” billed as the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement.
Spanning five decades of environmental activism, … Continue Reading
Leigh Marble will premiere the music video for his song “Pony” on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 at Kelly’s Olympian, Portland, Ore.
“Pony” first appeared on Leigh’s last record, “Where The Knives Meet Between The Rows,” and was hailed as a … Continue Reading
Prometheus is probably the most frustrating yet satisfying science fiction movie ever made.
Satisfying: because the visuals are easily the most stunning ever for this kind of film, with or without 3D (which was handled very nicely, by the way). … Continue Reading
Thumbs up for Twenty Feet From Stardom, a documentary film that…”shines a spotlight on the untold true story of the backup singers behind some of the greatest musical legends of the 21st century.”
Take Merry Clayton. Doesn’t ring a … Continue Reading
Kirby Ferguson is kind of a hero of mine. I’ve been a Kickstarter patron of his for some time.
Everything is a Remix Series
Nothing is original, says Kirby Ferguson, creator of Everything is a Remix. From Bob Dylan to … Continue Reading
Cateura, Paraguay is a town essentially built on top of a landfill. Garbage collectors browse the trash for sellable goods, and children are often at risk of getting involved with drugs and gangs. When orchestra director Szaran and music teacher … Continue Reading
Listen up PRP fans… there is a movement afoot! As we at Portland Radio Project joined in our mission to reconnect radio with our community, director Kevin McKinney was putting the final touches on CORPORATE FM, an award-winning documentary … Continue Reading
EXTRAS ONLY is casting a wide net for extras & featured background actors for season 3 of NBC’s hit TV Show, GRIMM, filming in the Portland area.
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We hire hundreds of people weekly for this show. We are looking for
Update: The 2013 edition of Filmed by Bike is over but mark your calendar for 2014 related events. The submission deadline for filmmakers is January 20, 2014. The festival will take place in April 2014.
Are you a fan of … Continue Reading
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