All posts by Josh Leake

  • Oregon Production “Green Room” Opens

    One of 2014’s largest film productions in Oregon is hitting the big screen—right on the heals of the film industry’s incentive boost to entice projects to shoot in the state. Those in...

  • Pussy Riot: Activist filmmakers come to Portland

    On Tuesday, February 9th, two members of the activist filmmaker and rock group “Pussy Riot” held court with Pink Martini band member Storm Large and...

  • Yuknavitch Releases Book Trailer

    Local author Lidia Yuknavitch just released a trailer for her upcoming book, “The Small Backs of Children,” published by Harper. The book is currently available...

  • SourceOregon Hits the Streets

    The Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA) released its 2015 SourceOregon catalog yesterday via email. The catalog lists resources for film, gaming, creative services, equipment rental, rental locations...

  • Romance, Kayaking and Crowdfunding

    Portland non-profit NW Documentary has introduced many locals to documentary filmmaking in the Northwest, including myself, with its cheap do-it-yourself (DIY) filmmaking courses. And during the course of...

  • World Premiere of “Green Room” set for Cannes

    The world premiere of “Green Room,” the film shot in Oregon, by director Jeremy Saulnier (“Blue Ruin”) will be screening at the 2015 Cannes Film...

  • Hollywood Grows Series into Film Festival

    The rockstar of movie theaters in Portland, the Hollywood Theatre, just announced the line up for their Portland “EcoFilm Festival.” The festival started in 2013—and...

  • POW Wow

    The Portland Oregon Women’s Film Festival, known as “POWFEST” turns eight this year. But don’t let the young age fool you, it’s programming never disappoints—alumni...

  • Marriage and Faith in “Emily”

    Local Portlander and Living Room Theater employee, Ryan Graves, is tackling his first feature film—“Emily.” He’s almost half-way through his crowd funding campaign for post production...

  • All the Wilderness Opens in Portland

    Portland Film Festival (September 1st – 7th, 2015) is premiering a locally produced film starring Kodi Smit-McPhee (“Paranorman,” “The Road,” “Let Me In” & “Dawn...