OregonFilm Video Highlights Strength of Oregon’s Film & TV Industry, Need For Film Incentive Program

Earlier today the Governor’s Office of Film and Television released a new video on it’s OregonConfluence blog.  The video brings together a group of interviews conducted at a special advance screening of the shot-in-Oregon film Meek’s Cutoff last week.

Meek’s Cutoff Oregon Debut – Film Industry night at the Elisnore Theatre from Oregon Film on Vimeo.

As the OregonConfluence article says,

…many local film industry workers took the time to show their support by giving a brief interviews discussing how important it is  to Oregon and to Oregon’s film community that productions like this continue to be filmed here in our state.  Many people from the Oregon film industry along with quite a few state senators and representatives showed up for this special screening to benefit the Oregon Cultural Trust. (Read the full article…)

The video highlights the growing strength of Oregon’s film and television industry, and the part Oregon’s film incentive programs have played in getting the industry to this point.  Take a moment to see what producer David Cress, casting agent Lana Veenker, Portland-based SAG and AFTRA actors Duane Hanson and Robert Blanche, state Representative Deborah Boone, and Oregon Cultural Trust director Chris D’Arcy have to say about the importance of Oregon’s film incentives - then contact your legislators today to let them know you want their support of House Bill 2167 (the bill to extend and increase our state’s incentive programs!)

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Harold Phillips has worked professionally in theatre, film and television for over 20 years. In that time, he's built a reputation for his commitment to the characters he plays and his efforts to strengthen the film and theatre industries in the cities he's worked in. Harold has gained prominence in the quickly growing world of digital media, with appearances in the wildly popular web series Lady Wasteland, Animus Cross, and the interactive movie The Outbreak. In addition to appearances in commercials and independent films (including the comedic Crackin' The Code and thrillers Sum Of The Parts and Dark Horizon), Harold has spent many years working on stage in the Pacific Northwest. To learn more about Harold, please visit his web site at http://www.haroldphillips.net or follow him on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/haroldPDX
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