About Us

Contact Us:

123 NE 3rd Ave, Suite 210
Portland, OR 97232

Our office hours are generally
9am to 5pm (Monday-Friday).
Please call to make an appt.

(971) 254-4020

shoot@oregonfilm.org

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Since 1968

Our mission is to promote the development of the film, television, commercial, and interactive industry in Oregon and to enhance the industry’s revenues, profile, and reputation within Oregon and among the industry internationally.

Our Board of Directors is: Juliana Lukasik (Chair), Jason A. Atkinson, Angela Jackson and Paul Loving.

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Here is a selection of the many things we do:

  • Market Oregon as a filming location
  • Recruit out-of-state productions and retain local productions
  • Help make our industry inclusive and welcoming
  • Provide equitable opportunity for all
  • Liaise with producers & production groups
  • Help build the local film, video, and multimedia industry
  • Sponsor industry & community events
  • Work with partners to build and diversify the creative community
  • Advise other entities on creating filming regulations
  • Strengthen relationships with local communities
  • Provide consumer protection information
  • Serve as a spokesperson for the industry

THE OREGON FILM STAFF

TIM WILLIAMS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
tim@oregonfilm.org
Tim Williams has been the Executive Director of Oregon Film since 2014. Prior to that, Tim was both an executive and independent producer for more than 25 years partnering on projects with many companies in various capacities and locations with credits on many award winning titles. From 1998 to 2011 Williams was a partner, Co-President and Head of Production for GreeneStreet Films, a leading New York based independent film company. Latterly, he managed the company’s opening and running of their Los Angeles office followed by work with companies like Fox Searchlight and Film Finances. Williams started his career as a set production assistant and assistant director in New York on features, commercials and TV shows, and then worked for several years producing and directing new plays on the London Fringe in the UK.

BOB SCHMALING, SR. PROJECT MANAGER
bob@oregonfilm.org
Bob Schmaling is a native Oregonian with over 30 years of experience within the Oregon production industry. He has worked as key grip, General Manager of Pacific Grip & Lighting, as well as three-term board member, two-term President and Interim Executive Director of the Oregon Media Production Association (OMPA). In these various roles Bob has worked closely with numerous commercial productions, feature films, television and documentary productions. His broad range of experience within the production industry, his understanding of the industry’s importance to Oregon as well as his personal connection to the state serve the production industry and the Film Office well.

JANE RIDLEY, MARKETING, COMMS & SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGER
jane@oregonfilm.org
Jane was born and raised in England, where she received a BA Honors in Film, Television and Sociology from the University of London, Goldsmith’s College. She joined the Oregon Film Office after nineteen years of broad experience in the entertainment industry in Los Angeles and the UK, including six years in development for a production company with a first look deal at Warner Bros. Jane moved to Portland in 2002.

NATHAN CHERRINGTON, IT/FINANCIAL MANAGER
nathan@oregonfilm.org
Nathan Cherrington has been with the Oregon's Governor's Office of Film and Television since 2008. He has a a BA Honors in Communication & Film Production from George Fox University and a background in IT and graphic design. Nathan is excited to be a part of the growing film & television industry in Oregon.

OREGON FILM BUDGETS, LEGISLATIVE REPORTS & TRANSPARENCY LINKS

The following are links to information related to our work and to the biannual financial budget reports for the Oregon Film & Video Office from 2005 through the present as well as legislative performance reviews and transparency postings.

To request or to inspect or receive a copy of an OFVO record that is legally available for public review, click on the link below and send an email with the request, including the identity of the requestor, and a description of the requested records as specifically as possible. OFVO may request additional information or clarification from the requestor if necessary.

Oregon Governor’s Office of Film & Television • 123 NE 3rd Avenue, Suite 210 Portland, OR 97232 Phone: (971) 254-4020 • Email: shoot@oregonfilm.org
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