In partnership with organizations like Outside the Frame, OMPA and IATSE Local 488, Oregon runs a job training and placement program for entry level and mid-level careers in the industry. Called Pathways this program is available to all projects and studios working in Oregon.
Reach out to us to hear more.
For more general crew needs, here are just a few resources and databases where you can find diverse creatives to hire to create your next project:
- OMPA Directory
- DAMN Good People
- Film Fatales Portland
- Indigenous Media Guild
- Catalyst Film Collective – Hire Us
- Pro Photo Supply Crew Finder
- Metro East BIPOC Contractor Program
- Portland in Color
- Native American Entertainment Coalition
- Crew Up Portland
Alternatively, if you are a member of a traditionally under-represented community working as a non-union member in this industry here in the state, you can sign up for the IASTE Local 488 Referral List.