More movies are being filmed in Oregon, bringing money to local economies both during and after production.
More movies are being filmed in Oregon, bringing money to local economies even after production is done.
For example, the remote sagebrush of Harney County doesn’t exactly make for a major tourist destination, but “Meek’s Cutoff” being filmed there gives curious travelers one more reason to check it out.
Major motion pictures contribute to local economies before, during and after film production. Vince Porter, executive director of the Governor’s Office of Film and Television in Portland, said his agency’s mission is to assist filmmakers in securing production locations throughout Oregon.
“Oregon’s in-state film and video industry has been growing steadily,” Porter told me in a meeting at his Portland office. “Out-of-state dollars are spread throughout the business communities in filming locations.
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