Klamath Film announce new board members

Klamath Film announce new board members

Nick Alexander and Wayne Sweat elected to one-year terms by membership In addition to the Board of Directors members appointed to three-year terms, Klamath Film bylaws also include an annual election of two board positions based on nomination and final vote by active Klamath Film members. At the March 4, 2021 Klamath Film member meeting, the results of a month-long online vote selected Klamath Film members Nick Alexander and Wayne Sweat as the two individuals to fill the one-year elected positions for 2021. Alexander and Sweat will serve on the Board and Klamath Film sub-committees through November 2021, helping to…
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March member meeting at the Falls Taphouse Thursday

March member meeting at the Falls Taphouse Thursday

Klamath Film member meetings return to in-person at outdoor beer garden The Falls Taphouse on Thursday, March 4 Event Details:WHAT: Klamath Film March member meetingWHERE: The Falls Taphouse (2215 Shallock Ave., Klamath Falls)WHEN: Thursday, March 4, 6-8 p.m.COST: Free. BBQ and beer available. Meeting also available on GoToMeeting----- Klamath Film's March member meeting returns to in-person gatherings as this time we take over the Falls Taphouse - a new outdoor beer garden and BBQ venue near the Oregon Tech campus. 2215 Shallock Ave. Join us on Thursday, March 4 at 6 p.m. as we announce the results of our member vote…
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Historic marker, film screening to highlight celebration of “Phoenix, Oregon” Feb. 27

Historic marker, film screening to highlight celebration of “Phoenix, Oregon” Feb. 27

Historic marker on the Oregon Film Trail will be unveiled in downtown Klamath Falls in recognition of the film “Phoenix, Oregon” (shot in Klamath Falls in 2018) with a day-long celebration on Saturday, Feb. 27. Event Details:WHAT: Oregon Film Trail marker unveiling and “Phoenix, Oregon” film screeningWHERE: The Daily Bagel (1 p.m.), 636 Main St., Klamath Falls. Ross Ragland Theater (2 p.m.), 218 N. 7th St.WHEN: Saturday, Feb. 27, 1 p.m. available in-person and online livestreamCOST: $10 for virtual livestream or theater seat (limited seating)----- An historic marker will be formally unveiled as part of a full slate of activities…
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Friday Night Flicks: “Karaoke People” Feb. 26

Friday Night Flicks: “Karaoke People” Feb. 26

Join Klamath Film for a virtual film screening with a short from the 2020 Klamath Independent Film Festival Miss going to the movies? So do we! Join Klamath Film for the first of a new monthly free online film series open to the public - Friday Night Flicks. Every month on the last Friday at 7 p.m. join us for a casual video chat and screening of one of our selected short films from the 2020 Klamath Independent Film Festival, followed by a Q&A with the filmmaker. Think of it as a videoconference-equivalent of Netflix-and-Chill. Eat dinner, grab a drink,…
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Submissions now open for the 2021 Klamath Independent Film Festival

Submissions now open for the 2021 Klamath Independent Film Festival

Made-in-Oregon films to be accepted through June 1 Planning is once again in full swing, and films are now being accepted for submission, for the 2021 Klamath Independent Film Festival (KIFF) - scheduled for Sept. 17-19, 2021 at The Ross Ragland Theater and available online via Eventive. Films that were completed no later than Jan. 1, 2020 and were predominantly shot in Oregon or created by Oregon filmmakers are now being accepted via FilmFreeway. There is a $20 fee for submitting a film, however the fee will be happily waived for anyone who requests it by emailing info@klamathfilm.org. Films will…
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January Klamath Film video update

January Klamath Film video update

First in a new monthly video series for Klamath Film Welcome to a new video series produced monthly by Klamath Film aimed at using what we love and do best - video - to update everyone on everything happening in film regionally. Enjoy our January update, and for more information be sure to follow Klamath Film's social media or join our mailing list.
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February member meeting to feature chat with Hollywood film producer Max Siemers

February member meeting to feature chat with Hollywood film producer Max Siemers

Monthly meeting available exclusively via GoToMeeting February returns Klamath Film's monthly member meetings back to last year's popular AMA format, welcoming once again Hollywood film producer Max Siemers for a chat about the film industry, on Thursday, Feb. 4 from 6-8 p.m. The meeting will be held exclusively via GoToMeeting once again due to ongoing COVID-19 protocols. People may join the meeting without downloading the GoToMeeting app if using Google Chrome, otherwise the link to download the app and then login for the meeting are here: -----Klamath Film February member meeting Thu, Feb 4, 2021 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM…
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Walmart Community Grant, Miller Foundation provide Klamath Film support

Walmart Community Grant, Miller Foundation provide Klamath Film support

Operating support grants key in Klamath Film's continued operations Klamath Film, a 501c3 nonprofit based in Klamath Falls, was the recent recipient of supporting grants from both the Walmart Foundation and the James F. and Marion L. Miller Foundation. The Walmart Community Grant and Miller Foundation support were both general operating support grants, helping Klamath Film to maintain services such as livestreaming of community events and as the film liaison office of Klamath County. Walmart Community Grants range from $250 to $5,000 awarded through an open application process providing funding directly from Walmart and Sam’s Club facilities to local organizations…
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Join the OMPA Annual Showcase & Awards Jan. 28

Join the OMPA Annual Showcase & Awards Jan. 28

Annual online event free to attend celebrating Oregon filmmaking The Oregon Media Production Association, better known as OMPA, is hosting its annual Showcase & Awards ceremony online and open to the public for free on Tuesday, Jan. 28 from 5-7 p.m. Advanced registration is required to participate in the event, which will involve numerous featured guest speakers, prestigious awards for achievements in film in Oregon, and film projects completed in 2020 in Oregon -- including several highlights from Klamath Film. To RSVP for the online broadcast simply fill out the form at the following link:https://ompa.z2systems.com/np/clients/ompa/eventRegistration.jsp?event=603&mc_cid=2672c629c7&mc_eid=bdfa021399 Access to the broadcast is…
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Klamath Film’s year in review

Klamath Film’s year in review

Plenty to celebrate in busy, chaotic COVID-filled 2020 2020 started off with a change of leadership for Klamath Film, and finished with a month of serving as Santa's elves - with plenty happening in between - during a year like none other. Here is a brief look back at Klamath Film's 2020. JANUARY Kurt Liedtke was hired as the new executive director of Klamath Film, a full-time journalist with the Herald & News and filmmaker with over a decade of experience in Hollywood before relocating to the Klamath Basin. At the January Klamath Film member meeting (held at Waffle Hut), it…
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