The latest apprentice to join us down in the Boiler Room is Patrick Lagier, a recent graduate of Pacific University whose filmmaking efforts have already taken him to faraway lands like Nepal. We asked him a few questions about his career path so far. When I’m not working at Potboiler, I spend my time… Playing video games,
A bittersweet dispatch this week, as we bid adieu to our apprentices Garrison and Chico. It’s been a particularly productive cycle for apprentices this time around, as we’ve launched two new ongoing series. The first, DEEP FOCUS, is a series of profiles of our region’s best independent filmmakers, produced in cooperation with the Northwest Film Center. The
In our premiere episode, Portland State University professor and prolific filmmaker Dustin Morrow shares his method for directing actors with a theater background, and how his family’s first VCR provided him the first opportunity to appreciate the craft of cinema. Deep Focus Ep 1: Dustin Morrow from Potboiler Story Company on Vimeo.
One of the benefits of working in film and video is the opportunity to interview fascinating people and learn from insiders about fields that we’d otherwise only ever encounter from afar. We’ve worked with many clients who provide these experiences, but our favorite by far is the Oregon District Court Historical Society. We first worked with them