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Meet Garrison

Our new intern Garrison Davis doesn’t stand still for long, as evidenced by his short film Runners, in which two parkour practitioners chase each other over the most delicious bounty of all: french fries. He somehow manages to balance at least three different burgeoning careers, and he hasn’t even got his driver’s license yet. To help welcome

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Dispatch From The Boiler Room: August 19

We’ve survived the Proud Boys invasion of our fair city (primarily by staying on the east side and making fun of them from the safety of the internet), and it’s time to get back to the grind… Things are progressing nicely on our new series produced in partnership with the Northwest Film Center, in which we profile

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Dispatch from the Boiler Room: August 13

We’re back after a little break to enjoy a bit of Portland’s brief summer, and August is shaping up to be a big month for us, with some exciting new organizational partners. We’ve welcomed two new apprentice filmmakers to the Boiler Room: Garrison Davis is a former student of mine, having recently completed my Cinematography course at

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Dispatch from the Boiler Room: May 14

Last week we headed to the Oregon Entrepreneurs Network PubTalk event to capture footage of the startup founders presenting their business pitches. Interns Janelle LaSalle and Moe Fernandez got their first opportunity to get behind the camera, while Aaron McAdam continued his tutelage in all things audio under the guidance of producer Chris Higgins. This footage will

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Dispatch from the Boiler Room: May 6

We start this week full of inspiration after having spent the weekend at QDoc, the Portland Queer Documentary Film Festival. We caught seven films over the weekend, but the absolute standout was “Cassandro, The Exotico“, a verité-style portrait of Saúl Armendáriz, a luchador who has survived addiction, abuse, and countless physical injuries to become a world renowned

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Dispatch from the Boiler Room – April 29, 2019

It can be a challenge to maintain focus on our work here in the basement headquarters of Potboiler once the sunshine returns, luring us to frolic outside. Luckily, our projects are providing many opportunities to get out and start generating some vitamin D. Last weekend, podcaster/writer/filmmaker Chris Higgins joined interns Janelle Lasalle and Aaron McAdam to capture

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