2015 SOFaM Highlights Reel

Discover Southern Oregon, friendly to a filmmaker’s eye as well as budget, where incredible locations, experienced crews, strong film incentives and no state sales tax have attracted industry professionals from across the country and around the world. For a full description of what Southern Oregon has to offer, begin your journey HERE or click on the links to the left.

Watch the SOFaM 2015 Highlights Reel to the right for a glimpse at some of the great work being done in Southern Oregon. To see more SOFaM videos, visit our Vimeo page here.


MovieMaker Magazine names Ashland A Best Place to Live and Work as a Moviemaker for 3rd Year in a row!. Congratulations Ashland and all of Southern Oregon for being recognized as a great place to live, work and shoot! Read the article here!


Cameras and Cocktails 
Wednesday,  November 2nd 2016 
The Craterian Theater at the Collier Center 
 23 S. Central Ave, Medford 

 7:00PM – 9:00PM 


Join fellow members for another evening of our famous SOFaM networking. Make new connections, strengthen old ones, and find out what’s happening in the production scene. 

About The Criterion Theater at the Collier Center: 
Craterian Performances is the membership-based, not-for-profit agency that owns and operates the Craterian Theater at The Collier Center for the Performing Arts for the community of Southern Oregon.

  • Enhance the cultural opportunities of the region and increase community pride by operating a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose performance facility;
  • Provide a forum for community events, a center for local, regional and national performing artists;
  • Foster the development of the performing arts;
  • Anchor downtown Medford’s urban renewal.

Cameras and Coffee
Saturday, November 12th 2016 
“Creating a Studio on a Budget and Careers in Video for E-Commerce” 
 9:00AM – 11:00AM 


Enjoy coffee (provided by Storyville Coffee) and a pastry, meet with others in the business and gain some insight into an aspect of the film industry from experts in the field. 

SOFaM member, Shanda Hurst will present helpful tips and tricks on how to create a studio on a budget, how to choose the right equipment as well as lighting and discuss Film Production for E-Commerce. 

Please register here: 



SOFaM welcomes our newest members and thanks those renewing. Please check out their listings to learn more about them.

Ashland Independent Film Festival – Festival 
Austin Halvorsen – Student  
Chloe Ordway – Student 
David Reed – Supporter    
Bruce Jans – Videographer 
Anna Hodges – Student 
Anna Mendes – Student   
Moriah Doepken – Student 
Kayla Hunter – Student 
Madeline LaMontagne – Student 
Gabriel Al-Rifai – Videographer 
Business Success Solutions – Business Coaching 
Chun-Han Chou – Health & Beauty 
Pelton House – Locations   
Marga Laube – Supporter 
Evalyn Hansen – Extra


Alison Hoffman – Student
Michael Bryant – Student
Sea Liu – Student
Mig Windows – Student


Courtney Williams – Assistant Director  
Chance Settlemire – Student 
C2 Cattle Company – Location   
Denise Baker – Actor 
Denise Ross – Supporter   

Levi Anderson – Supporter 

Marlyn Mason – Actor 
Randy Granstrom – Special Effects Hair & Makeup   
Wayne Sweat – Supporter   

Yang Ming – Student 

Becky Brown – Writer 
Jack Vitacco – Suporter  
Jimmy Leavens – Student  

Max Burt – Composer  
Parker Brown – Supporter   
Pela Via – Supporter     

Jeff Golden –  Supporter  
J. Adam Bogle – Transportation  
Loren Wheeler – Supporter    

Ron Huffstutter – Supporter 


Marla Estes has a new website for the RED DRESS movie! Visit: www.red-dress-sessions.com
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Greg Goebelt has an article about his projects and short film in FM AWARE Fall issue’s magazine put out by the National Fibromyalgia Association’s. View the issue here: http://www.fmaware.org/flipbook/#fb0=1

Brady Rubin (actor) working in Hollywood on LITERALLY RIGHT BEFORE AARON, directed by Ryan Eggold, filming at the fabulous location of the Park Plaza Hotel in downtown LA with Justin Long and Kristin Schaal.

Joseph Linaschke of Photo Joseph has be busy working on a few projects which can be viewed below: 

Panasonic LUMIX LX10 Marketing Video  
Shot in San Francisco  
SOFaM Members include: 
Director; DP: Joseph Linaschke 
Editor: Jayson Wynkoop
Original music and audio mixing: Sean McCoy  
Lumix LX10 San Francisco Impressions YouTube
Lumix LX10 San Francisco Sample 100Mbit  

PhotoJoseph’s Photo Moment   
Daily live photography show on Facebook: 
Facebook.com/PhotoJoseph every weekday at 9:30am PDT
(Self produced) 
Archives at http://www.photojoseph.com/moments

Aurora HDR 2017 “What’s New” video  
Shot in Ashland (in studio)  
SOFaM Members include: 
Director; On-Screen Talent: Joseph Linaschke 
Editor: Jayson Wynkoop
Audio mixing: Sean McCoy  

Chop Chop Media, LLC is working on a web series project that they have been pitching a television show to networks and showrunners.  They have decided to tell their story in the form of short web videos on a YouTube channel entitled Fastlife.  The link to this channel to check it out is:  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0tGtrd-ac11sd8vqzHHLLQ  They would appreciate any local support to get it going.  There will be much more content coming in the next month or so recapping Derek DeBoer’s race season in the Pirelli World Challenge in 2016.

They also have a website on its way called www.fastlife.tv.  

Andrew Reilly has a new voice booth with state-of-the-art equipment for voice overs.

Member News and showcase what you’ve been working on. Send an email to membernews@filmsouthernoregon.org.