Southern Oregon Film and Television

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.


MovieMaker Magazine names Ashland the
#2 Top Town to Live and Work as a Filmmaker in 2014!

Read the article here.


Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014
Cameras & Cocktails Networking Event**
and Segway Training and Ride!

Segway Riding
Time: 4pm to 6:30pm
Location: Segway of Jacksonville, 360 N Oregon St, Jacksonville <map>

Networking Mixer
Time: 7pm to 9pm
Location: Frau Kemmling Schoolhaus Brewhaus, 525 Bigham Knoll Dr, Jacksonville <map>

Join fellow members for another evening of our famous SOFaT networking. Make new connections, strengthen old ones, and find out what's happening in the production scene. Plus, we'll be doing our annual Segway Training and Ride compliments of Segway of Jacksonville, and getting a tour of the facility and grounds of Frau Kemmling.

Visit the SOFaT Events page for more details on all our events.

**Denotes Members Only Event. Guest Policy: We encourage potential members to be a guest and learn more about the organization. Guests are permitted to attend up to two (2) events and are then requested to apply for membership and refrain from attending until having joined.


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

Gilda Hodges - Supporter
Ryan Niemi - Supporter
Philip Mackey - Student
Max Gutfreund - Supporter
Jason Couch - Student
Jeb Livingston - Supporter
This Season's Color, Inc. - Landscaping
Patrick Brussat - Supporter
Jeanine Sturm - Supporter

Sangye Ince-Johannsen - Assistant Camera
Claudia Everett - Costume Designer/Key Costumer
Jack Vitacco - Supporter
Donnie Allen - Supporter
Doug Kitzman - Supporter
Michael Smith - Supporter
Anita Gomez - Writer
Rocky Garrotto - Location Scout
Tyler Maddox - DP, Steadicam, Photographer
Maddox Visual Productions - Production Company, Camera Rentals, Grip/Electric Rentals, Studio, Photography
Jes Webb - Videographer, Editor
Sights and Sounds Unlimited - Production Company, Event Productions
Tamara Barrus - Supporter
Mig Windows - Student
Jackie Apodaca - Producer
Scott Blum - Supporter
Bruce Hostetler - Casting Director
Hostetler Casting - Casting Services
Joseph Linaschke - Still Photographer
Joseph Linaschke Photography - Studio
Robert Hastings - Production Assistant
City of Ashland - Locations and Permit Services
Virginia Carol Hudson - Hair/MU
Randy Granstrom - Special Effects
Ron Huffstutter - Supporter
Jeanine Castaldo - Supporter
Sig Dekany - Supporter
Calvin Kennedy - Lighting Director
Freedom Films - Grip/Electric Rentals
Janet Greek - Supporter
Adam Bogle - Transportation


Simone Stewart has been named City of Medford Arts Commissioner. Simone will fill a 14 month term beginning in September.

David Kirk West just released his short film "Occam's Razor" online. View it here.

Short films made by David Kirk West, Bruce Bayard, Ross Williams and Richard Jensen were all Official Selections at the 2nd Annual Klamath Independent Film Festival. David Kirk West took First Place with "Liberation" and Richard Jensen took Third with "GlenGary Glen Styx".

Maddox Visual produced a shoot for Husky Liners for the Yonder agency. Locations included the Maddox Visual stage and property, Southern Oregon Subaru and Smith Rock. SOFaT members on the production were: Matt Doell (Producer/AD), Tyler Maddox (AC//Steadicam), Jeffery Star (Production Coordinator), Pete Gillette (Key Grip), and Tom Nead (Gaffer). Maddox Visual also provided the camera and grip/electric equipment.

Maddox Visuals shot a corporate video for the audio electronics company Mackie. Tyler Maddox was DP and Matt Doell was Writer.

Tyler Maddox is the Stills Photographer for feature BROTHERS-IN-LAW shooting out at Klamath Falls.

Rocky Garrotto is working as Assistant Camera on the WWII drama Combat Report, shooting up in Portland.

Darren Campbell completed a short doc, "Trail Stewards of the Lost Sierra," for the Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship Association, and is working on two non-profit environmental shorts in the State of Jefferson. He also just acquired his first GoPro drone, the DJI Phantom.

Tell us your Member News and showcase what you've been working on. Send an email to