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Introduction to Czech Animation

While not immediately connected to Oregon cartooning, Czech animation might have had influences in the fields of stop motion animation. You be the judge after watching this short…

Broadway is Oregon Territory

Oregonians began contributing to American theater history starting in the 1870s. During the early decades of the 20th century, which saw the emergence of the American musical, Oregon’s…

Oregon Film History Conference 2017

The Third Annual Oregon Film History Conference took place on May 5, 2017. The conference was supported by Oregon Film, Oregon Film Museum, and Picture This Production Services…

Oregon Film History Conference 2018

The Fourth Annual Oregon Film History Conference Oregon’s Minor Cinemas took place on May 4, 2018. The conference was supported by University of Oregon Libraries, Oregon Film, Oregon…

Free Oregon History Comics

In 2010, artist Sarah Mirk started an educational project of creating ten small comic books about Oregon’s history. The project grew bigger than she ever thought it would!…

Notes on James Blue

  On April 24-26, 2014 a series of James Blue Tribute events took place in conjunction with the University of Oregon’s What Is Documentary conference in the White Stag Building,…

Oregon Film History Conference 2019

The Fifth Annual Oregon Film History Conference Music and Oregon Film History took place on May 3, 2019 on the campus of Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon….

Projects

Videos 2011 – Carl Barks’ and Basil Wolverton’s influence on Robert Crumb In 2011, the Oregon Cartoon Institute commissioned Karl Lind to film a conversation between comic experts…

Carl Barks + Basil Wolverton = Genius R. Crumb

In this video, Patrick Rosenkranz and Charles Boucher discuss the way two Oregon artists, Carl Barks and Basil Wolverton, influenced legendary underground cartoonist, Robert Crumb. The video was…

Elmer Buehler Award

  The Elmer Buehler Award was given between 2015 until 2021 for extraordinary accomplishments in the area of film preservation.   2015 – Richard Blue, for his work…