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The Times of Harvey Milk There is an interview somewhere in the middle of The Times of Harvey Milk with a union man. In today’s politically-correct world he would be a Neanderthal, and using language and prejudices no longer permissible in polite society. He unabashedly admits his bias against gay

In the low-to-no-budget world of independent movie making filmmaker Gary Lundgren realized early that it’s patience and resilience that shield the seed of a story. “Often it feels like broke filmmakers trying to get something made,” says Lundgren, writer and director of the award-winning short, Wow And Flutter, and full-length

It’s not too late to say you remember KIFF back in the early years, before it got all Sundance-y. Klamath Film Makers Group and Festival Coordinator Jesse Widener sets the scene: RVM: KIFF’s 5th anniversary. Did the Klamath Film Makers Group believe that the festival would reach this milestone? Jesse

Although based in Medford, filmmaker Ray Nomoto Robison has cultural ties to East Asian traditions, a versatility that gives his work a unique essence of vibrancy and dualism, a  “biformity” that may just reach its apex in a film currently in production, An Affair Remains. “An Affair Remains came about

If there’s a man who loves telling other’s passions, aspirations, and stories, it’s Christopher Lucas. Not only is he the new full-time digital cinema instructor at Southern Oregon University, he has produced, written, and been involved in multiple film projects. With a deep history in film, Lucas started in broadcasting

Photographer Ezra Marcos Ayala loves to capture the spirit of people. His compassion is palpable, pulling one behind his camera lens to see the world from his eyes, a world of color and diversity. When the call went out for submissions to Oregon Humanities’ online multimedia project, This Land, Ayala

Short films are the incubator of cinema. Whether from a new talent stretching their wings or experienced hands trying out new visual styles and techniques, short films present a less expensive, faster alternative to the epic struggles of long-form filmmaking. Often, a short film—typically, five to thirty minutes in length—is

A filmmaker is always studying and learning from other filmmakers, drawing from long developed skills and enriching talent. Local filmmaker Ron Huffstutter has been learning from others for years, leading to founding his own film company. “I’ve spent the last five years in Southern Oregon working in the independent film

The sloping yellow hills and green, forested peaks of Oregon glide hundreds of feet below like colored wrinkles in the Earth. Somewhere there’s a sliver of water weaving its way through the mountains. This shot is achieved by an aerial drone, flown by Mark Unger, founder of Sky Lakes Media

Since TV shows like “The Office” and movies like Best in Show, mockumentaries have become an overwhelmingly popular genre in comedy. YouTube web series created and directed by Mig Windows and Sean Marc Nipper, How to Marry a Vampire is a mockumentary reminiscent of “The Bachelorette.” In fact, the show