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Animator Joan Gratz Embraces Technology To Create Her Newest Films

OPB | Broadcast: April 27, 2017

Joan Gratz has worked in Portland’s animation scene since its earliest days.

How To Make 48 Million Facial Expressions For An Oscar-Winning Animation

OPB | Broadcast: April 27, 2017

At LAIKA Animation Studio, in Hillsboro, Oregon, they’ve pioneered a new way to change facial expressions with 3-D printing.

Portland Animator Explores A Changing Portland With 2 Local Icons

OPB | Broadcast: April 27, 2017

The engine of gentrification fueled by Portland’s recent transplants was starting to hum by the time Jerold Howard returned. That's inspired his latest film.

Christina Kortum, Special Effects Make-Up Artist

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 29, 2015

Christina Kortum creates special effects monster makeup for film, TV and haunted houses.

The Gift of Gravity - Part 1

OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 24, 2013

Portland filmmaker Alicia J. Rose directs the short film "The Gift of Gravity" - Part 1.