Monthly Archives: September 2014

PBJ: Tax credits and the advantage of being in Oregon

Erik Siemers of the Portland Business Journal, who recently interviewed Lana on Oregon’s film tax incentive program, now speaks to Travis Knight of LAIKA to get his take. Over the last few months, I’ve interviewed several people connected to Portland’s … Continue reading

23 Must-Follow L.A. CDs on Twitter

This week, Lana somewhat curiously made Backstage‘s list of the top Los Angeles-based casting directors to follow on Twitter. While it’s an unusual honor–seeing that she’s actually based in Portland, Oregon–there are quite a few CDs on this list whom … Continue reading

TIFF 2014: “Wild” Premiere & CSA Rising Stars

It was a whirlwind trip to Toronto for Lana earlier this month! First stop was the Rising Stars mixer hosted by the Casting Society of America on the rooftop of the TIFF Light Box Building. The Rising Stars initiative is … Continue reading

Oregon Film & Video Update on KATU’s AM Northwest

Lana dropped by the KATU studios this morning to give Dave Anderson and Helen Raptis an update on all the film and television activity in Oregon in recent months. From the new TNT series “The Librarians” to the early Oscar … Continue reading