Category Archives: Actors

Another Successful Year for the NW Talent Diversity Initiative

It’s a wrap! On November 12th, the 2016 Talent Diversity Initiative students completed their six-week program with a reception at Cast Iron Studios. Our 32 first-year students were joined by a group of 16 intermediate students who were able to … Continue reading

KGW: Red Carpet at the 2015 Oregon Actor Awards

The OMPA‘s 2015 Oregon Actor Awards took center stage (Portland Center Stage, that is) on Monday night, November 23rd. Cassidy Quinn from KGW’s Live at 7 broadcast talks to Lana on the red carpet before the show:

Lana talks Oregon film & TV on XRAY FM’s Carl in the Morning

Lana visited Carl Wolfson of XRAY FM’s Carl in the Morning on 11/20 to talk about the Oregon Actor Awards, scheduled for November 23rd, 2015 at Portland Center Stage, and about Oregon’s vibrant film and television production scene. Have a … Continue reading

XRAY FM’s Jenn Chavez covers the Talent Diversity Initiative

Lana Veenker, the President of Cast Iron Studios, discusses diversity in Oregon film and television casting and her studio’s Talent Diversity Initiative with Jenn Chavez of XRAY FM’s The Five Quadrants of Portland. Running through October and November and culminating in … Continue reading

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