Press Release: Jack Green, A.S.C. to Speak at First Film Oregon Alliance Lecture

Part of the Film Oregon Alliance Lecture Series, Friday, February 22 at the Tower Theatre

Film Oregon Alliance is kicking off its 2008 Lecture Series featuring Academy Award®-nominated cinematographer Jack Green, A.S.C. This lecture, scheduled for Friday, February 22nd at the Tower Theatre from 6:00PM to 9:00PM with a VIP Reception, Interview, Q&A Session and Silent Auction, is sponsored by Bank of the Cascades, Horizon Broadcasting Group, Portello Winecafé, Creative Heart Productions and David Fuller, DMD.

The extraordinary and engaging cinematographer Jack Green, A.S.C. has shot such films as "The 40 Year Old Virgin", "50 First Dates", "Second Hand Lions", "Girl Interrupted", "Bridges of Madison County", "Unforgiven" and dozens of other TV and film projects. He was nominated for an Oscar for Best Cinematography for his work on "Unforgiven" in 1992. Through the years, he has also shot more than twenty-five of Clint Eastwood’s films. Mr. Green will be interviewed by Patricia West-Del Ruth who is Film Oregon Alliance’s Director of Cinema Arts Education and a member of its Board of Directors.

Read full press release

The lecture is open to the general public. General admission is $20 and $50 for VIP passes. High school and college students will pay $5 and $10 respectively. VIP passes are limited to 40 people on a first-come, first-served basis. VIP passes include preferred seating, complimentary cocktails, hors d’ oeuvres and private meet and greet with Jack Green. Tickets are available through The Tower Theatre.

Film Oregon Alliance is developing the 2008 Lecture Series to include 4 to 6 lectures from industry professionals each followed at a later date by a hands-on workshop that will focus on the lecture topic. Educational topics planned include pre- and post-production, cinematography, on-screen acting and auditions, to name a few. A schedule of upcoming lectures and workshops will be available as the program is finalized.

About Film Oregon Alliance:
Film Oregon Alliance is a 501©(6) nonprofit trade organization that, in collaboration with the Oregon Film & Video Office, unites film, broadcast and new media projects with the resources they need in Central Oregon. FOA’s mission is to serve as an economic engine for the area, to create more opportunities for film industry professionals who live and work locally, to provide educational opportunities, and benefits a wide range of product and service providers to the industry. For more information, visit, call 541-504-4142 or email