Oregon Oregon Film and Video Office

Rule Rule 951-007-0001
Definitions


(1)

“Qualifying film or television production” means a movie produced for release to theaters, video or the Internet or a television movie or one or more episodes of a single television series, or a local media production services project produced by a local media production services company, the production of which will result in the spending of at least $75,000.00 of Actual Oregon Expenses (as defined in 951-007-0001 (Definitions)(12) below). “Qualifying film or television production” does not include the production of a commercial or one or more segments of a newscast or sporting event.

(2)

“OPIF” means Oregon Production Investment Fund created by ORS 284.367 (Oregon Production Investment Fund).

(3)

“iOPIF” means the part of the Oregon Production Investment Fund created by ORS 284.367 (Oregon Production Investment Fund) that is to be used to provide expense reimbursement for local film makers and local media production services companies pursuant to ORS 284.367 (Oregon Production Investment Fund)(4).

(4)

“Portland Metropolitan Zone” means the area within a 30 mile circular radius drawn from the center of Burnside Bridge.

(5)

“Overnight Location” means a production location which requires cast & crew to be housed on an overnight basis due to the distance from the filmmaker’s production office in the Portland Metropolitan Zone.

(6)

“rOPIF” means the part of the Oregon Production Investment Fund created by ORS 284.368 (Reimbursement from fund)(4) that is to be used to provide expense reimbursement for filmmakers, local filmmakers and local media production services companies pursuant to ORS 284.368 (Reimbursement from fund)(4) used to provide expense reimbursement for a qualifying film or television production by a filmmaker or local filmmaker doing production work outside of the Portland Metropolitan Zone pursuant to ORS284.368(4).

(7)

“Filmmaker” means a person who owns a television or film production company.

(8)

“Local filmmaker” means a person who owns a television or film production company or a local media production services company that has its principal place of business in this state.

(9)

“Local media production services company” means a media production services company that has its principal place of business in this state.

(10)

“Media production services” includes postproduction services and interactive video game development. “Media production services” does not include the production of a commercial or one or more segments of a newscast or sporting event.

(11)

“Production Office” means the filmmaker or local filmmaker’s principal coordinating office for all production activities within the state of Oregon.

(12)

“Principal Shooting Unit” means the “first“ or “main” production unit, crew, and actors of a filmmaker or local filmmaker’s qualifying film or television production (as opposed to a “second” or “additional” unit, as is understood in the industry) which includes, but is not limited to, the principal director and cast of the qualifying film or television production.

(13)

“Actual Oregon Expenses” means costs paid in Oregon for principal photography, production or postproduction in Oregon of a film, or for media production services, including but not limited to the purchase or rental cost of equipment, food, lodging, real property and permits and payments made for salaries, wages and benefits for work in Oregon.

(14)

“OFVO” means the Oregon Film & Video Office created by ORS 284.305 (Oregon Film and Video Office).
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