for Film and Media
for Film and Media
Southern Oregon Film and Media, or SOFaM, is a local film networking group that accommodates both students and professionals alike. SOFaM aims to expand the realm of film, video, and multimedia in the Southern Oregon region. Connect with mutually passionate filmmakers.
The Oregon Media Production Association is a leading division of Oregon’s film, television, and digital storytelling industry. OMPA is dedicated to growing Oregon’s film industry by promoting work as well as advocating for film members in state and local governments. Members stand at the core of OMPA’s drive, contributing to its culture of growth and creativity.
The DMC takes a leadership role in assessing and proposing best practices for students and teachers to participate in and learn about media authorship. For guidance on complex media issues such as copyright, fair use, and ethics, please explore the online resources we have gathered here:
Checkout Procedure and Policy
Members of the university community may check-out photo, video, sound, and lighting equipment at the DMC using the DMC Equipment Checkout Procedure
Location Use Agreement
Student Actor Release Form
Simulated Violence Policy
Students who wish to produce content with simulated scenes of violence on campus should review SOU’s official Simulated Violence Policy and submit the Simulated Violence Application Form
Fair Use Resources
Fair-Use Resources via the Center for Social Media at American University
Fair Use Policies
Fair-Use Policies via the Society for Cinema & Media Studies
City of Ashland Filming Guidelines and Permits
Filming Guidelines Permit via the City of Ashland
City of Medford Filming Guidelines and Permits
Filming Guidelines Permit via the City of Medford
Please note: if filming in a park, be sure to contact the Medford Parks and Recreation Department at 541.774.2400
Digital Media Center
1525 Webster St.
Ashland, OR 97520