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Former SBDC student in charge of casting ‘Twilight’ movie in Oregon

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Lana Veenker, who helped cast the movie “Twilight” and the TNT series “Leverage” in Oregon, was a 2005 graduate of the Small Business Development Center at PCC. Veenker is the owner and operator of Oregon’s busiest casting company, Lana Veenker Casting. Her team is behind hundreds of film, video, print and voice-over projects. In addition, she has provided local talent for “Feast of Love,” a major Hollywood film shot in Oregon in 2006. It stars Morgan Freeman, with Robert Benton (”Kramer vs. Kramer”) directing and production by the team that made the Academy Award-winning “Million Dollar Baby.” Veenker also provided talent for “Untraceable,” starring Diane Lane.

Check out her 2007 web feature.

Want to know what she’s up to now? Check her IMDB profile.

About James Hill

James G. Hill, an award-winning journalist and public relations writer, has been the Communications Specialist for the Office of Public Affairs at Portland Community College since November of 1999. A graduate of Portland State University, J... more »

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