In Portland’s Backyard



Introducing the Tualatin Valley

A Tualatin Valley Adventure… In Portland’s Backyard

A Tualatin Valley Adventure” is a travel destination film that captures the heart and soul of Oregon’s Tualatin Valley, in Portland’s Backyard. This inspiring travelogue captures the beauty of the northern Willamette and Tualatin Valley and will entertain and enlighten audiences to the fact that the Tualatin Valley is Portland’s next door neighbor and the gateway to Oregon’s wine country.

See Tualatin Valley’s own Gold-Medal Olympian in action!

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Meet the Director and the Cast and More

Inside “A Tualatin Valley Adventure”



Meet the Director

Award-winning film-maker and photographer Jim Shea travels the world with his camera capturing images for the advertising and entertainment industries. Meet the man behind the camera.

About the Film

“A Tualatin Valley Adventure” is a travel destination film, directed by award-winning director Jim Shea, that captures the beauty of the northern Willamette and Tualatin Valley and will entertain and enlighten audiences.

Meet the Lajesky Family

Our film follows the Lajesky family as our well-intended father attempts to deliver the most fun-filled, old-fashioned vacation ever for his wife and children, and for some much-needed family bonding. Meet the family and the actors who play them.



Video Vignettes

Discover the unexpected in the Tualatin Valley in these short vignettes. This is a magical destination, where urban sensibilities meet rural landscapes, and your wine glass is always full.