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Cherokee Nation Film Office bringing more Natives to television

Cherokee Nation Film Office bringing more Natives to television  SeriesFest Season 8 Storytellers Initiative focuses on inclusivity TULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office recently partnered with Green Pastures Studio and SeriesFest to present the Season 8 Storytellers Initiative, specifically aimed at increasing Native representation within the television industry. The annual competition offers [...]

By |2022-05-12T15:18:37-05:00May 11, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments

Oklahoma Film Day at the Capitol Scheduled for April 20, 2022

Oklahoma Film Day at the Capitol Scheduled for April 20, 2022 Members of Oklahoma’s film industry will meet with legislative leaders to advocate for continued growth Tulsa, Okla. | 4.19.22 -- The Oklahoma Motion Picture Alliance (OKMPA), in conjunction with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office, is hosting Oklahoma Film Day at the Capitol for [...]

By |2022-04-29T10:17:30-05:00April 19, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments

Cherokee Nation Film Office, Native American Media Alliance helping grow Native representation

TULSA, Okla. –  The Cherokee Nation Film Office is partnering with the Native American Media Alliance to help grow Native representation in film and television. The collaboration, which includes support from major industry allies and the Motion Picture Association, aims to expand diversity and inclusion throughout the entertainment industry, both in front and behind the [...]

By |2022-04-06T11:39:16-05:00April 6, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments

Cherokee Nation Film Office, Tulsa Artist Tate Steinsiek Present Special Effects Workshop

TULSA, Okla. – As film and television productions continue to expand into Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation is helping prepare Native Americans to join the rapidly growing industry. The tribe’s film office recently partnered with Tulsa artist Tate Steinsiek to introduce students to the special effects field. The Cherokee Nation Film Office supplied full scholarships for Native American [...]

By |2022-03-09T16:45:40-06:00March 9, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments

Chief Chat: Cherokee Nation Breaks New Ground With Film Incentive

Osiyo,From time immemorial, Cherokee people have shared stories to pass on our history and our values. The tools of storytelling have changed in the modern world, but the need to tell our stories is no less important. By growing the film and television industry within the Cherokee Nation Reservation, we can make sure our stories [...]

By |2022-02-03T16:02:56-06:00February 3, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments

Cherokee Nation Announces Film Incentive Program

Cherokee Nation Film Office announces first-ever tribal film incentive program Tribe introduces funding for productions filmed within reservation, hiring Natives TULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office has announced it will soon offer a groundbreaking film incentive program, becoming the first tribal film office in the U.S. to do so. The Cherokee Nation [...]

By |2022-01-25T09:18:57-06:00January 25, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments

Introduction to FX Gore and Blood Gags for Film

Tate Steinsiek, a Native American award-winning SFX Prosthetics artist, Conceptual Artist, and Director will be teaching a course, at his Tulsa studio, sponsored by the Cherokee Nation Film Office entitled Introduction to FX Gore & Blood Gags for Film. Tate is a two-time finalist on Syfy's Competition Series FACE OFF, in both Seasons 1 & [...]

By |2022-01-21T11:47:03-06:00January 21, 2022|Scholarships|0 Comments

ᎤᏕᏲᏅ (What They’ve Been Taught): Free Screening at Circle Cinema

Jan. 22 2PM Filmed on the Qualla Boundary and Cherokee Nation, ᎤᏕᏲᏅ(What They’ve Been Taught), directed by Brit Hensel (Cherokee) explores expressions of reciprocity in the Cherokee world, brought to life through a story told by an elder and first language speaker. This film is part of Nia Tero's Reciprocity Project. On Saturday, Jan. 22, Circle [...]

By |2022-01-19T13:41:59-06:00January 19, 2022|Events|0 Comments
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