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Cherokee Nation Film Office, OSU-Tulsa Partner in Expanding Film Education

Cherokee Nation Film Office, OSU-Tulsa partner in expanding film education Tribe contributes to new equipment and scholarships at local campus  TULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office and Oklahoma State University-Tulsa are partnering to build educational opportunities and support Oklahoma’s rapidly expanding film industry. OSU-Tulsa is currently expanding its public, noncredit workshops for screenwriting, [...]

By |2021-10-11T10:47:19-05:00October 11, 2021|Press Releases|0 Comments

Industry Spotlight: Cherokee Nation citizen plants the seed for future generations of Native American actors

“Good Will Hunting” is the film that started it all for Cherokee Nation citizen Brooks Ryan Pollard at just 12 years old. He didn’t know how or when he was going to start acting, but he knew in that moment that his place in film was in front of the camera. Instead of waiting for [...]

By |2021-03-19T15:38:23-05:00March 19, 2021|Blog, Industry Spotlight|0 Comments

CASTING CALL: TV Series RESERVATION DOGS – Episodes 102, 104, 106

Taika Waititi/Sterlin Harjo FX Series Set to Film in OK RESERVATION DOGS Ep. 102, 104, 106 Television Series Network: FX Union Status: SAG-AFTRA Executive Producer: Taika Waititi Producer: Garrett Basch Producer / Writer / Director: Sterlin Harjo Series Casting Director: Angelique Midthunder Local Casting Director: Chris Freihofer Local Casting Associate: Jenn Rader Audition Date: ASAP [...]

By |2021-03-19T14:06:27-05:00March 19, 2021|Casting Calls, Shared|0 Comments

Native American Background Extras Needed for a Major Motion Picture

?CASTING CALL!? A major motion picture is filming in Oklahoma from mid-April to late August and they need Native American background extras! ? This is your chance to get discovered! Read the photo for more information. If you're interested visit backgroundoklahoma.com and fill out the simple form. *If you have previously applied to appear in [...]

By |2021-03-19T13:54:14-05:00March 19, 2021|Active, Casting Calls|0 Comments

OklaHomies 2, Still at Home: Short Film Contest is open for submissions March 12-26!

THE CONTEST IS BACK, MARCH 12th – 26th! Make a movie from your smartphone. Win prizes and cash!  It’s been an entire year since CNFO hosted the inaugural OklaHomies Short Film Contest. Get ready for a bigger and better year two. More categories. More prizes. What is the OklaHomies Short Film Contest, you ask?  The purpose of this contest is [...]

By |2021-06-25T14:02:09-05:00March 8, 2021|Events, Expired|0 Comments

Showcase Your Property to Film Productions

Are you interested in having your home, business or land featured on the big screen? If you own property inside the Cherokee Nation, we can help! Before we get to the process, let us explain a little. You’re probably binge-watching movies and tv shows more than usual right now, correct? We are too! Because of [...]

By |2021-02-19T12:02:43-06:00February 18, 2021|Blog|0 Comments


Football Biopic Stars "SHAZAM!" Star Zachary Levi The feature film AMERICAN UNDERDOG- THE KURT WARNER STORY has announced a new need for various people to work as extras next week. Filming is underway in the Oklahoma City area. This is the heartfelt true story of Kurt Warner, a young man who trained his whole life [...]

By |2021-03-19T13:55:35-05:00February 18, 2021|Casting Calls, Expired|0 Comments

Get Certified, Get Hired: Big Productions Slated To Film in Oklahoma

That’s right, HUGE film productions are planning to film in Oklahoma very soon, and that means they’ll need people like YOU to work on set. Whether you have experience or you’re entry-level, productions will be hiring a wide range of skills. With more than 50 job categories in the industry, crew positions range from camera [...]

By |2021-02-15T16:20:13-06:00February 5, 2021|Blog, Education|0 Comments

CNFO announces inaugural award for Best Indigenous Short Film and cash price at deadCenter Film Festival in a new partnership

OKLAHOMA CITY (FEBRUARY 1, 2021) - deadCenter Film, the state’s largest film festival, announced today a partnership with the Cherokee Nation Film Office to recognize Indigenous filmmakers with the Festival’s inaugural award for Best Indigenous Short Film. The award is bolstered by a $1,000 cash prize provided through the generosity of the Cherokee Nation and [...]

By |2021-02-04T09:57:07-06:00February 4, 2021|Events, Latest News, Press Releases|0 Comments


Casting Native American voice talent for an animated video series called "Trickster." Trickster is a video series that encourages Native teens and young adults to live a tobacco and vape free lifestyle. No previous acting or voice over experience required. Talent do not need to have any professional recording equipment, recording solutions will be found [...]

By |2021-03-19T13:57:21-05:00January 28, 2021|Casting Calls, Expired|0 Comments
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