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Industry Spotlight: “Your voice is what makes you the unique filmmaker that you are” Says Choctaw Nation Award-Winning Filmmaker Mark Williams

Behind the scenes in Arizona with Mark Williams. Choctaw Nation citizen Mark Williams is an award-winning filmmaker who started out small, learning storytelling skills as a child from his father, and then taking those skills all the way to the big screen. Williams now owns his own production company and has produced, edited [...]

By |2020-10-23T16:58:33-05:00October 23, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Local Film Project Finds New Ways To Push Forward During COVID-19

2020 has been a year of change and adjustments. The same goes for the film industry and it also rings true for a local project. “Rosa and Black Gold,” featuring Native American talent and crew, was expected to begin filming in March 2020 at the same time many stay-at-home orders went into place due to [...]

By |2020-10-09T10:36:09-05:00October 9, 2020|Blog|0 Comments

Cherokee Nation Film Office offering scholarships to advance Native talent in the film and television industry

Certification courses offered through the Oklahoma Film & TV Academy TAHLEQUAH, Okla.— Cherokee Nation Film Office is helping develop Native talent in the film and television industry by offering 50 new scholarships for certification courses with the Oklahoma Film & TV Academy. Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin Jr. announced the scholarship opportunities at the [...]

By |2020-10-01T09:39:08-05:00October 1, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Industry Spotlight: “Stop Waiting and Start Doing.”  A Cherokee Nation Citizen Propelling Storytelling Into Film 

Cherokee Nation citizen Emma Barrow grew up in Portland, Oregon, watching her father, Bruce Barrow, working in the film industry. Her father was an editor, producer and director for Oregon Public Broadcasting and PBS. He planted a seed in Emma that filmmaking was a career she could pursue, and she took action. "Cover Me" [...]

By |2020-10-01T09:43:39-05:00September 25, 2020|Blog, Industry Spotlight|0 Comments

Get Discovered by Film Productions: Sign up for the CNFO Native Talent Directory!

Love the movies? Don't just watch them. Be PART of them.  The film industry in Oklahoma is looking to hire!  The Cherokee Nation Film Office is proud to launch the first-ever directories of Native American cast, crew and consultants along with support services and locations in the Cherokee Nation.  Nathalie Standingcloud signing up for [...]

By |2020-10-01T09:43:14-05:00September 18, 2020|Blog, Latest News|0 Comments

Native Writers Chosen for Prestigious Workshop to Take Their Careers to the Next Level

Meet the Fellows: LA Skins Feature Film Writers Lab There’s magic happening in the virtual writing room! Seven talented Native writers are participating in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and have the chance to propel their careers by taking part in the highly selective Third Annual Native American Feature Film Writers Lab. It’s an intensive 10 weeks [...]

By |2020-10-01T09:42:21-05:00September 11, 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

Industry Spotlight: From the Copy Room to Showtime TV Network, One Cherokee Nation Citizen’s Film Success Story

Cherokee Nation citizen Tim Nagasawa Cherokee Nation citizen Tim Nagasawa grew up touring Universal Studios every summer as a kid, riding the tram and marveling at the atmosphere of the giant soundstages. He never once imagined one day he would be working on that very lot, but he is. Nagasawa now has credits that [...]

By |2020-10-01T09:37:14-05:00August 28, 2020|Industry Spotlight|0 Comments

“Totsu (Redbird)” Short Film Debuts at the Drive-In Movie Nights

Get your free tickets to watch this Cherokee-produced sci-fi film. A new and exciting film, featuring the work of Cherokees, both in-front-of and behind the cameras, is making its debut soon. Totsu was filmed completely in the Cherokee Nation and Muscogee Creek reservation areas of northeastern Oklahoma. We are proud this film is having its unofficial premiere [...]

By |2020-08-21T09:11:35-05:00August 21, 2020|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

The CNFO Celebrates Cherokee National Holiday With Drive-In Movie Nights

It’s three nights of Cherokee films for free! Buckle up and grab your snacks! The Cherokee Nation Film Office is bringing you Cherokee content in a drive-in style movie event. It’s the Inaugural Drive-In Movie Nights Presented by the Cherokee Nation Film Office during the 68th Annual Cherokee National Holiday. It’s a big name [...]

By |2020-08-28T16:44:18-05:00August 13, 2020|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

Be Part of Vision Maker Media’s First Indigenous Online Film Festival for FREE

Don’t miss out on this five-week #nativefilm watch party! A celebration of Indigenous film and inspiring Indigenous filmmakers will be hitting your virtual screens in Vision Maker Media’s First Indigenous Online Film Festival. More than 30 films will be screened and important discussions will take place from August 31 to October 5, 2020. That’s five [...]

By |2020-08-13T13:27:44-05:00August 7, 2020|Latest News|0 Comments
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