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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 |2021-02-18T12:40:40-06:00February 18, 2021|Casting Calls, Shared|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 |2021-01-28T08:36:17-06:00January 28, 2021|Casting Calls, Shared|0 Comments


OUT OF YOUR CONTROL PROJECT BREAKDOWN: Casting Native American talent located in Southern California for a live action video series called "Out Of Your Control." This project is for a new brand that encourages Native teens and young adults to live a tobacco and vape free lifestyle. No previous acting experience required. Compensation:  $600/session + $600 [...]

By |2021-01-28T08:37:00-06:00January 28, 2021|Casting Calls, Shared|0 Comments

INSIDE SCOOP FROM INDIGENOUS PEOPLES IN THE INDUSTRY: Go “Beyond Film” with CNFO at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

The Inaugural Indigenous Filmmakers Lounge at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT. Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, is the most prestigious event for independent film, hosting film premieres, events, artist talks and cutting-edge XR exhibitions. In 2020, the Cherokee Nation Film Office proudly helped create and host the [...]

By |2021-01-22T13:01:24-06:00January 22, 2021|Blog|0 Comments

Submissions Still Accepted for Martin Scorsese’s KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON

Martin Scorsese’s major motion picture KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON is still accepting submissions to the Virtual Open Call for Extras, hosted by Background Oklahoma, a division of Freihofer Casting. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO. 

By |2021-01-19T14:25:17-06:00January 19, 2021|Casting Calls, Shared|0 Comments

Industry Spotlight: “You can start right now from wherever you are” – rising Cherokee Nation filmmaker talks about building your career from the ground up

JohnTom Knight while interning for Adult Swim. As an avid fan of animation, aspiring staff writer and film enthusiast, Cherokee Nation citizen JohnTom Knight is learning what it takes to get to the next level of the film and TV industry with practice, learning from his peers and putting his skills to the [...]

By |2021-01-08T09:27:56-06:00January 8, 2021|Industry Spotlight|0 Comments

Incredible Native American Talent Come Together to Develop A New Groundbreaking Television Series

That’s a wrap for four Native writers tasked with creating a groundbreaking TV series focused on Native themes and characters. It’s all part of the 2nd Annual Native American Writers Room, sponsored by the Cherokee Nation Film Office, a program which brings together four writers in an experimental writers room to address the lack of [...]

By |2021-01-05T14:06:31-06:00December 24, 2020|Blog, Latest News|0 Comments
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