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ENTER NOW: The OklaHomies Short Film Contest

Make a movie from your smartphone. Win Prizes.  Hi there! We hope you and your families are all safe and healthy and practicing social distancing as much as possible. As we all work to get through the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cherokee Nation Film Office, along with our sponsors Oklahoma Film and Music Office, and Tulsa Office [...]

By |2020-03-26T10:53:23-05:00March 25, 2020|Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Special Message from Jennifer Loren, Director of the Cherokee Nation Film Office

Osiyo (Hello in Cherokee) to all our fellow film enthusiasts, I and the Cherokee Nation Film Office team are thinking about you during this COVID-19 pandemic and hoping you and your families are staying safe and healthy. Like most of you, the CNFO team is working from home and practicing social distancing in an effort [...]

By |2020-03-27T14:24:23-05:00March 23, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Native Women in Film: Blu Hunt of X-Men Film Franchise

March is Women’s History Month, when many celebrate women who have played a vital role in history and are often overlooked. We are celebrating by highlighting Native American women in the film and television industries who are paving the way for proper representation of Native Americans. Blu Hunt, Photo: IMDB We’re excited to [...]

By |2020-03-20T13:16:31-05:00March 20, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What We Learned from Rep. Jason Dunnington at Coffee & Conversation

If you have questions about new film legislation being proposed in Oklahoma, House Representative Jason Dunnington has answers. Rep. Dunnington sat down with a large crowd at Coffee & Conversation Friday, March 6, at Circle Cinema in Tulsa to talk firsthand about the bill he authored, House Bill 3921, and how he says it will [...]

By |2020-03-13T15:33:26-05:00March 13, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Learn About Current Film Legislation and What It Means to Tulsa

Oklahoma House Representative Jason Dunnington The Cherokee Nation Film Office invites you to “Coffee and Conversation,” your chance to grab a coffee and learn about current film bills and the state of Oklahoma's budding film industry with special guests Bryan Warner, Deputy Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation and Oklahoma House Representative Jason [...]

By |2020-03-06T16:30:22-06:00March 4, 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

Don’t Miss Your Chance to Apply for an Indigenous Film Grant

Do you want to make a film, but you’re not sure how to fund it? COUSIN Collective can make that happen! COUSIN is a new film collective that is currently accepting submissions for film funding. The film grant creates new opportunities for innovative Native filmmakers and is open to filmmakers all over the world. Don’t [...]

By |2020-02-28T14:54:22-06:00February 28, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival Open for Submissions

Ready to have your film featured in a local film festival? Now’s your chance! The Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival is kicking off its second year and is now taking submissions for festival entry. The WRMPF is held in Claremore, Oklahoma, and is open to filmmakers both young and old with categories for kids, college [...]

By |2020-02-21T15:27:42-06:00February 21, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Spotlight: Cherokee Nation Citizen Enjoying Acting Success, New Film Hits Theaters Feb. 14

Tom Partain, a Cherokee Nation citizen, started acting as a young child growing up in Skiatook, Oklahoma. He started his acting career with roles in local church plays and musicals, which led to his high school years where he took lead roles in class plays. Now, as an adult, Partain’s pursuit of film has led [...]

By |2020-02-13T12:14:09-06:00February 13, 2020|Latest News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Cherokee Nation Film Office Celebrates One Year

The Cherokee Nation Film Office celebrates one year of operation, success and progress while looking forward to an even more impactful second year. Launched in January of 2019 as part of Cherokee Nation Businesses, the CNFO has been blazing trails never before seen in Indian country. The announcement of the CNFO’s launch has been received [...]

By |2020-02-05T20:35:47-06:00February 5, 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

The Cherokee Nation Film Office Wraps Sundance Film Festival

The Cherokee Nation Film Office (CNFO), in its first anniversary, is wrapping up a strong presence at Sundance Film Festival 2020 in Park City, Utah. CNFO served as a presenting sponsor of the inaugural Indigenous Filmmakers Lounge, along with Gateway Entertainment and IllumiNative. Other sponsors included Viacom CBS, Amazon Studios, Nia Tero, and the Oklahoma [...]

By |2020-01-30T18:42:37-06:00January 30, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments