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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

Industry Spotlight: Behind the Lens With a Choctaw Nation Filmmaker and How the Phone in Your Hand Can Help You Achieve Major Success Too

Tvli Jacob Everyone has a story to tell and everyone has access to a camera, whether that’s on your smartphone, an old camcorder or a handycam. The ability to make a film is literally in the palm of your hands. Choctaw Nation citizen Tvli Jacob learned that early on. It’s brought him critical [...]

By |2021-01-05T14:06:59-06:00December 11, 2020|Industry Spotlight|0 Comments

Industry Spotlight: Success in Front of and Behind the Camera. How Indigenous Filmmaker MorningStar Angeline Found Her Passion and Landed Big Roles.

MorningStar Angeline is a jack-of-all-trades. When it comes to film and TV, this Indigenous woman does it all.  Behind the scenes on set of “Yá’át’ééh Abiní” You may recognize Angeline from her roles in Paramount's “Yellowstone,” Netflix's “Chambers,” or HBO's “This Much I Know Is True.” While she has enjoyed success in front [...]

By |2020-11-25T11:52:07-06:00November 27, 2020|Industry Spotlight|0 Comments

Cherokee Nation Film Office recognized for its groundbreaking community work at the 14th Annual LA Skins Fest

CNFO awarded Hamilton Community Leadership Award TULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office was recognized Sunday with the Hamilton Community Leadership Award at the 9th Annual Native American Media Awards. The virtual awards ceremony was held in conjunction with the 14th Annual LA Skins Fest, which ran Nov. 18 – 22. The award is [...]

By |2020-11-25T11:53:49-06:00November 25, 2020|Press Releases|0 Comments

Celebrities and a worldwide audience come out for the Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival

That’s a wrap! Amid a global pandemic, the 2nd annual Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival celebrates a successful four-day virtual event featuring much-loved celebrities, new films and a broad audience. The Cherokee Nation Film Office is a proud presenting sponsor honoring the legacy of Cherokee Nation citizen Will Rogers. If you aren’t familiar with Rogers, [...]

By |2020-11-13T14:14:54-06:00November 13, 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

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

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
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