Industry Spotlight: Jennifer Podemski

Industry Spotlight: Jennifer Podemski is creating the representation she wishes to see in the world. Native and Indigenous people, specifically women, are the lowest represented demographic in the film and television industries, both in front of and behind the camera. It's not a new concept, but it still stings. According to a 2019 report [...]

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

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

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

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

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: “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
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