THE CONTEST IS BACK, MARCH 12th – 26th! Make a movie from your smartphone. Win prizes and cash! It’s been an entire year since CNFO hosted the inaugural OklaHomies Short Film Contest. Get ready for a bigger and better year two. More categories. More prizes. What is the OklaHomies Short Film Contest, you ask? The purpose of this contest is [...]
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 [...]
2021 Sundance Film Festival is coming to Circle Cinema in Tulsa, OK, presented by The Cherokee Nation Film Office beginning Jan. 28, 2021.
Happening: Nov. 18, 2020 | Native American Virtual Pitch Fest is an online event featuring events open to the public to grow your TV writing career.
Happening: Nov. 19, 2020 | The Cherokee Nation Film Office is proud to sponsor the Native American Audition Workshop and Actors Panel to provide valuable insight into breaking into the industry and sustaining one’s career in acting.
NOW CLOSED: Calling all Native high schoolers! Apply for this virtual workshop happening Dec. 14 - 15, 2020 to explore a career in animated film and television with hands-on learning and a virtual tour of Nickelodeon.
Happening: Dec. 7 – 11, 2020 | The Cherokee Nation Film Office is proud to sponsor the Native American Virtual Animation Lab, a competitive entry, intensive five-day workshop that prepares Native Americans for careers in animated film, television and new media.
Happening: Fall/Winer 2020 | CNFO is proud to sponsor the 2nd Annual Native Writers Room which brings together a collection of experienced Native American television writers to foster a new and genuine approach to portraying Native Americans in media. The room will result in a new series produced by the Native writers and will be transformative.
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 [...]
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 [...]