Jan. 26 at 7PM Ever wondered how to be an extra on a film set, or how to act for the camera? Join the TCC McKeon Center for Creativity on Jan. 26, and find out how with the “I Can’t” workshops – Film Edition!The Oklahoma film industry is hot, and extras are needed for film [...]
Jan. 22 2PM Filmed on the Qualla Boundary and Cherokee Nation, ᎤᏕᏲᏅ(What They’ve Been Taught), directed by Brit Hensel (Cherokee) explores expressions of reciprocity in the Cherokee world, brought to life through a story told by an elder and first language speaker. This film is part of Nia Tero's Reciprocity Project. On Saturday, Jan. 22, Circle [...]
Jan. 22-23 OFTA's "Set Ready" foundation course provides you with practical real world knowledge of how a professional film and TV production with 80+ crew members operates. We're not going to be teaching you how to direct, edit, run camera or sound, but rather prepare you for your first set of jobs on a film set and [...]
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.