This could be the gamechanger! Talk about an exciting time for eight Native writers, including a Cherokee Nation citizen, who aspire to have their screenplays morph into a TV series. It could soon be a reality. The writers just finished taking part in the 5th Annual Native American TV Writers Lab, an intensive and [...]
Kyle Bell pictured with award-winning director Spike Lee, now mentoring him.
One thing we love at the Cherokee Nation Film Office is to see #MoreNatives in film. We also love success stories. Kyle Bell (Muscogee), who is a director, camera operator and editor, is paving the way to his own success story. Kyle Bell editing an Emmy-Award winning show from his home during COVID-19. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Check out our new ad in the latest edition of Filmmaker Magazine! We are ready for 2020 and so many amazing projects and opportunities coming to Oklahoma and the Cherokee Nation.