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 [...]

By |2021-02-04T09:57:07-06:00February 4, 2021|Events, Latest News, Press Releases|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

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

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

Native Writers Chosen for Prestigious Workshop to Take Their Careers to the Next Level

Meet the Fellows: LA Skins Feature Film Writers Lab There’s magic happening in the virtual writing room! Seven talented Native writers are participating in a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity and have the chance to propel their careers by taking part in the highly selective Third Annual Native American Feature Film Writers Lab. It’s an intensive 10 weeks [...]

By |2020-10-01T09:42:21-05:00September 11, 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

“Totsu (Redbird)” Short Film Debuts at the Drive-In Movie Nights

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 [...]

By |2020-08-21T09:11:35-05:00August 21, 2020|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

CNFO Celebrates Cherokee National Holiday With Drive-In Movie Nights

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 [...]

By |2020-11-09T17:28:38-06:00August 13, 2020|Events, Latest News|0 Comments

Be Part of Vision Maker Media’s First Indigenous Online Film Festival for FREE

Don’t miss out on this five-week #nativefilm watch party! A celebration of Indigenous film and inspiring Indigenous filmmakers will be hitting your virtual screens in Vision Maker Media’s First Indigenous Online Film Festival. More than 30 films will be screened and important discussions will take place from August 31 to October 5, 2020. That’s five [...]

By |2020-08-13T13:27:44-05:00August 7, 2020|Latest News|0 Comments

Inaugural Prestigious List to Highlight Indigenous Work

Submit yours for consideration!  Three powerhouse forces are joining together to showcase and amplify Indigenous talent and stories, which is right up the Cherokee Nation Film Office’s alley of increasing the presence of Native Americans at every level of the film and television industries. It’s called The Indigenous List, and its purpose is to promote [...]

By |2020-08-13T13:27:53-05:00July 31, 2020|Latest News|0 Comments
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