Cherokee Nation Film Office earns international recognition for Native American directories

Cherokee Nation Film Office earns international recognition for Native American directories TULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office is being recognized on a global scale for its groundbreaking directories featuring Native American citizens. CNFO recently won Film Commission Initiative of the Year during the 2022 Makers & Shakers Awards ceremony held at the British [...]

By |2022-12-09T18:47:56-06:00December 9, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation Film Office earns international recognition for Native American directories

Historical Native American drama greenlit to film in Cherokee Nation and Nebraska

Historical Native American drama greenlit to film in Cherokee Nation and Nebraska “I Am A Man” highlights Ponca Chief Standing Bear’s legacy TULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office and the state of Nebraska are helping filmmaker Andrew Troy bring the journey of Ponca Chief Standing Bear to the big screen. Troy’s narrative feature film, “I [...]

By |2022-12-09T18:57:10-06:00December 8, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Historical Native American drama greenlit to film in Cherokee Nation and Nebraska

Cherokee Nation Film Office announces first television apprentice

Cherokee Nation Film Office announces first television apprenticeTribe selects Echota Killsnight for inaugural mentorship programTULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office has announced Echota Killsnight as its first television apprentice. In fulfilling the new position, Killsnight learned firsthand from award-winning director John Hillcoat while working on the set of the biopic television series "George [...]

By |2022-12-05T07:40:12-06:00December 2, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation Film Office announces first television apprentice

Cherokee Nation’s Jennifer Loren speaks at imagineNATIVE

Cherokee Nation’s Jennifer Loren speaks at imagineNATIVE Indigenous-made festival focuses on film, video, radio and new media TORONTO – Jennifer Loren, Emmy-award winning filmmaker and director of the Cherokee Nation Film and Original Content, recently presented as an industry leader at the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival in Toronto. The festival continues online [...]

By |2022-10-24T14:58:27-05:00October 24, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation’s Jennifer Loren speaks at imagineNATIVE

Cherokee Nation helping bring holiday movies to Oklahoma

Cherokee Nation helping bring holiday movies to Oklahoma “A Christmas... Present” wraps filming in Cherokee Nation Reservation CLAREMORE, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation and its film office are celebrating the first Cherokee Film Incentive recipient to film entirely within the Cherokee Nation Reservation. Tribal officials were on set to visit with the cast and [...]

By |2022-10-21T08:28:08-05:00October 20, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation helping bring holiday movies to Oklahoma

Cherokee Nation announces new film commissioner

Cherokee Nation announces new film commissioner Tribal film office welcomes Tava Maloy Sofsky TULSA, Okla. – Cherokee Nation has announced Tava Maloy Sofsky as the tribe’s new film commissioner. In the new position, Sofsky will serve dual roles as both film commissioner for the Cherokee Nation and as the tribe’s film office director. Sofsky, a Cherokee Nation citizen, [...]

By |2022-10-07T09:41:54-05:00October 7, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation announces new film commissioner

Cherokee Nation Film Office calling for Cherokee elders, speakers and storytellers

Tribe’s film office and OsiyoTV at Cherokee National Holiday Sept. 2-3  TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office is seeking tribal elders and fluent Cherokee language speakers to help share and preserve their stories. CNFO is also inviting citizens of any federally recognized tribe to join its all-inclusive Native talent and crew directories, [...]

By |2022-08-31T18:00:40-05:00August 31, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation Film Office calling for Cherokee elders, speakers and storytellers

Cherokee Nation Celebrates Opening of Cherokee Film Studios

Cherokee Nation celebrates opening of Cherokee Film StudiosTribe brings innovation and new opportunities to state’s emerging film industry OWASSO, Okla. — Cherokee Nation and its film office celebrated the opening of the Cherokee Film Studios, Owasso Campus, with a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday. The tribe’s state-of-the-art facility is the first of its kind in [...]

By |2022-07-22T15:33:32-05:00July 22, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation Celebrates Opening of Cherokee Film Studios

Cherokee Nation celebrates first film made at tribe’s studios

Cherokee Nation celebrates first film made at tribe’s studios“Land of Gold” premieres at the Tribeca Festival in NYC TULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation and its film office are celebrating the world premiere of “Land of Gold,” the 2021 winner of AT&T Presents: Untold Stories, and the first production of its kind to be filmed at [...]

By |2022-06-24T12:51:21-05:00June 24, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation celebrates first film made at tribe’s studios

deadCenter announces 2022 Oklahoma Film ICON

deadCenter announces 2022 Oklahoma Film ICON  State’s largest film festival honoring Cherokee Nation’s Jennifer Loren OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — deadCenter Film will present Jennifer Loren, director of Cherokee Nation Film Office and Original Content, with the 2022 Oklahoma Film ICON Award during the state’s largest film festival later this month. “We are thrilled to celebrate Jennifer Loren’s accomplishments [...]

By |2022-06-03T16:37:33-05:00June 3, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on deadCenter announces 2022 Oklahoma Film ICON
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