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|0 Comments

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

Cherokee Nation Film Office bringing more Natives to television

Cherokee Nation Film Office bringing more Natives to television  SeriesFest Season 8 Storytellers Initiative focuses on inclusivity TULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office recently partnered with Green Pastures Studio and SeriesFest to present the Season 8 Storytellers Initiative, specifically aimed at increasing Native representation within the television industry. The annual competition offers [...]

By |2022-05-12T15:18:37-05:00May 11, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation Film Office bringing more Natives to television

Oklahoma Film Day at the Capitol Scheduled for April 20, 2022

Oklahoma Film Day at the Capitol Scheduled for April 20, 2022 Members of Oklahoma’s film industry will meet with legislative leaders to advocate for continued growth Tulsa, Okla. | 4.19.22 -- The Oklahoma Motion Picture Alliance (OKMPA), in conjunction with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office, is hosting Oklahoma Film Day at the Capitol for [...]

By |2022-04-29T10:17:30-05:00April 19, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Oklahoma Film Day at the Capitol Scheduled for April 20, 2022

Cherokee Nation Film Office, Native American Media Alliance helping grow Native representation

TULSA, Okla. –  The Cherokee Nation Film Office is partnering with the Native American Media Alliance to help grow Native representation in film and television. The collaboration, which includes support from major industry allies and the Motion Picture Association, aims to expand diversity and inclusion throughout the entertainment industry, both in front and behind the [...]

By |2022-04-06T11:39:16-05:00April 6, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation Film Office, Native American Media Alliance helping grow Native representation

Cherokee Nation Film Office, Tulsa Artist Tate Steinsiek Present Special Effects Workshop

TULSA, Okla. – As film and television productions continue to expand into Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation is helping prepare Native Americans to join the rapidly growing industry. The tribe’s film office recently partnered with Tulsa artist Tate Steinsiek to introduce students to the special effects field. The Cherokee Nation Film Office supplied full scholarships for Native American [...]

By |2022-03-09T16:45:40-06:00March 9, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation Film Office, Tulsa Artist Tate Steinsiek Present Special Effects Workshop

Chief Chat: Cherokee Nation Breaks New Ground With Film Incentive

Osiyo,From time immemorial, Cherokee people have shared stories to pass on our history and our values. The tools of storytelling have changed in the modern world, but the need to tell our stories is no less important. By growing the film and television industry within the Cherokee Nation Reservation, we can make sure our stories [...]

By |2022-02-03T16:02:56-06:00February 3, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Chief Chat: Cherokee Nation Breaks New Ground With Film Incentive

Cherokee Nation Announces Film Incentive Program

Cherokee Nation Film Office announces first-ever tribal film incentive program Tribe introduces funding for productions filmed within reservation, hiring Natives TULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office has announced it will soon offer a groundbreaking film incentive program, becoming the first tribal film office in the U.S. to do so. The Cherokee Nation [...]

By |2022-01-25T09:18:57-06:00January 25, 2022|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation Announces Film Incentive Program

Cherokee Nation Film Office Preparing Natives for Growing Film Industry

Pictured above: Cherokee Nation Film Office and Oklahoma Film & Television Academy partner to help educate Native American students to be set-ready as industry continues to grow in Oklahoma. (L to R) Back row: Jennifer Loren, director of CNFO and Original Content; Set Ready students Noah Stiles, Stuart Watson, Lily Gibson, Matthew Owen, Lacey [...]

By |2021-12-21T20:07:57-06:00December 16, 2021|Press Releases|Comments Off on Cherokee Nation Film Office Preparing Natives for Growing Film Industry

Native American Veteran Films Coming to Circle Cinema

TULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office, Circle Cinema and FireThief Productions are presenting free screenings of the Native Veteran Shorts program.In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the special screenings will feature seven short documentaries from the Emmy-winning series “Osiyo, Voices of the Cherokee People,” spotlighting the work and service of Indigenous veterans.“Indigenous [...]

By |2021-12-21T20:51:51-06:00November 16, 2021|Press Releases|Comments Off on Native American Veteran Films Coming to Circle Cinema
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