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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 [...]

December 2, 2022|

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 [...]

October 24, 2022|

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 [...]

October 20, 2022|

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 [...]

October 7, 2022|

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 [...]

August 31, 2022|

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 [...]

July 22, 2022|
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