Press Releases2020-08-18T12:49:57-05:00


Cherokee Nation Film Office, Native American Media Alliance Present New Writer’s Seminar

TULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office has partnered with the Native American Media Alliance to launch the inaugural Native American Writers Seminar. The new initiative aims to help Native Americans break into the entertainment industry by providing support for new and developing writers.The weeklong virtual seminar, slated for [...]

April 23, 2021|

Cherokee Nation Film Office Hosts Short Film Contest OklaHomies 2: Still at Home

TULSA, Okla.— The Cherokee Nation Film Office is offering a fun and entertaining way to embrace the film industry over spring break with the return of the OklaHomies short film contest.OklaHomies 2: Still at Home features cash prizes in four categories, including: Short Film, Short Short Film and, new this [...]

March 4, 2021|

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 [...]

February 4, 2021|

Go “Beyond Film” with CNFO at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival

Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, is the most prestigious event for independent film, hosting film premieres, events, artist talks and cutting-edge XR exhibitions. In 2020, the Cherokee Nation Film Office proudly helped create and host the first-ever Indigenous Filmmakers Lounge, a Sundance-sanctioned event, hosting two days of speakers [...]

January 26, 2021|

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 [...]

December 28, 2020|

Cherokee Nation Film Office recognized for its groundbreaking community work at the 14th Annual LA Skins Fest

CNFO awarded Hamilton Community Leadership Award TULSA, Okla. – The Cherokee Nation Film Office was recognized Sunday with the Hamilton Community Leadership Award at the 9th Annual Native American Media Awards. The virtual awards ceremony was held in conjunction with the 14th Annual LA Skins Fest, which ran Nov. 18 [...]

November 25, 2020|
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