Oklahoma Legislature Designates “I Can Only Imagine” as Official State Inspirational Song

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has signed House Bill No. 3473 into law, declaring MercyMe’s multi-platinum hit “I Can Only Imagine” the official state inspirational song of Oklahoma. The declaration comes during the theatrical release of the locally-filmed blockbuster of the same title in recognition and support of the film’s continued success. After sowing roots in Oklahoma in the 1990’s, MercyMe frontman Bart Millard wrote the hit single “I Can Only Imagine”, drawing inspiration from his… Continue Reading Oklahoma Legislature Designates “I Can Only Imagine” as Official State Inspirational Song

“The Turkey Bowl” Filming in Oklahoma; Call for Extras

Coolidge/Ward Productions, in association with Make It Take It Productions and the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), is pleased to announce that principal photography has begun in Oklahoma on the feature film “The Turkey Bowl”. The film follows a mid-30’s urbanite who is pulled back to his rural Oklahoma hometown by his high school buddies in order to finish ‘The Turkey Bowl’, a football game that was snowed out against their bitter crosstown rivals… Continue Reading “The Turkey Bowl” Filming in Oklahoma; Call for Extras

Third Annual Oklahoma Songwriter’s Festival to Take Place at Oklahoma City’s Tower Theatre

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to sponsor the third annual Oklahoma Songwriters Festival, taking place on Saturday, April 14, at Tower Theatre in Oklahoma City’s Uptown district. Performances and educational panels will be presented by songwriting industry veterans, including Bob Dipiero, member of the Songwriter Hall of Fame who has written 15 U.S. number one hits for the likes of Reba McEntire, Vince Gill and George Strait among others; Travis Hill… Continue Reading Third Annual Oklahoma Songwriter’s Festival to Take Place at Oklahoma City’s Tower Theatre

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office to Participate in Upcoming Oklahoma Music Festivals

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to be a returning sponsor of four upcoming Oklahoma music festivals, the ACM@UCO Metro Music Fest, the Oklahoma Songwriters Festival, the Bob Childers’ Gypsy Café and Norman Music Festival. The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO) will host the ninth annual Metro Music Fest Friday, April 6. Metro Music Fest is free and open to the public and features live music… Continue Reading The Oklahoma Film + Music Office to Participate in Upcoming Oklahoma Music Festivals

“The Adventures of Jurassic Pet” Begins Production in Oklahoma

The Adventures of Jurassic Pet Ltd, Ace Entertainment Films, Inc. and Boiling Point Media, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), are proud to announce the start of production on the feature film “The Adventures of Jurassic Pet”. The film is utilizing the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program administered by OF+MO, and started principal photography March 29, 2018, with filming scheduled for multiple locations around the state. Starring Kyler Charles Beck (Nickelodeon’s… Continue Reading “The Adventures of Jurassic Pet” Begins Production in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Shines in Impressive Theatrical Debut of “I Can Only Imagine”

Distributed by Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions, the Oklahoma-made film “I Can Only Imagine” shattered box office expectations bringing in $17.1 million during its opening weekend in theatres across North America. The film also ranks as the #1 independent film released in America this week and marks Roadside Attractions highest theatrical debut ever. “I Can Only Imagine” tells the story behind the multi-platinum song of the same name, which found an audience with both pop and… Continue Reading Oklahoma Shines in Impressive Theatrical Debut of “I Can Only Imagine”

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office to Participate in March Film Festivals

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to sponsor two local film festivals this month with the inaugural Sunny Side Up Film Festival in Ardmore and the BisonBison Film Festival in Ponca City. Embracing the heart and spirit of independent films, the Sunny Side Up Film Festival is a competitive event for emerging filmmakers and screenwriters established to inspire and encourage bold, artistic achievements in film. Screenings will take place March 24 and… Continue Reading The Oklahoma Film + Music Office to Participate in March Film Festivals

“I Can Only Imagine” Launches Nationwide Theatrical Release

Lionsgate and Roadside Attractions are proud to announce the release the Oklahoma-produced feature film “I Can Only Imagine” into theatres across the nation March 16, 2018. “I Can Only Imagine” was filmed in Oklahoma utilizing the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program administered by the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) and began principal photography on November 30, 2016, in Oklahoma City. Additional filming occurred throughout the surrounding region, including Jones, El Reno, Yukon, Del City… Continue Reading “I Can Only Imagine” Launches Nationwide Theatrical Release

“The Scent of Rain and Lightning” Announces U.S. Theatrical Release and Distribution

SP Releasing has acquired the U.S. distribution rights for the western-thriller “The Scent of Rain and Lightning” and will simultaneously release the film in theatres and on-demand platforms beginning February 16, 2018, through the company’s output deal with Echo Bridge Releasing. “The Scent of Rain and Lightning” was filmed in Oklahoma utilizing the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program administered by the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) and began production in the state on October… Continue Reading “The Scent of Rain and Lightning” Announces U.S. Theatrical Release and Distribution

“Hosea” Now Filming in Oklahoma

Hosea Productions, in association with Small Group Films and the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), is pleased to announce the start of production in Oklahoma City for the feature film “Hosea”. “Hosea” is a drama written and directed by Ryan Daniel Dobson (“The Romantics”) and produced by Suzanne Watson (“The Office”) and Avril Z. Speaks (“Jinn”). The film stars Camille Rowe (“Rock’n Roll”), Avi Nash (“The Walking Dead”), Josh Pence (“La La Land”), Patrick… Continue Reading “Hosea” Now Filming in Oklahoma

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