Tonkawa Film Festival

The Tonkawa Film Commission and the citizens of Tonkawa are excited to welcome filmmakers from around the world to screen their films at the beautiful 200 seat theater in Wilkin Hall located on the Northern Oklahoma College campus. OKLAHOMA FILMMAKERS: If you are a resident of Oklahoma, email a copy of your license showing Oklahoma residency to and we’ll send you a code for $5 OFF your entry fee. Earlybird deadline: August 20, 2023… Continue Reading Tonkawa Film Festival

Simply Indie Film Fest

With three years behind them, Simply Indie Film Fest brings more independent films, screenplays, music videos and photography to Edmond, Oklahoma, February 22-24, 2024! This year the festival is accepting short films (30 mins or less) and short and feature screenplays, as well as photography in the category of FILM. They have also added drone and TikTok categories. Final deadline is November 30, 2023, with monthly deadlines until then. For details and to apply, visit… Continue Reading Simply Indie Film Fest

Circle Cinema Film Festival

The Circle Cinema Film Festival returns this July with a special celebration for Circle Cinema’s 95th birthday! The event will host five days of the best new independent art, music and film from Oklahoma alongside memories from Circle Cinema’s history. Submissions now open for made-in-Oklahoma films! Deadline: May 24, 2023 For details and to submit your Oklahoma film, visit

Rush Fest Music Festival

Rush Fest Music Festival is Tulsa’s premier island-themed summer music festival, and will take place July 14-15, 2023. CLICK HERE For details and to apply to perform.

Red Brick Road Film Festival

The Red Brick Road Film Festival is back to take over the beautiful brick roads of downtown Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, October 13-15, 2023. Some claim Pauls Valley has more red brick streets than any other town in the United States. The festival will host screenings at the Royal Theater with the extremely popular red carpet wine walk, special events, meet/greets, Q&A’s and more at the Arts Council Building. There will also be special presentations at… Continue Reading Red Brick Road Film Festival

Rural Arts Opportunity Grants – Oklahoma Arts Council

To ensure all Oklahomans have access to the arts, Rural Arts Opportunity Grants are available to organizations in select rural counties. The grant program represents a strategic investment by the Oklahoma Arts Council to advance state goals related to economic development, education, and quality of life. Grants are available to support capacity building and professional development activities, and learning-based or audience-based arts programs. The program was developed through allocated funds from the Oklahoma State Legislature… Continue Reading Rural Arts Opportunity Grants – Oklahoma Arts Council

International Songwriting Competition

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is an annual song contest whose mission is to provide the opportunity for both aspiring and established songwriters to have their songs heard in a professional, international arena. ISC is designed to nurture the musical talent of songwriters on all levels and promote excellence in the art of songwriting. Amateur and professional songwriters and musicians are invited to participate. ISC has the most prestigious panel of judges of all the songwriting and… Continue Reading International Songwriting Competition

Grand Casino Hotel and Resort’s “Play It Loud”

Grand Casino Hotel and Resort’s “Play It Loud” series goes on a journey with award-winning independent filmmaker Adam Hampton as he explores Oklahoma’s vibrant music scene with an eclectic lineup of the state’s rising artists and musicians. From his hometown of Dale, Oklahoma, Adam and the Outsiders Productions team travel the state and connect with these artists in search of the unique voices and stories that build on the foundations of Oklahoma’s rich musical heritage. Watch all… Continue Reading Grand Casino Hotel and Resort’s “Play It Loud”

Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival Scholarship

An applicant must be between the ages of 10 – 19. An Applicant must play a traditional acoustic instrument: such as acoustic guitar, fiddle, mandolin, bass, resophonic guitar or banjo. A music teacher or a performing adult artist must sponsor an applicant by sending a letter of recommendation. The applicant must send a detailed letter of support to the Scholarship Chair by the deadline date. Previous scholarship winners who continue to meet the eligibility requirements… Continue Reading Oklahoma International Bluegrass Festival Scholarship

BMI Foundation Scholarships

The BMI Foundation announced that it is now accepting online applications for its 2019 scholarship season, open to students attending colleges and universities nationwide. The Foundation will administer five distinct songwriting and composing scholarship competitions, judged by panelists of international musical acclaim. These annual programs include the BMI Future Jazz Master Scholarship, BMI Student Composer Awards, John Lennon Scholarship, peermusic Latin Scholarship and the Nashville Songwriting Scholarship. In addition, the Foundation administers two scholarship competitions… Continue Reading BMI Foundation Scholarships