Tonkawa Film Festival

Nestled in the heart of farming country in North Central Oklahoma is the small town of Tonkawa. First settled by the Tonkawa Indian tribe in 1884 at a time when numerous tribes from across the country were being sent to what at the time was Indian Territory. Oklahoma later became a state in 1907. In 1921 oil was found in an area just south of Tonkawa later named ‘Three Sands’, making millionaires overnight as it… Continue Reading Tonkawa Film Festival

The Storytellers Initiative

For this season of The Storytellers Initiative, SeriesFest is searching for remarkable writers to give voice to the Native American experience in the next best TV pilot competition! The Storytellers Initiative TV pilot competition seeks unproduced 30-minute sitcoms that have at least one Native American character and/or writer, represent an authentic Native American voice, and are accurate in Native American portrayals; scripts must be void of stereotypes traditionally associated with Native American peoples. Earlybird deadline:… Continue Reading The Storytellers Initiative

The 48-Hour Film Project – Oklahoma City

The weekend? June 24 – 26, 2022 The challenge? To make a film in only 48 hours! Filmmakers from all over the Oklahoma City, OK area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. Write, shoot, and edit a short film over the weekend and see it PREMIERE on the BIG SCREEN! All Welcome! First-timer to Hobbyists to Amateurs to Professionals! Wherever you are currently in your filmmaking journey, the… Continue Reading The 48-Hour Film Project – Oklahoma City

Women Directing Mentorship

SeriesFest and Shondaland are proud to have partnered for the past three years on the Women Directing Mentorship — a competition designed to discover aspiring female directors with a unique voice and provide a launchpad for their career. The Women Directing Mentorship is anchored with the prestigious opportunity to shadow a director for an episode of a Shondaland original series and a $5,000 stipend to use during the duration of their mentorship. The recipient of… Continue Reading Women Directing Mentorship

Thunderbird Drone Festival

The second annual Thunderbird Drone Festival is Oklahoma’s first and only drone film festival and drone technology event. Taking place August 12 & 13, 2022 in Woodward, Oklahoma, the in-person event offers a film festival for drone filmmakers from all over the world to showcase their work across various categories. The films featured in the festival will be hand-selected by a professional jury. Prizes will be awarded and attendees will celebrate together at an after… Continue Reading Thunderbird Drone Festival

OKC Rescue Program

Oklahoma City business owners and non-profits with 100 or fewer full-time employees can apply for financial support from the OKC Rescue Program to help recover from the impacts of COVID 19. The program covers business services like marketing, accounting, or business planning; outdoor facade improvements; or COVID-19 mitigation expenses like ventilation and outdoor seating. Qualifications To qualify, the business or nonprofit must be located in Oklahoma City and employ 100 or fewer full time equivalent… Continue Reading OKC Rescue Program

Sunny Side Up Film Festival

Sunny Side Up Film Festival is an international film festival, taking place March 24-26, 2023 featuring a family fun weekend and a film festival competition held in the beautiful iconic Coleman Theatre in Miami, Oklahoma! Located on Route 66 and nestled in the four state area of Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri & Oklahoma! The Coleman Theatre is a beacon for tourists from around the world! Sunny Side Up Film Festival is a competitive event for filmmakers,… Continue Reading Sunny Side Up Film Festival

Tulsa County Film Recovery Program

The Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture (Tulsa FMAC) created the Tulsa County Film Recovery Program (“Film Tulsa Fund”) to focus on the goal of driving an economic boost through film production and providing education to Tulsa County’s film industry while growing the workforce. This program addresses the negative economic impact on Tulsa’s film industry caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. The proposal was passed by the Tulsa County Commissioners for allocation of Tulsa… Continue Reading Tulsa County Film Recovery Program

Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival

The Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival, taking place November 2-5, 2022, will celebrate motion pictures from a number of different genres and age groups and will be held in the historic town of Claremore, Oklahoma on Route 66. Claremore was the hometown of Will Rogers, who was the #1 movie star in America in 1934, and home to the Will Rogers Memorial Museum. Claremore was also home to Lynn Riggs, who wrote the play that… Continue Reading Will Rogers Motion Picture 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