Featured Film Career July 2022

Featured Film Career for July 2022: Lighting Technician/Key Grip

Austin Gill is a film crew member born, raised and based out of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He works regularly in both Oklahoma City and Tulsa as a Key Grip and Lighting Technician on everything from artsy indie shorts to big budget union productions with the same enthusiasm no matter the job. A few of his credits over the past few years include “Minari,” “Agnes,” “Stillwater,” “Killers of the Flower Moon” and “Reservation Dogs” seasons 1 and… Continue Reading Featured Film Career for July 2022: Lighting Technician/Key Grip

Featured Film Career June 2022

Featured Film Career for June 2022: Key Production Accountant

Jenn Ross is the founder of 405 Post Production Services, LLC, established in 2019 and located in Edmond, Oklahoma, though has had a presence across the United States. She holds a Bachelors of Music & Business Administration from Oklahoma City University. She worked in public accounting for 13 years before transitioning to the film and television industry upon joining an independent film studio, and, eventually, becoming a freelance production accountant.  She is a member of IATSE 484… Continue Reading Featured Film Career for June 2022: Key Production Accountant

Film Career May 2022

Featured Film Career for May 2022: Camera Operator

Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Sam Taylor works as a Camera Operator with a specialty in Steadicam for movies, TV shows, commercials and documentaries.  Previous credits include: “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” “Reservation Dogs,” “Reagan,” “The Unbreakable Boy,” “Family Camp,” “Ike Boys,” “13 Minutes,” “To The Stars,” “The Bygone,” and several commercials and documentaries. How did you get started in the film industry? I’ve always been interested in cameras, and after high school, I joined… Continue Reading Featured Film Career for May 2022: Camera Operator

Featured Film Career April 2022

Featured Film Career for April 2022: Production Office Assistant / Assistant Script Supervisor

Based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Brittany Johnson has worked locally as a Production Office Assistant and Assistant Script Supervisor. Previous feature film credits include “Cowgirls N Angels,” “The Rob Lake Magic Show,” “Faculty Lounging,” “Land of Gold” and “Cricket.” In addition to her work as a production assistant, Johnson is also a writer. How did you get started in the film industry? In college, one of my professors arranged for me to complete my internship… Continue Reading Featured Film Career for April 2022: Production Office Assistant / Assistant Script Supervisor

Featured Film Career Feb 2022

Featured Film Career for February 2022: Prop Master

Cyearah Hoursey is a full time professional in the film industry and has worked in the property and art departments for many film productions in Oklahoma. She most enjoys the role of Property Master. Hoursey is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Anthropology and International Studies. She has also attended the Digital Cinema Program at Oklahoma City Community College. Previous productions include “Reservation Dogs,” “For the… Continue Reading Featured Film Career for February 2022: Prop Master

Film Career Jan 2022

Featured Film Career for January 2022: Film Editor

Jon Roberson is an Oklahoma-based editor whose assistant editing credits include “Possessions”, “Seven Cemeteries”, “We are Going – A NASA video”; and editing credits include internal videos for McDonalds and Under Armour. In addition to his work in the editing department he is a storyteller with a heart for collaboration. How did you get started in the film industry? I actually officially started in the film industry this past August (2021)! The majority of my… Continue Reading Featured Film Career for January 2022: Film Editor

Film Career Dec 2021

Featured Film Career for December 2021: Costume Designer

Based in Edmond, Oklahoma, Will R. Dougherty is a key costumer, costume designer and production designer whose previous feature film credits include the first SAG approved production amidst COVID, “A Country Romance,” Lifetime films “Sisters for Life”, “College Professor Obsession” and soon-to-be-released “Help Wanted” and “My Terrorized Teen”. How did you get started in the film industry? I got started in the film industry by way of a dear friend who is also a designer.… Continue Reading Featured Film Career for December 2021: Costume Designer

Featured Film Career Nov 2021

Featured Film Career November 2021: Assistant Director Department

Born and raised in Oklahoma City, Jada Merritt works as an Assistant Director and Production Assistant for the film and television industry in Oklahoma and around the country. Her credits include working on projects such as “Stillwater”, “American Ninja Warrior”, “Golden Arm”, “The Unbreakable Boy”, and “Killers of the Flower Moon”. Her first choices when visiting crafty are usually a big apple and some Cheez-Its. How did you get started in the film industry? I… Continue Reading Featured Film Career November 2021: Assistant Director Department

Film Career Oct 2021

Featured Film Career for October 2021: Unit Production Manager

Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Danny Hulsey works locally as a Unit Production Manager and Location Manager. Previous Credits include “Borat 2”, “Minari”, “Ghoster”, “The Inspection” and “Reagan”. In addition to film, Hulsey also works in the local music industry. How did you get started in the film industry? I got my start through the music community as an artist manager and tour manager for artists in the Tulsa music scene. I got a call from… Continue Reading Featured Film Career for October 2021: Unit Production Manager

Featured Film Career Sept 2021

Featured Film Career for September 2021: Set/Studio Teacher

Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Heather Valenzuela works as a Set Teacher for film and television productions working on-location in Oklahoma. Previous production credits include “Reservation Dogs”, “Killers of the Flower Moon”, “Unplugging” and “Possessions”. How did you get started in the film industry? I was a classroom teacher for many years. Last October, my fiddle teacher was involved with a film. She recommended me for a set teaching gig, and my new career was born!… Continue Reading Featured Film Career for September 2021: Set/Studio Teacher

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