The Safe Way Forward – A Joint Report of the DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and Teamsters’ Committees for COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

In the next major step toward the resumption of film and television production, the Directors Guild of America (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE), International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) and the Basic Crafts, and Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) have released “The Safe Way Forward”, a Multi-Union Report on COVID-19 Safety Guidelines. The Guidelines set forth a detailed set of science-based protocols serving as a path for Employers… Continue Reading The Safe Way Forward – A Joint Report of the DGA, SAG-AFTRA, IATSE and Teamsters’ Committees for COVID-19 Safety Guidelines

“Centuries Collide” Mini-Series Starts Production in Oklahoma

Tulsa’s own Impact Productions, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), is proud to announce the beginning of principal photography of the television mini-series “Centuries Collide”, which will start production on July 7, 2020. “Centuries Collide”, a mini-series developed by Impact Productions, will be uncovering the surprising Christian origins of modern products, ideas, or technology that shape our world today. The pilot for “Centuries Collide” was filmed in Tulsa in December 2019,… Continue Reading “Centuries Collide” Mini-Series Starts Production in Oklahoma

23rd Annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival Goes Virtual

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to be a returning sponsor for the 23rd annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival (WoodyFest) taking place July 14-19, 2020. In lieu of a physical festival this year, the Woody Guthrie Coalition has made the decision to host a free six-day event that will feature over 100 performing artists along with several family-friendly events throughout the weekend in honor of the late folk hero. The 2020 festival… Continue Reading 23rd Annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival Goes Virtual

Oklahoma Film + Music Office Hosts Pitch-A-Thon with Presenting Partnership at SeriesFest

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to be a returning partner of SeriesFest, an award-winning annual independent television pilot festival based in Denver, Colorado, which will be held virtually June 18-24, 2020. Dedicated to showcasing innovative episodic content and championing artists at the forefront of such independent programming, SeriesFest inspires, educates and connects a worldwide community of creators through its initiatives and programs. This year’s festival will include six days of must-stream special… Continue Reading Oklahoma Film + Music Office Hosts Pitch-A-Thon with Presenting Partnership at SeriesFest

AMPTP Submits Health Guidelines for Safe Return to Work for Film Industry

The Industry-Wide Labor-Management Safety Committee Task Force has released and submitted to state governments in California and New York a 22-page document containing guidelines for consideration and adoption for the resumption of motion picture, television and streaming productions in an environment that minimizes the risk of contracting or spreading COVID-19. Members of the task force include representatives from organizations such as Screen Actors Guild (SAG-AFTRA), Directors Guild (DGA), International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE),… Continue Reading AMPTP Submits Health Guidelines for Safe Return to Work for Film Industry

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office Hosts Virtual Film School at 20th Annual deadCenter Film Festival

The Oklahoma Film and Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to be a returning sponsor of the 20th annual deadCenter Film Festival, which will be held virtually June 11-21, 2020, with most films and events streamed through the organization’s website and select social media platforms. deadCenter annually promotes, encourages and celebrates independent films with both the organization’s annual film festival, as well as their year-round educational outreach via the deadCenter Institute. Smithsonian Magazine recently named deadCenter… Continue Reading The Oklahoma Film + Music Office Hosts Virtual Film School at 20th Annual deadCenter Film Festival

Americans for the Arts Impact Survey

Dear Oklahoma Film + Music Members + Supporters, As Oklahoma’s film and music industries continue to gain momentum and provide economic opportunity for the State of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) has worked in conjunction with other state and national organizations to ensure adequate support is in place from state funders and policymakers. All of those involved in arts and entertainment are urged to respond to a brief five-minute survey, whether you are… Continue Reading Americans for the Arts Impact Survey

Reopening Oklahoma for Film and TV Production

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) believes the highest priority to maintain our state’s film industry amid the COVID-19 Pandemic is the safety of Oklahoma’s filmmakers, crew members, talent, vendors, location owners and cities. As such, and in accordance with the State of Oklahoma’s three-phased approach to safely reopen the economy, known as The Open Up and Recover Safely (OURS) plan, OF+MO has released Considerations for Oklahoma Filmmaking during COVID-19 in a printable PDF along… Continue Reading Reopening Oklahoma for Film and TV Production

STREAM THIS: 20th Annual deadCenter Film Festival Goes Virtual

The Oklahoma Film and Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to be a returning presenting sponsor of the 2020 deadCenter Film Festival, which will now be held virtually June 11-21, 2020 in response to the current health and safety regulations surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Celebrating its 20th year, deadCenter’s unprecedented decision to move forward virtually has allowed the festival to boast its longest run and largest number of films ever. Festival pass holders and online attendees… Continue Reading STREAM THIS: 20th Annual deadCenter Film Festival Goes Virtual

STREAM THIS: 2020 Clean Shorts Film Festival Goes Virtual

CSFF 2020 Social Media Trailer from IguanaVision on Vimeo. The Oklahoma Film and Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to be a returning sponsor of the Clean Shorts Film Festival, which will be held virtually through the event’s website May 1-3, 2020. Established in 2015 by the digital media students of Choctaw’s Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center (EOCTC), the Clean Shorts Film Festival champions the work of independent filmmakers who produce content that is appropriate for… Continue Reading STREAM THIS: 2020 Clean Shorts Film Festival Goes Virtual

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