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City of Guthrie Achieves Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Certification

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), in conjunction with the City of Guthrie, is proud to announce the city has achieved ‘film friendly’ certification after completing the requirements for OF+MO’s Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Program. “The City of Guthrie is over-the-moon excited about the growth of the film industry in Oklahoma, especially in our local community,” said City of Guthrie Director of Tourism & Community Development Justin Fortney. “Thanks so much to OF+MO for… Continue Reading City of Guthrie Achieves Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Certification

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City of Lawton Achieves Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Certification

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), in conjunction with the City of Lawton and Lawton Arts & Humanities, is proud to announce the community of Lawton has achieved ‘film friendly’ certification after completing the requirements of OF+MO’s Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Program. “From its historical buildings to its diverse landscapes, peoples and cultures, Lawton should be an enticing consideration for any filmmaker,” said City of Lawton Arts & Humanities Administrator Jason Poudrier. “It’s an… Continue Reading City of Lawton Achieves Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Certification

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City of Nowata Achieves Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Certification

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), in conjunction with the City of Nowata and the Nowata Area Chamber of Commerce, is proud to announce the community of Nowata has achieved ‘film friendly’ certification after completing the requirements for OF+MO’s Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Program. “When I joined the Nowata Area Chamber of Commerce in February, I knew bringing the film industry to Nowata was one of the first things I wanted to work on… Continue Reading City of Nowata Achieves Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Certification

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City of Grove Designated Oklahoma’s Next ‘Film Friendly’ Community

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), in conjunction with the City of Grove and the Grove Convention & Tourism Bureau (GCTB), is proud to announce the community of Grove has achieved ‘film friendly’ certification after completing the requirements for OF+MO’s Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Program. An OF+MO initiative with a mission to certify film friendly communities across all 77 Oklahoma counties, the Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Program seeks to provide the necessary resources and… Continue Reading City of Grove Designated Oklahoma’s Next ‘Film Friendly’ Community

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City of Duncan Achieves Oklahoma ‘Film Friendly’ Community Certification

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), in conjunction with the City of Duncan and the Duncan Convention & Visitors Bureau (DCVB), is proud to announce the community of Duncan has achieved ‘film friendly’ certification after completing the requirements for OF+MO’s Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Program. An OF+MO initiative with a mission is to certify film friendly communities across all 77 Oklahoma counties, the Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Program seeks to provide the necessary resources… Continue Reading City of Duncan Achieves Oklahoma ‘Film Friendly’ Community Certification

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Prairie Surf Media and Oklahoma City University to Host Master Class with Richard Rosser; Next Level Screenwriting Course Announced

Prairie Surf Media (PSM) and Oklahoma City University (OKCU) are proud to present a two-day Master Class with prolific filmmaker and Oklahoma native Richard Rosser August 21-22, 2021 at OKCU. Guided by Rosser’s years of experience on numerous TV shows, including “This Is Us”, “24”, “Quantico”, “Chicago Med” and “The Mentalist” to name a few, this Master Class invites participants to take a deep dive into film organization and logistics while exploring the complexities of… Continue Reading Prairie Surf Media and Oklahoma City University to Host Master Class with Richard Rosser; Next Level Screenwriting Course Announced

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Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt Declares August 3 ‘Film Day’ with Ceremonial Bill Signing Ahead of Film Program Opening

With the ceremonial signing of SB 608 creating the ‘Filmed in Oklahoma Act of 2021’ held earlier today, Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt has by proclamation declared August 3 as ‘Film Day’ in Oklahoma. “I am optimistic that the success of our thriving film and music industries will continue to flourish through this incentive program,” said Governor Kevin Stitt. “These rebates will attract productions that lead to a diversified workforce, high quality jobs and increased revenue… Continue Reading Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt Declares August 3 ‘Film Day’ with Ceremonial Bill Signing Ahead of Film Program Opening

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Tom McCarthy’s “Stillwater” in Theatres Now

Partially filmed in Oklahoma, the dramatic thriller “Stillwater” has been released in US theatres by Focus Features, and presented by Participant and DreamWorks Pictures. From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Tom McCarthy (“Spotlight”) and starring Oscar® winner Matt Damon (“Good Will Hunting”), “Stillwater” follows an American oil-rig roughneck from Oklahoma, Bill (Damon), who travels to Marseille, France, to visit his estranged daughter (Oscar® nominee Abigail Breslin, “Little Miss Sunshine”) in prison for a murder she claims she… Continue Reading Tom McCarthy’s “Stillwater” in Theatres Now

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City of Shawnee Achieves Film Friendly Certification; Establishes Local Film Office

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), in conjunction with the City of Shawnee and the Shawnee Film and Music Office, is proud to announce the community of Shawnee has achieved ‘film friendly’ certification after completing the requirements for OF+MO’s Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Program. Shawnee has a history of working to cultivate the film, television and music industries within their community dating back over ten years ago as host of the former Southern Winds… Continue Reading City of Shawnee Achieves Film Friendly Certification; Establishes Local Film Office

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Broken Arrow Achieves Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Certification

With recent production successes, including hosting portions of the 2021 Academy Award winning film “Minari” as well as the faith-based film “When Will Jesus Return”, the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to announce the City of Broken Arrow has completed the requirements for the Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Program and achieved certification becoming the second community in the state to be designated ‘film friendly’. An OF+MO initiative with a mission to certify… Continue Reading Broken Arrow Achieves Oklahoma Film Friendly Community Certification

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