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

Newly Released Oklahoma Films Now Streaming on VOD

Filmed in Oklahoma, “To the Stars”, “Braking for Whales” and “Treasure Lies” are all now available on streaming and video on-demand platforms. Additionally, “The Adventures of Rufus: the Fantastic Pet” will be available on DVD, digital and on-demand platforms May 26. All four films utilized the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program administered by the Oklahoma Film and Music Office (OF+MO). After celebrating its world premiere at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival, Samuel Goldwyn Films acquired… Continue Reading Newly Released Oklahoma Films Now Streaming on VOD

Top Five Action Steps for Arts + Entertainment Industry Workforce During COVID-19

WATCH THIS VIDEO FOR STEP-BY-STEP INSTRUCTIONS FOR FILING UNEMPLOYMENT IN OKLAHOMA. Statewide arts and entertainment organizations are stepping up to make a difference to Oklahoma’s creative industry professionals due to their critical loss during the COVID-19 pandemic. These statewide leading organizations include the Oklahoma Arts Council, The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma (ACM@UCO), the Red Dirt Relief Fund, Horton Records, The Church Studio, the Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts… Continue Reading Top Five Action Steps for Arts + Entertainment Industry Workforce During COVID-19

Bob Childers’ Gypsy Cafe “Reimagined” in Ninth Year

Bob Childers’ Gypsy Café, Oklahoma’s largest homegrown songwriter festival that has taken place in Stillwater, Oklahoma, for the past eight years, will be “Reimagined” as a show that will premiere on digital streaming platforms through O’Colly TV on April 29 at 6:00 p.m. The festival benefits Oklahoma artists in need through the Red Dirt Relief Fund. The festival lineup that originally featured more than 60 Oklahoma songwriters has been condensed for time to include performances… Continue Reading Bob Childers’ Gypsy Cafe “Reimagined” in Ninth Year

Emergency Resources for the Film + Music Workforce

Dear Oklahoma Film + Music Industry Members + Supporters, As our professional and personal lives continue to adapt with the escalating concerns of the COVID-19 pandemic, one things remain true – the spirit of Oklahoma and its people remain strong and steadfast throughout these unprecedented times in our history. We at the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) are aware of the enormous financial burdens to our filmmakers, musicians and related industry members and services whose… Continue Reading Emergency Resources for the Film + Music Workforce

Cherokee Nation Film Office Announces OklaHomies Short Film Contest

As the nation works together to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, the Cherokee Nation Film Office, alongside sponsors, including the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) and the Tulsa Office of Film, Music, Arts & Culture (TFMAC), are offering Oklahomans a break from all the stress with a chance to make your own movies via the OklaHomies Short Film Contest. Now open and accepting submissions, the OklaHomies Short Film Contest is an opportunity to exercise your… Continue Reading Cherokee Nation Film Office Announces OklaHomies Short Film Contest

Live [Stream] at Ponyboy Announced, Presented by Tower Theatre

Tower Theatre announces Live [Stream] from Ponyboy, a realtime broadcast from the Uptown 23rd Street bar featuring musical performances from Oklahoma artists. The event was created to support the local music community and to provide social connection in response to mass suspension of public gatherings, restaurants and bar service. The first performance will be live-streamed tonight, March 19. Performance lineup: Jabee – March 19 Carter Sampson Trio – March 20 Tyson Meade – March 21… Continue Reading Live [Stream] at Ponyboy Announced, Presented by Tower Theatre

COVID-19 Update for Oklahoma Film + Music Industries

Dear Oklahoma Film + Music Industry Members + Supporters, Your health and safety, as well as that of our employee’s, remains a top priority for the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), a division of the Oklahoma Department of Tourism. Like many agencies around the world, we have been monitoring the Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports on the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, as well as our state leadership’s response to such events transpiring. At this… Continue Reading COVID-19 Update for Oklahoma Film + Music Industries

Family Feature Film “The Adventures of A.R.I. My Robot Friend” to Release on DVD, Digital and On-demand

Ace Entertainment Films Inc. and AZ Films announce the release of family-friendly feature film “The Adventures of A.R.I. My Robot Friend”, available on DVD, digital and on-demand platforms March 10. Principal photography took place in March 2019, with filming in multiple locations around the state, including the main hub in the City of Tulsa. With an almost entirely Oklahoma-based crew, “A.R.I.” marks the second film that Ace Entertainment Films Inc. has produced in Oklahoma with… Continue Reading Family Feature Film “The Adventures of A.R.I. My Robot Friend” to Release on DVD, Digital and On-demand

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