Oklahoma Film & TV Academy Launches Film Podcast Series

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to be a sponsor, alongside the Cherokee Nation Film Office, of “Film Crew 101”, a new podcast series from the Oklahoma Film & TV Academy (OFTA), which is now available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Play and other major audio platforms. The newly launched Oklahoma Film & TV Academy is a short course program focused solely on training its students to meet the growing demand of… Continue Reading Oklahoma Film & TV Academy Launches Film Podcast Series

Water from the Rock Productions Presents Inaugural Jazz Festival

The Oklahoma Film and Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to sponsor the inaugural Jazz on the Green, presented by Water from the Rock Productions, on Friday, September 11. Michael Fields Jr., a Tulsa-based international recording artist, bassist and founder of Water on the Rock Productions is bringing together a celebrated list of local, regional, national and internationally acclaimed cross-genre jazz musicians with styles ranging from smooth, contemporary and modern, to pop and r&b. Due to continued… Continue Reading Water from the Rock Productions Presents Inaugural Jazz Festival

“Ida Red” Now Filming in Oklahoma

Grand Sichuan, LLC, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), is proud to announce the start of principal photography on the feature film “Ida Red”. The production will shoot during the months of August and September in the Tulsa, Oklahoma, area. The film is written and directed by John Swab (“Body Brokers”), a Tulsa native who has made three other movies using Tulsa as a location. The film is being produced by… Continue Reading “Ida Red” Now Filming in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office presents “Okie Roundup: An Oklahoma Showcase Live from the Mercury Lounge” at Americana Music Association’s Virtual Thriving Roots Conference

Photo credit: Sean Payne For the fifth year in a row, the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to sponsor “Okie Roundup: An Oklahoma Showcase Live from the Mercury Lounge” during the 20th annual Americana Music Festival & Conference, which will run September 16-18. Due to the pandemic, Americana Music Association, located in Nashville, Tennessee, has created Thriving Roots, which was designed to replace this year’s conference and bring the global Americana music… Continue Reading The Oklahoma Film + Music Office presents “Okie Roundup: An Oklahoma Showcase Live from the Mercury Lounge” at Americana Music Association’s Virtual Thriving Roots Conference

“Cheer for Your Life” Begins Production in Oklahoma

Deadly LL, LLC, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), is proud to announce the start of production on the feature film “Cheer for Your Life”. The film started principal photography August 26, 2020, with filming scheduled for multiple locations in and around the Oklahoma City area. “Cheer for Your Life” is written by Lee Gorlitz, directed by Jared Cohn (“Street Survivors: The True Story of the Lynyrd Skynyrd Plane Crash”) and… Continue Reading “Cheer for Your Life” Begins Production in Oklahoma

“Impropriety” Begins Production in Oklahoma

Formula Features, LLC, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), is proud to announce the start of principal photography on the feature film “Impropriety”, which began August 14. The production will shoot for three weeks in Oklahoma City and the surrounding area, including Norman, El Reno and Edmond. “Impropriety” is being produced by Anoop Rangi and directed by Nadeem Soumah who have worked together on several previous films, with this being their… Continue Reading “Impropriety” Begins Production in Oklahoma

“Tenkiller” Completes Production in Oklahoma

Blood Relative Films, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), is proud to announce the completion of principal photography on the feature film “Tenkiller”. The film began principal photography in Tahlequah on July 6 and employed an all-Oklahoma crew over the course of twenty days. The film also used locations in the surrounding area such as Cookson, Keys, Park Hill and Vian. Written by Jeremy Choate and directed by him and his… Continue Reading “Tenkiller” Completes Production in Oklahoma

Collaboration Album Release Recorded at Leon Russell’s Paradise Studios

Horton Records in Tulsa, Oklahoma, announces the release of Back to Paradise:  A Tulsa Tribute to Okie Music on August 28. In February 2020, a group of notable Tulsa musicians traveled to Leon Russell’s famed Paradise Studio at Grand Lake in Oklahoma to record the first album tracked there since 1978. Some of the biggest names in the industry recorded at Paradise Studio; Leon Russell, Bob Seger, and Freddie King, while even more musicians and… Continue Reading Collaboration Album Release Recorded at Leon Russell’s Paradise Studios

Production Wraps in Oklahoma on New Animated Series in Cherokee Language

Cherokee Nation and FireThief Productions, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), is proud to announce the end of production of “ᎢᎾᎨᎢ”, pronounced “Inage’i”, which translates to “In The Woods”, an original animated series for children performed entirely in the Cherokee language. “Inage’i” follows the adventures of four animal friends who live together in the forests of Turtle Island. Iga Daya’i the mischievous rabbit, Juksvsgi th gruff wolf, Anawegi the conscientious deer… Continue Reading Production Wraps in Oklahoma on New Animated Series in Cherokee Language

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

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