Oklahoma Film + Music Conference Schedule
The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) will host the inaugural Oklahoma Film + Music Conference: New Heights November 14 + 15 on the 50th floor of Vast in Oklahoma City. This event will feature two days of panel sessions with a wide variety of topics to benefit statewide industry professionals, as well as workshops, networking events and exhibitions. Additionally, this conference will commemorate 40 years of the state supporting an organized Film Commission by recognizing our state’s success and the strides we’ve made in putting Oklahoma on the map as a top filming destination in the United States. Whether you’re an active member of the film and music industries, or beginning to take interest, join OF+MO as we roll out the red carpet for our local industry members alongside some special guests to help shine a spotlight on making movies and music in Oklahoma. Space is limited, so register today!
BONUS: With each registration, you’ll receive an eco-friendly branded OF+MO anniversary water bottle!
PLEASE NOTE: Anyone age 15 and under must be accompanied by an adult, who will need to also register.
See the announced speakers bio’s here.
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14
REGISTRATION | 7:30-9:00am
OPENING SESSION | 9:00-10:00am
Why Industry Power Players are Choosing Oklahoma with Jonathan King, independent film producer
BREAK | 10:00-10:30am
SESSION 1 | 10:30am-12:00pm
- Mastering the Short Pitch with Danny Manus, CEO of No BullScript Consulting
- Meet the Record Label
- Champions for You: Local Organizations Supporting Film + Music Artists
LUNCH | 12:30-1:30pm
Box lunch included. Topic TBA.
BREAK | 1:30-2:00pm
SESSION 2 | 2:00-3:30pm
- A Union and Non-Union Conversation with Laura King, Business Manager at IATSE Texas/Oklahoma Local #484
- Music-focused Session TBA
- Take Me Back to Tulsa: A Tulsa-focused Session TBA
BREAK | 3:30-4:00pm
NETWORKING MIXER | 4:00-6:30pm
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 15
REGISTRATION | 7:00-8:30am
SESSION 1 | 8:30-10:00am
- So You Want to Work in Film? Film Terminology and Call Sheets
- Unlock the Value of Sync
- Think Bigger Workshop with DaJuan Johnson, Emmy-nominated actor
BREAK | 10:00-10:30am
SESSION 2 | 10:30am-12:00pm
- Getting Distribution with Anna Darrah, Founder of Film Distribution Strategy
- Making Bands Memorable Through Music
- Soundtracks: The New A&R
BREAK | 12:00-12:30am
LUNCH/CLOSING SESSION | 12:30-2:00pm
The Future of Oklahoma Film + Music
More topic and speaker announcements and details coming soon. Schedule is subject to change.
Parking is not included with registration. It is recomended that you park in the Main Street Parking Garage located at 119 W. Main Street, across from the Main Street YMCA. You can also park in the Devon Tower Garage at no cost (limited space available) or valet at the Colcord Hotel, located at 15 N. Robinson Ave. Street parking is also available and limited.