Oklahoma Film + Music Office Director to be Featured on Film Industry Panel for Greater OKC Chamber Forum Series

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office’s (OF+MO) Director Tava Maloy Sofsky is proud to be a featured panelist of the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber’s October Forum on Wednesday, October 21, at 12:00 p.m. This month’s forum will highlight the growing appeal of Oklahoma as a film industry destination. As a city on the rise, the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber seeks to inform audiences of the major successes, challenges and ways that the local business community… Continue Reading Oklahoma Film + Music Office Director to be Featured on Film Industry Panel for Greater OKC Chamber Forum Series

Scholarships Available for Film Crew 101 Certification Program

As part of a partnership with the Oklahoma Film and Television Academy (OFTA), the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is pleased to offer Film Crew 101 Certification Scholarships in service of the continued education and growth of the state’s camera-ready workforce. Opening its doors in September, OFTA is a short course program focused solely on training students to meet the growing demand of Oklahoma’s film industry for skilled workforce members. Physical classes are offered… Continue Reading Scholarships Available for Film Crew 101 Certification Program

Norman Music Festival Debuts Livestream Series

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to be a presenter of Norman Music Festival’s new livestream series, NMF Transmissions. After being forced to cancel the 2020 rendition of Norman Music Festival (NMF) amidst the continued heath crisis, Norman Music Alliance, who presents NMF, is now bringin this new, free, electrified livestream concert series to digital airwaves on October 9, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. The series celebrates Oklahoma artists with spirited performances, laser… Continue Reading Norman Music Festival Debuts Livestream Series

Thriller Feature Filming in Oklahoma

Robbins Entertainment and Dessler Media, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), are pleased to announce principal photography is underway on the feature film “Sorority Sister Killer” in Central Oklahoma, which began on September 22 and will film at locations such as Rose State College, Hales Mansion and the city of El Reno. Directed by Tom Shell (“Dying to be a Cheerleader”, “When Vows Break”) and written by Chris Sivertson (“Escape Plan… Continue Reading Thriller Feature Filming in Oklahoma

New Global Multi-Media Production Company Launches Prairie Surf Studios in Oklahoma City

The City of Oklahoma City has granted Prairie Surf Media (PSM), the newly established multi-media production company, the rights to establish Prairie Surf Studios in the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. The new entity will house the largest clearspan soundstages in the Midwest. Rachel Cannon and Matt Payne, co-chief executive officers of PSM, in jointly announcing the new partnership, said Prairie Surf Studios will encompass more than 260,000 square feet of production space, including… Continue Reading New Global Multi-Media Production Company Launches Prairie Surf Studios in Oklahoma City

The Journal Record’s Now Webinar Series to Feature Oklahoma Film

OF+MO is proud to be a sponsor of The Journal Record’s (JR) Now Webinar Series, a free, weekly online discussion with timely topics moderated by Journal Record Interim Editor Joe Dowd. This episode, which aired October 2, 2020, provides an overview of Oklahoma’s thriving film and television industry with an emphasis on workforce development featuring Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) Director Tava Maloy Sofsky alongside other special guests local filmmakers Todd and Alex Greenlee… Continue Reading The Journal Record’s Now Webinar Series to Feature Oklahoma Film

Tom Skinner Skyline Music Fest Goes Virtual

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to be a presenter of the Tom Skinner Skyline Music Fest, best known as Skinnerfest. Now in its fourth year, Skinnerfest will air as a streaming event through Mercury Lounge Live on October 2, 2020, at 8:00 p.m. All proceeds benefit Red Dirt Relief Fund, which has provided $145,000 to 580 out-of-work Oklahoma music people since March. The festival will feature two sets recorded live at… Continue Reading Tom Skinner Skyline Music Fest Goes Virtual

New Web Series Scene Skeleton Debuts this Month

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to be a presenter of Scene Skeleton, a free weekly video series featuring conversations with experienced panelists from across the nation discussing strategies, best practices and other music industry topics, launching September 30. Created by Chad Whitehead, talent buyer for Tower Theatre, Ponyboy and Patchwork Presents, this series is designed to support local musicians as they navigate the music industry by giving them access to people… Continue Reading New Web Series Scene Skeleton Debuts this Month

“C.I.APE” and “Joey and Ella” Complete Production in Oklahoma

C.I.APE, LLC, and Joey and Ella, LLC, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), are proud to announce the completion of principal photography on two feature films, “C.I.APE” and “Joey and Ella”. The productions filmed back to back for six weeks in June and July in central Oklahoma. Both films were directed by Steve Shimek (“Nocturne”) and produced by Brian Vilim (“Opus of an Angel”) and Zeus Zamani (“Opus of an Angel”).… Continue Reading “C.I.APE” and “Joey and Ella” Complete Production in Oklahoma

“Our Time: Oklahoma State Football” Now Filming in Oklahoma

JM Associates, Sports & Story, and ESPN+, in association with the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), are proud to announce production is underway for the documentary series “Our Time: Oklahoma State Football”. The production will follow the Oklahoma State University football team as they train for the uncertainty of the 2020 football season. The multi-part documentary series features head coach Mike Gundy and the Oklahoma State football program with behind-the-scenes access to coaches, players… Continue Reading “Our Time: Oklahoma State Football” Now Filming in Oklahoma

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