Gypsy Cafe 2021

Bob Childers’ Gypsy Café “Live from the Farm” Celebrates Tenth Year

Bob Childers’ Gypsy Café, Oklahoma’s largest homegrown songwriter festival that has taken place in Stillwater, Oklahoma, for the past nine years, will be “Live from the Farm” in its tenth year, a show that was filmed live at the birthplace of Red Dirt Music, The Farm in Stillwater, and will premiere on digital streaming platforms for free through O’Colly TV on May 12 at 7:00 p.m. The event benefits Oklahoma artists in need through the… Continue Reading Bob Childers’ Gypsy Café “Live from the Farm” Celebrates Tenth Year

Clean Shorts Film Festival 2021

Clean Shorts Film Festival Stays Virtual for 2021

The Oklahoma Film + 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 6-8, 2021. The Clean Shorts Film Festival was established in 2015 by the digital media students of Choctaw’s Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center (EOCTC) and showcases short films across all genres that are fresh, creative and appropriate for all audiences. This year’s Clean Shorts Film… Continue Reading Clean Shorts Film Festival Stays Virtual for 2021

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Oklahoma Film + Music Office Joins the Oklahoma Department of Commerce

On Tuesday, Governor Kevin Stitt signed SB949, which moves the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) to the Oklahoma Department of Commerce (Commerce). OF+MO was previously part of the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreational Department. The bill takes effect on July 1, 2021. “We are excited to welcome the team from Oklahoma Film & Music to Commerce,” said Scott Mueller, Oklahoma Secretary of Commerce and Workforce Development. “Film & Music is seeing incredible success and already… Continue Reading Oklahoma Film + Music Office Joins the Oklahoma Department of Commerce

The Making of “Minari” in Oklahoma: Spotlighting Oklahoma’s Film Industry Professionals, Partners + Communities

The spotlight continues to shine on Oklahoma’s film and television industry after the 93rd Annual Academy Awards, which were held earlier this week. Nominated for six Academy Awards total, the Oklahoma-made movie “Minari” celebrated a win for actress Yuh-Jung Youn. The first Korean actress ever nominated for an Oscar, Youn was recognized for her scene-stealing performance earning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and noted the film’s production in Tulsa during her acceptance speech.… Continue Reading The Making of “Minari” in Oklahoma: Spotlighting Oklahoma’s Film Industry Professionals, Partners + Communities

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From Oklahoma to the Oscars, “Minari” Shines a Spotlight on Local Film Industry

With mounting acclaim from both critics and audiences alike, the Oklahoma-made movie “Minari” continues to shine a spotlight on the state’s camera-ready workforce, innovative businesses and film-friendly cities and locations. The A24 film, which is currently in theatres and on-demand, has garnered a steady stream of awards recognition leading up to this weekend’s Academy Awards where it is nominated in six categories, including Best Picture of the Year. “Minari” began filming in Oklahoma on July… Continue Reading From Oklahoma to the Oscars, “Minari” Shines a Spotlight on Local Film Industry

Oklahoma Film + Music Office and Apple Original Films announce start of principal photography on Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio’s “Killers of the Flower Moon”

 Feature film from Apple Studios stars Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro, Lily Gladstone and Jesse Plemons The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) and Apple Original Films announced today that principal photography on “Killers of the Flower Moon” is set to commence in Oklahoma on April 19. Hailing from Apple Studios, the film is directed and produced by Academy Award winner Martin Scorsese. “Killers of the Flower Moon” joins Apple Original Films’ award-winning feature film slate, with its critically acclaimed films “Wolfwalkers” and… Continue Reading Oklahoma Film + Music Office and Apple Original Films announce start of principal photography on Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio’s “Killers of the Flower Moon”

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Kingdom Story Company Wraps Back-to-Back Productions in Oklahoma

After the successful release of their Oklahoma-made movie “I Can Only Imagine” in 2018, filmmakers Jon and Andy Erwin and their producing partner Kevin Downes created Kingdom Story Company, a multi-platform partnership with Lionsgate whose partners are endeavored to create life-changing content from a variety of talented storytellers. Based on their positive experiences filming in Oklahoma and working with the state’s camera-ready workforce and infrastructure, Kingdom Story returned to Oklahoma late last year where they… Continue Reading Kingdom Story Company Wraps Back-to-Back Productions in Oklahoma

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deadCenter Film Festival Celebrates Schedule Launch Party with Oklahoma Film “Golden Arm”

Oklahoma City’s deadCenter Film Festival will celebrate the release of its 2021 festival schedule with a fundraising event and screening of the Oklahoma-made film “Golden Arm” at the Winchester Drive-in, located at 6930 S Western Ave. in Oklahoma City, on Thursday, April 29, 2021, at 7:00 p.m. Directed by Maureen Bharoocha (“Jimmy Kimmel Live!”), “Golden Arm” uses sports and humor to share the story of a tough lady trucker who trains her wimpy best friend… Continue Reading deadCenter Film Festival Celebrates Schedule Launch Party with Oklahoma Film “Golden Arm”

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“The Girl Who Believes in Miracles” in Theatres April 2

120dB Films and the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), in conjunction with Gerson Productions, The Mustard Seed Production and Trailmaker Productions, are proud to announce the theatrical release of the film “The Girl Who Believes in Miracles” on Friday, April 2, 2021.   Written and directed by Rich Correll (“Hannah Montana”, “Fuller House”) and produced by Laurence Jaffe, “The Girl Who Believes in Miracles” tells the story of a young girl named Sara who… Continue Reading “The Girl Who Believes in Miracles” in Theatres April 2

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Cherokee Nation Film Office Announces Second OklaHomies Short Film Contest

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to share the second installment of the Cherokee Nation Film Office’s (CNFO) OklaHomies Short Film Contest. Aptly titled “OklaHomies 2: Still at Home”, this contest offers a fun and entertaining way to embrace the film industry while highlighting local film careers and talent over the spring break holiday. CNFO first began this contest last year to engage moviemakers, film enthusiasts and audiences who were battling the… Continue Reading Cherokee Nation Film Office Announces Second OklaHomies Short Film Contest

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