Women Directing Mentorship

SeriesFest and Shondaland are honored to partner on the fifth cycle of the Women Directing Mentorship, a competition designed to discover aspiring female directors with a unique voice and provide a launchpad for their careers. Founded in 2019, The Women Directing Mentorship is anchored by the prestigious opportunity to shadow a director on an episode of a Shondaland original series. Regular deadline: October 18, 2023 Final deadline: December 19, 2023 For details and to apply,… Continue Reading Women Directing Mentorship


Each year the SeriesFest community of emerging talent, established artists, and industry professionals gather to celebrate the innovative work of independent content creators. SeriesFest: Season 10 submissions are open NOW! SeriesFest, a non-profit organization, champions and empowers artists at the forefront of episodic storytelling by providing year-round opportunities for creators and industry experts to connect, collaborate and share stories that inspire and impact global audiences. SeriesFest proudly presents year-round opportunities for creators to connect, collaborate,… Continue Reading SeriesFest

Featured Location Sept 2023

Featured Location for September 2023: Camp Y’Shua

Nestled on the northwest side of the Wichita Mountains, Camp Y’Shua is an annual summer youth ministry camp located near the film friendly City of Lawton in Southwest Oklahoma. This sprawling sanctuary features 160 acres of some of the region’s most breathtaking scenery, including mountains, valleys, ridges, creeks, trails and more with ample infrastructure on site among the camp’s traditional hosting facilities and accommodations. Permissions to utilize the property are subject to review based on… Continue Reading Featured Location for September 2023: Camp Y’Shua

Featured Career Sept 2023

Featured Music Career for September 2023: Singer/Songwriter/Producer

Nick Williams is a singer-songwriter, musician and producer based out of Tulsa, Oklahoma. His music has been placed in TV shows like “Bill Nye Saves the World,” “Life of Kylie” and “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” as well as local Oklahoma films. Williams frequently performs in the Tulsa and Oklahoma City areas at local venues, various events and festivals. How did you get started? Two words, one legend: Jack Black. I saw the movie “School… Continue Reading Featured Music Career for September 2023: Singer/Songwriter/Producer

Featured Business Sept 2023

Featured Business for September 2023: 1577 Productions

Based in Oklahoma City, 1577 Productions specializes in high quality commercial and documentary filmmaking. Tell us how and why you started your business. 1577 Productions was founded in 2012 by David Tester. After obtaining a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Central Oklahoma and spending three years as a Series 7 financial advisor, David decided to “go for it” and quit his successful career to pursue his passion of video production and filmmaking. The… Continue Reading Featured Business for September 2023: 1577 Productions

Wide Open Experimental Film Festival

Wide Open Experimental Film Festival (WOEFF) is a festival organized by the Film Department at Oklahoma City University. Inspired by Oklahoma’s wide-open landscape, WOEFF showcases experimental films that will open peoples’ eyes to the alternative forms, structures and styles of film. Regular deadline: October 15, 2023 Late deadline: November 5, 2023 For details and to apply, visit filmfreeway.com/WideOpenExperimentalFilmFestival.

SXSW Film & TV Festival

SXSW brings together international Film & TV students, industry leaders, and fans to Austin, TX each year. Join SXSW March 8-16 for one of the most anticipated festivals of the year. For nine days in March, creatives of all stripes gather for the acclaimed SXSW Film & TV Festival program. Running concurrently with the SXSW Conference, Music, and Comedy Festivals, attendees can take advantage of the opportunity to connect with a wide array of industry experts, making… Continue Reading SXSW Film & TV Festival

deadCenter Film Festival

In its 24th year, the deadCENTER film festival is Oklahoma’s largest and most celebrated film festival. The festival has been named one of the “20 Coolest Film Festivals” and “Top 50 Festivals Worth the Entry Fee” by MovieMaker Magazine. In 2020, deadCENTER was celebrated by Smithsonian Magazine as “One of Eight Festivals Worth Attending (Virtually).” Designated as an Academy Award®-Qualifying Festival for animated and live action shorts, the deadCenter Film Festival boasts an impressive slate… Continue Reading deadCenter Film Festival

48 Hour Film Project

The 48 Hour Film Project is a weekend of short film making in teams—from beginners to pro’s! Do you and your friends have what it takes to make a film on the fly? Dates for the Oklahoma City competition are October 13-15, 2023. It all begins with the Friday night Kickoff event when you and teams in your city draw genres out of a hat and receive the required elements for your film. Then it… Continue Reading 48 Hour Film Project

Select Oklahoma Conference 2023

Oklahoma Film + Music Office Partners with Select Oklahoma to Present Film + Music Panels to City Leadership

A unit of the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is proud to be a premier sponsor of the 2023 Select Oklahoma Conference on Economic Development, August 28-29, 2023, at the OMNI Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City. Select Oklahoma brings together statewide businesses and industry leaders, policymakers and economic development professionals for two days of networking, knowledge sharing and collaborative discussions to drive economic growth and innovation throughout the state.… Continue Reading Oklahoma Film + Music Office Partners with Select Oklahoma to Present Film + Music Panels to City Leadership