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Film Careers of the Month

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Oklahoma’s film industry is made up of skilled crew members whose talents encompass nearly every professional skillset that exists. In a segment of OF+MO’s monthly newsletter called Featured Film Career, we invite subscribers to learn more about industry leaders from around the state who have registered in the Oklahoma Production Directory.

Featured Film Career June 2024

Featured Career for June 2024: Office Production Assistant

Kourtney Hawkins works locally as a 2nd 2nd Assistant Director, Walkie Production Assistant, Health & Safety Production Assistant and Office Production Assistant for film and ...
Featured Career April 2024

Featured Film Career for April 2024: Location Manager/Scout

Based in Claremore, Oklahoma, Kenny Wayne Shavers works statewide as a Location Manager and Scout. Credits include “A Christmas Present,” “King Ivory,” “Unsettled” and a ...
Featured Film Career Feb 2024

Featured Film Career for February 2024: Director/Writer

Brian Lawes is an American film director, writer and producer. He is known for “LostKings” (2020), “What I Wish They Knew” and “Rock Paper Scissors” ...
Featured Career Dec 2023

Featured Career for December 2023: Shopper/Fitter/Set Costumer

Elizabeth Wheat has worked for 15 years in Oklahoma and Los Angeles under Local 484 and Local 705 Motion Picture Costumers as a Shopper, Fitter ...
Featured Career Oct 2023

Featured Film Career for October 2023: Camera Operator/1st Assistant Camera

Based in Oklahoma City, Jeff Marks has worked in the film industry in the camera department since 2010. Credits include “Fairwood,” “Reagan,” “13 Minutes,” “Ike ...
Featured Film Career Aug 2023

Featured Film Career for August 2023: Screenwriter/Director/Producer

Al Mertens is an artist hailing from Oklahoma City, best known for the movies he writes, directs and produces. Mertens’ often darkly humorous stories vividly ...
Featured Career June 2023

Featured Film Career for June 2023: Stunt Performer

Based in Oklahoma City, Justin Parks is an Oklahoman who works locally as a stunt performer. Previous production credits include “Wild Indian,” “Reagan,” “Killers of ...
Featured Career April 2023

Featured Film Career for April 2023: Department Head of Hair

Alexandra Ford works in the Hair Department for film and television and splits her time between Oklahoma City and Los Angeles. Recent credits include “Babylon,” ...
Featured Film Career Feb 2023

Featured Film Career for February 2023: Location Scout/Manager

After traveling to over 20 countries, and visiting the forty-eight contingent states, Luke Helms decided that the best home was the one he grew up ...
Featured Film Career Jan 2023

Featured Film Career for January 2023: 1st and 2nd Assistant Camera

Based in Oklahoma City, London Thephachanh works locally as a camera assistant, production assistant and all around crew for film and television productions filming in ...
Featured Film Career Dec 2022

Featured Film Career for December 2022: Make-up/Make-up Effects

Based in a suburb of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Elizabeth “Beth” Bey is a local make-up artist who believes all work should feel like play. As a ...
Film Career Nov 2022

Featured Film Career for November 2022: First Assistant Director

Based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Jordan Wilson works nationally as a first assistant director (AD) for film, television and commercials. Her previous production credits include ...