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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 Sept 2021

Featured Film Career for September 2021: Set/Studio Teacher

Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Heather Valenzuela works as a Set Teacher for film and television productions working on-location in Oklahoma. Previous production credits include “Reservation ...
Featured Film Career August 2021

Featured Film Career August 2021: Craft Service Key

Based in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, Lori Hammond works statewide as a craft service provider. With over a decade of experience, recent film credits include “Stillwater”, ...
Film Career July 2021

Featured Film Career July 2021: Electrician

Based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Aaron Bracetty is the creative director and owner of Bracetty Art Media, a full service video production company. Previous credits ...
Film Featured Career June 2021

Featured Film Career for June 2021: Costume Designer + Wardrobe Department Head

Based in Yukon, Oklahoma, Valerie Parker is a costume designer whose previous feature film credits include the Lifetime films “Tracking a Killer” and “How I ...
Grant Provence Film Career May 2021

Featured Film Career for May 2021: Sound Department/Production Sound Mixer

Grant Provence has been recording sound for film, video and music for over 19 years. He is an active member of the Cinema Audio Society, ...
Alisha East April 2021

Featured Film Career for April 2021: 2nd Assistant Director

Based in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Alisha East is currently working as a DGA 2nd Assistant Director for film and television productions in the state. She ...
Melissa Caswell Featured Career March 2021

Featured Film Career for March 2021: Wardrobe Assistant

Melissa Caswell holds a Bachelor’s of Music from Cameron University. She enjoys working both in front of and behind the camera, and while she will ...
Marq Lewis

Featured Film Career for February 2021: Health Safety Manager / On-Set Medic

Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Marq Lewis works locally as a Health Safety Supervisor, Manager and On-Set Medic for film and television productions working on-location in ...
Shannon Smith

Featured Film Career for January 2021: Oklahoma Film & TV Academy Graduate/Production Assistant/Actor

Shannon Smith is a recent graduate of the Oklahoma Film & TV Academy Set Ready Course. In addition to her many years of experience as ...
Lance McDaniel | director

Film Artist for December 2020: Lance McDaniel

Lance McDaniel is an Emmy–nominated filmmaker from Alva that has worked on 21 feature films, including Oscar winner “Million Dollar Baby”. He has written, directed and produced six features, ...

Film Artist for November 2020: Kyle Kauwika Harris

Originally from Oklahoma, Choctaw Nation tribal citizen and filmmaker Kyle Kauwika Harris grew up as a kid emotionally captivated by films such as “Cool Hand ...
McKinleigh Lair | doc filmmaker

Film Artist for October 2020: McKinleigh Lair

McKinleigh Lair is an emerging documentary filmmaker from Oklahoma who strives to facilitate timely societal conversations through observational storytelling. She has assisted on productions for ...