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Start your new career in the Oklahoma film industry!

Welcome to Oklahoma’s film community, where there is a place for you! Oklahoma’s thriving film and television industry continues to achieve new milestones with the growth of the local workforce; expansion and development of new businesses and infrastructure; and a robust slate of productions impacting statewide communities throughout the year. As the entertainment industry continues to flourish both globally and here in Oklahoma, the need for the continued development and expansion of our local film industry workforce and companies is critical. We invite you to explore our website’s resources to learn more about ways you can plug in to the industry and start your careers now!

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Pivotal Work: Early Access Series

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office invites audiences to virtually preview our 2021 Oklahoma Film and Music Conference with the release of the “Pivotal Work: Early Access Series”. Join some of the state’s leading industry professionals for this free video series, which features workshops and discussions designed to educate and inspire audiences seeking to learn more about career opportunities within Oklahoma’s film and music industries.

OF+MO Film School Series

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) is excited to share our OF+MO Film School video series, which streamed at the 2020 deadCenter Film Festival. OF+MO Film School provides introductory courses on film topics from some of the state’s top working film professionals.

Jr Now Webinar Series

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) was proud to 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. OF+MO was able to participate in three episodes with a focus on the state’s film industry.

Creative Careers Oklahoma Series

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) joined Junior Achievement (JA), Creative Oklahoma, Jesse James Films and Maverick Arts as well as nearly 30 local industry professionals to highlight careers in the state’s film and television industry to over 30,000 middle and high school students participating in JA’s Inspire Virtual Program. Featured careers include acting, special effects, production accounting, screenwriting, makeup artists, casting, production management, grip, gaffer, costume design, production sound mixing, producing, directing, cinematography, music composition, art development and direction, and vocal work.

Online Groups

Social media has changed the way we connect with each other, and in addition to our own website, many local film and music groups offer their own additional events, job opportunities, resources and more.


Cinematropolis / The Cinematic Schematic
Thoughtful conversations about film, from Planet Thunder Productions.

Film Crew 101 by Oklahoma Film & TV Academy
Produced by the Oklahoma Film & TV Academy, each episode of the Film Crew 101 podcast series highlights a different department within film and television production and feature commentary with special guest artists highlighting their work and providing educational advice from their respective fields.

Okie Show Show
Hosts talk to other film and music industry pros ranging from gaffers to comedians to the next breakout indie rock band.

The Really Fine Podcast (The RFP) by Freestyle Creative
The RFP revolves around everything advertising, branding, and marketing-related in Oklahoma, with guests every month that go behind the scenes of what they do and how they are displaying their organizations to the public.

Join Stephen, Aaron, and John on their urban adventures as they reflect on their own creative endeavors and those of the local community, with news, reviews, and interviews about music, food, film, venues, bars, and the friends who make it all happen.

Production Directory

The Oklahoma Production Directory is a free service we offer, and serves as a one-stop-shop for all things Oklahoma film. This database allows our local crew members and film-friendly businesses to promote themselves for hire to film and television productions in Oklahoma looking for employees and contract services. You can upload your resumé or company brochure, link to your website, customize information, add a profile picture/image and more. This resource is one of the best tools to promote yourself to the state’s industry for work. If you are an individual industry member with experience, we encourage you to register now and list your credits in the applicable crew categories that correspond to the work you’ve done. If you are an individual industry member with no experience wishing to be considered for job opportunities, you are welcome to register in the intern categories corresponding to the field of your interest.