Several local organizations have announced new classes and workshops geared toward furthering education and career opportunities in both the film and music industries. Beginning in August, audiences will have the opportunity to learn about topics ranging from screenwriting to the music business as well as various other focuses with courses throughout central Oklahoma.
Upcoming film and music workshops and classes include:
- Career Paths in Today’s Music Business – Join music industry pros Maggie McClure, Patrick Conlon and Christina Giacona who will share their real-life experiences and dive deep into the various career paths that exist in today’s music business. This workshop will be held one day only on Saturday, August 5, from 1-4 p.m. at Francis Tuttle Danforth Campus in Edmond.
- Finding Your Story – In this workshop, “Finding Your Story” screenwriters will work with Matt Payne of Prairie Surf Studios in developing a script idea from inception to execution. This workshop will be held August 23 & 30 and September 6 & 13 at Prairie Surf Studios in Oklahoma City.
- First Capital Film Crew Institute – Meridian Technology’s First Capital Film Crew Institute will offer several film courses throughout the next several months with subjects including making short films, being an extra on-set, using smartphones for filming and how to best market yourself for film employment. Various training opportunities begin in September 2023 on Meridian Tech campuses in Stillwater and Guthrie.
For more information on educational organizations and other film and career-related opportunities, please visit our website okfilmmusic.org.
About the Oklahoma Film + Music Office:
Under the Oklahoma Department of Commerce, the Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO) works to promote the state as a viable hub for film, television and music production as well as further develop opportunities for workforce, business and community growth within these sectors. For more information on the Oklahoma Film + Music Office, including the state’s film incentives and additional resources, visit okfilmmusic.org.