Cherokee Nation Film Office preparing young Natives for growing film industry

TULSA, Okla.-The Cherokee Nation Film Office and Oklahoma Film & Television Academy are partnering to help educate Native American students to be set-ready as industry continues to grow in Oklahoma.

The tribe's film office recently sponsored and hosted OFTA's Set Ready course at Cherokee Nation's COVID Response Virtual Soundstage. Through CNFO scholarships, Native American students attended the course at no charge.

"Oklahoma's television and film industry continues to grow at an exceptional pace," said Jennifer Loren, director of Cherokee Nation Film Office and Original Content. "We are proud...