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Oklahoma Motion Picture Alliance to host Industry Forum in Tulsa on Saturday

07/06/2022 10:37 PM | Anonymous

Event features networking opportunities and industry panel discussionsfor film and TV professionals

The Oklahoma Motion Picture Alliance (OKMPA) is hosting an afternoon with Oklahoma’s industry professionals to discuss unions and post-production.  The panels will be moderated by Oklahoma actors and producers, Ben Richardson and Randy Wayne.

WHAT: Industry networking and educational panel discussions:

Understanding Unions - Since Oklahoma is a right-to-work state it’s important for workers to know their rights in the state and the benefits of working under a union contract. This panel will examine both union and non-union projects and their differences. 

  • Moderated by Randy Wayne, Producer and SAG-AFTRA Actor
  • Dylan Brodie, UPM and Teamster member
  • Toni Marlo, Makeup artist
  • Kevin Tighe, DGA 2nd Assistant Director and Spotlight Rentals owner

Post Production - Have you ever heard the expression “fix it in post”? These industry professionals will provide education on post production, and outline best practices to ensure projects are prepared for distribution and sales.

  • Moderated by Ben Richardson, Actor/11:11 Media
  • Talia Bella, Thunderbird Films
  • Michael Lister, Cherokee Nation Film virtual production manager
  • Brent Quinones, Fivestone Entertainment titles and color grading specialist
  • Josh Tackett, Restrospec Films
  • Stephen Tackett, Audio Planet

WHERE:  Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis Ave., Tulsa OK 74104

WHEN: Saturday, July 9, from 1 – 4 p.m.  Industry panels will occur from 2-3 p.m. in the Gallery and Room #4.

HOW:  The event is free for current OKMPA members and $10 for non-members. New members who join the OKMPA at the event will receive a 10% discount on dues.  More information is available at okmpa.com/membership.

About Oklahoma Motion Picture Alliance

In 2021 the Oklahoma Motion Picture Alliance was established to serve the film, television, video, interactive, and digital media production industry in Oklahoma. OKMPA represents a community of motion picture professionals, representing businesses and a workforce exceeding 350 people across the state. OKMPA serves as a leading industry advocate for legislative and regulatory development seeking economic incentives and public support for Oklahoma's motion picture work and investment. More information is available at www.okmpa.com.

"Oklahoma Motion Picture Alliance" is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization. 

110 S. Hartford Ave. Suite 120 Tulsa, OK 74120

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