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Tuesday, August 28, 2018

OKCMOA

Chihuly Glass

Among local favorite museums is the Oklahoma City Museum of Art (OKCMOA). The largest art museum in the entire state, the OKCMOA boasts a permanent collection of countless pieces of art (including an especially massive collection of Dale Chihuly glass that’ll make you feel like you’re walking through a Dr. Seuss book), a film program with its own theater, and is constantly getting the best of the best in traveling exhibitions (Matisse, Rembrandt, Picasso, Rubens, Fabergé—those are just some of the famous artists whose work has only recently been viewed at the museum!). The modern art connoisseur who wants to feel inspired, the art history enthusiast who wants to admire some classics, the film buff on the prowl for their new favorite movie, and even families looking for Downtown activities that everyone can enjoy will all find something incredible at the OKCMOA.

arts and culture, family-friendly, film, museums
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

The Code of the West

Gunfight at the O.K. Corrall poster

Later this month, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum will launch The Code of the West- Western Movie Matinees film series. The series will run every Wednesday from Aug. 29 – Sept. 19 at 1 p.m.

The aim of the series is to teach a new generation the code of the west through cinema. Films that will be featured are The Westerner, Wagon Master, Gunfight at the O.K. Corral and 3:10 to Yuma. Admission is free courtesy of Oklahoma Ford Dealers.

film, free, movies, museums
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, July 3, 2018

deadCenter U

deadCENTER U

You may know that deadCenter is an amazing film festival hosted right here in OKC, but did you also know that they have a program that allows high schoolers to get filmmaking experience? The program is called deadCenter U and every summer it accepts 60 high schoolers to meet filmmakers, learn how to use equipment, watch some fantastic indie movies, make a short film and more. Parts of the program have been taught by people who’ve worked on “Breaking Bad,” “The Godfather Part II,” “The Big Bang Theory” and, perhaps the most famous teacher to have ever worked with deadCenter U, “Children of the Corn” director Fritz Kiersch (who’s also a professor at OCU.) Applications for 2018 may be closed, but for any aspiring filmmakers in OKC, deadCenter U is 100 percent worth keeping an eye on!

education, film
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, June 5, 2018

2018 deadCenter Film Festival

deadCENTER Film at the OKCMOA

In 2001, Justan and Jayson Floyd hosted the first of what would grow to be the deadCenter Film Festival. What started off as a one-night, Oklahoma filmmaker festival has grown to a four-day festival screening more than 120 films from around the world. Each year more than 30,000 people are attracted to Oklahoma’s largest film festival, which was rated one of the “20 Coolest Film Festivals in the World”.

This year’s festival will be held from June 7-10 and films will be screened all around downtown Oklahoma City. For a detailed schedule of events, please click here. Registration for an all-access pass is $150, which grants you priority access to all screenings, panels, events, and parties which can be found here. Individual tickets can be purchased 20 minutes before each film for $10 per film, when available.

deadCenter Film Festival is the perfect way for you and your family to get connected to the creative life of OKC and celebrate Oklahoma-based film.

festivals, film
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, January 9, 2018

The Oklahoma City Way to Cinema Verite

Film Row OKC

Between the popularity of projects like ESPN’s “30 for 30” series, “Jim & Andy” on Netflix, Frederick Wiseman’s “Ex Libris,” Ken Burns’ “The Vietnam War,” “School Life” and others, one could argue that the documentary film scene has never been stronger or more varied. Get in on the action this Sunday, January 14, as you make your way to docLAHOMA, the state’s only documentary film festival. Appropriately located in OKC’s historic Film Row district at the Paramount, this free(!) festival features five different subject “blocks” of programming, with multiple docs in each. The fun begins (and the bar opens) at 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, so don’t miss the chance to check out some of the newest, best indie docs to hit the screen!

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/165978737346120/permalink/165979684012692/

festivals, film, Film Row, free
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

And the Oscar goes to

Tower Theatre in Uptown 23rd

In our humble opinion, one of the coolest things about the renovation of the historic Tower Theatre is how the building’s history as a film house has been kept front and center. If you didn’t know, the Tower Theatre originally opened in 1937, and served as the premier movie house in Oklahoma City for almost 40 years. While the renovation of the historic theatre has mainly focused on the facility as a live music venue, you can also catch some of your favorite films there as well. “Home Alone”, “This is Spinal Tap”, “Christmas Vacation” and “Shawshank Redemption” are just a handful of the movies playing between now and the end of the year. The Tower even offers a full bar for movie showings. Check out their schedule to see when your favorite movie is playing.

The Tower Theatre is far from the only unique place to see a movie in Oklahoma City. On the third Friday of each month, the 21c Museum Hotel features a movie screening as part of their Filmography series, a partnership with deadCenter Film and OKC Film Society. These screenings are absolutely free.

Finally, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art has been the metro’s art house cinema for years. Their film program mainly focuses on independent cinema but occasionally sprinkles in films such as “Die Hard” for special holiday screenings. They even offer special ticket packages that include dinner at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art Cafe.

film, free, history, live music, museums, nightlife
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Lights, camera, nightlife

Film Row

Roll out the red carpet, because this district knows how to give you a star-studded time. Starting in 1907, what is now known as Film Row was home to film exchange distribution offices, a place where movie theater owners could return old films and exchange them for new releases. By the 1960s, every major film studio was represented in the area (along with theater supply stores), but changing technologies caused the industry to disintegrate, leaving Oklahoma City with the last remaining film exchange district in the U.S.

Thankfully, Film Row has experienced a rebirth that deeply respects its cinematic history. Boasting a unique mix of creative companies, restaurants and retail means that this district has plenty of opportunities to enjoy. Today, you can catch a classic film or live music at Paramount, an old Paramount Pictures screening room, buy succulent plants while sipping on coffee at the Plant Shoppe/Okay Yeah Co., or grab a drink and view the art galleries at 21c Museum Hotel Oklahoma City. Follow the district on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram to stay updated on all there is to do in the district.

arts and culture, film, Film Row, Oklahoma City history, restaurants, retail
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

deadCenter Film Festival

deadCenter Film Festival Crowd

In 2001, Justan and Jayson Floyd hosted the first of what would grow to be the deadCenter Film Festival. What started off as a one-night, Oklahoma filmmaker festival has grown to a four-day festival screening more than 120 films from around the world. Each year more than 30,000 people are attracted to Oklahoma’s largest film festival, which was rated one of the “20 Coolest Film Festivals in the World”.

This year’s festival will be held from June 8-11 and films will be screened all around downtown Oklahoma City. For a detailed schedule of events, please click here. Registration for an all-access pass is $150, which grants you priority access to all screenings, panels, events, and parties which can be found here. Individual tickets can be purchased 20 minutes before each film for $10 per film, when available.

deadCenter Film Festival is the perfect way for you and your family to get connected to the creative life of OKC and celebrate Oklahoma-based film.  

arts and culture, festivals, film, movies
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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deadCenter U

deadCenter Film Festival film makers

One of the coolest things to come out of the success of the deadCenter Film Festival (in our humble opinions) is the organization expanding their role to be more than a film festival. deadCenter now works year-round to provide film education all over our great state.

deadCenter offers a variety of education initiatives including film classes, workshops, speaking engagements and more to high schools, colleges and technology centers. The aim is to use movie-making as a way to foster creativity, collaboration and confidence in our state’s students.

deadCenter University is a great opportunity for local high school students to learn from experienced Hollywood pros. Each June the program is offered to 60 students during the festival and they get a chance to meet with filmmakers and participate in panels.

Visit the deadCenter website for more on the amazing educational opportunities the festival provides.

college, education, festivals, film
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Roll out the red carpet

deadCenter film at Myriad Gardens

Oklahoma City's deadCenter Film Festival is celebrating its 16th anniversary June 8-12. Named one of the "20 Coolest Film festivals in the World" by MovieMaker magazine, deadCenter hosts five full nights of fantastic parties and screens more than 100 movies from around the world to 30,000 film fans in theaters across downtown Oklahoma City. 

More than 1,200 films applied this year and 106 were chosen, including 22 feature films and 84 short films. Twenty-four of the films chosen were made in Oklahoma, including four narrative features. Other standouts include Maya Angelou: And Still I Rise and A Song for You: The Austin City Limits Story with live performances by Willie Nelson, Ray Charles, Bonnie Raitt, Beck, and Radiohead.

This year, deadCenter is partnering with ACM@UCO in Bricktown to provide a full day of film seminars and classes that are free and open to the public. Classes are led by filmmakers and industry experts and include the following: selling scripts and ideas, editing, casting, acting, cinematography, directing and producing.

To learn more about the festival and to buy tickets, visit www.deadcenterfilm.org.

arts and culture, festivals, film
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Premiere on Film Row

Premiere on Film Row

Film Row is located on Sheridan just west of downtown and is another Oklahoma City district bustling with history. Placed on the National Register of Historic Place, the district was home to OKC’s film industry at the dawn of the film age. Hollywood studios including Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Fox Films had operations in the 42-block area between Classen Boulevard and Walker Avenue along Sheridan Avenue where theater owners came to view and lease films.

Today the district is home to local retailers and businesses and it seems you can’t go a day without hearing of a new development in the up and coming district. Soon there will even be a live music venue and historic hotel.

Premiere on Film Row is the district’s monthly festival and it is held the third Thursday of each month from 7 to 10 p.m. (beginning in March). Premiere on Film Row aims to be family friendly and features live music, some of the best food trucks in OKC and even film screenings.  

festivals, film, Film Row, food, live music, Oklahoma City history
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Best of 2015

Happy trails to you 2015. While the past year was a banner one for Oklahoma City we think 2016 might top it. There is so much to look forward to as the MAPS 3 projects will continue to take shape, cranes will once again dot the downtown as new towers begin to change the skyline, new music venues will open, new retail will hit the market and who knows? Maybe we will even celebrate the Thunder with a championship parade come June.

This time of the year is filled with “Best of Lists.” Best of music, best of movies, best of television … you get the idea. So why not us? So here are our favorite posts of the past year. Below is a good example of what this blog is all about so you can easily share with your friends and show them why this blog is such a good and entertaining resource. Consider it a “Here-are-five-important-things-a-newbie-to-OKC-needs-to-know” list:

  • Oklahoma Standard- The bombing that happened in downtown Oklahoma City in 1995 forever changed not only our city but country. While it has had a lasting impact the citizens of OKC have not let it define our community. That was never more apparent than this year when we celebrated the 10th anniversary with the Oklahoma Standard campaign.
  • Make Our History Less of a Mystery- From Native American culture to the Land Run saying our region has a unique history would be an understatement. Luckily OKC has a handful of world-class museums that tell our story.
  • deadCENTER Film Festival- We love nothing more than showing off a side of OKC newcomers might not expect. The annual deadCENTER Film Festival is a perfect example of this.
  • Music is in our DNA- Spend any time here and you start to realize OKC can be a bit eclectic. We are little bit country and little bit rock ‘n’ roll (as the kids would say). Nothing exemplifies that more than the musicians who have called Oklahoma home. From the father of folk music to jazz legends, hippie rockers and country superstars, Oklahoma boosts a diverse music scene.
  • Mmm-Beer- Oklahoma City is home to a craft beer scene with breweries taking hope national (and sometimes international) awards.
beer, film, history, live music, MAPS, retail, Thunder
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

deadCENTER Film Festival: THE Event to Attend This Week in Oklahoma City

If you’re new to town, or even if you’ve been here awhile, you don’t want to miss all the movies and festivities surrounding Oklahoma City’s acclaimed film festival, the deadCENTER Film Festival, coming up at various venues downtown Wednesday, June 10, through Sunday, June 14.

deadCENTER celebrates filmmakers in all genres and Oklahoma City’s thriving film community. During the week, you can see independent films, documentaries, dramas, full-length movies, kids’ films, horror flicks, comedies, short films and more – and learn about their craft in panel discussions and other education outreach programs.

Founded in 2001 as a one-night screening of short films, deadCENTER is celebrating its 15th year and has grown into Oklahoma’s largest film festival. It has been dubbed one of the “20 Coolest Film Festivals in the World,” according to MovieMaker magazine. Last year, about 25,000 film enthusiasts came to the festival, which presents the best of Oklahoma films as well as films from all over the world.

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art is the festival headquarters, but deadCENTER also screens films at Harkins Bricktown Cinemas, Devon Energy Auditorium, The Paramount on Film Row, the Terrace Room at the Myriad Botanical Gardens and outdoors on the Myriad Gardens Grand Lawn.

The all-access pass gives you priority entrance to every deadCenter-related event, including parties, panels and films and is $150. You can also buy individual tickets to specific films starting at 20 minutes before each show, but they might not be available for certain films as pass holders get admitted first. Films include eight Oklahoma features and three free outdoor screenings.

Buy passes. See a schedule. Passholders also get to attend the Opening Night Party sponsored by OG&E from 5 to 10 p.m. on Thursday, June 11, on the rooftop of the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive.

Also, check out the festival’s 15th anniversary celebration from 7 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, June 10,  at the still-under-construction American Indian Cultural Center (AICCM), 659 American Indian Blvd. Buy tickets for $150 now (separate from festival passes), wear a costume and enjoy getting a sneak peek of the new AICCM at the “deadCENTER Studio Backlot Party” sponsored by The Chickasaw Nation.

Read more about the 2015 deadCenter’s opening night films and Film ICON honorees

 

festivals, film, movies
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Who’s Who in Oklahoma and Who’s Been Here

Over the years, the deadCENTER Film Festival has hosted both home-grown OKC celebrities like Megan Mullaly of “Will and Grace” fame, James Marsden (“27 Dresses,” “X-Men,” “The Notebook”) and BMX pioneer Mat Hoffman (the subject of the documentary “Birth of Big Air”), as well as the likes of actors Chris Kattan and Nick Offerman (“Parks and Recreation”), who happens to be married to Mullaly.

And celebrities have come from elsewhere to film in Oklahoma:

  • August: Osage County” (2013) starred Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan MacGregor, Juliette Lewis, Dermot Mulroney and was filmed in and around Bartlesville and Pawhuska.
  • William H. Macy’s first feature as director, “Rudderless” (2013), included stars like Billy Crudup, Laurence Fishburne, Felicity Huffman and Selena Gomez, was filmed in Oklahoma City, Edmond and Guthrie.
  • The Killer Inside Me” (2010) was filmed in Guthrie, Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Cordell and Enid and starred Ben Affleck, Kate Hudson and Jessica Alba.

Macy got to the heart of filming in Oklahoma in a 2013 interview he did with The Oklahoman. In it, he Macy praised the Oklahomans who helped him with “Rudderless” while filming here. Here is an excerpt:

“I saw incredibly clever solutions to seemingly unsolvable problems,” Macy said in an email to The Oklahoman. “I saw a community who not only helped us at every turn, they practically adopted us. …

“I will say Oklahoma has a lot of what filmmakers are looking for which includes varied and breathtaking landscapes, beautiful little western towns, and a particular personality. …

“I found our crew in OKC to be incredibly hardworking, dedicated and a delight to spend 12 hours a day with, and I come from Hollywood which is practically the center of the universe when it comes to filmmaking. The Film Office in Oklahoma was outstanding in helping us get this film made, and I know they are aggressive in trying to get more films to shoot in Oklahoma…

I’ve been in this business my entire adult life, and my three months in Oklahoma will remain a standout memory for me ’till the day I die. Thank you Oklahoma.”

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Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, March 10, 2015

SXSW: Meet Oklahoma in Austin

Music, film, interactive? What’s the deal with those and why do we care? Well, according to the Inter-American Development Bank, creative industries contribute more than 10 percent to the U.S. GDP, with a higher percentage of young folks in the workforce than elsewhere in the economy. It goes without saying that growing our creative industries and keeping and recruiting the minds that power them are important to Oklahoma’s future. We support these areas, integral to our cultural and economic scene, and work to help grow them. As part of that effort, for the past four years, the Greater OKC Chamber has been partnering with some of our friends to promote Oklahoma’s creative industries and opportunities to excel here to the world at the SXSW conference and trade show in Austin, Texas. This year, under the “Meet Oklahoma” banner,  the Chamber and our partners will occupy a 20x20-foot booth at the SXSW trade show to help get the good word out about all the opportunities available in our great state’s film, music and interactive / tech / startup areas. If you’re going to be in Austin, be sure to come by! Give us a shout on Twitter @meetoklahoma and get more info at http://www.meet-oklahoma.com/.

entrepreneur, film, music, tech
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

A piece of history

Did you know that OKC’s Film Row is the last remaining film exchange district in the U.S. and was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2007?

At the dawn of the film age, Hollywood studios including Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros., Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Fox Films had operations in the 42-block area between Classen Boulevard and Walker Avenue along Sheridan Avenue where theater owners came to view and lease films. Today, you can catch a flick at an old Paramount Pictures distribution warehouse, Paramount OKC, or grab a glass of wine and gourmet pizza in an old film exchange building at Joey's Pizzeria. Each month during Premiere on Film Row, the streets are packed with Oklahoma Citians excited to see the live music, films and more.

This month, enjoy the inaugural Ralph Ellison Festival. The event will feature a wine and jazz reception, festival book fair, readings from international touring poet Lauren Zuniga and live music from Gregory Jerome and others at several venues throughout Film Row.

festivals, film, Film Row, live music, music, restaurants
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Mat Hoffman and The Birth of Big Air

OKC’s own Mat Hoffman is an unparalleled pioneer in the sport of freestyle BMX. At the tender age of 13, Hoffman was the youngest rider to join the freestyle BMX circuit in 1985, going pro by 16 and inventing many of the tricks you see riders using today. He is especially known for clearing 26.5 feet from a 24-foot quarter pipe ramp (after being pulled to speed using a dirtbike and ski rope), and landing a no-handed 900 in competition, the only person to have done so. Hoffman’s impact on the action sports world is difficult to do justice to in a blog entry, but Spike Jonze, Johnny Knoxville and Jeff Tremaine produced a fantastic film on Mat for ESPN’s acclaimed 30 for 30 series, The Birth of Big Air. The highly acclaimed film kicked off Oklahoma City’s own deadCENTER film festival in 2010 in an amazing ambiance outdoors, with Jonze and Hoffman in attendance.

Appropriately, Oklahoma City named its new action sports park for Mat in 2005 with the opening of the Mat Hoffman Action Sports Park. The park features both a bowl course and a street course and was named one of the top 10 skateparks in the U.S. by National Geographic Travel Guide. The park is open from dawn to 11 p. m., and it’s free!

bmx, film, movies, outdoor recreation
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Catch a Flick

Kicking off this week in Oklahoma City is the 14th-annual deadCENTER film festival. deadCENTER has been named one of the “20 Coolest Film Festivals in the World” and attracted 13,000 fans to downtown Oklahoma City last year. Get the full scoop on the film festival in a recent blog entry. Check out this year’s schedule here

festivals, film, movies
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Lights, Camera, Action

Automobile Alley is not the only historic district in OKC that has reinvented itself. Film Row, located on Sheridan in Downtown, was once a bustling hub for film and television action in the region. Today the district is home to several local restaurants, art galleries and even a movie theater. 

On the third Friday of each month you don’t want miss Premiere on Film Row. The street fair features movie screenings, live music, art exhibits and some of the best food trucks in OKC. Be sure to follow @PremiereOKC on Twitter to keep up with the latest on Premiere OKC. 

arts and culture, festivals, film, Film Row, food, movies, music
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

The Better Life Blog Goes to the Movies

This week, The Better Life Blog goes to the movies – locally. If you know where to look, you’ll find movie buffs, interesting and indie shows, and film history throughout the metro.

Let’s start with the Film Exchange District, aka “Film Row,” an area of Oklahoma City that has a colorful past – and a promising future. Located between Classen Boulevard and Walker Avenue along Sheridan Avenue, Film Row in recent years has undergone a renaissance bringing some of that history to light – along with new businesses and new life.

For more than 65 years, Oklahoma City was one of the nation’s distribution hubs for the films by major motion picture studios, beginning in the early part of the 20th century. Eventually, nine buildings related to the film distribution business sprung up in the area, a centralized location that allowed film screenings and the sale of products related to them. “Film Row” in Oklahoma City was one of 37 of the film exchange districts nationwide.

Today, it’s home to several businesses and some sites of architectural interest, like the Hart Building, as well as a new monthly, family-friendly street festival, PremiereOKC, which offers film screenings, live music, food trucks, art and shopping. It’s also home to Oklahoma City’s popular deadCENTER Film Festival – one of the 20 “Coolest Festivals in the World” -- which is coming up from June 11-15.  More on deadCENTER in a later post.

Other businesses, artists and event spaces in the Film Exchange District include art gallery Individual Artists of Oklahoma (IAO) Gallery, Oddfab Design Lab, event spaces DC on Film Row and The Exchange OKC, restaurant Joey’s Pizzeria, investment group VentureSpur, The Parmount OKC, Slice Magazine, radio station KOSU Film Row and a shop featuring local artisans known as The Hub OKC.

[Photos courtesy of Patrick W. Moore]

film, Film Row, movies
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Oklahoma City’s Premiere Film Festival: deadCENTER

If you’re a film fan, you don’t want to miss Oklahoma’s largest film festival, deadCENTER, when it starts in June. This year, again, MovieMaker magazine dubbed the popular event as one of “50 Film Festivals Worth the Entry Fee, 2014” and in the past has named it one of the “20 coolest film festivals in the world.”

For five days, movie buffs interested in all kinds of genres will converge on Oklahoma City for screenings that include films from around the world as well those made right here in Oklahoma. The festival offers comedies, dramas, documentaries, shorts, horror movies and kids’ films, among others, as well as parties and panel discussions on a range of topics. The schedule has already been posted.

Some of the events also are free and outdoors on the Myriad Botanical Gardens’ Outdoor Lawn, such as a showing of “Footloose” at 9:30 p.m. Friday, June 13.

So named because it’s in the “dead center” of the United States geographically, the deadCENTER Film Festival has a mission of promoting, encouraging and celebrating the independent film arts, according to its website.

So buy your deadCENTER pass now and enjoy a week of watching movies to your heart's content, as well as parties and a great festival atmosphere!

[Photos courtesy of deadCENTER]

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Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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Tuesday, March 4, 2014

OK is Ready to Get Weird in Austin

Next week Austin, Texas will get a little weirder (is that even possible?) as the city is taken over by South by Southwest (SXSW). This 27-year-old festival features a mashup of three festivals – a music one, a film one and an interactive one that focuses on emerging technology.

It’s a big deal, and it’s gotten so big through the years that Oklahoma wouldn’t miss it.

Our friends over at the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber wouldn’t miss it for the world – especially since it’s a prime opportunity to show the world all we’ve got to offer. They’ll be there with other Oklahomans in what is known as The Buffalo Lounge, an effort that began in 2010 when the Oklahoma Film & Music Office, the Idea Collective and the Chamber joined forces to increase Oklahoma’s presence at the SXSW festival.

Located in Austin during the festival at The Avenue on Congress, a popular restaurant and bar, The Buffalo Lounge will showcase Oklahoma’s talent: up-and-coming and established musicians during the music festival, celebrate its independent filmmakers and representatives of Oklahoma’s film industry during the film festival and highlight entrepreneurs and more during the interactive festival. Where do we sign up?

Join us and see a showcase of Oklahoma’s talent in one place at the festival. For tickets to SXSW and other information, click here. If you can’t make it to Austin (pesky work and such), you don’t have to worry about missing the action. Follow the Buffalo Lounge on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

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festivals, film, music, Oklahoma
Posted by: Greater Oklahoma City Chamber
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