Film + Music

Oklahoma is open for business

Oklahoma’s central location, diverse landscapes, professional workforce and low costs of living and business make it a formidable partner for the film, television and music industries.

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office’s website (okfilmmusic.com) is currently down.
For questions, please contact 800-766-FILM (3456) or filminfo@oklahomafilm.org.

Oklahoma is the land of opportunity when it comes to film, television and music. Find out more about our great locations, strong infrastructure and ready workforce.
Tava Sofsky

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Tava Maloy Sofsky
Director, Oklahoma Film + Music Office
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Film + Music Quick Facts

3 Certified Soundstages

Oklahoma boasts 3 certified soundstages with more than 1.3 million square feet of stage facilities.

 

669 Production Days

Oklahoma saw 669 production days from July 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021.

12 Eco-Regions

12 eco-regions form America’s most diverse terrain.

Film Industry Training

Workforce training programs through colleges, universities and CareerTech.

“We have been asked ‘Why Oklahoma?’ We could have built in Los Angeles and the city would have said ‘This is just another business.’ In Oklahoma, we matter…”
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Imagine the Possibilities

In 2021, the Filmed in Oklahoma Act, created one of the most competitive film incentives in the nation. Productions can receive a cash rebate up to a 38% (20% base with uplifts for increasing the amount of work done in the state). 

Incentive uplifts include:  operating in a rural community; operating in a small municipality; using an Oklahoma soundstage; TV production and multi-film deals; and post-production work done in Oklahoma, including use of Oklahoma music.

Certified Soundstages

  • Cherokee Nation Covid Response Virtual Soundstage
  • Green Pastures Studio
  • Prairie Surf Media

Filmed in Oklahoma

  • Minari
  • Stillwater
  • Reservation Dogs
  • American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story
  • Killers of the Flower Moon
Download our comprehensive guide to the. Inside you will find detailed information about Oklahoma's talent , workforce and wage data, incentives, export data and more.

Oklahoma’s Film Friendly Locations

Film Friendly Map

The Oklahoma Film Friendly Certification Program helps filmmakers know where to find production-ready communities in the state. Each certified community has completed program requirements including designating a film liaison, establishing a film permit and identifying filming locations. 

Oklahoma City Metro

  • Bethany
  • Edmond
  • El Reno
  • Guthrie
  • Shawnee

Tulsa Metro

  • Tulsa
  • Broken Arrow

Southeast Region

  • Ada
  • Seminole

South Central

  • Chickasha
  • Duncan

Northwest Region

  • Enid

Southwest Region

  • Lawton

Northeast Region

  • Bartlesville
  • Grove
  • Nowata
Why Oklahoma

Oklahoma Film

Oklahoma offers skilled crew, a film friendly atmosphere and expansive industry infrastructure, including three Oklahoma Certified Sound Stages that collectively offer more than 1.3 million square feet of stage facilities and more than 279,000 square feet of production space, all within convenient driving distance of our two metropolitan cities.

Oklahoma Music

Music has long been an integral part of the Oklahoma experience and productions of all sizes will be impressed by our state-of-the-art recording studios and diverse music created by local professionals.

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