The Cherokee Nation on Sept. 14 announced Kevin Shand as the its new film commissioner. In the position, Shand will serve dual roles as both film commissioner for the CN and as the Cherokee Nation Film Office manager.
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TAHLEQUAH – The Cherokee Nation is breaking barriers and disproving stereotypes by changing how Native Americans are represented and redefinin…
The Cherokee Nation Film Office and deadCenter Film, the state’s largest film festival, have partnered to recognize Indigenous filmmakers with the festival’s inaugural award for Best Indigenous Short Film.
Cherokee Nation citizens Winnie Guess Perdue and Nathalie Standingcloud take part in films and television productions showcasing Native America.
The final deadline for submissions is May 14. The weeklong virtual seminar is slated for July.
Entries will be accepted March 12-26 for the second annual contest.
The Cherokee Nation's film department launched in January 2019.
The Sundance Film Festival runs from Jan. 28 to Feb. 2.
The tribe's purchase of a multi-use site in Rogers County will ensure safer communications and strategic food warehousing.
The office is honored with the Hamilton Community Leadership Award.