The industry can be tough to navigate, so we're here to help.
We will always encourage training at BK Talent! Make sure you keep your tools sharpened by worked with great teachers, taking classes, and pushing your careers forward!
The Actor Factory | Norman, OK
Run by Oklahoma's only CSA Casting Director, Chris Freihofer, The Actor Factory is an on-camera training facility for kids and adults.
ACTS | Oklahoma City
Actors Casting & Talent Services is an OKC based acting studio run by casting director Michelle De Long.
Adam Findley Studios | Tulsa, OK
Individual coaching and acting classes run by SAG-AFTRA actor Adam Findley.
Rule #1 - Look like your headshot.
Rule #2 - Only shoot with good headshot photographers.
Jeffrey Nicholson is an LA headshot photographer who comes to The Actor Factory a few times a year to shoot headshots.
Prairie Moon Creative (Jessica Pierson)
Jessica Pierson is a headshot photographer and an active casting associate with over a decade of regional casting experience. She is based in OKC. Booking is available year-round.
Simon Hurst Photography
Simon Hurst is an international commercial and headshot photographer. He is based in OKC. Booking is through ACTS.
Here is a good template to use for an acting resume.
Simply Indie Film Fest held in February in Edmond, OK.
Native Crossroads Film Festival held in March in Norman, OK.
Red Dirt Film Festival held in March in Stillwater, OK.
Bare Bones Film Festival held in April in Muskogee, OK.
BisonBison Film Festival held in April in Ponca City, OK.
Clean Shorts Film Festival held in April in Choctaw, OK.
Twister Alley Film Festival held in April in Woodward, OK.
deadCenter Film Festival held in June in Oklahoma City, OK.
Norman Film Fest held in September in Norman, OK.
Oklahoma Horror Film Festival held in September in Tulsa, OK.
Tulsa American Film Festival held in October in Tulsa, OK.
Will Rogers Motion Picture Festival held in November in Claremore, OK.
Most actors need footage for their reels and most film schools have programs that need good actors.
University of Oklahoma | Norman
Located in Norman, Oklahoma
Oklahoma City Community College
Located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
University of Tulsa
Located in Tulsa, Oklahoma
Moore Norman Technology Center
Moore Norman Technology Center is your place for Film Industry SKILLS training. Classes offered, are built for hands on learning for working adults looking to broaden their skills in the entertainment industry, or even just to know where to start out. More classes are being developed specifically to train the growing workforce of actors, editors, crew, producers, and creative entertainment professionals. Search for new classes at mntc.edu/enroll or ask more and pitch your training needs through email with Jacob Snovel, at email@example.com.
demo footage & video editing
Demo footage (also known as demo reels) are a necessity for every professional actor.
Prairie Dog Pictures (Okie Show Show Podcast)
Do you need demo reel footage to get a job, but need a job to get the demo reel footage? Prairie Dog Pictures (Okie Show Show podcast) shoots custom scenes and edits footage for demo reels!
BRI has reached out to over a dozen Certified Casting Directors (C.S.A’s) from L.A. and Atlanta to make sure we stay current with the very best, industry standard, demo and performance reel trends. If you have footage, or need us to write/shoot you a custom scene, we hope to hear from you!
OKLAHOMA FILM AND MUSIC OFFICE
Located in Oklahoma City, OK, the OFMO facilitates film activities throughout the state of Oklahoma. They also oversee the State of Oklahoma Film Rebate program.
TULSA OFFICE OF FILM, MUSIC, ARTS, AND CULTURE
Located in Tulsa, OK, the Tulsa FMAC facilitates film activities in Tulsa and the surrounding area.
CHEROKEE NATION FILM OFFICE
Located in the heart of the Cherokee Nation, the Cherokee Nation Film Office facilitates film activities throughout the Cherokee Nation. They also oversee the Cherokee Nation's film rebate.