Foundations of Set Painting for Film

Coming soon to Francis Tuttle, Foundations of Set Painting for Film, in partnership with Prairie Surf Studios and collaboration with FEIO, is starting Sept. 17- October 1!

Come learn from scenic designer, Meghan Buchanan, basic skills to begin one’s career in the film industry.

Meghan is an Oklahoma based IATSE 484 Scenic Artist. Meghan was the scenic artist at OCU, the resident scenic designer for Oklahoma Children’s Theater, and the properties supervisor for the OU School of Drama. Prior to her move to Oklahoma, Meghan co-founded Paper Mache Monkey, an art and design studio in New York City. With PMM, Meghan designed and built set pieces, props and puppets for Broadway Shows, television, and New York Fashion week. Some of her favorite projects include the Broadway production of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Public Theater’s Into the Woods and Hair, Rihanna’s musical set for Saturday Night Live, and a Julia Roberts themed obstacle course for Billy on the Street. Meghan is proud to be a member of the Tony and Obie award winning scenic design team for Peter and the Starcatcher. She is excited about the growing opportunities in the Oklahoma Film Industry.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in the growing film industry, this is an amazing opportunity! 

Launch your career in the film industry today by registering here. Spots are limited.

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Entertainment Payroll

Registration is now open for another amazing opportunity to equip one to join the film industry!

Entertainment Payroll, in partnership with Francis Tuttle and Prairie Surf Studios, and in collaboration with Film Education Institute of Oklahoma, will be hosted online from Sept. 23 – Nov. 4. 

This course will be taught by Cecilia Escobar, payroll accountant with nearly 20 years of experience on major motion pictures, such as Spider-Man 2 (2004), Iron Man 2 (2010), The Greatest Showman (2017), Men in Black II (2002), Dune (2021), and more.

Students will gain a Payroll 101 overview of Area Standards Agreements (ASA) for all unions operating in Oklahoma and distant hires, non-union workers, Directors Guild of America employees, Teamsters, and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) employees.

SEPT. 23 – NOV. 4 | $250 | ONLINE
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