Women in Business: Growing Film Industry in Oklahoma
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) (CDT)
The Jenks Chamber of Commerce Women in Business program will go behind the scenes of the film industry at its Tuesday, Aug. 23 luncheon.
Featured speaker Cassidy Lunnen, Founder and CEO of Red Clay Studios, will share from her 20 years of experience in entertainment, developing, producing and line producing successful independent films.
The Women in Business program is presented by Public Service Company of Oklahoma and Red River Payroll. Sponsors include the Oklahoma Aquarium, TTCU Federal Credit Union, BancFirst, and Motivational Me.
Lunnen produced her first film that sold to Paramount Vantage in 2006 and has since produced over 35 films. From 2009-2011, she was the Creative/Production Executive for Capitol Films overseeing the development and production of films in the range of $5 to $50mm.
From 2015-2020, Lunnen joined Astronauts Wanted, a joint venture of Sony Music & Judy McGrath, as SVP of Development & Production.
In May of 2021, Lunnen opened Red Clay Studios, a production company and sound stage facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Since opening its doors, Red Clay Studios has completed three feature-length films and is in active development on two Sony faith-based series that completed principal photography in Tulsa Summer 2022.
Red Clay Studios breaks new ground in filmmaking by providing turnkey production services for all filmmakers as a leader in the investment in Tulsa’s emerging film market.
Cost to attend is $20 for members and $30 for non-members. The registration deadline is Friday, Aug. 19 by 5 p.m.