About Scissortail Studios
OKCPS has partnered with the Film Education Institute of Oklahoma (FEIO) to launch Scissortail Studios, a pilot program to introduce Film Production courses to High School Students. This program launches a commitment by the district to provide OKCPS students the opportunity to learn and experience the critical role film production plays in the making of movies, television shows, documentaries and other content.
Scissortail Studios will consist of three core program elements:
- Classroom Curriculum – A custom curriculum taught by a combination of OKCPS and FEIO instructors, with classroom film kits and industry-specific activities for hands-on learning,
- Scissortail Studios Film Lab at Douglass High School – A dedicated space equipped with state-of-the-art industry equipment and resources, designed to provide a comprehensive film production experience for program participants from across the district.
- Scissortail Mobile Film Lab – Take learning to the streets! This mobile film lab will visit OKCPS school sites, support school events and participate in community activities – allowing students to experience firsthand what a job in film production might look like.
For the 2022-2023 School Year, Scissortail Studios will be available at:
- Douglass High School
- NW Classen High School
More high schools will add Scissortail Studios to their curriculum in the future.