About Us

Oklahoma City Community College has a new 8-million-dollar Visual and Performing Arts Center, featuring state-of-the art filmmaking equipment and facilities that are the best in the state, and one-of-its-kind in the entire Southwest. This is now the home of the Oklahoma Film Institute 2009 Cinema Clinics.

Some of the instructors for the Cinema Clinics are:

Gray Frederickson

Oscar-winning producer of "Godfather" "Godfather II" and "Godfather III", "Apocalypse Now", "Outsiders", "Bad Girls", "UHF" and many other feature films. Gray is also the Emmy Award winning producer of the documentary "Dream No Little Dream", and the Artist-in-Residence at OCCC.


Greg Mellott

Director of the OCCC Film and Video Program, professor, screenwriter, and Emmy Award winning writer/director of "Dream No Little Dream".  Professor Mellott has worked with Jackie Chan and David Chan, producer of "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles", and traveled all over the world making films - Canada, Australia, the Philippines, Istanbul, Sweden and Spain. Professor Mellott has a Bachelor of Arts Degree from the University of California at Los Angeles, and a Master's Degree from the University of Southern California, now called the School of Cinematic Arts.


Mark Scott

Instructor of Professional Media courses at UCO.  He teaches various courses in video production, including Sports Media Production, Video Field Production, Corporate Video Production, Advanced Video Production and Non-Linear Editing. Mark has over 15 years of television, documentary, and sports production experience, including work with "Inside Edition," ESPN, NBA, NHL, MLB, And 1 Mix Tour, Outdoor Life Network, NCAA, and COX Sports, as well as work with many other broadcasting outlets. In addition he produces the Oklahoma High School Sports Express, which airs statewide.