News & Events
- One more showing of "Pearl" on OETA
Don't miss your chance to watch "Pearl" on TV! OETA's Movie Club broadcast with B.J. Wexler will feature "Pearl" once again 11 p.m. Friday, June 17.
- "Pearl" Television Premiere June 11
The movie "Pearl" featuring Chickasaw aviatrix Pearl Carter Scott will make its television premiere June 11 on OETA.
- America's youngest licensed pilot featured in DVD
The true story of the youngest licensed pilot in American history soars high with a DVD and Blu-Ray release of the award-winning movie "Pearl." Produced by the Chickasaw Nation, the film focuses on the adventurous teen years of the late aviatrix Eula "Pearl" Carter Scott.
- Ada students explore Oklahoma history during 'Pearl' screening
"Pearl", the true story of a young Chickasaw aviator, recently inspired' entertained and educated several Ada Public School students.
- "Pearl" soars onto DVD
Cast and crew of the Oklahoma-made aviation drama "Pearl" will sign copies of the DVD on Monday at Full Circle Bookstore in Oklahoma City.
- Pearl showing at Warren Theatre Sept. 10-16
The Chickasaw Nation is pleased to announce that its first feature film Pearl will be showing at the Warren Theatre in Moore starting Friday, Sept. 10 through Thursday, Sept. 16.
- "Pearl" wows crowds at AirVenture Oshkosh
More than 3,000 people crowded onto the grounds of the Fly-in Theater at AirVenture to see "Pearl," the story of the youngest licensed pilot in U.S. history. Thousands more flocked to the "Pearl" booth and Ford's autograph headquarters to have posters or other memorabilia signed by the cast.
- MOVIE REVIEW - The Fort Bend/Southwest Star
Pearl (Elijah Dejesus) is the true coming of ages story of a high spirited 12 year old girl who became the youngest licensed pilot in the United States.
- Chickasaw Nation film "Pearl" kicks off week-long run in Tulsa May 22 at historic Circle Cinema.
The red carpet was unfurled as more than 800 Oklahomans turned out at the Warren Theatre in Moore, Okla., May 6 for the Oklahoma premier of the movie "Pearl". Tulsa residents will have the opportunity to see the film at 7 p.m., May 22, at the historic Circle Cinema.
- OU drama director plays Wiley Post in 'Pearl'
The Warren Theatre in Moore had the red carpet out Tuesday as cast and crew from the Oklahoma-made movie "Pearl" attended the Oklahoma premiere.
- PegasusNews.com Interview
Video interview: Pearl filmmaker King Hollis and star Elijah DeJesus
- OU drama director plays Wiley Post in 'Pearl'
NORMAN - The Warren Theatre in Moore had the red carpet out Tuesday as cast and crew from the Oklahoma-made movie "Pearl" attended the Oklahoma premiere. "Pearl" chronicles the teenage years of Pearl Carter Scott, who at 13 was the youngest licensed pilot in the U.S. in 1928.
- NewsOk (Bam's Blog)
Oklahoma-made aviation biopic "Pearl" to get state premiere Tuesday
- INDIAN TIMES : Chickasaw Aviatrix Pearl Carter Scott's life goes to the silver screen airs at 6pm on Sat 05/01 & Sun 05/02
This week on Indian Times, the producer of the film "Pearl", David Rennke, discusses how the project came about.
- KFOR-TV Video
A video interview by KFOR-TV.
- NewsOK Interview
A video interview by NewsOK.
- Recent Movie Review
Just Chick Flicks Takes Flight With Pearl
- Arrowhead film festival boasts two Hudsons
Operating out of a single location, the Lake Arrowhead Film Festival is admittedly an intimate affair.
- Life of local resident featured in movie
George Carter vividly remembers tumbling out of the back seat of a car driven by his preteen sister, Pearl.
- 'Pearl' Wins 'Best in Fest' at Trail Dance
"Pearl," the first feature film produced by the Chickasaw Nation, won the award as best overall film Jan. 24 at the Trail Dance Film Festival.
- "Pearl" a hit on film festival circuit
"Pearl," the true story of a Chickasaw girl who became the youngest licensed pilot in the U.S. in 1928, has garnered accolades from audiences and film industry insiders.
- "Pearl" wins "Best of Show" at Indie Fest
The Chickasaw Nation has won a prestigious "Best of Show" award from The Indie Fest for the feature film "Pearl."
- "Pearl" to be screened Tulsa and Indianapolis
"Pearl" is being screened at the International Cherokee Film Festival (ICFF) at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, OK on Saturday, October 10, 4:30 p.m. For more information call ICFF at 918-458-9322.
- "Pearl" featured at deadCENTER Film Festival in Oklahoma City, June 10-14, 2009
The Chickasaw Nation's production of "Pearl" has been selected as one of the narrative feature films that will be showcased during the 9th Annual deadCENTER Film Festival in Oklahoma City, June 10-14, 2009.
- AFI Dallas audiences love Chickasaw film
Audience response to "Pearl" screenings at AFI Dallas International Film Festival was "extremely positive," said producer Dave Rennke. Produced by the Chickasaw Nation, "Pearl" focuses on the tumultuous teen years of the late Pearl Carter Scott, a Chickasaw girl from Oklahoma who is well known as the youngest licensed pilot in America.
- AFI Dallas International Film Festival promises unique viewing experiences
The spotlight may be on the stars dropping in on the AFI Dallas International Film Festival - Adrien Brody, Peter Bogdanovich, Rinko Kikuchi - but when all is said and done, film festivals are about film.
- Local actors make film debut Saturday
Paden Brown, a freshman at Byng, will be watching herself on the big screen Saturday. Paden is one of several Chickasaw actors who will make their film debut at the AFI Dallas International Film Festival screening of "Pearl" March 28 and 29.
- The American Film Institute(AFI) Dallas International Film Festival to screen "Pearl" March 26 thru April 2, 2009
The American Film Institute (AFI) Dallas International Film Festival has announced the Chickasaw Nation's production of "Pearl" as one of the feature films that will be screened at the festival, March 26 - April 2, 2009.
- Pioneering mom: Boyce man's aviator mother is subject of movie
She was a strong-willed, independent woman who knew the value of hard work. She had a soft spot in her heart for children and a passion for helping others. She was adventurous, she never gave up, and she was a bit of a daredevil. Her audacious life is an inspiration, and her story will soon reach the big screen.
- Movie about youngest pilot being filmed in Oklahoma
Filming is underway on a movie about the late Pearl Carter Scott, a Chickasaw girl from Oklahoma who is well known as the youngest licensed pilot in America. Befriended by famous aviator Wiley Post in the late 1920s, Pearl was performing as a barnstormer and commercial pilot by age 14.
- Casting net thrown wide for "Pearl"
Filming is underway for the film "Pearl" based on the life of Pearl Carter Scott, legendary Chickasaw aviatrix. Casting for this movie began in July and already the cast, largely made up of young actors, is proving their talent. "The production team has assembled an amazing cast for this film," said Chris Freihofer, casting director.
- Chickasaw actors cast in "Pearl"
The production crew of "Pearl" held auditions in Ada, Okla. to find Chickasaw and Native American actors for roles in the movie. Chickasaw Nation citizens were encouraged to take part in the movie immortalizing their legendary fellow tribal member.
- State resources vital in telling story of Oklahoma aviatrix
By using Oklahoma's abundant resources, the film "Pearl" will look like it was filmed by a major studio. That is the assessment of Amy Briede, Emmy Award winning line producer of the true story of Chickasaw aviatrix Pearl Carter Scott.
- "Pearl" first to qualify for Oklahoma Film Incentive
A film about the late Pearl Carter Scott, an Oklahoman who is well known as the youngest licensed pilot in America, is the first to qualify for the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program.
- Governor Anoatubby announces Pearl filming
During his Oct. 4, 2008 State of the Nation Address, Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby announced that a movie about the late Pearl Carter Scott is being filmed in Oklahoma.
- Movie stars, crews invade Tribbey to film 'Pearl'
Louise Thompson remembers the stories her mother, the late Pearl Carter Scott, told her about learning to fly and living through the Dust Bowl days, but it was a movie crew that gave those stories life.
- Aviatrix's life put on silver screen
Befriended by famous aviator Wiley Post in the late 1920s, Pearl was performing as a barnstormer and commercial pilot by age 14.
- The Chickasaw Nation produces movie about youngest licensed Chickasaw pilot
Filming was recently completed on a movie about the late Pearl Carter Scott, a Chickasaw girl from Oklahoma who is well known as the youngest licensed pilot in America. Befriended by famous aviator Wiley Post in the late 1920s, Pearl was performing as a barnstormer and commercial pilot by age 14.
- Rose State Student on the big screen
Big things come out of Little Axe, Okla. Tony Gregory, for example, has made his way from the small town, to Rose State College and now to the big screen. "They already think I'm a movie star, but I'm far from it," Gregory jokingly said about people in his hometown. Well, his hand prints may not have made their way to any sidewalks just yet, but all in good time. There are many acts to this story.