Film Production Studio

We Are 1577

an award winning film production studio based in Oklahoma City, OK.
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ABOUT 1577

At 1577, we value the power of human connection through film, relying on it to entertain and inspire audiences across the country. Whether it is an intimate narrative, a complex documentary, or a branded film – we create focused, compelling stories that get noticed. Our core services include:

Creating your Story

Through our discovery process, we seek to identify the audience and target platforms which will best serve the story. From initial concept development, to organizing production days, we lay the foundation towards getting the most out of your production.

Capturing your Story

1577 has employed a scalable production model for both local and nationally driven projects. This gives its clients access to a highly talented and a trusted team, regardless of project size.

Sharing your Story

Whether your project is destined for social media and a company website, television, or a national distribution platform, we have a proven team to bring those hopes to reality.

"Disturb us, If our dreams come true it’s because we have dreamed too little."

Sir Francis Drake - 1577


A quickly evolving film production studio with award winning talent.

HEADSHOTS // 1577 Productions

David Tester

Dave is an award winning director, DP, and producer who has worked on a variety of projects from commercials for Fortune 500 companies to feature length documentary films. With a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Central Oklahoma, Dave worked as a Series 7 licensed Financial Advisor for three years, managing over $25 million in assets by the age of 23. Following his passion for filmmaking, Dave now uses his experience to serve as president of 1577 Productions and as an executive producer for several films, in which he secures investors, manages budgets, and leads projects from concept to completion.

HEADSHOTS // 1577 Productions

Christopher Hunt

Christopher is an award winning Native American (Cherokee) director specializing in documentary film and commercial production. Focusing on humanizing subjects and telling stories that resonate with large audiences, Christopher is a 2X winner at the deadCENTER Film Festival and has screened his work from coast to coast. His feature length directorial debut EDDIE, released by Lionsgate Films, told the story of Hall of Fame basketball coach Eddie Sutton. The film garnered national attention when it debuted on ESPN in the spring of 2020, leading ESPN’s Myron Medcalf to call it “one of the best sports documentaries he had ever seen.”

Christopher has continued to focus on high-end storytelling. From embedding with the Oklahoma State football team during the 2020 season for ESPN+’s “Our Time,” to directing a documentary feature film on acclaimed dance instructor Jo Rowan.

Let’s Talk About Your Project


We believe our work speaks for itself. We invite you to browse our most recent projects below and enjoy our handmade work with love for every detail.


Contact Us

11 NE 11th St
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
405.315.0197 (Dave)
405.740.8798 (Chris)