Prairie Surf is a movement of entertainment professionals providing premier production facilities and championing world-class storytelling in the heart of Oklahoma City. Through our community engagement, legislative advocacy, and workforce training, we are forging a groundswell of opportunity for the next creative generation.
At Prairie Surf Studios, we are partners in production. We provide world-class facilities and production support to bring stories to life. With 1.3M square-feet and 5 clearspan soundstages, Prairie Surf Studios offers unprecedented efficiencies and unmatched flexibility.
Prairie Surf Studios is led by Oklahoma Native and CEO, Rachel Cannon.
Rachel Cannon is an entertainment executive, accomplished television actress and producer. With an acting career in Los Angeles that spans 20 years with over 80 network television credits, Cannon has been featured on iconic television series like “Big Bang Theory,” “Two and a Half Men,” “Mad Men,” and for 6 years she played Deidre on ABC’s hit comedy, “Fresh Off The Boat.” Combining her on-set experience with a strong entrepreneurial spirit, Cannon launched Prairie Surf Studios in 2021 where she currently serves as CEO. Determined to bring more creative opportunities for film and television to her home State, she believes this industry will create sustainable jobs, economic diversity and a creative path for the next generation. Cannon devotes time assisting legislators in the formation of a more competitive rebate program and currently sits on the board of directors for the State Chamber of Commerce.