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2017 Native American TV Writers Lab – Day One

Day One of the THE NATIVE AMERICAN TV WRITERS LAB. Native Writers introduced themselves, met with the lab instructor Geoff Harris and pitched their new script ideas to the group. Sponsored by NBCUniversal, CBS Entertainment Diversity, and HBO. The NATIVE AMERICAN TV WRITERS LAB is an intensive scriptwriters workshop that prepares Native Americans for writing… Read more »

Rene Haynes

Haynes got a early break in the movie business working for the 1987 film “The Untouchables.” She has done casting for successful films involving big-name directors and actors. Haynes has cast many Native Americans over the years, sometimes in major roles, such as Q’orianka Kilcher as Pocahontas in Terrence Malick’s highly regarded 2005 film, “The New… Read more »

Russell Boast

South African born, Russell Boast is a film and TV casting director. Alongside Rick Pagano (“X-Men”, “Alien”, “Hotel Rwanda”) and Debi Manwiller (TV’s “24”), he works at Pagano/Manwiller Casting. He has been working in casting since 2003. He is also a founding partner with Rick Pagano of Rock Propelled Ltd., a resource company for artists… Read more »

Viejas Band Of Kumeyaay Indians

2016 SKINS YOUTH MULTIMEDIA WORKSHOP GOES TO VIEJAS! Very Special Thanks to the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay in Alpine, California for having us. It is an honor to be invited to your community this summer for the 3rd time! We look forward to working with your youth and assisting them in producing new works! About… Read more »

Blackkiss

Blackkiss was born back in 2004 when I bought my first guitar with a black pearl finish just like Johnny Cash’s old SE Martin dreadnaught. The name actually came from a revelation from an old Chilean woman who told me, “You’re like the Sun and Moon at the same time. You are the light and… Read more »