Writers Program

Bryson Chun

Bryson Chun (Kanaka Maoli) is a 2016 Sundance Film Festival Native Shorts Lab Fellow and a 2018 imagineNATIVE Feature Screenwriting Intensive Fellow. His film, Ka Piko, premiered at the Hawaii International Film Festival in 2017, where it was nominated for a “Best Short” award. The short was also featured as one of only 25 films selected by… Read more »

Maya Dittloff

   Writer/Director Maya Rose Dittloff (Three Affiliated Tribes and Amskapi Piikani/Chippewa)attended the UCLA School of Theater, Film, and Television, and in 2018 Maya was named a Creative Visions + The XX Fund Emerging Filmmaker and NBC Universal Scholar for her work in social impact entertainment. She now works in tandem with Ramo Law Firm to develop… Read more »

Yelyna De Leon

     Yelyna De Leon is an award-winning filmmaker/writer/actor from the southside of Chicago where she majored in theater in high school. Since then she has had several of her plays, films and tv pilots produced. She received her MFA in Film and Television production with a concentration in writing from USC, where she co-created… Read more »

David Zuckerman

David Zuckerman is a 2019 Native American Feature Film Lab Fellow.

Bryan Davidson 

Bryan Davidson is a Los Angeles-based writer and animation development executive. As a playwright his work War Music was premiered at the Los Angeles Theatre Center by Echo Theatre Company and Playwrights Arena, and moved to the Geffen Playhouse.  It received an Ovation Award for World Premiere Play. His work has been produced by the Greenway Court Theatre, Cornerstone… Read more »

Cara Jade Myers

Cara Jade Myers (Kiowa/ Wichita) is a Native writer part of the 2019 Native American TV Writes Lab.

Robert Vestal

ROBERT VESTAL (Cherokee) is a Native writer part of the 2019 Native American TV Writes Lab.

Shelley Dennis

Shelley Dennis is a Choctaw Native writer part of the 2019 Native American TV Writes Lab.

Micah Ian War Dog Wright

Micah Ian War Dog Wright is a Muscogee (Creek) Native writer part of the 2019 Native American TV Writers Lab.

John Timothy

John Timothy (Muscogee/Creek) is Native writer part of the 2019 Native American TV Writers Lab.