Carlee Malemute, a graduate from USC’s Screenwriting MFA Program and a participant in the 2016 Native American TV Writers Lab.
Eva Thomas (Tohono O’odham /Ojibway/Cherokee) is an actor, filmmaker and writer.
Isaac was born in New York City but currently lives in Los Angeles. He is a 2018 Native American Feature Film Writers Lab participant.
Montana Cypress is a Los Angeles based writer for the screen and stage. He is 2018 Native American Feature Film Writers Lab participant.
Writer/Director Richard Montes (Chichimeca/Blackfeet) is a 2018 Native American Feature Film Writers Lab participant.
Congratulations to our 2018 Native American TV Writers Lab fellows for completing the program!
Gabe began his career by first becoming an Intern, then a Writers’ Assistant, and eventually being accepted into the Nickelodeon Writing Program — where he met his now writing partner, Jonathan Butler. Gabe went on to be staffed on various animated and live action series until he and his partner sold a live-action series to… Read more »
Sonya Oberly is an independent writer/producer. She’s an enrolled member of the Nez Perce Tribe and a descendant of the Osage and Comanche Tribes in Oklahoma. Sonya worked for a number years in counseling throughout Indian Country. In 2009, she earned her MFA from the University of Southern California with an emphasis in writing and directing she had… Read more »
Siena East is a Choctaw screenwriter, director and actress living and writing in Los Angeles. She graduated with a BFA in Film and Television Production from New York University.Her thesis short film, Lycanphobic was a selection of NYU’s First Run Film Festival. She has worked on television shows such as Ray Donovan, The… Read more »
Vladimir Perez is an writer/actor born in Brooklyn NY. After performing in the 2017 CBS Diversity Showcase, Vlad appeared on the CBS sitcoms Superior Donuts and Man With a Plan, the ABC hit show Modern Family, Brooklyn Nine Nine and LA to Vegas on FOX. Vlad is also a proud recipient of the Groundlings NBC/Universal… Read more »