Tracy Lee Nelson

Tracy Lee Nelson (Blues Musician/Singer/Song Composer) is a Luiseno /Diegueno Native California Indian, a descendant of the Guassac family of the La Jolla Indian Reservation and the Mataweer/Duro family of the Mesa Grande Indian Reservation. Tracy has engaged in playing many genres of music from blues to rock. In the 1990’s, he emerged from San… Read more »

11th Annual LA SKINS FEST Announces 2017 EVENTS and FILM SCREENINGS

11th ANNUAL LA SKINS FEST ANNOUNCES ALL EVENTS AND FILM SCREENINGS NOVEMBER 14th-19th, 2017 11th Annual LA SKINS FEST Presented by COMCAST NBCUNIVERSAL Announces 2017 Event and Film Line Up Los Angeles, CA, October 30, 2017 – The LA Skins Fest, presented by COMCAST NBCUNIVERSAL, announced today its full list of features and shorts that… Read more »

DeLanna Studi

SAG-AFTRA National Native Americans Committee DeLanna Studi.

Beth Klein

Beth Klein heads the casting department at Universal Television.

NATIVE YOUTH MEDIA TOUR

Friday November 17th – NATIVE YOUTH MEDIA TOUR Participating Native youth will be invited to tour a Hollywood studio. Native youth participants will learn about film and television history, walk on sets, sound stages and meet with studio personnel. The purpose of tour is to inspired the next generation to explore film and television as a… Read more »

The Business of Acting: The Landscape of Native American Casting

Reservations for this event have been closed. Please see our full schedule for additional LA SKINS FEST events. The LA SKINS FEST is now accepting RSVPs for the SAG/AFTRA Native American Actors Panel taking place Thursday November 16th, 7pm at SAG/AFTRA in Hollywood. This program features casting personnel from NBCUniversal and FOX and will be… Read more »

Opening Night Screening

THOR RAGNAROK From Maori filmmaker Taika Waititi, the LA SKINS FEST opening night movie is presented by Walt Disney Studios and Marvel Entertainment. Reception will follow the screening. . Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk, his former… Read more »

Saturday-Sunday Screenings —-TCL Chinese Theater

Saturday November 18th and Sunday November 19th TCL Chinese Theater We will screen over sixty Native American films that include premieres of several new dramas, documentaries, animation and youth films at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood. The LA SKINS FEST annually showcases works by independent Native American filmmakers that provide insight into the beauty,… Read more »