Jason Marcus

Jason Marcus (Iroquois) is a writer and comedian born and raised in Boston. At the age of nineteen, he started performing standup, and after a few years – and some lucky breaks – became a full time working comic, touring internationally. Hewon Catch A Rising Star’s “Catch A New Rising Star” Competition, The Detroit International Comedy Festival, and placed… Read more »

Erik Fritts-Davis

Erik Fritts-Davis.writes sketch and half-hour comedy.  His work has been featured on stages of Upright Citizens Brigade, iO West, The Second City – Hollywood, and ACME Comedy Theatre.  He is a staff writer for the long-running Top Story! Weekly.  Erik holds a BA in film production from CSU Sacramento, studied in the UCLA Professional Program for… Read more »

Hollywood Creative Forum Recap

The LA SKINS FEST was proud to sponsor the Hollywood Creative Forum 9.0 Conference February 13th and 14th, 2018 in Beverly Hills, CA. This event is the media & entertainment industry’s leader gathering where talented and credentialed individuals from communities of color get together with established industry executives to share ideas, network, collaborate and advance… Read more »

RES Las Vegas 2018

The National Reservation Economic Summit (RES) is taking place March 5th – 8th, 2018, in Las Vegas. RES offers attendees access to tribal leaders, members of Congress, federal agency representatives, state and local elected officials, and top CEOs, on a national platform. Attendees will benefit from networking, training, and business development sessions. The LA SKINS… Read more »

3rd Annual Native American TV Writers Lab

The 3rd Annual NATIVE AMERICAN TV WRITERS LAB call for submissions is now closed. The lab is sponsored by NBCUniversal, Netflix, CBS Entertainment Diversity, Turner, and HBO. “Between the table reads, the writers labs, and the pitch workshops, the LA SKINS FEST has helped me grow and learn substantially, not just as a Native and… Read more »

OPENING NIGHT MIXER

November 15th, 2017 — Sundance Institute’s Native American and Indigenous Film Program collaborated with us to celebrate and host our opening night for Native American filmmakers, Native American TV Lab alumni, and Sundance NativeLab Fellows. We also took the opportunity to thank our network, studio, tribal and municipal sponsors for supporting the LA SKINS FEST…. Read more »

NATIVE AMERICAN ACTING WORKSHOP

Thursday November 16th — The SAG-AFTRA National Native Americans Committee as part of LA Skins Fest hosted a panel called The Business of Acting:  The Landscape of Native American Casting– a free casting panel and interactive workshop. This casting panel and workshop was dedicated to Native American actors seeking to gain insight into auditioning, performing… Read more »

OPENING NIGHT FILM

LA SKINS FEST opened the film festival with THOR: RAGNAROK, from director Taika Waititi.