Ute Mountain Ute Tribe (UMUT)

The 2018 NATIVE YOUTH MULTIMEDIA WORKSHOP partnered with the Ute Mountain Ute Tribe’s (UMUT) Tiwahe Youth Film Program Initiative and conducted two workshops in the UMUT Indian Reservation. Workshops were held in Towaoc, Colorado and in White Mesa, Utah. UMUT Native youth learned how to write, direct, shoot and edit their own movies! They produced… Read more »

2018 NATIVE AMERICAN TV WRITERS LAB

NATIVE AMERICAN PARTICIPANTS SELECTED FOR THE 2018 NATIVE AMERICAN TV WRITERS LAB Los Angeles, CA – The LA Skins Fest, a Native American film festival, in partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal, CBS Entertainment Diversity, Netflix, HBO, United Talent Agency, and Turner, announced today they have selected 7 participants for the 3rd NATIVE AMERICAN TV WRITERS LAB, a talent development program that aims to… Read more »

Toronto International Film Festival Collaboration

LA SKINS FEST Festival Director, Patricia Gomes, has been invited to speak at TIFF’s Industry Conference. Patricia will be on the Foundations Crewing Up and Breaking Through panel taking place Monday Sept 10th, 2018 in Glenn Gould Studio. Patricia will discuss our Native Youth Multimedia Workshop and other LA SKINS FEST’s development programs. For more information about the… Read more »

2018 Native American Documentary Track Program

The LA SKINS FEST, a Native American Film Festival, will present its 12th annual film festival November 13th-18th, 2018 at the TCL Chinese Theater in Hollywood, CA. The LA SKINS FEST annually showcases works by independent Native American filmmakers that provide insight into the beauty, complexity and diversity of Native American people. The festival offers… Read more »

2018 NATIVE AMERICAN FEATURE FILM WRITERS LAB

The 2018 NATIVE AMERICAN FEATURE FILM WRITERS LAB, sponsored by NBC Universal, The Walt Disney Company, HBO and Turner, has selected four Native American writers to be part of this year’s lab! The lab is designed to familiarize participants with the format, characters and storyline structure of narrative feature film.  Our fellows will take part in a… Read more »

11th Annual LA SKINS FEST

The LA SKINS FEST offers a genuine voice for emerging Native American actors, filmmakers, writers, directors and our community of artists. After eight years, we have garnered support from several art foundations, entertainment corporations, and Native American tribes. Every year, we premier several Native-made movies that feature Q&A’s with Native American filmmakers, panel discussions with… Read more »