“As part of our mission to support underrepresented and emerging filmmakers, FilmLA is proud to support this initiative for Native American writers. Expanding the reach of underrepresented communities not only vastly broadens the entertainment library for all of us, it also greatly increases our knowledge and understanding of the greater American community,” announced Paul Audley,… Read more »
Tag: Carlee Malemute
Born and raised in an Alaskan village of 500, Carlee Malemute, a graduate from USC’s Screenwriting MFA Program and a participant in the 2016 Native American TV Writers Lab, co- wrote three movies for Lifetime and is currently staffed with her writing partner on Hallmark’s Good Witch. She enjoys writing stories about complicated families.
When Carlee Malemute (Athabascan) was fourteen, she convinced her Alaskan boarding school roommates to recreate ceremonies from The Craft in an effort to gain supernatural abilities. Though she was unsuccessful in her attempt, she’s never stopped trying to find ways to give cool powers to her characters. Between school, growing up in a Native village of 500, and her mother taking… Read more »