3rd Annual Native American Animation Lab

The Native American Media Alliance is accepting applications for the 3RD ANNUAL NATIVE AMERICAN VIRTUAL ANIMATION LAB taking place Dec 6th – 10th, 2021. This year’s lab is presented by Comcast NBCUniversal, Nickelodeon Animation, Crunchyroll and the Cherokee Nation Film Office. The NATIVE AMERICAN ANIMATION LAB is an intensive workshop that develops Native American writers,… Read more »

Inaugural Native American Unscripted Workshop – Fellows Selected

     The NATIVE AMERICAN UNSCRIPTED WORKSHOP has selected 8 participants for its inaugural year. The participants will take part in a five day intensive that will have them meet with executives from numerous networks and studios as well as experienced unscripted producers. The workshop will consist of group discussions and creative seminars that will… Read more »

Alyssa London

Alyssa London, 30, was crowned Miss Alaska USA 2017 on February 4, 2017 at the Anchorage Performing Arts Center, and immediately felt the excitement and responsibility that comes with becoming the first Tlingit to carry this prestigious title. Alyssa is not only a member of the Tlingit Nation, she is the appointed Cultural Ambassador for… Read more »

15th Annual LA SKINS FEST – SAVE THE DATE

The 15th Annual LA SKINS FEST, presented by COMCAST NBCUniversal, takes place November 16th – 21st, 2021 in Hollywood, CA. The festival offers a genuine showcase for emerging Native American artists. In our fifteenth year, we are expanding to meet the need for our filmmakers, our artists and our voice! The 15th annual LA SKINS… Read more »

NY SKINS FEST – SAVE THE DATE

The NY SKINS FEST, presented by New York University, takes place November 6th – 15th, 2021 in New York, NY. This event launches more opportunities, showcases more films and highlights more Native American filmmakers! This year, we open our virtual festivities on November 8th with hostess and journalist, Alyssa London. Alyssa will provide an overview… Read more »

Native American USC Graduates Return

Native American USC Graduates Return DATE: Monday, October 11, 2021 at 7 p.m. LOCATION:Virtual Event ADMISSION: Admission is free. Registration is available here. DESCRIPTION: The LA SKINS FEST has hosted many Native American USC graduates through its labs, festival, and other programs. Presented on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, this panel of writers, actors, directors, and producers will recall their… Read more »

Native American Women in Media – Recap

 Native American Women in Media DATE: Monday, September 13, 2021 at 7 p.m. LOCATION:Virtual Event TYPE:Diversity, Conversation GENRE:Cinematic Arts Via Zoom Video Recording Available Here: DESCRIPTION: Presented in conjunction with LA SKINS FEST, this panel of Native American women will discuss their careers as writers, actors, and fillmmakers; the challenges they face; and how they overcome them. The LA SKINS… Read more »

Inaugural Native American Unscripted Workshop

The Native American Media Alliance announced a new initiative centered on supporting and spotlighting Native American documentary filmmakers. With support from Comcast NBCUniversal, A+E Networks, CNN, Turner Sports, YAHOO and the Cherokee Nation Film Office, the organization is introducing the Native American Unscripted Workshop for emerging and seasoned indigenous documentary filmmakers seeking to explore outlets… Read more »

Native American Writers Accelerator Grant

With support from Netflix, the Native American Media Alliance is introducing the Native American Writer Accelerator Grant for graduates from their highly successful Native American TV Writers Lab where participating writers have the opportunity to develop and complete an original television pilot. Created to give new opportunities to Native American writers, the Native American Writer… Read more »

How To Get Paid as a Writer: Conversations with Writers and their Representation

How To Get Paid as a Writer: Conversations with Writers and their Representation Launch Pad and LA Skins Fest co-host a FREE Livestreaming panel on the business side of being a working writer. On Wednesday, July 14th, three pairs of writers and their managers will discuss topics such as: finding the right representation, working with your representation, and case… Read more »