7th Annual Native American Feature Film Writers Lab – Accepting Applications!

The Native American Media Alliance has opened applications for the seventh annual Native American Feature Film Writers Lab. This is a 10-week program that will take place on-line from July through October 2024 sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal. Each year the Feature Film Lab provides incredible support for Native American writers seeking support for movie script… Read more »

9th Annual Native American TV Writers Lab – Fellows Selected

The Native American Media Alliance is excited to announce the seven selections for the 9th Annual Native American TV Writers Lab fellows. This year’s TV Lab is in partnership with Comcast NBCUniversal, Golden Globes Foundation, Netflix, National Endowment for the Arts, and Snowpants Productions. “The Native American TV Writers Lab has an extraordinary record of… Read more »

18th Annual LA SKINS FEST – Call For Submissions

“As the entertainment industry continues to reshape itself, the LA SKINS FEST continues to grow opportunities for our community.” Announced Patricia Gomes, festival director. ”This year, we are expanding the festival and increasing our ability to showcase new indigenous cinema.” The LA SKINS FEST will celebrate its films and filmmakers at the iconic Chinese Theater… Read more »

Native Youth Film Workshop 2024

The first Native Youth Film Workshop of 2024! Native youth learn the art of filmmaking and produce their own movie! The workshop provides hands on training in camera operation, sound recording, editing, acting and directing! The youth work together as a production team to develop and shoot short films throughout the week. The youth present… Read more »

Native Youth Film Workshop at the 17th Annual LA SKINS FEST

The LA SKINS FEST hosts the Native Youth Film Workshop at the festival! Saturday November 18th at 1p PT, Native filmmakers oversee a film workshop with lessons in camera operation, sound equipment, acting and directing! The youth work together as a production team to develop and shoot a short film. This event takes place at… Read more »

5th Annual Native American Animation Lab – Fellows Selected

     8 participants have been selected for the 5th Annual Native American Animation Lab, a talent development program that boosts the careers of Native Americans in the field of animation. This year’s lab is sponsored by Comcast NBCUniversal, Sony Pictures Animation, MTV Entertainment Group, Cherokee Film and Los Angeles County Arts & Culture.  … Read more »

12th Annual Native American Media Awards Recap

The LA SKINS FEST celebrated the 12th Annual Native American Media Awards at the iconic Hard Rock in Hollywood. Hosted by renowned actors Q’orianka Kilcher and Kiowa Gordon, the event honored talented, innovative, and outstanding Native American artists who have demonstrated a unique and powerful voice in the entertainment industry and provided leadership in their… Read more »

Kiowa Gordon

Kiowa Gordon is a prolific Native American actor with award winning film and television credits. He can currently be seen playing the Series Regular role of “Jim Chee” in the critically acclaimed series DARK WINDS for AMC, based on the book series from Tony Hillerman, and produced by George R. R. Martin and Robert Redford,… Read more »

Brittanie Sheree

Brittanie Sheree is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation who grew up in Bakersfield, California. She got her start in New York and has performed all over the US, headlined at the Athens English Comedy Club in Greece, and made her comedy debut at the Edinburgh Fringe Fest this summer. Her dark but upbeat takes on the… Read more »

Native American Writers Accelerator Grant

With support from Netflix, the Native American Media Alliance launched the Native American Writers Accelerator Grant for selected fellows of our highly prestigious initiatives. The Native American Writers Accelerator Grant provides $10,000 grants and professional support to help writers develop their craft, pitch their projects and bolster their careers. The collaboration with Netflix is part… Read more »