2nd Annual Native American Writers Accelerator Grant

The Native American Media Alliance announced the recipients of the 2nd Annual Native American Writers Accelerator Grant. With support from Netflix, the organization launched the Native American Writer Accelerator Grant for fellows from the highly successful TV writers lab. “This initiative is an incredible opportunity that gives Native American writers the ability to develop their… Read more »

2nd Annual Native American Writers Seminar

The Native American Media Alliance, in partnership with the Cherokee Nation Film Office and Warner Bros. Discovery Access, has announced the selected fellows for the 2nd Annual Native American Writers Seminar.      “We are proud to continue this incredible program expanding it to ten new fantastic Native American writers,” said Cara Jade Myers, director… Read more »

3rd Annual Native American Showrunner Program – Fellows Selected

The Native American Media Alliance announced its selections for the inaugural Native American Showrunner Program, sponsored by Bad Robot, Comcast NBCUniversal, National Endowment for the Arts, Pop Culture Collaboration and A+E Networks, in partnership with Kung Fu Monkey Productions. “We are excited to usher in another year of incredible writers for this unique intensive,” said… Read more »

Writers

Native American TV Writers Lab Now in it’s seventh year, the Native American TV Writers Lab hosts 8-12 fellows each year in a multi-week lab that provides creative and professional guidance. Native American Feature Film Writers Lab The Native American Feature Film Writers Lab is a 10-week lab that has each participant complete a feature… Read more »

2017 Native Youth Media and Tech Workshops

In 2017, the Native Youth Film Workshop returned to our partners in Southern California! We collaborated with the Morongo Tribal TANF and Viejas Band of Kumeyaay. Several youth participated to create numerous new productions. In June, we travelled to Morongo and worked with dozens of youth. Take a look at Day One in Morongo: The… Read more »

2021 Native Youth Media and Tech Workshops

In 2021, we hosted several online workshops for filmmaking, animation and anime. Throughout the year, we collaborated with Seven Generations at United American Indian Involvement in Los Angeles. In February, we conducted a Native Youth Anime Workshop that taught 3-D animation software and drawing software. Native youth learned about anime and developed their own anime… Read more »

2016 Native Youth Media and Tech Workshops

2016 was a huge year as we worked with eight tribes, tribal organizations and travelled back to Morocco! Native and indigenous youth produced several films, documentaries and more that were showcased at our annual film festival. In June, we expanded our outreach to Oklahoma and collaborated with the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma. Iowa youth produced… Read more »

2015 Native Youth Media and Tech Workshops

In 2015, we expanded our workshop to include new tribes and tribal organizations. We partnered with the Morongo Tribal TANF in San Bernardino, CA and the Pauma Band of Luiseno Indians in San Diego, CA. We also continued our partnership with the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay and conducted another film workshop. Morongo Tribal TANF was… Read more »

2014 Native Youth Media and Tech Workshops

 In 2014, we expanded our workshop to the Viejas Band of Kumeyaay, the Pala Band of Mission Indians, and the Big Pine Paiute Tribe of the Owens Valley. The youth produced over fifty films that ranged from drama to comedy to documentary. In July, Native youth from the Pala Band of Mission Indians produced several… Read more »