Tag: Native Writer

Khadijah Iman

Khadijah Iman was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts with an undeniable love for television, film, and music. Good luck getting her away from a classic horror flick like Child’s Play or Scream. In 2015, she graduated from Full Sail University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Creative Writing for Entertainment and moved to… Read more »

Kelly D’Angelo

A writer for Hasbro, a Sundance/IAIA fellow and a LA Skins Fest HBO/CBS/NBC’s Native Writer’s Workshop participant, this First-Nations comedy writer has a knack for the whimsical. A lover of nerd culture, musicals, board games, and cosplay, she balances her days between making-up songs for local audiences with her musical improv team and running her… Read more »

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.

Eva Thomas

Eva Thomas (Tohono O’odham /Ojibway/Cherokee) is an actor, filmmaker and writer.  Eva graduated from Arizona State University with degrees in Communication and Broadcasting.  After university, she attended the Webber Douglas Dramatic Arts Academy in England and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York.  Eva earned a Masters of Arts degree from UCLA in… Read more »

Montana Cypress

Cypress is a Los Angeles based writer for the screen and stage. He also acts in short films he produces, “Thunderdance” a short which he co-produced and starred in took Second Place for Overall Standard Film in the Nationwide AT&T Create-a-thon contest where contestants were invited to film on the Warner Brothers Lot. And his… Read more »

Richard Montes

Writer/Director Richard Montes (Chichimeca/Blackfeet) credits include the award winning comedy “Aguruphobia” released theatrically and currently available on VOD platforms.  His feature documentary “Pass The Mic” screened for American Film Institute’s Music Doc Series, distributed by Image Entertainment, and included in Stanford and Harvard University’s Global Hip Hop Archive. Richard co-created the horror-sci-fi thriller “Lost Angeles… Read more »

Robert Vestal

ROBERT VESTAL (Cherokee descent). Actor, writer, director. From Chicago. Graduate of the University of Chicago. Also graduate of The Groundlings and studied at The Second City. 20 plus year veteran of the Stage. TV/Film credits include ER, It’s All Relative, and the award winning film No Turning Back. And now a video game! Resident Evil… Read more »