Call for Proposals - Election Coverage

Accepted Proposals Can Receive up to $20,000

Interested in the election? Got a great production idea? We're accepting proposals for projects related to the upcoming national election, and accepted proposals can receive up to $20,000 for production. Submit your proposal by Feb. 8.

Your production can be a documentary, animation and other innovative storytelling approach.

We'll announce in March if your proposal is accepted.

Hey, don't miss your chance. Find the details here:



Native stories that represent the cultures, experiences, and values of American Indians and Alaska Natives for your station!


Current funding, job, and training opportunities that support the production of Native content. Plus, additional information for filmmakers.


Hands-on educational tools for middle school to college-aged students that increase the Impact of Native films in the classroom.
Peggy Berryhill (Muscogee), the founder of the Native Media Resource Center (NMRC), will be awarded the Frank Blythe Award for Media Excellence at the Vision Maker Film Festival, March 11-13, 2016, in Lincoln, Nebraska.
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Native Stories for Public Broadcasting

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Boots Kennedye has been on the road listening to stories about the tribes of the Great Lakes region for the Vision Maker Media series, Growing Native.

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Below are suggestions and advice from funded filmmakers. They were gracious enough to give us permission to share their applications that were funded in the 2014 Open Call.

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