James M. Fortier


James M. Fortier

Turtle Island Producations owner James M. Fortier brings over 25 years of production experience to every project. In addition to broadcast, cable, and corporate clients. Fortier, an enrolled tribal member of the Pic River Ojibway First Nation, Ontario; specializes in documentary, dramatic, educational and informational video and web productions focusing on Native American and First Nation cultures, histories, stories, and contemporary issues. Dedicated to bringing Native American stories from a Native perspective to a wider audience, TIP has produced many award winning productions independently and in collaboration with Native filmmakers from the U.S. and Canada.

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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.