Tom Weidlinger


Tom Weidlinger

Tom Weidlinger is an independent filmmaker who has been writing, directing and producing documentary films for 30 years. Nineteen of his films have received national broadcasts on public television. Many have won prestigious festival and industry awards, and are in educational distribution.

Weidlinger's work deals with a wide range of subjects, from the emotional development of boys in the United States to humanitarian aid in the Congo. The themes of social justice and human relations run through his films. Detailed information on recent works can be found at

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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.