Velma Craig

Bios

Velma Craig

Velma Kee Craig is the co-founder of White Springs Creative, LLC (formerly BetterOnes Productions), which she runs with her husband and fellow director Dustinn Craig. Velma is a graduate of Arizona State University and holds a BA in English Literature with a minor in American Indian Studies.

She was awarded Best of Class in the Animated Shorts Division at the 2011 SWAIA film festival in Santa Fe, NM. It was requested for inclusion in the AZ100 Indie Film Collection, a project of the U of A Confluencenter for Creative Inquiry in collaboration with the Arizona Media Arts Center. Her most recent film, a short comedy titled Interview with Einstein, was awarded Best Short Film by the Women’s International Film and Television Showcase in 2012.

Job Title: 
Media Maker
Tribal Affiliation: 
Navajo

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Filmmakers


• Four Films on Special to Mark June Events
• 'Navajo Code Talkers' Featured on AAPB Through June 12
• Native American Perspectives on Law Enforcement
• 40 Years | 40 Films | 40 Weeks | June Films
• Upcoming Screenings
• New! Viewer Discussion Guide: We Breathe Again
• Two New Films Screen Together on the Navajo Documentary Film Tour
• Job Opportunities
• Film Festival Opportunities
• Training and Other Opportunities
• Funding Opportunities
• Fellowship and Internship Opportunities

Educators

Lake of Betrayal looks at the Seneca Nation’s fight to protect its sovereignty against a backdrop of a federal Indian Termination policy, pork-barrel politics, and undis