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The Native American Journalists Association will recognize members’ coverage of Indian Country during the 2018 NAJA National Native Media Awards. The annual competition recognizes excellence in reporting by Native and non-Native journalists across the US and Canada. Cost is $25 per entry for professional or associate NAJA members, $15 per entry for student members and $50 per entry for non-members.

The Facebook Journalism Project and the Native American Journalists Association have partnered to establish The NAJA Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship, in an effort to support quality journalism that strengthens and connects communities. 

In 2018, NAJA will select five students for one-time awards of $10,000 each for the NAJA - Facebook Journalism Project Scholarship for Native American students pursuing journalism and media degrees at a higher learning institutions.

Event: Feb. 28

Documentary filmmakers are often challenged to create visual metaphors when retelling past events. This panel discussion will examine the imaginative ways that makers use to build the world of their film with animation, re-enactments and various other visual devices. Join filmmakers Julia Bacha, Riley Hooper, Amanda Zackem and moderator Marcia Rock for this exploration of the many options and choices available for creative storytelling with visually distinctive elements.

Speakers: Julia Bacha, Riley Hooper and Amanda Zacke

NYF's International Radio Program Awards for The World's Best Radio Programs honors radio content in all lengths and formats and across all platforms from radio stations, networks and independent producers from around the globe. Our Art Deco radio microphone trophy is a "must have" on everyone's desk.

Pre-arranged, one-on-one meetings with distributors, sales agents and festival programmers for finished, nearly finished and rough cut films.

Projects must be in a rough-cut or complete stage. Those that have an international appeal and would suit theatrical, broadcast or educational audiences are encouraged to apply. Participants have 15-minute meetings with decision makers during the Distribution Rendezvous sessions on Monday, May 1, 2017.

Must have Conference and Networking Pass or All-Access Pass

The 61st Annual CINE Golden Eagle Awards is now accepting submissions for Independent and Emerging Media. 

The CINE Golden Eagle Awards for Independent & Emerging Media consider independently-produced short and feature films, episodic content, and virtual reality productions. Jurors will focus on originality, story, resources, production technique and pacing. 

Learn more details and apply here. 

Early Deadline: February 16, 2018

Final Deadline: March 30, 2018

The 3rd Annual Native American TV Writers Lab from LA Skins Fest call for submissions is now open

The TV Writers lab takes place mid-May through late – June of 2018 and offers 7 Native American writers an opportunity to participate. Each participant will complete an original pilot during the 5 week program and receive feedback from peers and an experienced writing instructor. 

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