Short Film

November 8, 2016
For 8 weeks, 12 American Indian high school students worked with media instructors John Gwinn and Tiana LaPointe, as well as special facilitator Bobby Wilson.

This short comedy shows the Vision Maker Media staff as they struggle to come up with a new company name. NAPT is now Vision Maker Media.

Drugs, alcohol, poor education, and poverty are all common problems in Indian Country, and tribes everywhere are constantly trying to find ways to win those battles.

This short video that takes a look at the long history of Native American Public Telecommunications (NAPT) and how it has impacted Indian Country as well as the rest of the U.S.
For the 7th Annual Longhouse Media's SuperFly Filmmaking Experience, Vision Maker Media was able to sponsor five Native youth to take part in this one-of-a-kind experience as an American Graduate initiative.

For twenty-five years, Red Earth has been committed to promoting Native Arts and Culture. In that time, Native art has seen amazing growth and change.

In the early summer of 2013, Kevin Abourezk, Rose Bud Sioux, allowed me to record his everyday activities at the newspaper.

Coverage of the 2011 Navajo Nation Inauguration.

Minneapolis has one of the largest urban Indian populations.

Shayla Laravie interviews her grandfather, Steve Alan Trudell, and explores the meaning of "home" with him.

Get to know the regalia of a Fancy Shawl dancer in Samantha Goodeagle and Catherine Rosas' "Southern Fancy Shawl Dancer".

Alan Kitto shares his thoughts on home in this video produced by the Northern Ponca students.

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