As a Vision Maker Media-funded producer, I was invited to attend the Firelight Media Producers Lab in Chicago, Ill., June 12-14, to take part in the three-day retreat on "Business & Production Management for the Documentary Filmmaker." What an exciting opportunity to reconnect with other independent media producers to share stories, learn, and recharge the soul.

The 2015 Vision Maker Media Filmmaker training highlights social media usage in documentary film, encourages the educational development of materials to expand the impact of your film.

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Just presented at the Native Media Summit and wanted to share the presentation with people that attended as well as those that weren't able to attend.
• Native American Multimedia Internship
• 2015 Native Media Summit
• Job Opportunities
• Film Festival Opportunities

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Below are suggestions and advice from funded filmmakers. They were gracious enough to give us permission to share their applications that were funded in the 2014 Open Call.




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.