Producer Newsletter Vol. 9 Issue. 1
A list of opportunities for filmmakers to help increase the diversity of the media landscape.
Insider Knowledge: Read Tips from Panelists
We asked former RFP reviewers and filmmakers to give suggestions for submitting to Vision Maker Media's Open Call. Read More...

Submissions Are Open
Vision Maker Media announces a March 18 deadline for applications from filmmakers for its Public Media Content Fund. For guidelines and a link to the online application, please visit visionmakermedia.org/fund.

Producer Profile: Shirley & George Give Tips on Submitting to the Public Media Content Fund
Vision Maker Media's Executive Director, Shirley Sneve and Assistant Director, Georgiana "George" Lee discuss what content creators can expect when applying for the Public Media Content Fund in 2015. Listen...

Television Stations Can Apply to Host Paid Interns
Vision Maker Media is looking to partner American Indian and Alaska Native college students with Public Television stations to offer multiple summer or fall internships.

Public Television stations that would like to be considered for hosting a Public Media intern must apply online at visionmakermedia.org/station-intern by Tuesday, February 3, 2015.

Students interested in applying for this internship opportunity must apply online at visionmakermedia.org/intern by Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

Funding Opportunities
Please see our website for a complete listing of funding opportunities.
Job Opportunities and Fellowships
Please see our website for a complete listing of job opportunities and fellowships.
Americans for the Arts
Washington, D.C.

Engineering Director

Web Developer

Radio Announcer

New York

Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center

Executive Producer / Manager National Programs
New Mexico

Social Media Strategist
Cherokee Nation


Artist Fellowship
Native Arts and Cultures Foundation
United States

President & Executive Director
Public Television Major Market Group
Film Festival Opportunities
Please see our website for a complete listing of film festival opportunities.
Tucson, Arizona

Seattle, Washington
Greenwich, Connecticut

Phoenix, Arizona
Indy Film Fest
Indianapolis, Indiana

San Diego Film Festival
San Diego, California
Indigenous Cinema Showcased at European Film Market
The first-ever stand showcasing Indigenous-made films and videos launches at the European Film Market (EFM) February 5-13, 2015, in Berlin, Germany. NATIVe - Indigenous Cinema is presented and supported by a consortium of international partners, who are leaders in the creation, promotion and dissemination of Indigenous film and video works.

This inaugural initiative brings together a consortium of international Indigenous media arts partners from around the world including the Canada Council for the Arts, Berlinale NATIVe, International Sami Film Institute (ISF), Sundance Institute Native American and Indigenous Program, Vision Maker Media, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Maoriland Film Festival, Indigenous Film Initiatives, and the imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival. The stand will spotlight a roster of remarkable works made by Indigenous filmmakers from Canada, Latin America, Sápmi (Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia), Aotearoa (New Zealand) and the USA.

Learn more at www.indigenouscinema.com.

Training and Other Opportunities
Please see our website for a complete listing of training and other opportunities.
The Center for Great Plains Studies and The Nebraska Commission on Indian Affairs 
Lincoln, Nebraska
NAJA, OU Gaylord College of Jourmalism and Mass Communications, and Vision Maker Media  
Norman, Oklahoma

2015 Native Media Summit Set for March 26-27

The Native American Journalists Association, OU Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication, and Vision Maker Media will host the annual Native Media Summit March 26-27, 2015, at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Okla.


The annual tribal media event will be held in Norman, Okla., in coordination with the 2015 OU Spring Contest Pow-Wow on March 28. Content will be aimed at advancing Native media, with a focus on Oklahoma tribes.

To submit your ideas and suggestions for summit content, and provide feedback from the 2014 event, please complete the brief event survey.