The Native American Unscripted Workshop is a week-long creative and development program that targets indigenous documentary filmmakers and non-fiction content creators. Established in 2021, the workshop provides genuine access to reality, lifestyle, sports and journalism studios, networks and production companies.
The workshop selects 10 fellows through an application and multi-tiered interview process. The week-long program has selected participants take part in an intensive program that has them meet with creative executives from renowned unscripted brands that include CNN, NBC News, Yahoo and Turner Sports. This provides a unique opportunity to learn about unscripted corporate brands, their upcoming projects and how they locate new voices. In addition, fellows will meet with established showrunners with
The five day total immersion workshop will be mentored and guided by veteran producers in non-fiction television. The NATIVE AMERICAN UNSCRIPTED WORKSHOP was created to expand the amount of Native Americans working behind the camera, as a way to increase fair and accurate portrayals of Native Americans in media.
The call for the applications for the 2nd Annual Native American Unscripted Workshop is open now. Click here for application!
Check out the inaugural Native American Unscripted Workshop fellows here!