This just in re a subject close to our TVWriter™ hearts, the LA Skins Fest, a Native American film festival, in partnership with Comcast/NBCUniversal, CBS Entertainment Diversity and HBO, last week announced the selection of seven participants for their first Native American TV Writers Lab., a talent development program that aims to boost the careers of Native American writers.
Joseph Clift (Cowlitz Indian Tribe)
Kelly Lynne D’Angelo (Tuscarora)
William Jehu Garroutte (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma)
Tom Hanada (Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma)
Khadijah Holgate (Nipmuc)
Jason Levinson (Northern Cherokee Nation of Missouri and Arkansas)
Carlee Malemute (Athabascan)
In accordance with its purpose of boosting the careers of Native American writers, the lab will provide daily workshops, seminars and one-on-one mentoring to help each writer develop and complete a pilot in five weeks and hone skills to prepare the writers to move into staff writing jobs.
More about the Lab at Indian Country
Still more at LA Skins Fest