Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Native American Filmmakers Wanted

The Second Annual Creative Spirit New Mexico program is seeking American Indian applicants, 18 and older, who are passionate about film, to participate in an intensive two-day movie-making workshop in preparation for the production of the short film “Indios Primeros,” written by Roberto A. Jackson, this year’s Creative Spirit short-script contest winner.

The free workshop is limited to 10 participants and takes place 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19, and Sunday, Sept. 20, at the VSA North Fourth Art Center, 4904 Fourth St. N.W. in Albuquerque. Participants who successfully complete the workshop will be eligible for paid positions as apprentices or production assistants in the making of “Indios Primeros,” which will take place at Albuquerque area locations Friday-Sunday, Sept. 25-27.

The film will have its world premiere screening Oct. 9 and 10 at the North Fourth Art Center’s Two Worlds program of short films by Native American filmmakers.

Workshop applicants should send a short bio, including tribal affiliation, resume and letter of interest to –

Creative Spirit Film Workshop
c/o Ollie Reed Jr.
VSA North Fourth Art Center
4904 Fourth St. N.W.
Albuquerque, N.M. 87107


via e-mail to oreedjr@gmail.com

For more information, contact Ollie Reed Jr. at the e-mail above or 345-2872 (Ext. 26)