March 1, 2016


Vision Maker Media Partners w ith Creative Capital
To Offer Free March Webinars to Indigenous Filmmakers

Lincoln, Nebraska:  Through a partnership with Creative Capital, Indigenous filmmakers are eligible to participate in key webinars at no cost. Creative Capital helps artists acquire skills that enhance their capacity for creative and professional success through access to advisers, consultants, business and financial planning, and other career development opportunities. 

This partnership allows Indigenous filmmakers to improve and advance their film projects.  Webinars cover topics on producing, funding, using social media, and strategic marketing. A limit of 32 scholarships are available, therefore this offer is first come, first serve.

Webinar: Producing & Funding Your Community Engagement Campaign
Presenter: Stephanie Bleyer
Date: Thursday, March 3, 7-8:30 p.m. (EST)
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Webinar: Social Media - How to Be Everywhere All the Time
Presenter: Brad Stephenson
Date: Monday, March 14, 7-8:30 p.m. (EST)
Full Description

Webinar: Kickstarter School
Presenter: Stephanie Pereira
Date: Monday, March 21, 7-8:30 p.m. (EST)
Full Description

To apply for a webinar, filmmakers must email their name and choice of webinar(s) to Georgiana Lee, Assistant Director of Vision Maker Media, (no later than 2 days before the webinar) at
Vision Maker Media, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) which receives major funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, empowers and engages Native People to tell stories. We envision a world changed and healed by understanding Native stories and the public conversations they generate. Founded in 1977, Vision Maker Media is your premier source for quality American Indian and Alaska Native educational and home videos. All aspects of our programs encourage the involvement of young people to learn more about careers in the media--to be the next generation of storytellers.

Contact: Susan Hartmann *  (402) 472-8607,