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Media & Publicist Credentials

Credential application period for the 2021 RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival, Awards Show and Native FILM Market is now OPEN.

For questions regarding media coverage of the 26th RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival & Awards Show, please contact


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26th RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival & Awards Gala Press Credential Information

Thank you for your interest in the 26th RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival 2021.

Festival runs: November 1 – 30.

Awards Show November 14.

Native FILM Market November 1-30.

Press registration for media is currently open.

Registration for the Festival will close on November 13, 2021 for in person screenings.

Online registration for press will close on November 14, 2021.

After closing dates, no applications will be considered.

Registration for the RNCI Red Nation Awards Show will close on November 13, 2021. After this date, no applications will be considered.

The application requires you to submit/email the following with your request:

• An assignment letter or email from your editor/producer

The letter must specify in as much detail as possible the type and focus of the planned editorial coverage.

If you are a freelancer, your letter must come from the editor/producer of the outlet for which you will be covering and the type and focus on the planned editorial coverage.

• A passport photo

Photos must be submitted as JPG (.JPG) files. The file size of each image must be
least at 10kb and no larger than 100kb.

• Recent coverage of a film festival or a film-related story, film review or arts/entertainment story written or produced by you.

Once you have these materials ready please email all information to

ONLY Legitimate and verifiable members of the media may register on the Red Nation Media Press List to receive Red Nation press releases, access photos from Red Nation events and request Red Nation Awards media credentials (when available). The Red Nation Press List is not for members of the general public.

***Your application is not complete until we have received all of the aforementioned support materials. Incomplete applications will not be processed***

Approval or denial of accreditation
The Festival reserves the right to approve or deny accreditation. The decision is final!

You will be notified by the Festival Press Media Relations when your application is complete and ready for review. If your application is approved, we will send you specific details regarding your credential and the press offerings at the Festival.

Should you have further inquiries, please contact Maria Lopez, the Festival’s Press Media Relations, at 818.665.5753 or

Industry professionals wishing to receive 26th RNCI Red Nation International Film Festival & Award Show Gala press releases should send a request, via e-mail to

Information regarding transcripts of the on-stage acceptance speeches and backstage interviews from the upcoming Awards Show will be available on December 2021.

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