The annual Native FILM Market is the only American Indian & Indigenous Film market solely for international independent filmmakers, bringing together decision makers and content creators with the goal of ensuring media representation of American Indian & Indigenous content to the world at large. NFM was first launched online in 2006 with Red Nation Television Network.
Red Nation Celebration Institute ground-breaking initiative INDIGENOUS EYES FILMMAKER SHOWCASE was launched in November 2015 and is the ONLY distribution film market for Native filmmakers.
November 2015, 1000 distribution and production companies were invited, 400 attended the Red is Green carpet gala. This launch created a biz, internationally and locally, industry professionals were amazed at how many native & indigenous films have been produced. Red Nation’s INDIGENOUS EYES FILMMAKER SHOWCASE highlighted this very important ground-breaking initiative. Sponsored by Honest Engine Films, in partnership with Red Nation Television Network, and presented by Red Nation Celebration Institute in Santa Monica at the Loews Hotel during American Film Market.
Red Nation Celebration Institute, renamed Indigenous Eyes Filmmaker Showcase to Native FILM Market, now in its fourth year 2018, held during Red Nation Film Festival in November, annually. The Festival features the only film competition in the world that offers guaranteed distribution of American Indian & Indigenous Award winning independent films, as well as films that screen at the festival to include a broadcast television release in partnership with Red Nation Television Network, a global provider of streaming movies and TV series and soon to be announced Festival’s native films televised on a Cable server provider.
The Festival is a showcase for new work by American Indian & Indigenous international independent filmmakers, bringing together decision makers and content creators with the goal of ensuring media representation of American Indian & Indigenous content to the world at large.