Red Nation Conversation Series Masterclasses

Founded 2003

Program Overview

The Red Nation Celebration Institute ‘Conversation Series’ is where culture meets community within the entertainment industry global audience. Interviews include Indian Country’s most influential Native and Indigneous artists and filmmakers including A-list celebrities, Beneiro Del Toro, Ed Begley Jr., Rebecca Harrell Tickell, Josh Tickell as they share their experience, strength and hope in exploring how their crafts and culture play a role in breaking down barriers in filmmaking while supporting RNCI mission.

Red Nation Conversation Series Masterclasses
Benicio Del Toro and the late Saginaw Grant


Get a front-row seat to RNCI Conversation Series presented by Red Nation Television Network

Join us Exclusively on Facebook, Red Nation Television Network, Red Nation Films Youtube, Podcasts for a series of inside the POV of Native and Indigneous Storytellers. We take you up close and personal, Festival-style Q & A’s with the creators and stars behind movies and TV shows that are from a Native Indigenous perspective.

Binge-watch the future of movies.


The Red Nation Celebration Institute “Conversation Series’ is a global community of more than 574+ Native Nations including the most accomplished artists, filmmakers and executives working in film and television. In addition to celebrating and recognizing excellence in filmmaking through the Red Nation International Film Festival, Red Nation Television Network, RNCI supports a wide range of year-round programs, initiatives and campaigns to promote the art and science of the movies, including public programming, educational outreach and the upcoming 30th Anniversary of Red Nation Celebration Institute Legacy Project.

  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • NoVo Foundation
  • California Community Foundation
  • National Endowment for Humanities

Support for the Red Nation Conversation Series Masterclasses

Red Nation Conversation Series Masterclasses is made possible through gifts, grants and sponsorships.

Give your support to Red Nation Conversation Series Masterclasses program.

  • Department of Cultural Affairs City of Los Angeles
  • Gavin White Empowerment Fund
  • Joanelle Romero
  • RNCI Board of Directors

RNCI Year-Round Program Calendar

The Red Nation Celebration Institute Programs focus on the specific development of storytellers from Native and Indigenous backgrounds, encompassing feature film and episodic work. Fellows will receive hands-on support from the Institute and advisors, including one-on-one feedback sessions and roundtable discussions.

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