RNCI CREW

Provides film and television productions access to thousands of below-the-line
crew members from native and Indigenous backgrounds.

A RNCI Crew community founded by Joanelle Romero in 2015.  The World’s First Crew Directory. 

Where Community Meets Culture Think Globally 

RNCI NATIVE AND INDIGENOUS CREW WORLDWIDE

Creating Systemic Change through Film & Television

The program is led by Red Nation Celebration Institute with Global partners, it’s a pathway that focuses on entry-level, below-the-line opportunities for Native and Indigenous talent.

"It’s our great pleasure to be partnering with RNCI. The Native Americans have been long overlooked and Crewvie is here to help the people of Red Nation be seen, found and hired! No more excuses. We are an ALL inclusive world wide productivity tool for the entertainment community which gives user accountability in their hiring practices. We look forward to growing our relationship and making a real impact for this community."

RNCI Indigenous Film Crew Directory

The RNCI Indigenous Film Crew Directory provides qualified Native and Indigenous candidates for behind the camera, below the line positions to help studios and producers who want to have more diverse and inclusive film crews for their productions. A cohesive strategic comprehensive database for the entertainment industry.

We connect underrepresented Native and Indigenous crew members to hiring managers who practice inclusive outreach.

Jobs & Training

  • WORK IN FILM
  • TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES
  • CREW TRAINING PROGRAMS
  • FILM CREW ADVANCEMENT PROGRAM 
  • PRE-EMPLOYMENT TRAINING PROGRAM 
  • EDUCATION
  • INDUSTRY FAQS

Sign Up Today on both platforms for ONE purpose to get HIRED by studios, networks and independent productions !!!

Join our vibrant RNCI Crew Community outlined below:

Featured Crew

Send us your email to careers@rednation.com and RNCI will sign you up to RNCI Crewie Database. Its easy.

Angelique Midthunder Casting Director
Henry Kingi Stunts
Carmen Thompson Costume Designer
Miguel Rivera ADR Supervisor
Lisa Hageman Yahgulanaas Set Decorator

FILM CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

Programs & Events Scheduled 2023

Economic Development On Native Lands™ Summit

Current Programs

Native Training Labs for Location Scouts & Other Departments

Location Scout Intensive for Native Communities California & New Mexico

Past Events

August 2022 RNCI Crew | Press Conference | Indian Market Week-end 

Red Nation International Film Festival ‘On the Road” Santa Fe Events, 2021

FIRST TRIBAL FILM LIAISONS SUMMIT

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center August, 2021 and 2022

Buffalo Thunder Resort Casino August, 2021 and 2022

Past Program

Masterclass Film & Television Location Scouting and Management Career Development November 5, 2020

OUR Partners

One Albuquerque
Crewvie
Montana Film Office
Pocahontas Film Festival
Virginia Film Office
Local 480
SantaFe Film Office Logo
Southern Kentucky Film Commission
Eastside Artists Initiative

IN THE NEWS

Location Managers to Honor Red Nation Celebration Institute for Initiatives to Promote Inclusivity

Red Nation Celebration Institute to Receive Trailblazer Award at the 2022 LMGI Awards

On March 20-24, LMGI business partner Red Nation Celebration Institute hosted the virtual 2022 Native Women in Film & Television in All Media Film Festival.

The Red Nation International Film Festival now through November 30th is the connection to cultural bridging…

LMGI Partners with Red Nation Celebration Institute

The LMGI & RNCI Partner to Promote Inclusivity & Equity with Native American Film Career Development Program

AWARDS

John Rakich President of LMGI statement on parternship with RNCI Crew at RNCI Red Nation Awards

Red Nation Celebration Institute receives the LMGI ‘Trailblazer Award’ 2022

  • Watch LMGI President John Rakich give Land Acknowledgement and Zion White sing an honor song
  • Hear what LMGI VP Alison Taylor and Edward James Olmos have to say about RNCI

RNCI CONVERSATION SERIES

RNCI Crew Proudly presents the first Conversation Series with our Global Partners Location Managers Guild International.

RNCI Crew Global Film & Television Location Scouting, Management, Career Development.

RED NATION CELEBRATION INSTITUTE

RNCI FILM INDUSTRY INITIATIVE

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ON NATIVE LANDS™

Contact Liz Kramer at partnerships@rednation.com

The Creative Enterprise by Natives delivering to all people the stories that shape our world is the longest-running Native Women-Led Indigenous Media Arts and Cultural non-profit enterprise in the history of the entertainment industry

Representing over 570+ Native Nations, amplifying more than 5000+ Native and Indigenous content creators through its streaming company Red Nation Television Network, supporting 2700+ Native Indigenous filmmakers through its Red Nation International Film Festival in front of and behind the camera.

In 2015, RNCI partnered with American Film Market and established at that time the first Native and Indigeous Film Commissions in the State of New Mexico and California, Native Film Market and RNCI Crew serving below and above the line talent.

In 2020, RNCI partnered with Location Managers Guild International.

In 2021, RNCI partnered with Crewie.

In 2022, RNCI partnered with Albuquerque Film Office, Santa Fe Film Commission and Office, Santa Fe Tourism Dept.

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