Published January 4, 2019
Deadline: Friday, March 1, 2019
Notification: June 2019
LINCOLN, Neb. — Vision Maker Media invites applications for projects intended for public media that represent the cultures, experiences and values of American Indians and Alaska Natives. Vision Maker Media will consider funding projects at any production stage, including research and development, production, post-production and new media. The online application is hosted by our partner, Center for Asian American Media (CAAM) using The Documentary Core Application by the International Documentary Association.
Projects should be accessible to a broad audience, possess relevancy for potential national broadcast and encourage effective outreach/community engagement activities to reach audiences beyond public television broadcast. Assignment of exclusive broadcast rights for four years and one year off-air recording rights for educators are included in Vision Maker Media´s Production License Agreement. Full guidelines can be found here. All completed projects are required to meet the PBS Technical Operating Specifications and Production Guidelines as outlined in the PBS Red Book.
Support for the Vision Maker Media Public Media Content Fund is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB). At Vision Maker Media, we empower and engage Native People to share stories.
Founded in 1977, Vision Maker Media, a nonprofit 501(c)(3) which receives major funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, nurtures creativity for development of new projects, partnerships and funding. Vision Maker Media is the premier source for quality Native American and Alaska Native educational and home videos. All aspects of our projects encourage the involvement of young people to learn more about careers in the media-to be the next generation of storytellers. Located at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, we offer student employment and internships. For more information, visit website.