Please join Sundance Institute's Ianeta Le'i, Senior Manager for the Indigenous Program and Native Filmmaker Lab Alum, Razelle Benally (Navajo/Oglala Lakota), in a live informational webinar to answer your questions around what makes a strong application to the Native Lab.
Razelle can also answer questions about what it's like to participate in the Native Lab which resulted in the production of her short film I Am Thy Weapon.
Visit Sundance.org/native for more information about the Sundance Institute's Indigenous Program.
Sundance Institute - Senior Manager, Indigenous Program
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Senior Manager for the Indigenous Program at Sundance Institute, Ianeta's focus is to identify and support emerging Indigenous filmmakers and their stories from across the U.S. and globally. She also manages the implementation of the Native Filmmakers Lab, FullCircle Fellowship, and the Merata Mita Fellowship, as well as facilitates outreach and engagement efforts. Raised in Waialua, Hawai'i, she previously worked at Pacific Islanders in Communications, managing non-fiction programs and content for public broadcast. Ianeta is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a degree in sociology, minor in communications,and received her Master of Public Administration degree from Brigham Young University's Marriott School of Management. more...
Oglala Lakota/Diné film director and writer Razelle Benally was born in a small town in Eastern Oregon but grew up in Rapid City, South Dakota. Benally holds a BFA from the Institute of American Indian Arts and now attends Tisch School of the Arts at New York University as a 2nd year MFA Candidate in Film Production, focusing on Directing. more...