Vision Maker Media funds Native American and Alaska Native media at all stages of development. Learn more about how we can fund your project.

public media fund

supporting native media

Application period: Jan 4 - FEB 11, 2022

Vision Maker Media’s call for film and television production proposals for its Public Media Fund is January 4, 2022 to February 11, 2022. VMM is seeking public media film and television projects that are intended and appropriate for Public Media Television Broadcasting, including Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) digital and streaming platforms, that represent the cultures, experiences, and perspectives of Native Americans and Alaska Natives.

Support for the Vision Maker Media Public Media Fund is provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.

Creative shorts fellowship

Application period: Jan 19 - FEB 25, 2022

We are seeking creative short film format proposals by and about Native Americans and Alaska Natives for production funding in a request amount of up to $25,000. The call is open for short film documentary, drama, experimental, or animation. Topic ideas may be about Native cultures, values, histories, contemporary life, environmental justice, social justice, youth, elders, and/or Native empowerment.

Finished Acquisitions

Application period: open year round

Vision Maker Media seeks provocative and engaging completed programs from independent or public television producers that represent the experiences, values and cultures of American Indians and Alaska Natives.

Applicants will be required to create a user account and sign up. If you have any problems with the online application process, please contact Vision Maker Media at or call 402-472-3522.