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NameAvailableReps and ContactTwitter HandleTV/Features?TV Staffing LevelHalf Hour/One HourSample Script TitleBio (2-3lines MAX)Nation/Tribal Affiliation?TV Staffing Level
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Jason GavinYesStan Spry, Cartel Management. Stan@CartelEnt.com@JasonGavinLABothExec Producer/ShowrunnerBothRez DawgsJason Gavin is a writer/producer whose credits include “Friday Night Lights", "Echo", "Roswell, NM", "Chambers", "Hawaii Five-0", "Touch" and "Royal Pains." Jason (Blackfeet tribe) was longtime Chair of the WGA’s Native American & Indigenous Writers Committee, after his lobbyist career on Capitol Hill where he led passage of a $100 million law and executive order for Native opportunity. After graduating Harvard University, Jason traveled to almost 50 reservations nationwide in his non-profit serviceBlackfeet
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Lucas Brown EyesYesNathan Deremer (APA), Daniel Vang (3Arts)@LucasBrownEyesBothSupervising ProducerBothReservationsLucas Brown Eyes is an Oglala Lakota writer who has worked for Fox, Disney, Freeform, and Netflix. He has written for award winning shows that have been in the top 5 on Netflix, and has sold an autobiographical Native Family comedy based on his life to Fox and 20th Century. Oglala Lakota
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Tazbah Rose ChavezYesAri Lubet -- alubet@3arts.comn/aBothProducerBothSayla & GrayTazbah Rose Chavez is a performance poet turned director and television writer.  She is a citizen of the Bishop Paiute Tribe in Payahuunadü (Bishop, Ca), from the Nüümü, Diné and San Carlos Apache tribes. Bishop Paiute, Diné, San Carlos Apache
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Christina M. WalkerNoLucy Tashman and Nate DeRemer with APA@WalkerTVWriterTVCo-ProducerOne HourBLACK TICKETMultiracial, Female, Co-Producer level. Credits include The Flash, October Faction, Salvation & Still Star-Crossed. Produced 5 episodes. 2016 Dis/ABC Writer. Military Family. Conspiracy Enthusiast. I write strong female characters. Cherokee and Blackfoot
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Migizi PensoneauYesTom Carter, Artillery Creative (Manager) - Zac Simmons, Paradigm (Agent)https://twitter.com/MigiziPensoneauBothCo-ProducerBothRestitutionMIGIZI PENSONEAU (Ponca/Ojibwe) was born and raised in Minnesota, and attended Wesleyan University in Connecticut. Migizi has worked for both major and independent production companies as a writer and a producer for film and television. He is the recipient of awards, commissions, fellowships, and grants from ABC/Disney, The Institute of American Indian Arts (where he currently teaches screenwriting in the MFA program), the Sundance Institute, and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (with the 1491s, where they received a commission to do an original play, "Between Two Knees"), among others. Migizi has also covered scripts for Warner Brothers and the Sundance institute, and has written several published pieces on the interaction of Native Americans and popular culture. He received his MFA in Screenwriting at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM, and continues to write and tour for the popular comic group he co-founded, the 1491s. Migizi most recently finished writing on Barkskins, an original series by Fox and NatGeo, and Reservation Dogs, an upcoming comedy on FX. Ponca/Ojibwe
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William Jehu GarroutteNoAgent: Bradley Glenn, Buchwald@WillGarroutteTVCo-ProducerOne HourWhere My Dead Lie BuriedDidn't go to college, taught himself to write in the WGA library, broke in through fellowship programs. Has worked as a graveyard shift valet, a historical village docent, a Mac repair tech, and is currently developing three different shows in three different genres for three different entities (HBO, ABC, WB). Cherokee NationConsulting Producer
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Jonathon RoesslerYesZac Simmons, Kelsey Roberts, Sam Fischer // Paradigm; Sara Bottfeld/Ava Jamshidi // Industry@jonroesslerBothCo-ProducerBothCOLONYJonathon Roessler is a graduate of Vassar College (where he majored in Victorian Lit and Physics) and the MFA writing program at Columbia University. He is also a DGA and Sundance award-winning short filmmaker. Since moving to Los Angeles, Jonathon has staffed on numerous series as well as selling three pilots and a feature. He recently wrapped upcoming series Grendel and The Walter Boys (both for Netflix).NavajoCo-Producer
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Bobby D. WilsonYesAPA - Debbie Deuble Hill ddeuble@apa-agency.com@bobbyduesBothCo-ProducerBothStay Gold, Cheesy BoyBobby "Dues" Wilson is a Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota actor, writer, poet, visual artist, and comedian, and a founding member of Indigenous Sketch Comedy group The 1491s. Bobby has been staff writer for Rutherford Falls (Peacock), Executive story editor for Echo (Marvel), and co-producer for Reservation Dogs (FX).Sisseton - Wahpeton Dakota
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Joey CliftYesChris Coggins - chris@hvemgmt.com@joeytainmentTVCo-ProducerHalf hourBunker BossJoey Clift is a comedian, TV writer, and enrolled Cowlitz Indian Tribal Member. Writing credits include Spirit Rangers on Netflix, New Looney Tunes on Cartoon Network and Molly of Denali on PBS. His half hour adult animated comedy "Bunker Boss" was listed on The Blacklist's Indigenous List of the nine best unproduced scripts by Indigenous writers in 2020 and his animated digital short How to Cope with Your Team Changing Its Native American Mascot was released by Comedy Central in October 2021. Most importantly, he created the LA Underground Cat Network, which is a 15,000-member strong Facebook group for Los Angeles comedians to share pictures of their cats. He's kind of a cat guy.CowlitzCo-Producer
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Taietsarón:sere 'Tai' LeclaireYesKatie O'Brien - 3 Arts Entertainment | Luke Murphy - UTAhttps://twitter.com/tai_leclaireTVStory EditorHalf hourHow to Deal with Systemic Racism in the AfterlifeTaietsarón:sere "Tai" Leclaire is a Kanien’kehá:ka (Mohawk) and Mi'kmaq Actor, Comedian, and Writer. He's from the Mohawk reservation of Kahnawà:ke. He's a writer and actor on the television show “Rutherford Falls” - the Peacock comedy by Sierra Teller Ornelas, Mike Schur, and Ed Helms. He's a former house performer at Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre New York. He’s also performed at festivals around the country including Austin Sketch fest and Philly Sketch Fest. Kanien'kehá:ka & Mi'kmaq
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Kelly Lynne D'AngeloYesManal Hammad, Verve - mhammad@vervetla.com & Jake Dillman (JDillman@vervetla.com)@kellylynnedangBothStory EditorHalf Hour Comedy/One Hour Genre (Fantasy, Musical, Teen)AMATEURS (Musical Comedy Pilot)Kelly Lynne D'Angelo specializes in writing the big and weird. If it's extra and full of glitter, or bloody & full of dragons, she's your gal. Recent credits include MIRACLE WORKERS (TBS), SPIRIT RANGERS (Netflix), and FINAL SPACE (Adult Swim).Tuscarora/Haudenosaunee Nation
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John TimothyNoPeter Jarvis @ Kaplan Stahler (pjarvis@kaplanstahler.com)@myjtimBothStory EditorBothThe GauntletJohn currently writes on Ghosts, for CBS. Prior to this, John wrote on the Amazon reboot of the TNT series Leverage and was a participant in the 2019 LA Skins Native American TV Writers Lab and the 2020 LA Skins Showrunners Program. For ten years, he taught and performed at The Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre in NYC and LA. He co-wrote “The Third Party”, a mockumentary feature comedy about third party presidential candidates in the 2016 election.Muscogee/Creek
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P. Carter KristensenYesPCarterKristensen@gmail.comBothStory EditorBothChildren of the Lilith Moon; Sister Golden HairCarter Kristensen hails from a series of small Southern towns, where her diverse lineage led to a childhood filled with pow-wows, rodeos, and cotillions -- but not nearly enough therapy. Since graduating from Duke (Lit and Criminology) and Columbia (MFA in Film), Carter has sold original pitches to ABC and Freeform, as well as written and consulted on multiple digital series. She's former co-chair of the Native American & Indigenous Writers Committee.Osage/Sac & Fox/Potawatomi
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Erica TremblayYeslszurgot@wmeagency.com , hdavis@wmeagency.com , ragna@ragnanervik.com NABothExecutive Story EditorBothFancy DanceErica Tremblay is a writer and director from the Seneca-Cayuga Nation. Tremblay was the Executive Story Editor on the AMC series DARK WINDS and on RESERVATION DOGS at FX. She also co-wrote and developed the television series YELLOWBIRD alongside Sterlin Harjo which sold to Paramount+.Seneca-Cayuga Nation
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Siena EastNoManager: Thuan Dang: thuan@gotham-group.com@sienaeastBothExecutive Story EditorHalf hourMixed UpSiena East is a Choctaw writer, comedian, and actress based in Los Angeles. She loves comedy in every form, and is incredibly fast and strong with a decent mile time.Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma
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Marilyn ThomasNoDirect (marikt@gmail.com)@monkeymarilynBothStaff WriterOne HourDark Tribes, Monsters Among UsMarilyn grew up on a farm in central Canada with only 3 channels of TV. She would make up ghost stories to entertain (and scare) herself. She has written/produced documentaries, webseries and e-books, one of which was read from the ISS. She has sold 7 features and recently wrote/directed on a PBS Series. She is the former Vice chair of the WGA’s Native American & Indigenous Writers Committee.Ojibwe (Saulteaux)/Cree
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Anthony Florez YesManager- Gerardo Machado - gerardo@marathon-mgmt.comTVStaff WriterOne HourMy Nations Born and raised In Reno, Nevada. Graduated from US Naval Academy, served 7 years on active duty. Former rodeo and air rifle champion, competitive golfer.Pyramid Lake Paiute
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Carlee MalemuteYesJohn Bauman, jbauman@baumanmgt.com@CarleeAKTVStaff WriterOne Hour#dogfightBorn and raised in an Alaskan village of 500, Carlee Malemute is a graduate from USC’s Screenwriting MFA Program and a participant in the 2016 Native American TV Writers Lab and the 2018 Native American Features Lab. She co-wrote three movies for Lifetime, was staffed on Hallmark’s Good Witch, and recently co-ran the writers’ room for a digital Native American series. She enjoys writing stories about complicated families.Athabascan
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Jana SchmiedingNo3Arts@janaunplgdTVStaff WriterBothaWOKEning; Homebound; NDN TimeJana Schmieding is a Lakota comedy writer, performer and podcaster living in Los Angeles. She is a staff writer on Rutherford Falls and has a podcast called Woman of Size discussing weight stigma and colonized bodies on the WhoHaHa network. Cheyenne River Lakota Sioux Tribe
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Laura ShamasYesSelf@LauraShamasBothStaff WriterOne HourFOUR WOMEN IN REDIn 2022, her #MMIW play FOUR WOMEN IN RED is part of Native Voices at the Autry Festival of New Plays (June 14-15). Born in Oklahoma, she is a Chickasaw citizen and an award-winning writer. More: LauraShamas.comChickasaw Nation
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Micah Ian War Dog WrightYesPeter Heller - Peter Heller, pheller214@gmail.com@MicahWardogBothStaff WriterOne HourBOOSTMicah wrote and directed the theatrically released horror film THEY’RE WATCHING. From 2017-19 he was Creative Officer for FNX, America’s only Native broadcast network, where he executive produced 204 episodes of 12 series he created. He started his career in animation, where he staffed on various Nickelodeon shows before creating Nicktoon’s first action-adventure series CONSTANT PAYNE. He has written on over 50 shipped videogames including entries in the CALL OF DUTY, TRANSFORMERS, and LOONEY TUNES franchises. He loves writing about people & vehicles that explode. Micah is an enrolled citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) nation in Oklahoma. Enrolled Citizen of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation
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Tommy PicoYesNora May, 3 ArtsBothExecutive Story EditorBothSometimes (feature), the Pleasure Principle (pilot)Tommy Pico is a poet, podcaster, and screenwriter. He's authored four collections of poetry, was commissioned to write the feature Sometimes by Cinereach Ltd., wrote on the TV shows Reservation Dogs and Resident Alien, was a fellow in the Sundance Native Labs 2021, and a Sundance Screenwriting Intensive Fellow 2022.KumeyaayExecutive Story Editor
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Billy LutherYesLucy Stuz at Rain Management @billylutherBothStaff WriterBothFrybread Face and MeBilly Luther is currently in development on two feature projects and a TV series, his work expands to non-fiction TV and film. He has been supported by the Sundance Director's and Screenwriting Labs. Navajo/Hopi/Laguna Pueblo
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Maya Rose DittloffYesRukayat Giwa, rukayat.giwa@caa.com // Tracy Kopulsky, tracy@grandviewla.com@mayamanypipesBothStaff WriterOne HourAmerican Prophet (TV) // Sweetness of the Blood (feature)Maya Rose Dittloff (Many Pipes Woman) is a queer writer and director from the mountains of Montana. Maya is a UCLA and LA Skins Fest Feature Writing Lab alum, a staff writer on DARK WINDS for AMC, and was named in the 2022 Indigenous List.

Maya's social activism includes serving as Junior Board Member for Young Entertainment Activists and in 2019 was formally recognized as Emerging Leader with the Sovereign Bodies Institute, an organization dedicated to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women (MMIW).
Mandan/Hidatsa/Amskapi Pikuni (Blackfeet)Staff Writer
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Aiko LittleYesattorney: Jennifer Grega. email: jgrega@mymangreenspan.com @aikoislittleTVStaff WriterHalf hourNDN TimeAiko Little is a storyteller forging a path for Indigenous peoples through activism, acting and writing. Born and raised in San Francisco, Little spent over a decade at the American Conservatory Theatre and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles. Little recently wrapped up a writers room for Amazon Studios and continues to create more for the next seven generations.Oglala Lakota
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Diego MorenoYesShan Ray, David Rubin (Gersh) : SRay@gersh.com, DRubin@gersh.comTVStaff WriterOne HourCASINO COYOTEDiego is a Pascua Yaqui and Mexican American screenwriter from Tucson, Arizona. In 2021, Diego was accepted into the Skinsfest Native TV Writer’s Lab, the National Hispanic Media Coalition Series Script Writers Program, and the Mentorship Matters TV Writing Program before ending the year as a staff writer for the second season of the Spectrum Originals / Paramount TV crime drama, JOE PICKETT. He holds a BA in Film and Media studies from Dartmouth College and an MFA in screenwriting from the Institute for American Indian Arts. Pascua Yaqui Tribe
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W.A.W. ParkerYes3 Arts: Nora May and Greg Walter (310) 888-3200 Gersh: Sean Barclay, Jeff Greenberg, and Joe Veltre (310) 274-6611@wawparkerBothStaff WriterBothTHE BARONW.A.W. Parker (aka Adam) is a queer, white, and Northern Cheyenne writer in Los Angeles who loves telling stories about outsiders trying to change the world, but maybe that’s just because he grew up in the middle of nowhere in Montana before attending Harvard. His latest novel, “The Wasteland,” about T.S. Eliot coming into his own as a writer while figuring out if he can come out to himself, won the American Fiction Award and the Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in LGBTQ+ Fiction. Currently, Disney is producing his short THE ROOF for the second season of “Launchpad,” a collection of live-action short films, and his TV pilot THE BARON made the GLAAD List and the Indigenous List. https://www.wawparker.com/Northern CheyenneStaff Writer
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Wenonah WilmsYesAlyssa Lanz - TV/UTA, Eni Akintade - features/UTANABothStaff WriterOne HourThe Reservation (tv), Horsehead Girls (feature)Wenonah is a 2018 Nicholl Fellow and recently staffed on an HBO series. She is currently developing several series including Firekeeper's Daughter for Netflix. She is based in Minneapolis, MN and is Ojibwe and Dakota.Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Staff Writer
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Brian WescottYesKMR Talent (818) 769-9111DocumentaryStaff WriterOne HourUpstream Brian was born and raised in Alaska in a cabin without running water and attended Harvard and Yale. He executive produced "The Thick Dark Fog" and produced "Ishi's Return," both docs for PBS.Athabascan/Yup'ik
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Shelley DennisYes
Manager-- Conrad Sun at Meridian Artists csun@meridianartists.com
@shelleydennisBothStaff WriterHalf hourLucky PennyShelley has toured alongside Wayne Brady, doing both standup and improv, and in 2020 she was one of four selected for the Native American Showrunner program. She became a staff writer on Spirit Rangers at Netflix, was in the 2021 Disney General Entertainment Writing Program, and was a staff writer for season four of The Conners at ABC!
Choctaw Nation of OklahomaStaff Writer
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Bryson ChunRoberto Larios - rlarios@vervetla.com@brysonchunBothStaff WriterBothPoi DogsBryson Chun is a Native Hawaiian filmmaker who has been a writing fellow for Sundance, CAPE, imagineNATIVE, and LA Skins. He is currently a staff writer on S2 of Doogie Kamealoha, M.D. on Disney+.Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian)Staff Writer
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