Blackhorse Lowe & Daniel Edward Hyde

New Mexico Film Works - August 27, 2015

Blackhorse Lowe is a filmmaker from Nenahnezad, New Mexico on the Navajo Nation.   Lowe recently completed his latest feature film CHASING THE LIGHT which premiered at Indian Market last weekend to a packed house.   He’s a 2012 Sundance Institute Native Producing Fellow.  Lowe’s feature directorial debut 5th WORLD premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and screened at film festivals around the world.  He received the New Mexico New Visions Contract Award and Panavision Award for a short film he wrote and directed titled SHIMÁSÁNI.  The film premiered at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival and went on to screen at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival, as well as other Festivals around the world garnering many awards and accolades along the way.  A recipient of a Re:New Media Award, Lowe is an alumni of the Sundance Institute’s NativeLab  and Screenwriters Writers Lab.

Daniel Edward Hyde is an American filmmaker of Navajo and Belizean descent based out of the southwestern United States, and the founder of Guerilla Digital Productions, whose work in short films and documentaries on Navajo culture have captivated audiences around the world. A 2007 graduate of the University of Arizona's School of Media Arts, and a 2012 Sundance Native Lab fellow, his work has spanned from Hollywood in THE MAKING OF NAVAJO STAR WARS (2015), to the art world in BERT & WEIWEI: TIME 2014 (2014), and back to the Navajo Nation with narratives such as THE WAY THINGS ARE (2011), BROUSINS (2012), as well as the role of producer and actor in Blackhorse Lowe's acclaimed production of CHASING THE LIGHT (2015). He is currently in various stages of productions with numerous projects spanning from the deserts of the southwest U.S.A to the open planes of the Caribbean Sea.