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Sterlin Harjo

Native American Filmmaker, Producer & Director; Known for Reservation Dogs, Mekko, Barking Water, and Four Sheets to the Wind

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Sterlin Harjo Biography

Sterlin Harjo is a Native American movie producer, director, and documentary filmmaker. He is a member of the Seminole Nation and has Muskogee heritage. He was raised in Holdenville, Oklahoma and attended the University of Oklahoma, where he studied art and film.

After receiving a fellowship from the Sundance Institute in 2004, his short film, "Goodnight, Irene," premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and received a special jury award at the Aspen Shortfest. The following year, he received a fellowship from the newly formed United States Artists foundation.

Harjo's first feature film, "Four Sheets to the Wind," premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and tells the story of a young Seminole man who travels from his small hometown to Tulsa to visit his sister after the death of their father. This film was nominated for the grand jury prize. Harjo was also named best director at the 2007 American Indian Film Festival.

Harjo's second feature, "Barking Water," premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. It portrays a road trip by a dying man and his former lover across Oklahoma to see his daughter and granddaughter in Wewoka, Oklahoma — the capital of the Seminole Nation. "Barking Water" was named best drama film at the 2009 American Indian Film Festival.

Harjo's first feature documentary, "This May Be the Last Time," premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and is based on the story of Harjo's grandfather, who disappeared in 1962 in the Seminal County town of Sasakwa, Oklahoma. It explores the subject of Creek Nation hymns and their connection to Scottish, folk, gospel, and rock music.

His third feature film, "Mekko," a thriller set in Tulsa, premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June 2015. Mekko paints the portrait of a homeless Native American parolee who seeks to save his chaotic yet beautiful community from the darkness that threatens it.

Harjo’s fourth feature film, "Love and Fury," follows Native artists as they navigate their careers in the U.S. and abroad. The film explores the immense complexities each artist faces of their own identity as Native artists, as well as advancing Native art into a post-colonial world.

Harjo has also directed a number of short-form projects. His 2009 short film "Cepanvkuce Tutcenen" (Three Little Boys) was part of the Embargo Collective project commissioned by the imagineNative Film + Median Arts Festival. He has directed a series of shorts for This Land Press in Tulsa, where Harjo is the staff video director. Harjo is a founding member of a five-member Native American comedy group, The 1491s.

Harjo has been appointed to The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and wrote and produced a series for FX called 'Reservation Dogs' with Taika Waititi in 2021.

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    Booking fees for Sterlin Harjo, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sterlin Harjo, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
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Sterlin Harjo Biography

Sterlin Harjo is a Native American movie producer, director, and documentary filmmaker. He is a member of the Seminole Nation and has Muskogee heritage. He was raised in Holdenville, Oklahoma and attended the University of Oklahoma, where he studied art and film.

After receiving a fellowship from the Sundance Institute in 2004, his short film, "Goodnight, Irene," premiered at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival and received a special jury award at the Aspen Shortfest. The following year, he received a fellowship from the newly formed United States Artists foundation.

Harjo's first feature film, "Four Sheets to the Wind," premiered at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival and tells the story of a young Seminole man who travels from his small hometown to Tulsa to visit his sister after the death of their father. This film was nominated for the grand jury prize. Harjo was also named best director at the 2007 American Indian Film Festival.

Harjo's second feature, "Barking Water," premiered at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. It portrays a road trip by a dying man and his former lover across Oklahoma to see his daughter and granddaughter in Wewoka, Oklahoma — the capital of the Seminole Nation. "Barking Water" was named best drama film at the 2009 American Indian Film Festival.

Harjo's first feature documentary, "This May Be the Last Time," premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and is based on the story of Harjo's grandfather, who disappeared in 1962 in the Seminal County town of Sasakwa, Oklahoma. It explores the subject of Creek Nation hymns and their connection to Scottish, folk, gospel, and rock music.

His third feature film, "Mekko," a thriller set in Tulsa, premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in June 2015. Mekko paints the portrait of a homeless Native American parolee who seeks to save his chaotic yet beautiful community from the darkness that threatens it.

Harjo’s fourth feature film, "Love and Fury," follows Native artists as they navigate their careers in the U.S. and abroad. The film explores the immense complexities each artist faces of their own identity as Native artists, as well as advancing Native art into a post-colonial world.

Harjo has also directed a number of short-form projects. His 2009 short film "Cepanvkuce Tutcenen" (Three Little Boys) was part of the Embargo Collective project commissioned by the imagineNative Film + Median Arts Festival. He has directed a series of shorts for This Land Press in Tulsa, where Harjo is the staff video director. Harjo is a founding member of a five-member Native American comedy group, The 1491s.

Harjo has been appointed to The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and wrote and produced a series for FX called 'Reservation Dogs' with Taika Waititi in 2021.

Sterlin Harjo Videos

  • Sterlin Harjo (Reservation Dogs) & The Tulsa Lime Tour | TigerBelly
    TigerBelly is a no-holds-barred arena for half truths, social no-nos, and animal behavior-featuring comedian Bobby Lee and his best friend Khalyla....
  • Sterlin Harjo talks about 'Reservation Dogs'
    Sterlin Harjo talks about 'Reservation Dogs'.
  • Behind the Scene: Sterlin Harjo on BARKING WATER | AFI
    Sterlin Harjo speaks with AFI on his film, Barking Water.

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  • How to book Sterlin Harjo?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Sterlin Harjo for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Sterlin Harjo, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Sterlin Harjo or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Sterlin Harjo?

    Booking fees for Sterlin Harjo, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Sterlin Harjo, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Sterlin Harjo?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Sterlin Harjo for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Sterlin Harjo for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Sterlin Harjo or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Sterlin Harjo or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Sterlin Harjo is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Sterlin Harjo for your event is $50,000 - $100,000. Sterlin Harjo generally travels from Los Angeles, CA, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kawennáhere Devery Jacobs, Tantoo Cardinal, Booboo Stewart, Gary Farmer and Jana Schmieding. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Sterlin Harjo for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Sterlin Harjo Speaker Videos

  • Sterlin Harjo (Reservation Dogs) & The Tulsa Lime Tour | TigerBelly
    TigerBelly is a no-holds-barred arena for half truths, social no-nos, and animal behavior-featuring comedian Bobby Lee and his best friend Khalyla. Every Thursday.
    Sterlin Harjo talks about 'Reservation Dogs'
    Sterlin Harjo talks about 'Reservation Dogs'.
  • Behind the Scene: Sterlin Harjo on BARKING WATER | AFI
    Sterlin Harjo speaks with AFI on his film, Barking Water.
    LOWEST REZ TV: Sterlin Harjo & Dallas Goldtooth
    Percy Thomas on Corona virus and toilet paper with special guests Sterlin Harjo and Dallas Goldtooth.Illuminative and the 1491s.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

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