Blackhorse Lowe is a filmmaker from the Navajo Nation whose non-traditional films focus on stories through a Native lens. He was a writer for season 2 of FX’s RESERVATION DOGS and directed four episodes of the series. Recently he directed episodes of JOE PICKETT for Paramount +, ABC’s BIG SKY, and an episode of BLINDSPOTTING for Starz. His feature film, CHASING THE LIGHT, won the Best Cinematography prize at the Terres en Vues/Land InSights Montreal First Peoples Festival 2016. He is a 2012 Sundance Institute Time Warner 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 his short, SHIMÁSÁNI. The film premiered at the 2009 Tribeca Film Festival and went on to screen at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. A recipient of a New Media Award, Lowe is an alumni of the Sundance Institute’s NativeLab, Producers Lab and Screenwriters Writers Lab.
A current recipient of the Tulsa Artist Fellowship, Lowe resides in Oklahoma and is frequently working on independent and collaborative film projects within the global Indigenous film and arts community. He is currently in development for the epic feature “Lords of the Earth,” which made the 2020 Blacklist, an industry annual spotlight featuring the most promising scripts in film and television.