Carey Tully

CAREY TULLY Screenwriter, Director, Filmmaker & Editor 

Carey is Diné from Oak Springs, a small community that sits right on the border of Arizona and  New Mexico. She is Salt Water Clan born for the One Who Walks Around You Clan. For more  than 18 years, Carey has worked creatively in the film and television industry focusing on telling  stories rooted in her Indigenous self identity, representation and thought that crosses multiple fields  of Indigenous perspective, being, gender and sexuality studies as well as politics.  

Carey graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in New Media Arts from the Institute of American Indian  Arts in Santa Fe, NM. In 2005 Carey did a prestigious apprenticeship as a Camera Operator with  British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC News) in London England. The apprenticeship allowed her to travel around the world filming international dignitaries and world leaders. Her recent personal short film, Miss Nizhoni garnered attention locally, regionally, and internationally by taking home a  couple of short film festival prizes. Carey currently lives in Albuquerque, NM where she works in a  wide array of jobs as an editor, graphic designer, story consultant, producer, and Modern urban agriculturist.  

At heart, Carey regards herself as a storyteller. She is interested in creating stories that share a  universal message across cultures and communities. She wants to incorporate personal experience as well as Navajo culture wisdom and philosophy and values into her films and create compelling and inspiring stories celebrating human nature.