FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Navajo Nation Production Office - Produce Navajo

Does the Production Office rent out media equipment?


No, the Production Office does not rent or loan any equipment. All equipment will only be handled and operated by NNTVF staff.




Does the Production Office charge for media services?


Yes, media service fees vary based on the needs of the production. Payment is accepted in the form of a check or money order made out to the Navajo Nation TV & Film.




Does the Production Office have any stock images or footage for licensing?


No, the Production Office does not have stock images or footage for licensing; however, we will be working on a future gallery.




I'm a production company and want to utilize Navjao crew for my project; how do I request additional crew?


You can request for Navajo crew by emailing us at nntvf.servicerequest@navajo-nsn.gov. Depending on the specifications of your request, we may be able to accommodate youl however, this will be on case-by-case review.




Does NNTVF have a certified Drone Pilot?


Yes, the Production Office has three certified, licensed drone operators to assist with your production.




How can I volunteer to be part of the NNTVF crew?


Email your request to nntvf.servicerequest@navajo-nsn.gov and ask to speak to our Production Coordinator.





Navajo Nation Film Office - Film Navajo

What type of services does Navajo Nation Film Office provide?


The Navajo Nation Film Office has the exclusive authority of permitting procedures and fees associated with filming/still photography on the Navajo Nation. We also offer film services such as location scouting, production assistants, drone operations, cast and crew calls, and talent searches.




Do I need a permit for my production on the Navajo Nation?


Yes, all productions, including professional, amateur, independent, student, education, and photography conducted on the Navajo Nation, are subject to the proper regulations to obtain a permit from NNTVF.




What are the types of permits issued?


Our office issue permits for film, still photography, and drone usage. The production may be required to obtain permits through other entities depending on the location(s) and/or filming/photography activities.




How much are the permit fees?


Permit fees vary based on the needs of the production. Please note, additional fees separate from NNTVF may apply.




How do I obtain a film/photography permit to film on the Navajo Nation?


To acquire a film/still photography permit, you can complete the application on our Film Page here. Once completed, submit the application to nntvf.servicerequest@navajo-nsn.gov. Our Film Liaison will be in touch for the initial consultation and will guide you through the permit process.




Does the Navajo Nation permit the usage of drones for film or photography?


Yes, the usage of drones is permitted on the Navajo Nation with the exception of the National Parks and the Navajo Nation Tribal Parks. Please note, all drone usage requires a Drone Operator who is Part 107 licensed and certified, and must provide proof of certification.





Navajo Nation Production Office - Produce Navajo

Does the Production Office rent out media equipment?


No, the Production Office does not rent or loan any equipment. All equipment will only be handled and operated by NNTVF staff.




Does the Production Office charge for media services?


Yes, media service fees vary based on the needs of the production. Payment is accepted in the form of a check or money order made out to the Navajo Nation TV & Film.




Does the Production Office have any stock images or footage for licensing?


No, the Production Office does not have stock images or footage for licensing; however, we will be working on a future gallery.




I'm a production company and want to utilize Navjao crew for my project; how do I request additional crew?


You can request for Navajo crew by emailing us at nntvf.servicerequest@navajo-nsn.gov. Depending on the specifications of your request, we may be able to accommodate youl however, this will be on case-by-case review.




Does NNTVF have a certified Drone Pilot?


Yes, the Production Office has three certified, licensed drone operators to assist with your production.




How can I volunteer to be part of the NNTVF crew?


Email your request to nntvf.servicerequest@navajo-nsn.gov and ask to speak to our Production Coordinator.





NNTV5 - Watch Navajo

Is NNTV5 licensed with the FCC?


Our TV station was registed in 1989 with the FCC.




Is NNTV5 analog or digital?


We provide digital formatted television through terrestrial point-to-point RF to remain current with technological trends.




Does NNTV5 have a TV program schedule?


Yes, we update our schedule monthly, which can be viewed on the Watch Navajo page here.




What content does NNTVF broadcast?


We have three primary categories for subject material, all of which are Navajo-owned and created: i. Governmental, including live streams and public service announcements ii. Educational, including culture, language, health & wellness, and cooking iii. Public access, including documentaries, drama, sports, talk shows, and animation




How can I view the NNTV5 channel?


To view our channel, you will need to be within the vicinity of one of our tranmission towers in Window Rock, AZ, Tohatchi, NM, Shiprock, NM, or Crownpoint, NM. Our coverage area can be viewed here: To access the channel, view the How-To video on our YouTube page here.




Who can I contact if I'm not able to get the NNTV5 channel?


You may contact the Broadcast Technician at (928) 871-7826 during regular business hours. If after hours, please email nntvf.servicerequest@navajo-nsn.gov with a brief description of your problem.




Does NNTV5 offer other services?


NNTV5 is in development of an underwriting policy which offers underwriting spots for local businesses and organizations to recognize your business/organization in a non-commercial spot in NNTV5's program schedule.




How can I broadcast my film project on the NNTV5 channel?


NNTV5 is finalizing a Broadcast Submission Form for those interested in having your fim project aired on our station. Please note, your submission will be subject to review and approval prior to its airing.




Can I view NNTV5 on any streaming services?


No, we do not offer an on-demand streaming service.




Can I request archived videos broadcasted on NNTV5?


No, NNTV5 does not release archived or current content.