Eva Thomas is an Indigenous actor, filmmaker and writer. Eva graduated from Arizona State University with degrees in Communication and Broadcasting. After university, she attended the Weber Douglass Dramatic Arts Academy in England and the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in New York. Eva earned a Masters of Arts degree in American Indian Studies from UCLA. She also participated in the ABC-Disney Summer Film & Television Workshop at Institute of American Indian Arts (IAIA) in Santa Fe and the ABC-Disney Television Writers program at IAIA.
In 2016, she was selected for the inaugural imagineNATIVE / Harold Greenberg Fund (HGF) Indigenous Story Editing Mentorship program where she received training in story editing, script reading, story consulting and other areas of feature film development.
Eva was the Indigenous Story Editor for the 2018 imagineNATIVE / HGF Indigenous Screenwriting Intensive where she worked with Indigenous writers through a year-long development program.
As a story editor and mentor, Eva has also worked with writers through the Magee TV Diverse Screenwriters Mentorship Program and the Women in Film and Television (WIFT)-Vancouver’s Tricksters and Writers program.
Eva was selected for the 2018 Native American Feature Film Lab in Los Angeles, the 2018 Banff Diversity of Voices Initiative and the 2019 Netflix-Banff Diversity of Voices Initiative.