Che Jim

Che is an actor, entertainer, educator, activist, and comedian born in Flagstaff, Arizona and is an enrolled tribal member of the Navajo Nation. He made his first onscreen role at the age of 27 as the supporting character "Keith" in the horror movie "Dark Ground" by C&C filming productions. He later went on to film the movie "On Sacred Ground" by Big Picture Ranch productions in 2019 where he played the role of "Akicita" sharing the screen alongside Irene Bedard, David Arquette, Mariel Hemingway, and Amy Smart. Che landed his first lead role in 2021 in the movie "Glastenbury" where he plays the role of "Takota Powers" by Two Dogs filming productions. In his personal life Che has been known for his activism around indigenous environmentalism and his work as an indigenous cultural consultant in drug and alcohol sobriety programs and facilities across the country. In 2022 he was nominated for “Most Outstanding Performance in a Supporting Role” by the Red Nation Film Festival. As a virtual skit comedian, Che has amassed over 2 million followers and was named one of the top 14 indigenous influencers by and one of the top 4 indigenous influencers to follow by

Community Track

For the Culture, Through the Content

Location: Discover Stage

Friday, June 28

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Tag: ASL Interpreters Present

Featuring: Monica Mamudo, Michelle Chubb, Che Jim and more

Explore the intersection of cultural expression and creativity with these exceptional creators! Learn how they skillfully weave elements of their heritage into engaging content, offering a unique perspective on both educating and inspiring audiences.


Creator Track

From Indie to Industry: Working with Studios

Location: Room 210

Friday, June 28

5:15 pm - 6:00 pm

Featuring: Rachel Pizzolato, Che Jim, Leo González and more

Ever wondered how to work with big studios? In this panel we are joined by creators who are collaborating and working with traditional media studios and streaming platforms. From navigating creative partnerships to adapting workflows, our panelists share firsthand experiences of transitioning from independent content creation to partnering with larger traditional and digital studios. Discover the nuances, challenges, and impacts on their content production processes as they explore the intersection of creativity and collaboration in the ever-evolving landscape of media production.