Paper Rocket Productions (PRP) is a Flagstaff, Northern-Arizona based independent media company. As an independent media company, PRP provides audio/visual needs for individuals, organizations and other creative companies making everlasting strides within Indigenous communities. We provide initial engagement, conception & project development for documentaries, short film, music video, event coverage & promotional videos.



Deidra Peaches

Deidra Peaches (Diné) is an Independent Director, Producer, Editor and Writer. In 2011, Peaches Produced and Co-Edited The Rocket Boy (2011), an official selection at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival, which led Peaches and Jake Hoyungowa (cinematographer) to co-found the Independent media company Paper Rocket Productions. Peaches made her documentary directorial debut with the film, Tó éí iiná át'é (2013) which premiered in Paris, France for the Festival Ciné Alter'Natif 2012. In 2013 Peaches made a series of short documentaries for Project 562 including “Journey to Alaska (2013).” Her feature documentary, Protect is due for a 2018 release.

Photo by: Sam Minkler

photo by: Sam Minkler 2011

Jake Hoyungowa

Jake Hoyungowa (Navajo\Hopi) was first exposed to filmmaking and photography through independent media workshops in Flagstaff, AZ in 2006. Learning the cinematic techniques of his favorite directors and photographers he soon realized that his passion for filmmaking could be applied to the real world of documentaries, music videos and photography. After the successful screening of the short film 'The Rocket Boy' in 2011 Sundance Film Festival Jake and Deidra Peaches started Paper Rocket Productions. Jake continues to direct and produce videos in the Southwest.

Photo by: Sam Minkler

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