NALIP Announces 2017 LMM Fellows


Submissions are now closed. We'll see you in 2018!




NALIP’s 2017 Latino Media Market™ (LMM) is a great stepping stone for participating filmmakers through which they advance their projects and careers by meeting industry representatives who can provide sound advice on how to foster their project to the next level. If your project meets the specific needs of the company, this can potentially open a window for your project to be commissioned, obtained broadcast licenses or receive completion funds.


The Latino Media Market consists of one-on-one meetings for up to 28 selected projects with:

  • Studio/Network Executives
  • Agents
  • Distributors
  • Funders
  • Mentors




NALIP is an international membership organization committed to helping Latinx content creators with their professional goals. This is a unique place to find Latinx emerging talent. We seek to increase the quality and quantity of stories by and about Latinos. Provide access to professional development, community building and mentoring. We promote the advancement development and funding of Latinx film and media arts in all genres.


Held on June 23 and June 24

at the Ray Dolby Ballroom in Hollywood, CA


To purchase a LMM Summit pass Click here

The Latino Media Market is a NALIP Signature Program created for NALIP members attending the 2017 NALIP Media Summit with qualified projects in the following categories:

  • Low-Budget Features in Development or Pre-production
  • Documentary Works-in-Progress
  • TV/Streaming Scripted Concept/Pilot
  • Digital Web Series

How to Apply

Deadline for e-mail Submissions is Friday March 17, 2017 (NOW CLOSED). The online application must be filled out via the link provided below. Once the online application is filled out, it must be included with the additional materials submitted to lmm@nalip.org in individual PDF Files by the deadline:

  • The self-contained merged Pitch Package Deck must include all required materials of submission

  • The Online LMM Application (which you can download here) and the Media Release Form attached to it along with proof of Payment receipt and Membership verification

The following required materials must be submitted by March 17, 2017. These materials must be included and should be submitted in this order:

  • Must be a current NALIP Member. Current members will have application fee waived. If you are not a member, you will have to pay a $50 non-refundable processing fee (now includes a six month NALIP membership). Click here for processing fee and membership fee. If you were a current paid member prior to January 5, 2017 then your LMM application fee is waived)

  • 2017 Latino Media Market Online Application. Click here (NOW CLOSED) to access and begin the application

  • Pitch Package Deck. Material items listed below

  • Media Release Form. Click here to access the release form

  • Must attend and register for the 2017 NALIP Media Summit (June 22-25, 2017). If you are accepted and cannot attend the NALIP Media Summit, we will open up your spot for a different project.


Materials to include within the Pitch Package Deck are:

  • Visual and financial summary of your project
  • Cover slide
  • Summary slide
  • Product slide
  • Tone and Visual slide that can include Key Art, Mock Up Poster
  • Mood Reel
  • Team slide
  • Market opportunity slide
  • Financial Investors slide
  • Budget Outline or Top Sheet
  • Media links and passwords. Previous works are acceptable media links.
***The Pitch Package deck serves as a tool for the applicant to get creative and condense their project in order to effectively communicate what the project is about, the audience reach, what it will look like and opportunities for investors. These are simply ideas as we would like to see the different types of decks NALIP members will submit.


Things to Remember!

Selected projects will be notified by Monday May 8, 2017.

LMM Meetings (for selected projects only) will be held on June 23 & 24, 2017 during the NALIP MEDIA SUMMIT.

$50 non-refundable Processing Fee (now includes a six month NALIP membership at the Media Maker Basic Level) must be paid via this link . Proof of payment must be submitted by the deadline. Current paid NALIP members are awarded a waived fee for the application. Fee will be waived to paid NALIP members at the Media Maker, Media Maker Pro and Media Maker Executive levels. If you have the basic Welcome Membership for Free, then you will have to upgrade to a paid membership. If you wish to upgrade to a full year member of NALIP then visit the become a member  link. By paying the $50 LMM Processing Fee, your fee will only include a 6 month NALIP membership at the Media Maker Basic level.

 Remember to download, sign and attach the RELEASE FORM and submit by the deadline.


Check out our FAQ page or email us at lmm@nalip.org





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