2016 Latino Media Market Fellows
NALIP Announces the Official Selection for the 12th Annual Latino Media Market
The National Association of Latino Independent Producers proudly announces the selected group of content creators to participate in the 2016 Latino Media Market (LMM). Meetings will take place during the NALIP Media Summit at the Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood and Highland, Hollywood CA on June 24th and June 25th.
Out of a competitive pool of applicants, several producers and directors were selected to take meetings with executives and funders in the following categories: Low Budget Features in Development, Documentaries in Progress, Digital Web Series, and Scripted TV Concepts.
NALIP’s Latino Media Market is presented by HBO, ITVS and the California Arts Council Statewide Networks Programs. The Latino Media Market™ is an executive meeting series for selected projects to have scheduled pitches, presentations and meetings with industry executives, funders, distributors, commissioning editors, representatives, and potential partners.
NALIP received a record number of incredible, powerful submissions, we wish we could include all of them but we could only select a limited number. Axel Caballero, NALIP’s Executive Director said, "We are thrilled to announce the 2016 Latino Media Market projects and fellows. They are perfect examples of the rich, diverse and innovative vision and talent of our Latino content creators. We know they will find success at the NALIP Media Summit 2016."
NALIP would like to congratulate the following filmmakers:
Esteban Arango - Blast Beat
Frank Armendarez - Penumbral
Laura Avila Tacsan and Erika Bagnarello - Hermanas
Suzan Beraza - No Soy Puta
Efrain Casillas - Titeres
Vincent Cortez - Life Beyond
Nickolas Duarte - Ella
Fernando Frias - I´m No Longer Here
Mimi Fuenzalida - Cuba in Transition
Catherine Gund - Amor Puro Y Duro
Chelsea Hernandez - Building the American Dream
Carlos Ibarra - Run Carlos Run
Florencia Krochik - Pathways
Stephanie Lucas and Josh Kasselman - Unfinished Work
Freddie Marrero - Nuyorican Basquet
Nick Oceano - Finding Albie Finch
Pablo Proenza - Friend Of a Friend
Steve Race - The Story of My Family
Rene Rhi - The Name Partner
Gabriel Ridaura - El Lado Oscuro Del Amor
Norma Sepulveda - Quintana
Rita Toledo - The Life Ahead
Oskar Toruno - Community Theater
Evette Vargas - SNAP / Dark Prophet
Yossy Zagha - The Containment
NALIP’s 2016 Latino Media Market™ (LMM) is designed to bring funders, studio executives, distributors, dealmakers, agents, mentors and employers together with NALIP members and their projects. Now in its twelfth year, the LMM consists of a meeting series for selected projects. Filmmakers meet one-on-one with industry representatives who provide sound advice on how to advance their project to the next level. Additional information and updates about the 2016 LMM is available at the Latino Media Market webpage.
The National Association of Latino Independent Producers is a national membership organization, committed to helping Latino and Latina content creators with their professional goals. We seek to increase the quality and quantity of stories by and about Latinos, through professional development, community building, and mentoring.
For more information about NALIP or to attend this year’s NALIP Media Summit on June 23rd-26th, 2016 in Hollywood, CA please visit this link.