34 Filmmakers Accepted into 8th Annual Latino Media Market, April 13-14 in Universal City, CA

The National Association of Latino Independent Producers has invited 34 filmmakers to participate in the 2012 Latino Media Market (LMM) meetings during NALIP 2012: Diverse Voices, Universal Content national conference in Universal City, California, April 13-14, 2012. Out of a competitive pool of applicants, producers were selected to take meetings with executives and funders in the following categories: Low Budget Features in Development, Documentaries in Progress, and Non-Scripted TV Concepts.

Sponsored by the NEA, the Latino Media Market™ is an executive meeting series for select projects to have scheduled pitches, presentations and meetings with industry executives, funders, distributors, commissioning editors, representatives, and potential partners.   This year, LMM Fellows will have the opportunity to pitch representatives of such companies and organizations as 3 Arts Entertainment, AJK Films, AMC Independent, BET Networks, Cima Productions, Cinema Libre Studio, Cortez Brothers, HBO, High Noon Entertainment, ITVS, KCET, LPB, Mandt Brothers Productions, Mun2, National Geographic – All Roads Film Project, New Video, NuvoTV, Pantelion Films, POV, PBS, R-Caro Productions, the Sundance Documentary Fund and Feature Film Program, Tribeca Film Institute, WME, and many more!


 NALIP would like to congratulate the following filmmakers:

Rafael Aguilo – “Bachelor Party”

Jenny Alexander – The Vigil

Sandy Baumann – Tesoro

Juan Pablo Cadaveira - Maravilla (Marvelous)

David Emch – “LAtinos”

Erica Engelhardt - The Lochmaddy School for Bastards

Jaime Escallon - F.O.G.

Sonia Fritz – María Montez

Michael Gavino – “Back in my Day” & “Slander”

Rick Gil de Montes – El Boxeo

Sonia Gonzalez-Martinez – ¡Coquito!

Brian Jett – Bordering on Love

Suzanne Kai – Like a Rolling Stone

Paul Lima – “Surviving the Burn”

SJ Main – El Luchador

Lorena Manriquez – Bandidos Never Die

Scott Marcano – Nancy Hernandez & The Black Widows

Tomas M. Martinez – “Juvenile Justice”

Gloria Moran – “The Unique Ladies”

Cristina Nava – Lola's Love Shack

Michael L. Nunez – Roll Call: The Art of Chicano Gang Graffiti

Jennifer Redmond – El Camino

Rodrigo Reyes – Purgatorio

Veronica Riedel – Kiko

Theo Rigby – The Documented Project

Adolfo “Fito” Rivera – The Curse of Manizales

Paula Roman – Blackout

Mabel Valdiviezo – Prodigal Daughter

Sandra Varona – Asher

Angel Vasquez – Baldemar

Davo Weiss – Blown Away

Debby Wolfe – Gordita

Yossy Zagha – The Useless Puddle

Maja Zimmermann – El Escuadrón de la Muerte


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