FAQ - Latino Lens Festival & Showcase 2016

What is the Latino Lens Showcase?


The Latino Lens Festival and Showcase 2016, to take place on October 30 at the Avalon Hollywood, is NALIP's second annual showcase event that aims to display a wide range of voices and narratives that are crafted by Latino content creators, in the hopes of advancing the exposure and accessibility of Latin-crafted cinema and art forms. This year, the Latino Lens Showcase will feature workshops, panels, and screenings aimed to prepare content creators for the future of entertainment. Stay tuned for more information and programming!

Is parking provided? Where can I park?


Parking is not included in the price of admission. You may purchase a parking spot on the lot located at the Avalon Hollywood - 1735 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028

Where is the venue located?


The Avalon Hollywood - 1735 Vine St, Los Angeles, CA 90028 

What type of programs are facilitated at the event?


We currently have our Blind Sale Rate going on and have not announced our official lineup...but the program will include the following:

  • Workshops
  • Panels
  • Screenings
  • Networking
  • Mixer

Can I bring a guest with me?


Yes, of course! Just have your friend(s) purchase their tickets by clicking on the link here.

What if I want to submit a short film for consideration?


On October 30th, 2016, NALIP will host its second annual Latino Lens Festival & Showcase that aims to display a wide range of voices and narratives that are crafted by Latino filmmakers, in the hopes of advancing the exposure and accessibility of Latino-crafted cinema and art forms.

NALIP is conducting a worldwide search for the highest quality short films that represents a commitment to diversity and the Latino/a community. We are looking for talented, creative, and fresh individuals with finished products that are ready to show the world what they have created and what they can offer.

The short film must be less than 20 minutes long, feature Latino/a talent on or behind the camera in leading roles, and/or focus on issues that pertain to the Latino/a community. In order to submit for consideration, please go to our website, and click on the link “Submit Your Work.” The link submitted must be password protected.

Please inform in the description box that you are submitting for the 2016 Latino Lens Showcase and provide the password. Also, please provide a brief explanation as to why you believe your project should be displayed at our showcase, and be a part of our lineup. Submissions are not guaranteed. The submissions will be reviewed by a committee of industry professionals. No feedback will be provided.

The deadline for submission is: September 1st, 2016

What if I want to buy more than one ticket but for different people?


We highly recommend that you send them the link to purchase their own pass. If you purchase multiple passes, please email latinolens@nalip.org and notify who will receive the additional ticket(s). Please provide their full name and bring ID the day of the event.

Is there a member discount?


Yes there is. Please refer to the Blind Sale rate we have going on until September 4, 2016! Purchases your pass here!