NALIP Fellows

  • Lorena Manríquez

    Posted by · September 11, 2014 6:10 PM


    Lorena Manríquez is an award-winning independent filmmaker and president of Andes Media, LLC. Her love of film was nurtured at an early age as she watched Spanish and French films in Santiago, Chile, where she was born and raised. She has been the recipient of a number of film industry fellowships, including the NALIP Latino Producers Academy, the CPB/PBS Producers Academy, the NBPC New Media Institute, the IFP Rough Cut Lab, and the Firelight Producer’s Lab.  She recently finished Ulises’ Odyssey (2014), which was selected for several media markets including Sunny Side of the Doc, Latin Side of the Doc, IFP Film Week, Visions du Réel, and the Latino Media Market.  Ulises' Odyssey is having its premiere at Cine+Mas San Francisco and at the Museum of Memory and Human Rights in Santiago, Chile. She is currently in production with her new documentary Siqueiros: Walls of Passion, which was awarded two California Documentary Project grants by Cal Humanities, an ITVS Diversity Development Fund, LPB Production Public Media Fund, and ITVS Open Call funding. She is a co-producer of Latinos Beyond Reel: Challenging a Media Stereotype (2012).



  • María Agui Carter

    Posted by · June 20, 2014 1:10 PM

    María Agui Carter is an award-winning filmmaker with two recent national broadcasts on PBS: No Job for a Woman, and REBEL, awarded the 2014 Eric Barnouw Honorable Mention as best historical film in America, and touring museums, theaters, and festivals around the country. 

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  • Julia Ahumada Grob | East WillyB

    Posted by · June 19, 2014 1:29 PM

    Julia Ahumada Grob is a writer, performer, and creative producer of Chilean and Jewish heritage. She is creator and actor on “East WillyB”, an original, comedic web series named by The New York Times as the “Latino Show for a New Generation”. 

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  • Natalia Almada | El Velador

    Posted by · June 18, 2014 1:31 PM

    Natalia Almada is a director. She was a 2012 MacArthur Fellow and recipient of the 2009 Sundance Documentary Directing Award for her film El General. 

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  • Youssef Delara | Filly Brown

    Posted by · June 17, 2014 1:32 PM


    Youssef Delara is a director.  His multiple award-winning dramas, English as a Second Language (2005) and Bedrooms (2009), premiered on Showtime Networks.  Off those successes, Delara directed Filly Brown (2010), a NALIP media market entry, starring Edward James Olmos, Gina Rodriquez and Jenni Rivera.

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  • Nicolas Entel | Sins of My Father

    Posted by · June 16, 2014 1:35 PM

    Nicolas Entel is a documentary filmmaker best known for Sins of My Father, which premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival and won, among others, the Havana and Miami film festivals. 

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  • Jaime Escallon-Buraglia

    Posted by · June 15, 2014 1:36 PM


    Jaime Escallon-Buraglia is an Emmy-award winning director, writer and producer at Lulo Films of which he co-founded in 2005.  

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  • Aurora Guerrero | Mosquito y Mari

    Posted by · June 14, 2014 1:38 PM

    Aurora Guerrero a writer and director. Born and raised in San Francisco, Aurora wrote and directed Mosquita y Mari, her debut narrative feature. 

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  • Sergio Guerrero Garzafox

    Posted by · June 13, 2014 1:39 PM

    Sergio Guerrero Garzafox is an Emmy award-winning writer, producer and director.  He is one of the highest profiles to have effectively straddled the Mexican-American border. 

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  • Cristina Ibarra | Las Marthas

    Posted by · June 12, 2014 1:41 PM

    Cristina Ibarra is a Chicana filmmaker who has been making award-winning independent films that explore the U.S.-Mexico border for the past fourteen years. 

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