NALIP 2012 Welcomes Universal Studios President and COO Ron Meyer as Keynote Lunch Speaker!

Join us at NALIP 2012: Diverse Voices, Universal Content for a unique opportunity to hear from one of Hollywood's best! NALIP is proud to announce Universal Studios President and COO Ron Meyer as a keynote lunch speaker at our upcoming national conference. Prior to joining Universal Studios, Mr. Meyer was President of Creative Artists Agency, Inc., which he founded in 1975 with four fellow agents from the William Morris Agency. Don't miss out on this entertainment luminary as NALIP 2012 registration is reaching its capacity! Register at www.nalip.org/nalip2012


Robert Rodriguez and AMD Launch VISIONary Young Directors Contest

Maverick director Robert Rodriguez has teamed up with tech innovator AMD to launch the VISIONary Young Directors Contest. Aspiring film makers have the chance to win a trip to Austin City Limits (ACL) October 12-14, 2012 to meet Rodriguez in person, as well as cutting-edge film editing technology from HP to jump start their movie making careers. The contest entry period is March 14, 2012 - June 30, 2012....

Call for Submissions: "The Power of Diversity" PGA Workshop

The Producers Guild of America is proud to announce its producing workshop, "The Power of Diversity." This workshop is designed to foster the creative development of diverse voices in Television Comedy, Drama, & Reality; Motion Pictures, Documentaries and Web series. Up to ten participants will be encouraged to explore, create and refine stories that reflect our diverse culture....

Call for Applications: IDFAcademy Summer School

From June 18 through June 23, 2012, IDFAcademy organizes the fifth edition of the Summer School: a tailor-made training program for emerging filmmakers, taking place in Amsterdam and aimed at strengthening the narrative structure of documentary projects. It offers the opportunity to meet and work with highly esteemed filmmakers and film professionals who are willing to share their knowledge and experience with emerging film talent.


Call for Entries: FirstGlance Film Fest Philadelphia

The 15th annual FirstGlance Film Fest Philly is open to professional, first time, graduate and undergraduate filmmakers from down the street and across the globe. Named 3 of the last 5 years as "1 of the 25 Best Film Festival Investments" and "One of the top 25 indie film friendly businesses in the world."...


'Sin City,' 'Machete' Sequels in the Works, Says Robert Rodriguez
(EW.com) - Austin-based filmmaker Robert Rodriguez announced that he would begin filming a new Machete movie - tentatively titled Machete Kills — next month. He also said that Sin City 2 will film this summer. READ MORE

When Docs and Fiction Collide - An Interview with Fernanda Rossi
(LPB) - A week after the world premiere of Fernanda Rossi's short 'Clara Como El Agua' we interviewed her where she shared her thoughts about filmmaking, the important issues she tackles in her short film and the vital role symbolism plays in this coming of age story. READ MORE



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NALIP 2012: Diverse Voices, Universal Content at Universal CityWalk!

Think NALIP 2012 is taking place just at the Sheraton Universal? Think again! Plenty of events are taking place at Universal CityWalk! First off, our pre-conference Actorfest Studio will be at the Wizards Theater on Thursday, April 12th at CityWalk. Also our Friday VIP Welcome Reception will take place at the stylish Infusion Lounge. Following the reception, join us for our private screening of the Sundance favorite Filly Brown at the AMC Theatre! 

Don’t miss on this unique weekend, register now!  www.nalip.org/nalip2012

Alysa Nahmias' Doc Wins Jury Prize at Salem Film Fest

NALIP member Alysa Nahmias' documentary Unfinished Spaces won the documentary jury prize at the Salem Film Festival, and honorable mention documentary jury at the Miami International Film Festival. The film is about Cuba's ambitious National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists in the wake of Castro's Revolution, and how it was neglected, nearly forgotten, then ultimately rediscovered as a visionary architectural masterpiece.

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