Member News 7/29/21

Posted by on July 30, 2021

Exciting member news this week! Check them out here. We love seeing our members and participants thrive.

How Diverse Scriptwriters Redefine Language in Hollywood

The pen is mightier than the sword as proven by an array of emerging screenwriters, playwrights, and content creators that use language to redefine the outdated standards set by mainstream media. Learn how these warriors of language fight a revolution one script at a time!

Read the full piece here!

The Garden Left Behind review – an unnerving snapshot of transphobic violence

The Garden Left Behind has been released in the UK and we share with you all a review from TheGuardian. Director Flavio Alves is an awardee of NALIP's 2020 Latino Media Fest for Best Latinx Director. He was rightfully awarded for his work in this film. Read the full review here.

Linda Yvette Chavez and Marvin Lemus Among Creatives Chosen for Variety's 2021 Comedy Impact Report

Variety released their 2021 Comedy Impact Report and NALIP is proud to see talented and incredible Latinos be part of the list. Congratulations to Marvin Lemus, Linda Yvette Chavez, and America Ferrera for being recognized for their work in the much-needed Gentefied. We cannot wait for Season 2!

Read the full list on Variety.

Julieta Messmer & Marianne Amelinckx Selected as Finalists of the Yes, And... Laughter Lab 

Big congratulations to Julieta Messmer and Marianne Amelinckx for being selected as finalists for the Yes, and... Laughter Lab for their project Bendecidas y Afortunadas! Julieta & Marianne will present their pitch for their scripted series Bendecidas y Afortunadas (Blessed and Highly Favored) at the Yes, And… Laughter Lab showcase at Dynasty Typewriter in Los Angeles on Thursday, September 30. 

Read more about the lab here.