NALIP Announces Latino Media Market Fellows
NALIP Announces the Official Selection for the 13th Annual Latino Media Market
The National Association of Latino Independent Producers proudly announces the selected group of content creators to participate in the 2017 Latino Media Market (LMM). Meetings will take place during the NALIP Media Summit at the Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland center in Hollywood, CA on June 23rd and June 24th.
Out of a competitive pool of applicants, several producers and directors were selected to take meetings with executives and funders in the following categories: Low Budget Features in Development, Documentaries in Progress, Digital Web Series, and Scripted TV Concepts.
NALIP’s Latino Media Market is presented by HBO and the California Arts Council Statewide Networks Programs. The Latino Media Market™ is an executive meeting series for selected projects to have scheduled pitches, presentations and meetings with industry executives, funders, distributors, commissioning editors, representatives, and potential partners.
NALIP received a record number of incredible, powerful submissions, we wish we could include all of them, but we could only select a limited number. Ben Lopez, NALIP’s Executive Director said, "We are thrilled to announce the 2017 Latino Media Market projects and fellows. They are perfect examples of the rich, diverse and innovative vision and talent of our Latino content creators. We know they will find success at the NALIP Media Summit 2017".
NALIP would like to congratulate the following filmmakers:
Alana Simões & Jose Ramón Mikelajáuregui - The Mexican Dream
Alejandro Antonio – Tattooed Love
Belem Ramirez - That Place Called Babylon
Carla Curiel - Mundo Lanugo: Mi Abuelita Siempre Dice
Christian Contreras & Victoria De La Torre - Phillip
Cristóbal Echevensko - The Horribles
David Ruiz Marquez - Ahava Surf
Denise Cox - Being Ñ
Dominic Colon - WERQ IT!
Georgina González & Rodrigo Iturralde – Finding The Werewolf
Jose M. Ferulli & Laura Dolz - The Country of Forgotten Dreams
Jose Ortiz - Hyphen America
Juan Pablo González - El Lugar de la Memoria
Juan Martinez Vera - Cabarete
Juliana Schatz - Mimi Y Milagro
Laura Fran Lozano - #SFX: a Documentary on Magic, Craft & the Art of Believing
Lorena Manriquez - Siqueiros: Walls of Passion
Marlon Moreno - Insurrection
Marta Cross & Virginia Novello - ChiChi & Tucci
Miguel Berg - Aurora
Nicole Karsin - Amazona Lot 1AB
Nicole Vinnola & Andres Torres-Vives - Petrichor
Tracey Quezada – You, Me, & The Fruit Trees
William Caballero – 115 Ferry Street
Victor Dueñas - Serenity
Vivian Miranda – The Other Sport
NALIP’s 2017 Latino Media Market™ (LMM) is designed to bring funders, studio executives, distributors, dealmakers, agents, mentors and employers together with NALIP members and their projects. Now in its thirteenth year, the LMM consists of a meeting series for selected projects. Filmmakers meet one-on-one with industry representatives who provide sound advice on how to advance their project to the next level. Additional information and updates about the 2017 LMM visit the homepage at www.nalip.org/latino_media_market.
The National Association of Latino Independent Producers is a national membership organization, committed to helping Latinx content creators with their professional goals. We seek to increase the quality and quantity of stories by and about Latinos, through professional development, community building, and mentoring.
For more information about NALIP or to attend this year’s NALIP Media Summit on June 22nd - 25th, 2017 in Hollywood, CA please visit:www.nalipmediasummit.com/.