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

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

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