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  • This Diversity Report Proves What We Already Knew: Latino Actors & Directors Are Invisible in Hollywood

    Posted by · November 01, 2019

    The bleak reality that the Latino community is underrepresented on the big screen has been a known issue for quite some time.

  • Latinx Characters Make Up Only 4.5 Percent of Speaking Roles in Top 1,200 Films, Study Finds

    Posted by · November 01, 2019

    Of the 100 top-grossing domestic features from each of the past 12 years, Latinx characters make up only 4.5 percent of all speaking roles, according to a new report on Latinx onscreen representation in feature films.

  • Catch NALIP on "Inside the Issues with Alex Cohen" on October 29th!

    Posted by · November 01, 2019

    Executive Director of NALIP, Benjamin Lopez, had the chance to sit with Alex Cohen on "Inside the Issues" to discuss the recent USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative study about Latinos in Film.

  • AAFCA Announces Special Achievement Honorees For 2020!

    Posted by · October 31, 2019

    National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), Clarence Avant, Sherry Lansing, Deon Taylor, Kenny Leon and more are among the AAFCA 2020 Special Achievement Awards Honorees. 

  • Hollywood Latinos vow to 'change that narrative,' fight harmful stereotypes

    Posted by · October 09, 2019

    Award winning directors and producers vowed to combat the lack of Latino representation in the TV and film industry through the work they do in Hollywood.

  • Latinx Creators in Hollywood: ‘We’re Culture Makers’

    Posted by · October 09, 2019

    On Thursday night at the AMC Century City 15 in Los Angeles, the Latino Media Fest Awards celebrated content creators who are helping to make the industry a more diverse and inclusive place.

  • NALIP is Awarded at the Imagen Awards

    Posted by · October 09, 2019

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  • A Latino Media Festival is helping creatives realign a Hollywood that needs ‘more people who look like us’

    Posted by · October 04, 2019

    The Latino Media Fest, taking place in Century City Wednesday through Friday of this week, offers practical encouragement for creatives, despite what looks like a bleak industry picture.

     

  • Latinos In Popular Films Almost Nonexistent

    Posted by · October 04, 2019

    It is no surprise that you rarely see Latinos in Hollywood movies. Hollywood has that door still tightly shut, save for stereotypical depictions and, every once in a while, an original character in an original story.

  • Hollywood Has the Power to Combat Damaging Stereotypes About Latinos. Here's Proof That It's Utterly Failing

    Posted by · August 28, 2019

    It’s time to confront the way we see and treat Latinos in America. As we grapple with the enduring effects of a horrific attack on Latinos doing their Saturday shopping, a government that locks Latino children in cages, and leaders and news media outlets who spin vile, racist rhetoric, it is clear something must be done.