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  • "One Day At A Time" Star Isabella Gomez Speaks About Her Experience With Colorism at NALIP's Diverse Women in Media Forum

    Posted by · December 12, 2019

    One Day At a Time is coming back for its fourth season in 2020 and fans are stoked! It would be an understatement to say how rare shows like ODAAT really are and how important it is for Latinx to be portrayed as full multifaceted people. One thing in particular that has made the sitcom so beloved is the progressive way it deals with everything from mental illness and gentrification to homophobia and racism.

  • Diverse Women in Media Forum offers hope mixed with practicality

    Posted by · December 09, 2019

    A West Hollywood hotel banquet room full of aspiring industry players got a day of encouragement – along with, crucially, some practical advice – at the Diverse Women in Media Forum Thursday.

     

  • Isabella Gomez Says Auditions ‘Dwindled’ After ‘One Day At A Time’

    Posted by · December 08, 2019

     

    Actress Isabella Gomez claims she started receiving less auditions once it became known she was Latina after starring as Elena Alvarez in “One Day at a Time.” 

     

  • Gloria Calderón Kellett Sees Comedy as First Step to Improved Latinx Depictions

    Posted by · December 08, 2019

    Gloria Calderón Kellett says her drive to create stories about the Hispanic community comes from wanting to provide more accurate representations of it in entertainment. 

    "The constant demonizing of our community made me a writer because we need more accuracy out there," she said during the Diverse Women In Media panel hosted by the National Association of Latino Independent Producers in Los Angeles on Thursday night.

     

  • NALIP To Receive Salute To Excellence Award From African American Film Critics Association

    Posted by · November 20, 2019

    The African American Film Critics Association has just announced their award winners for 2020!

  • Latinos in Hollywood Are Becoming Rare, Study Shows

    Posted by · November 14, 2019

    The statistical result of the Latinos participation in the Hollywood film is very bad. 4 percent only were made by Latinos out of 1,200 films. Meanwhile, 71 percent of those films hailed outside U.S. and 29 percent of them were American. The worst, out of 1,335 films examined by the researchers, one 1 Latina directed a film.

  • Latino Characters Make Up A Tiny Fraction Of Characters On-Screen

    Posted by · November 13, 2019

    A new study from the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative paints a dismal picture for Latino representation on screen and behind the camera.

     

  • 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.