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  • 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.

  • New Study Spotlights Lack Of Latinos in Film On Screen and Behind the Camera

    Posted by · August 27, 2019

    A new study titled “Latinos in Film: Erasure On-Screen & Behind the Camera Across 1,200 Popular Movies,” spotlights the ongoing lack of Latino representation in the film industry. 

  • Films lag significantly in Latino representation, study shows - Nalip News

    Posted by · August 27, 2019

    NEW YORK (AP) — Latinos make up 18% of the U.S. population and 24% of its frequent moviegoers, yet they rarely see themselves on movie screens.

  • J. Lo Is The Only Latinx Actress Over 45 To Hold A Lead Role In The Last 12 Years - Nalip News

    Posted by · August 27, 2019

    You knew J. Lo was unique, but a new study puts her on a whole new level.

    In over 1,200 top-grossing box office films between 2007 and 2018, only two Latina lead roles were played by an actor 45 or older.