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The Black List is expanding its scope of inclusion and representation in Hollywood with The Latinx List. The inaugural list, a roster of promising screenplays written by Latinx writers, will include literary adaptations, stories based on true events, the immigrant experience, and other narratives encompassing the Latinx experience.
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While the entertainment industry is now making moves toward elevating overlooked voices, the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) has been at this for two decades. NALIP, an organization that promotes Latino talent in all areas of media, will celebrate its 20th anniversary with its annual Media Summit, which will take place in Los Angeles from July 25 to 28.
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Ben Lopez has seen the future of the entertainment industry, and says it is the Latinx community.
Radiating positivity just like he does on Twitter, Mexican artist and animator Jorge Gutiérrez(The Book of Life) stole the spotlight with his insightful remarks during a conversation at the NALIP Media Summit addressing representation in animation, particularly in content targeting young audiences.