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NALIP Featured In HipLatina Article!

NALIP Featured In HipLatina Article!

Posted by NALIP · February 04, 2020

Last year Dr. Stacy L. Smith and the USC Annenberg Inclusion Initiative in partnership with the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) and Wise Entertainment released a report shining a light on the lack of Latinx representation in Hollywood. They found that only three percent of movies featured Latinx actors in lead roles from 2007 through 2018 in the 100 top-grossing films and J.Lo was the only Latinx actress over 45 to star in a film in the last 12 years.

NALIPsters Marvin Leemus and Linda Yvette Chavez Talk About the Creation of the New Netflix Original Gentefied

NALIPsters Marvin Leemus and Linda Yvette Chavez Talk About the Creation of the New Netflix Original Gentefied

Posted by NALIP · February 04, 2020

Image courtesy of Vulture

Marvin Lemus and Linda Yvette Chávez had never sold a TV script or even set foot in a writers’ room when they visited network after network three years ago, speaking in Spanglish about brown love, familia, and the show of their dreams. Ten times, in front of some of the industry’s biggest players, they pitched their dramedy, Gentefied.

Disney to Release Film Version of 'Hamilton' Stage Performance With Original Broadway Cast

Disney to Release Film Version of 'Hamilton' Stage Performance With Original Broadway Cast

Posted by NALIP · February 03, 2020

Image courtesy of The Hollywood Reporter

Disney is bringing Hamilton to the big screen. Following what is believed to have been a long period of competitive negotiations, the studio has won the worldwide distribution rights to the film of the original staged performance of the Tony-winning musical. The film will be released in North America on Oct. 15, 2021.

Director Janicza Bravo Calls Real-Life ‘Zola’ A “Superhero” – Sundance Studio

Director Janicza Bravo Calls Real-Life ‘Zola’ A “Superhero” – Sundance Studio

Posted by NALIP · January 31, 2020

Image Courtesy of Deadline

In 2015, a 148-word Twitter thread took the internet by storm. The tweets hailed from A’ziah King, a then 20-year Hooters waitress who had a chance encounter with a stripper named Jessica led to a wild 2-day Flordia trip that included prostitution, murder, and a violent pimp, who went by Z.

Paying Tribute to Beloved TV Icon Walter Mercado

Paying Tribute to Beloved TV Icon Walter Mercado

Posted by NALIP · January 31, 2020

Image Courtesy of Hyperallergic

The documentary Mucho Mucho Amor, which just premiered at Sundance, feels like a celebration in a way few biographies do.