NALIP at SXSW 2018

NALIP at SXSW 2018

Posted by NALIP on February 08, 2018

Latino Film & TV Creators Meet Up
NALIP held a Latino Film & TV Creators Meet Up at SXSW 2018 in which NALIP Executive Director, Benjamin Lopez discussed where Latinos are in the business perspective of Film, TV and media overall and how NALIP has positioned itself as the leading talent curator and industry tastemaker when it comes to letting the industry know how and who to invest in for the future and longevity of their companies. 

 

How First-Time Showrunner Tanya Saracho Got Her Queer Latinx Series Greenlit by Starz

How First-Time Showrunner Tanya Saracho Got Her Queer Latinx Series Greenlit by Starz

Posted by NALIP on February 08, 2018

Hoping to bring in a larger Latino viewership, Starz will premiere Vida, a new half-hour, LGBTQ Latina drama series, this spring. The show follows two Mexican-American sisters, Emma (Mishel Prada) and Lyn (Melissa Barrera), who return to their old neighborhood on the Eastside of Los Angeles and are forced to confront their mother’s shocking past.

Sundance Gears up with New Interactive Film Lineup

Sundance Gears up with New Interactive Film Lineup

Posted by NALIP on January 18, 2018

 Image courtesy of the NYTimes.com

Sundance Film Festival is hosting a Virtual reality, Augmented Reality, and Artificial Intelligence film lineup within their “New Frontier” program. Some of these films include “Dispatch”, “Eyes in the Red Sun”, and We Are Inclusion pick Angel Manuel Soto’s film “Dinner Party. ”    

 

NALIP Honors Martin Luther King Day

NALIP Honors Martin Luther King Day

Posted by NALIP on January 16, 2018

Today, we honor Martin Luther King, Jr., & stand in solidarity for equality and representation, especially behind and in front of the camera. 

On MLK Day, let's be inspired to tell the whole American story, starting by having accurate representation on our screens. We stand in support of our African-American brothers and sisters as well as our Afro-Latinx community. When it comes to true representation, Hollywood needs to look further into the spectrum of these identities within the Latino experience.


“Shape of Water” and “Coco” Win Big at the 2018 Golden Globes

“Shape of Water” and “Coco” Win Big at the 2018 Golden Globes

Posted by NALIP on January 11, 2018

Image courtesy of USA Weekly  

“Shape of Water” and “Coco” Win Big at the 2018 Golden Globes

This past Sunday on January 7th, Latino creators won at the Golden Globes. Guillermo Del Toro’s film “The Shape of Water” won two of the seven categories it was nominated for. This would include “Best Director of a Motion Picture” and ‘Best Original Score.” Also, Lee Unkrich’s and Adrian Molinas “Coco won “Best Animated Feature Film.”  You can see the full list of nominations for “Shape of Water” and “Coco” below.

 

Latinos Award Watch: BAFTA Nominations 2018

Latinos Award Watch: BAFTA Nominations 2018

Posted by NALIP on January 11, 2018

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The BAFTA awards have released their nominations for this year's ceremony. While winning two awards at the Golden Globes, Guillermo Del Toro’s “Shape of Water” has been nominated for ten categories at the BAFTA’s. Some of these nominations include Best Film, Best Film Director, & Best Original Screenplay. Lee Unkrich’s and Adrian Molinas “Coco” has also been nominated for Best Animated Film. You can see the full list of categories for these films below.   

 

 

NALIP at Sundance 2018

NALIP at Sundance 2018

Posted by NALIP on January 11, 2018


NALIP participated in several events at this year's 2018 Sundance Film Festival. We partnered up with STARZ, Latina Mag, & MiTu in order to bring conversations of Latinos on screen and their representation as well as provide networking opportunities. Check out our recap video to see NALIP and the media community support diverse content creators below!

 

 

 

 

NALIP & STARZ To Partner for ‘Vida’ Sundance Panel

NALIP & STARZ To Partner for ‘Vida’ Sundance Panel

Posted by NALIP on January 05, 2018

Image Courtesy of STARZ 

NALIP and STARZ will partner at Sundance this year to feature a panel and discuss the network’s new drama series “Vida,” which will premiere in 2018. The show is one of the first of its kind, having a majority of Latinos both in casting and behind the scenes. The series features Mexican-American sisters Emma and Lyn (Mishel Prada, Melissa Barrera) from the Eastside of Los Angeles who couldn’t be more different or distanced from each other. Circumstances force them to return to their old neighborhood, where they are confronted by the past and shocking truth about their mother’s identity.                                                                                                   

Latino Awards Watch: Golden Globes Nominations 2018

Latino Awards Watch: Golden Globes Nominations 2018

Posted by NALIP on December 14, 2017

 

Images Courtesy of IMDB

The 2018 Golden Globes have released their nominations 75th awards ceremony, with multiple nominations for Lee Unkrich and Adrian Molina's "Coco" as well as Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water". "Una Mujer Fantástica" (A Fasnastic Woman) by Chilean director Sebastián Lelio and "Ferdinand" by Brazilian director Carlos Saldanha have received nominations under Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language and Best Motion Picture, Animated, respectively. You can see the full list of Latino films and filmmakers nominated for the 2018 Golden Globe Awards below: