Presenting the Finalists for the 2018 Latino Lens Narrative Shorts Incubator

Posted by on May 31, 2018

The National Association of Latino Independent Producers proudly announces the Finalists for the 2018 Latino Lens: Narrative Shorts Incubator. Out of an incredibly talented pool of applicants that were evaluated, the filmmakers chosen have outshown themselves in their creativity and storytelling. 

The Latino Lens: Narrative Shorts Incubator aligns with NALIP’s mission to discover, promote and inspire Latinx content creators and diverse voices across all media platforms. Each project chosen has presented  innovative storytelling and ingenuity that we are proud to support. The finalists will be provided pre-production, production, and post-production tools, resources and assets to support the successful completion of each film while later working with them on distribution strategy and outlets.  

NALIP would like to extend a congratulations to the following filmmakers: 

 Kase Pena - Full Beat 

Nickolas Duarte - Where the Sun Goes to Die

Juan Avella - Her Body 

David Perez - Protest

We are thrilled to be collaborating with the Time Warner Foundation for the second time on one of our core initiatives. Time Warner Foundation is an advocate for diversity in media and has been a longtime supporter and partner of NALIP. We are ecstatic to once again further Latinx in Media with this partnership and bring more inclusion to content creators.


The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) is a national membership organization that addresses the professional needs of Latinx content creators. NALIP stands as the premiere Latino media organization, addressing for close to 20 years the most underrepresented and the largest ethnic minority in the country. NALIP’s mission is to discover, promote and inspire Latino content creators and diverse voices across all media platforms. NALIP serves the needs of diverse content creators including, producers, performers, writers, directors, and industry professionals. For more information, visit

About Time Warner

The Time Warner Foundation is a private, nonprofit foundation that is wholly supported by Time Warner Inc. and its subsidiary companies Home Box Office, Inc., Turner Broadcasting System, Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment, Inc.  Its mission is to seek innovative and powerful ways to discover, nurture and celebrate the next generation of storytellers. The Foundation strives to build impactful partnerships with best-in-class nonprofit organizations that push the boundaries of artist development and support underrepresented storytellers.  The Foundation's ultimate goal is the cultivation of an artistic community that is rich, vibrant and relevant to audiences of today and tomorrow.