What if I want to submit a short film for consideration?


On October 30th, 2016, NALIP will host its second annual Latino Lens Festival & Showcase that aims to display a wide range of voices and narratives that are crafted by Latino filmmakers, in the hopes of advancing the exposure and accessibility of Latino-crafted cinema and art forms.

NALIP is conducting a worldwide search for the highest quality short films that represents a commitment to diversity and the Latino/a community. We are looking for talented, creative, and fresh individuals with finished products that are ready to show the world what they have created and what they can offer.

The short film must be less than 20 minutes long, feature Latino/a talent on or behind the camera in leading roles, and/or focus on issues that pertain to the Latino/a community. In order to submit for consideration, please go to our website, and click on the link “Submit Your Work.” The link submitted must be password protected.

Please inform in the description box that you are submitting for the 2016 Latino Lens Showcase and provide the password. Also, please provide a brief explanation as to why you believe your project should be displayed at our showcase, and be a part of our lineup. Submissions are not guaranteed. The submissions will be reviewed by a committee of industry professionals. No feedback will be provided.

The deadline for submission is: September 1st, 2016