NALIP has stellar panels with diversity executives who represent the top studios and networks.
At NALIP 2013, we learned that all three of John Leguizamo's 2013 pilots were dropped from network slates.
In addition to engaging Hollywood's elite, NALIP also brings together the industry's current trendsetters.
Furthering the tradition of celebrating Latino visionaries, NALIP will host a red carpet gala honoring one of only eight living performers who has won entertainment's grand slam of the industry's most prestigious awards: The Oscar, The Emmy, The Tony and The Grammy -- the inspirational and magnanimous, Rita Moreno .
VIVA LATINOS: NALIP
membership has grown from 250 to 1,000-plus, and it certainly showed at gala night, where the Hyatt ballroom was packed to the rafters.
"What I love most about my work is the process of discovery," says Natalia, "and sharing this with the people that have inspired me the most throughout my life: my father, other filmmakers I have encountered through NALIP
like Cristina Ybarra ...
NALIP may still be going through organizational growing pains, but participants were positive about the 2000 confab, where they discussed the ups and downs of Latinos in the industry.
According to NALIP chair Lillian Jimenez, the org hopes that by next year, the confab will have evolved into a market where attendees can pitch projects to TV, film and dot-com buyers and execs.
MIAMI The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) will hold its second annual conference in Miami Beach July 6-9, an event organizers expect will draw more than 300 Latin media pros from the United States and Puerto Rico.
NALIP was formed a year ago during the Future of Latino Independent Media conference in San Francisco.
Latino filmmakers had a shot to pitch their current projects at the sixth annual National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP
) Conference entitled "Catch the Latino Wave" held in Huntington Beach, CA in March.
is offerring a four-day screenplay workshop for 20 emerging Latino writers, beginning April 22.