NALIP Conference Sets Hollywood ‘Revolution’ in Motion for Latino Filmmakers

Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson with James McNamara, the Chairman of Pantelion Films.

Even though there are more Hispanics in the US than Canadians in Canada and that in the U.S. Latinos comprise 30% (the largest demographic) of all Americans going to movie theatre, Hispanics are the most under represented ethnic group in front of and behind the camera.

Filmmaker and activist Moctesuma Esparza

This past weekend, hundreds of Latino filmmakers and major TV/movie studios executives descended upon Newport Beach to explore new opportunities in Hollywood that will empower Latino content makers with the tools and the voice they need to tell their stories at the the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) 12th annual gathering, “The New Now: Defining the Future Together”. Read More »