Hear firsthand about her journey to her current position, where she sees the future of the industry is heading, and what it all means for you as a creative professional and viewer. In this role, Gibson also manages the MPA’s partnerships with national civil rights and multicultural groups as part of the association’s outreach to leading third party organizations. She is the co-creator and show runner of the upcoming Peacock show Rutherford Falls, starring Ed Helms. Juan Gil is a Writer/Director living in Los Angeles. This is a valuable session for anyone looking to work in the across the media and entertainment landscape. Hiromi is a Japanese/Mexican filmmaker and presently a Director/Executive Producer of SELENA for Netflix. Her 1/2 hour special Easily Offended was one of the top shows amongst the Entre Nos franchise and is streaming on all HBO Digital Platforms. A proud UCLA graduate, she is completing her final year as an Alumni Regent on the UC Board of Regents. Jesus Hernandez is a Cuban-American producer, film programmer and social impact entrepreneur based in NYC. Ever wonder how a writer's room functions? Garza joined CAA in 2019 from AGC Studios, where she was the Head of Latino Content. Join us to get the inside scoop on the many ways into Nickelodeon’s doors, including internships and the Nick Writing and Artist Programs. Since 2014, she's been the Director of Community at The Black List, where she oversees a social media ecosystem with over 250,000 followers; edits, curates, and writes for the Black List Blog; manages the entire blcklst.com online community; and runs point on all website partnerships.You can also hear her on podcasts like NPR’s On Point, How Did This Get Made?, Scriptnotes, The Daily Zeitgeist, and The Black List Podcast and see her at festivals like the Toronto International Film Festival and the Sundance Film Festival. She currently finished writing the comedy pilot based on this time of her life, titled My Low-Life. Gina Brillon was born and raised in the Bronx, New York. Marc Malkin is one of Hollywood’s most recognizable faces on the red carpet. We can’t wait for you to join us! No one gets to the C-Suite overnight! As Executive Director, Ben is responsible for the overall design, strategic vision, and execution of all domestic and global endeavors for the National Association of Latino Independent Producers, NALIP. Madrigal lives in Los Angeles with his wife and two children. Currently, Ms. Calderón Kellett is co-showrunning season four of One Day at a Time, premiering on POP TV in March 2020. Twitter: @everythingloriaInstagram: @gloriakellett. He can be seen recurring as the role of Mr. Trujillo on the Netflix series MR. IGLESIAS, and in roles on ALONE TOGETHER (Freeform) and TEACHERS (TV Land). In 2017, Guerrero directed her first episode of television on Ava Duvernay's critically acclaimed drama, Queen Sugar. Tanya Saracho is a playwright and television writer who serves as creator, showrunner, and executive producer of the critically-acclaimed series “Vida” on Starz, which earned 100% critical rating on Rotten Tomatoes for its first, second and third seasons. Dailyn lives in Los Angeles with her artist husband and two of the cutest dogs on the world. A Media Studies graduate from Emerson College, her passion has long been promoting Diversity & Inclusion in all facets of the entertainment industry. The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) is moving its annual conference online. Fred Armisen is one of the most diversely talented performers working today with credits that range from acting to producing to writing in both comedy and music. These sessions will consist of panels, workshops, and insightful conversations with experienced content creators and top executives in the industry. With the popularity of animated content on the rise, hear from the minds behind Nickelodeon's "The Casagrandes" and "Santiago of the Seas" about their journeys into the world of animation. Having started in the CBS drama series department in 1997 as assistant to then drama head Nina Tassler, Davis spent nearly 20 years rising through the ranks in both development and current series at CBS Entertainment. She’s been the guest of SXSW, Nike, HBO, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences, Film Independent and more. He also oversees CAA's Creators Summit series, educational experiences for content creators hosted in partnership with major industry events and diversity organizations, such as the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) and GLAAD. She’s worked in various facets of the industry from live televised events to movie trailer productions to Kids & Family content at Nickelodeon. Emerlynn Lampitoc joined Universal Filmed Entertainment Group’s (UFEG) Global Talent Development & Inclusion department at its inception in 2017. Most recently, Kate has enjoyed some massive successes on Netflix, first with two seasons of the original series, “Ingobernable”, which she stars in and co-produced. Driven to expand opportunities for Latinx creators, deliver inclusive programming for audiences, and demonstrate that diversity is good business. Dana Vasquez-Eberhardt is Sr. Director, Current Series and Development at Nickelodeon animation and Executive-In-Charge of “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “Santiago of the Seas.” A veteran in the animation industry she has spent over a decade in working on children’s’ animated on such properties as “Fanboy and Chum Chum”, “Harvey Beaks”, and the critically acclaimed “The Loud House.” Dana is one of those rare SoCal natives, a graduate of California Institute of the Arts and in her spare time is a hobby gardener and an avid cross stitcher. Haubegger is also a founding member of TIME’S UP, an initiative that addresses systemic inequality and injustice in the workplace. This conversation, moderated by President and Founder of Futuro Media Group, Maria Hinojosa, will take a look at how the current initiatives she oversees are creating spaces for creatives of color and industry professionals to succeed in entertainment and media. The series won the Audience Award at the 2018 SXSW Film Festival, and made its season two premiere as an Official Selection of the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. She is also responsible for furthering diversity, inclusion and equity across the organization’s workforce, so it more closely reflects the consumers and fanbases the company serves. She is currently in development on a couple projects as well as writing for an Untitled Netflix limited series. A native of Los Angeles, Natalie is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s (USC) School of Cinematic Arts and spent much of her childhood in Guadalajara, Mexico. Specifically, she wanted to be Farrah Fawcett, who in her eyes was a triple B: blonde, buxom, and beautiful. She is currently in development with South Coast Repertory and Two River Theatre.Saracho was born in Los Mochis, Sinaloa, México, and raised along the Texas border, spending the better part of her adult life in Chicago. She has been a programming fellow for Film Independent’s Project Involve and the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Industry Academy. Then came “The Day I Met El Chapo”, the acclaimed three-part documentary, which she also co-produced, about her now infamous meeting with Sean Penn and the notorious fugitive drug lord. LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Coming off the success of the first Virtual NALIP Media Summit, The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) has moved the remainder of its 2020 programmatic offerings online, including the Latino Media Fest. Ivy Penn is a rising senior at the University of California San Diego double majoring in Business and Design. Entel is also editing a six-part documentary series, Rompimos todo: La historia del rock en América Latina, for Netflix, which he created and is executive producing along two-time Academy Award winner Gustavo Santaolalla. She is also involved in the live-action writing program, Universal Directors Initiative and Universal Composers Initiative. Alan Luna is a Mexican-American Casting Director for television & film. More information on Creative Talent Development & Inclusion Program here. He’s consulted and written for HBO’s How to Make It In America and Sundance selected short, Una Hora Por Favora. A graduate of the University of Arizona, she previously worked as a film programmer for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, helping to create ridiculously entertaining programs about Native film and media. In 2014 she lent her voice to "La Muerte” in Guillermo Del Toro's Golden Globe nominated "The Book of Life”, had a key role opposite Idris Elba in the hit film “No Good Deed”, and released a hit Spanish language thriller called, “Visitantes”. Programmers share the state of film festivals and how the industry is adapting. The Curvy Critic with Carla Renata (produced by Keven Undergaro, Maria Menounos and Derrial Christon) streams LIVE every Sunday 5pm PST at Black Hollywood Live via YouTube, Spotify and a Apple Music featuring reviews, news and interviews with stars in front and behind the camera. He studied Communications and Chinese at Manhattanville College in New York, and spent a year working just outside of Shanghai after graduating. The proud daughter of Cuban immigrants, Kellett graduated from Loyola Marymount University and went on to earn a Masters degree in Theatre from the University of London. This led to Samuel French publishing her high school one-act plays in a collection entitled, Throwing off the Covers. Her high school drama teacher introduced her to the theater and encouraged her to write plays as a means to express herself and explore her unconventional upbringing. The NALIP Media Summit Coordinator works closely with the NALIP’s Executive Director, Projects Director, and Board of Directors to execute the largest media event for the Latinx community that aligns with NALIP’s mission and vision of promoting, advocating and creating opportunities for Latinos in entertainment. Twitter: @nicnovickiInstagram: @nicnovicki - @disabilityfilmchallenge. Over the past 20 years, she has helmed top-rated programming for CBS, Bravo, BET, A&E, TLC and more, authored two entertainment books that are taught in media programs nationwide, and championed inclusion across multiple industries, including her current role as Director of Walt Disney Television's Creative Talent Development & Inclusion team. Her work spans a range of fiction and documentary film, television, branded content, commercials, music videos, and more. Christina Davis serves as President, Original Programming for Starz. Flynn currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Latino Film Institute, a nonprofit organization founded by actor Edward James Olmos. Other television credits include “The Good Wife,” “Blue Bloods,” “Special Skills,” three seasons on Fox’s “Lie to Me” and the upcoming Starz crime-drama series “Hightown” from executive producer Jerry Bruckheimer. Previously, she ran Mundial, IM Global’s Latin American film sales arm, prior to which she ran distribution at Canana Films in Mexico. She works across both movies and studio business, helping to develop exciting, new content for kids and families. Together, these works feature a variety of subjects, voices, and viewpoints that attest to the rich and talented diversity of the LatinX community. Haubegger serves on the boards of Management Leadership for Tomorrow (ml4t.org), a non-profit organization that works to increase the number of minority business leaders, as well as Hudson Pacific Properties (NYSE: HPP). Recognized for advancing diverse representation in the entertainment industry, Haubegger leads WarnerMedia’s efforts to help its global businesses capitalize on the outsized opportunities represented by underserved, diverse audiences. Since joining CAA, Garcia has established a variety of internal programs to help attract, develop, and retain a new generation of industry executives. In addition, he serves as Series Producer for VOCES on PBS, LPB’s signature series that features the best of Latino arts, culture and history, and shines a light on current issues that impact Latino Americans. One of her proudest moments was appearing as a narrator on Drunk History (New Orleans). He is currently writing on Season 2 of DIARY OF A FUTURE PRESIDENT on DISNEY+ and previously for LOVE, VICTOR on HULU. from University of Wisconsin - Madison. She is a strong believer in the important role of public media in a democracy, diversity and independent voices in popular culture, and of documentary as a tool for civic dialogue, new thinking and social change. Applications without a cover letter or references will not be considered. They’re all lead by some of the most talented and successful Latinas in the industry today. A former national President of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ), she is currently a regular TV news contributor to Voice of America, covering a wide range of issues, and Forbes, writing about Hispanic media and entertainment. She concurrently serves as a Producer on the upcoming "Marvel's Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur," an original animated series based on Marvel's hit comic books, from Disney Television Animation. Together, with you, #WeAreInclusion. At the Academy, she has led the effort to bring in the largest and most diverse member classes in the organization's history. This year, she became an ambassador for the non-profit ReFrame and launched a “Hollywood 101” web series with Buzzfeed’s PeroLike. His work has been featured in The New York Times, BuzzFeed Reader, The Los Angeles Times, Film Comment, Esquire, The Atlantic, Los Angeles Review of Books and Vice, among others. Saracho was also named one of nine national Latino "Luminarios" by Café Magazine, and received the first "Revolucionario" Award in Theater by the National Museum of Mexican Art. She is directing multiple episodes including the pilot and series finale. More information on Global Talent Development Inclusion programs here. all have in common? In 2013, Madrigal starred in his first hour-long stand-up special Why Is the Rabbit Crying on Comedy Central. Twitter: @thathagengrrlInstagram: @thathagengrrl. He’s one half of AM Casting, a casting director partnership with him and casting director Michelle Adams (‘Coming 2 America’, ‘Star’, ‘Dear White People’, ‘BlacKkKlansman’, ‘Night School’, ‘Little’). He is an occasional commentator for the BBC and MSNBC on matters of culture, politics, and race, an associate professor at the American Film institute, a trustee of PEN America, and a member of the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) and the Associates Branch of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). A Communications graduate from California State University of San Bernardino, Roxanne’s first big internship was working as a PA intern for Nickelodeon’s FAIRLY ODD PARENTS. There, she oversaw media coverage for the district and policy strategy on sex trafficking issues. She got her postgraduate degree in Management and Cultural Administration from the National University of the Arts in Argentina where she created Buenos Aires para Panamá: The Panamanian Film Festival in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in which she is the sole manager and programmer since 2014. Haubegger joins WarnerMedia from Creative Artists Agency (CAA) where she spent 14 years leading the company’s drive to become the market leader in the representation of women and people of color, as well as transforming the workforce to become the most diverse and inclusive agency in the entertainment business. Leslie has received three Latin Grammy nominations, three Billboard Latin Music Awards nominations and won Best Tropical Female Artist at the 2016 Lo Nuestro Award. In the first two years of the program he developed, produced and distributed ten short films that premiered on DirecTV Now and were accepted to notable international film festivals including SXSW, Outfest, and the Calgary Film Festival. Washington Heights comes to your living room at the NALIP Media Summit with Melissa Barrera & Leslie Grace, stars from the upcoming highly anticipated, In The Heights (June 18, 2021). Director of Artistic Recruiting at Disney Television Animation focusing on Artistic and Production Management as well as expanding TVA’s Outreach program into new schools and programs with a focus on diversity. Also with Kartemquin, she served as Outreach Director for PRISONER OF HER PAST, directed by Gordon Quinn. Tery Lopez is the Director of Inclusion and Equity at the Writers Guild of America West. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Applied Math and MFA in Film from Columbia University. Jinko Gotoh is an award-winning producer and consultant for the animation industry. She received a Bachelors Degree in film directing and a Masters Degree in screenwriting from the prestigious American Film Institute (AFI). The show, which returned for a third and final season April 26th on Starz, featured all Latina directors in seasons one and two, including Saracho, who made her television directorial debut last year. “There is no ‘foot in the door.’ You’re the door.” Xan is a popular featured speaker on a wide range of topics. Before joining Variety, he served as an on-air correspondent at E! Through programs like The Diverse Women in Media Forum, NALIP’s Media Summit, Latino Media Fest, and Latino Lens Programs we have not only provided a safe space and community for Latinx professionals in media to come together but have helped pave the way for those professionals to continue to develop. Our 2019 Summit had our first ever Digital Trailblazer Award given to the women of Pero Like’s Team: Alexis Tirado, Alexis Garcia, … For the 2020 virtual summit, NALIP produced 39 pre-recorded and live broadcasted sessions - more than the 35 they had in their live event in 2019. She spent her early years as a writer/producer on numerous shows including Devious Maids, Rules of Engagement, and How I Met Your Mother. In this role he oversees content development, acquisition, and production, as well as executing the day-to-day operations of the channel . She is currently the Director of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women (DWW), a hands-on training program committed to increasing the number of women and gender non-binary artists working professionally as narrative screen directors, and is also currently one of the eight creators in the Dan Lin / Rideback TV incubator produced by Rideback Television. His films have been recognized nationally and featured worldwide. Esti Giordani is a Los Angeles based writer and producer. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, López’s childhood was fueled by adventure and an imagination cultivated by her tropical backdrop. The new Starz crime drama Hightown follows Jackie Quinones as an unapologetic lesbian battling for her sobriety when she gets caught up in a murder investigation. News, and was a supervising producer at the Insider. Jairo is a producer on the horror film CASA, in production at Orion/MGM Studios, which will be the feature directorial debut for his clients The Meza Brothers. Armisen has appeared in countless feature films, including BATTLE OF THE SEXES, THE LITTLE HOURS, ZOOLANDER 2, BABY MAMA, CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC, ANCHORMAN, and THE SMURFS, among others. For more go to www.AlMadrigal.com. Listen in on the journey of the highly acclaimed documentary, Mucho Mucho Amor, detailing the life of the late legend, Walter Mercado. Since moving to Los Angeles, he’s worked for various entertainment companies such as United Talent Agency, Warner Animation Group, and DreamWorks Animation. Jairo Alvarado is a Literary Manager at Circle of Confusion where his client list includes: Lulu Wang, writer and director of the critically acclaimed film THE FAREWELL; Jordan Blum, showrunner of the upcoming Marvel animated series MODOK and Angel Soto, Director of the upcoming film CHARM CITY KINGS, to be released later this year on HBO MAX. ALL people must consider themselves accountable to do ALL they can to advance women into leadership roles. Aguilar’s work has appeared in prestigious publications such as Los Angeles Times, Variety, The New York Times, The Wrap, Indiewire, Vulture, RogerEbert.com, MovieMaker Magazine, Remezcla, Filmmaker Magazine, Slate, Bustle, Americas Quarterly, among others. In this role, she leads all talent recruitment and development for TCM as well as oversee all talent relations responsibilities including brand-related talent management and appearances, talent ideation for all programming and brand initiatives, and creating new business opportunities for the brands built around talent. Brillon’s first 1-hour special, Pacifically Speaking (NuvoTV), was produced by Gabriel Iglesias. Natalie Moran is a Motion Picture Talent Agent at leading entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency (CAA). In this role, Bugg oversees the General Audience Programming editorial team and leads the strategy across all genres— including news, public affairs, documentaries, history, science, natural history and arts programs. She first captured American audiences in 2007 with her award-winning performance in the Fox Searchlight/Weinstein hit movie “Under the Same Moon”, which is still ranked among the top 10 highest-grossing Spanish-language theatrical releases in U.S. history. … She is currently in development with South Coast Repertory and Two River Theatre. The annual event, boasting over 1,000 attendees and over 125 speakers from across the media and entertainment industries, will remain from June 25th - 30th, 2020. Yes, stay tuned for updates on our Latino Media Fest which will occur in the fall and our Diverse Women in Media Forum which occurs annually in the winter! In 2012 she gave two critically acclaimed performances, first in the Spanish language film “Colosio”, and second, in the English language film, K-11, in which she played a transsexual man. The series offers free advice to new artists at the beginning of their entertainment careers. There she interned on major feature films which lead to stints as an independent casting director on various television series and pilots. She is the founder of Teatro Luna (the first all-Latina Theatre Company in the nation, now defunct) as well as the founder of ALTA (Alliance of Latino Theatre Artists). Madrigal can be seen in the recent Warner Bros. drama, The Way Back, which sets him opposite Ben Affleck in a tale about a basketball all-star-turned coach who loses his wife and family foundation in a struggle with addiction. Dino-Ray Ramos is an Associate Editor at Deadline Hollywood where he reports on inclusion, diversity, and representation in film and TV. Email ECCII@nalip.org for future scholarship opportunities to attend NALIP programs! In February 2018, Armisen released his original stand-up comedy special FRED ARMISEN: STAND UP FOR DRUMMERS on Netflix. 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