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NALIP 2012 National Conference Invites You to a Private Friday Night Screening of Filly Brown!

Join us on April 13 at NALIP 2012: Diverse Voice, Universal Content at the AMC Theatre on Universal CityWalk for a private Friday night screening of the highly anticipated feature film Filly Brown, followed by a special Q&A session with filmmakers and cast! A hit at Sundance, Filly Brown follows Maria Jose Tonorio, an East LA street poet trying to be a good daughter and become a successful rapper. Under the guidance of a small time hustler/manager Filly Brown cuts a demo that gets the attention of everyone in town. Filly must soon choose between her friends, family, and the dream that could change her life forever.

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Explosion of Telenovelas Shot in Miami

By Amy Chozick, The New York TimesHollywood may be losing movie sets to cheaper locations overseas and New York soap opera mainstays like “All My Children” and “One Life To Live” are gone, but Miami is enjoying a boom in the production of telenovelas, daily soap operas that are wildly popular among Spanish-speaking audiences.

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Call for Applications: Film Independent’s Screenwriting Lab

Film Independent’s Screenwriting Lab is an intensive five-week program running two to three evenings a week in Los Angeles in August and September. The Lab is designed to help screenwriters improve their craft, develop their voices as writers, and take their current scripts to the next level. During the Lab, Fellows receive feedback on their scripts from the Lab Mentor, outside advisors, and the other writers in the program.

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Deadline Extended: Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival

The 2012 Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival returns to East Los Angeles thanks to the presenting sponsorship of Casa 0101. In its 9th consecutive year, RRAFF12 will take place May 18-20, 2012 at the newly expanded Casa 0101 located near the corner of 1st and St. Louis Streets. RRAFF12 will continue accepting submissions through Friday, March 23, 2012. 

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Call for Entries: Woodstock Museum Annual Film Festival

Entry submissions for Woodstock Museum's 13th Annual Film Festival, held Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 3, 2012 in the most famous small town in the world is sure to bring excitement to filmmakers, producers and visiting celebrities. This year's theme is ACTIVE. Entries must be mailed by March 20, 2012.

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INDUSTRY BUZZ

Wrangling the Hispanic Movie Audience
(The Wall Street Journal) - Last year, comedian Will Ferrell met with the founders of Nala Films to see if they'd be interested in footing the bill for a low-budget comedy in which he would star as a simpleminded Mexican ranch hand. READ MORE


Will Hollywood Ever Speak Hispanic Audiences' Language?
(The Guardian) - Hispanic-Americans are among the US's keenest film-goers, but Hollywood offers them little more than stereotypes. READ MORE


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HOT JOBS & OPPORTUNITIES

Visit the NALIP Job Opportunities page for all the latest listings.

Receptionist With Desire to Grow

Busy commercial production house seeks receptionist for full-time employment. Bilingual English/Spanish a plus. 
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NALIP 2012 Hotel Scholarship Deadline is Tuesday, March 20!

 
Already registered for NALIP 2012 or thinking about registering? Don't miss the chance to apply for a Hotel Scholarship! NALIP recognizes that emerging filmmakers need financial assistance to attend high-level professional gatherings, which is why scholarships are available to a limited number of registrants. For approved Hotel Scholarship recipients, NALIP will pay for one night's lodging (Saturday, April 14) for groups of two rooming together.

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Adrian Martinez Appears in Casa De Mi Padre with Will Ferrell


NALIP member Adrian Martinez (LPA 2008, LWL 2007) appears in the wild comedy Casa De Mi Padre, opening nationally in theaters this Friday, March 16. The film stars Will Ferrell, Diego Luna, Gael Garcia Bernal, the late great, Pedro Armendariz Jr., and Efren Ramirez. Watch the trailer online here.

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