FilmL.A. Staffers Attend 2016 NALIP Media Summit

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In June, FilmL.A. staffers attended the 2016 NALIP Media Summit hosted by the National Association of Latino Independent Producers.  NALIP is the premiere Latino media organization that addresses the professional needs of Latin content creators.  NALIP was founded in 1999, with the mission to promote, advance and advocated for Latino content creators across all media platforms.

“FilmL.A. understands the importance of cultivating and maintaining relationships with Latino content producers,” said Art Yoon, Executive Vice President for FilmL.A.  “We take pride in partnering with the NALIP Media Summit for a second consecutive year.”

The 2016 NALIP Media Summit took place June 23-26 with panels, special event and receptions held at the Dolby Theater and the Lowes Hotel in Hollywood, CA with panel events and receptions held at the LOWES Hotel.

NALIP’s keynote luncheon which took place on June 25 culminated with a panel comprised of the cast of the 80’s hit sitcom, “One Day at a Time.”  Rita Moreno, Justina Machado and Gloria Calderon Kellett spoke about their time on the show. Later that evening, NALIP hosted its 2016 Media Awards.

At the Awards, honors were given to writer/director/producer Juan Jose Campanella, who received The Industry Pioneer Award.  Actress Alice Baraga received the Outstanding Achievement Award, and Lisa Garcia Quiroz of the Time Warner Foundation, who received the Media Achievement Award.  Additionally, actress Aubrey Plaza of the TV show “Parks and Recreation” received the Lupe Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award was given to actor Tony Plana of the series, “Ugly Betty.”  Our congratulations go out to all of NALIP’s 2016 awardees.

For more information about the National Association of Latino Independent Producers, please visit their website at www.nalip.org.

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