Schedule of Events
A screening of “Mariposa de Barrio” will be featured in the Creator’s Lounge. The telenovela is based on the autobiography Unbreakable: My Story, My Way written by Jenni Rivera. Attendees will have a chance to meet Rosie Rivera, Jenni Rivera’s sister, and Elva Saray, from Telemundo’s 'Acceso Total!’ Access to this screening is OPEN TO ALL, including those without a Summit Pass. Fans of “Mariposa de Barrio” are encouraged to join us!
Wake Up! : Morning Creator Coffee! • Networking
Where’s the coffee? Join us in the Creator’s Lounge for coffee and networking. Looking to plan your day? Explore session descriptions and build your own itinerary on the NALIP Media Summit App!
Pick up your Summit Pass below the North Terrace Registration center as indicated by the yellow star on the summit map below. Can’t find registration? Have a question about your pass? Ask a friendly NALIP volunteer!
Latino Media Market: Registration + Orientation • (Restricted Access. By Invitation Only)
8:00 am - 8:30 am: REGISTRATION
Registration for Latino Media Market participants opens.
8:30 am - 9:30 am: ORIENTATION
The Latino Media Market (LMM) Orientation will go into detail about the Latino Media Market sessions with LMM finalists.
Latino Media Market: How to Pitch Workshop • (Restricted Access. By Invitation Only)
The LMM session will share with the NALIP Latino Media Market participants techniques and tools to pitch their project in order to build a relationship in the industry, secure distribution or completion funds for their project.
Creators Lounge - NALIP Media Summit 2018 • #WeAreInclusion
#WeAreInclusion Creator’s Lounge is for everyone! Attendee’s are welcome to network, visit sponsor activations, and explore career opportunities, diversity programs, and initiatives. The Lounge will also host select screenings, panels and special activities!
The Creators Lounge is open to the public, NALIP members, and pass holders!
Creating With Allies • Creator's Studio 1
Finding support for your story can be difficult, don’t be afraid to produce your film in partnership with other Latinx countries. These producers and executives have done just that, creating mutually beneficial relationships to support some amazing films. Learn the about the process and possibilities of creating your next project abroad.
From performer to writer to producer, Brendan Countee offers a unique insight to producing some of television's highest regarded comedy series. Once the head of comedy programming at Hulu, working on notable projects, The Mindy Project and The Awesomes, he has since transitioned to Showtime as the Vice President, Original Programming. He now oversees many critically acclaimed series on Showtime today. Our Cartoon President and Just Another Immigrant. Under Countee, Showtime is s praised for programming that offers deeper characters and higher stakes that blend emotional complexity with comedic situations. This Signature conversation is a dive into Brendan's journey from comedy staff writer to overseeing Showtime's Original Programming.
Assembling The Movie: Packaging • Creator's Studio 3
Packaging a narrative is an art unto itself of specific team building decisions. Agents and development executives dive into the details of enticing audiences to your project through highly informed talent and marketing decisions.
Latino Media Market: Executive Meetings • (Restricted Access. By Invitation Only)
Day One of the Latino Media Market: Industry executives take meetings from selected participants to pitch their documentary, low-budget feature, TV/streaming or digital web series idea in order to secure completion funds or distribution.
Choosing the right subject can influence the whole narrative of a documentary. Filmmakers discuss how they choose their focus, filming style, and ultimately how they make that final cut.
Friday Keynote Luncheon • Keynote Luncheon
We are so thrilled to present this Keynote luncheon catered by Wolfgang Puck. Speaker soon to be announced!
Attendees interested in joining this luncheon must purchase an all-inclusive pass. To purchase your pass, please click GET YOUR PASS at the top right corner of the website!
Take a break! Join us in the Creator’s Lounge for coffee and networking.
An intimate conversation with STARZ development executives and executive producer on how they keep their bold programming impactful season after season. Get the insider knowledge on the development process, how to executive produce a show, and get advice on how STARZ keeps up with their bold slate and what filmmakers can do to prepare for development.
It's Handled. Brand Management • It's Handled. Brand Managment
All’s fair in entertainment & publicity. Branding has never been more important to the success of a project then it is today. Experts discuss the future of brand management and what filmmakers can expect from relationships with advertisers and industry marketers to get their content to outshine the rest.
Create & Engage with Public Media - Creator's Studio 1 • Public Media Block
From authentic storytelling, engagement, and innovation, public media offers opportunities for fresh Latinx voices and perspectives to be shared. Join a talented group of content creators to discuss their work on the World Channel/NALIP Beyond Graduation digital video project. Filmmakers will discuss short-form storytelling for distribution across multiple public media platforms. Participants will be treated to a special preview of 5 all new stories that will be released on WORLD Channel this fall.
Digital Trailblazer Award & Fireside Conversation • Digital Trailblazer Award & Fireside Conversation
Presented by The Diverse Women In Media Initiative, join Ana Flores as she honors Dulce Candy with the Digital Trailblazer award. In the following fireside conversation they will discuss what it means to build a community online, how the internet has affected representation, and Dulce's rise from army veteran to creative triple threat.
Our VOCES. Our Stories -- A deep dive into documentary filmmaking, not for your Abuelas PBS! - Creator's Studio 1 • Public Media Block
Our VOCES. Our Stories. -- A deep dive into documentary filmmaking for not your Abuelas PBS! - Today, more than ever, we are seeking new VOCES and stories that show our whole experience and celebrate the countless contributions and achievements Latinos make in society. Join PBS and Latino Public Broadcasting with maker Ben DeJesus (Tales from a Ghetto Klown) as he takes us behind the scenes to discuss the making of his upcoming PBS / AMERICAN MASTERS documentary on legendary Puerto Rican actor Raúl Juliá, best known for his work in film, including Kiss of the Spider Woman(1985) and The Addams Family (1991). We’re talking pitching, fundraising, failing up, asking hard questions and finishing your film. Plus a surprise announcement!
20% or fewer episodes of television are directed by women every year. These trailblazing women discuss their path to episodic content, the difference between directing episodic versus features, the most fulfilling and challenging on set moments, and what they envision for the future of television.
The way we absorb nonfiction has drastically changed in recent years to shorter content living on digital platforms. These industry professionals take charge in finding the best way to stay current, even ahead of the curve, on where docs are going next by telling engaging factual stories in the digital age.
Independent production companies are making it big by focusing on diversity and competing directly with major studio fare. By creating stories that awaken audiences to the emotional experiences of people from every walk of life. The executives seizing the power are building empires and proving to everyone that this inclusive content is the right content.
Audience’s have been flocking to comedic content in droves for over a century. Join writers, producers and filmmakers who have made laugh out loud content the cornerstone of their industry success.
Entre Nos Part: 4 Screening & Q+A • Presented by HBO
Join HBO at the NALIP Media Summit for the premiere of Entre Nos Part 4. Continuing on the success of the previous Entre Nos comedy specials, comedians Christine Medrano, Jerry Garcia and Francisco Ramos will take the stage in the 30-minute stand-up comedy show Entre Nos: Part 4. In this fourth installment of Entre Nos these entertaining Latino comics answer some of life's most perplexing questions such as: How can you make Alexa understand your accent? Are tattoos addictive? And, why is real life nothing like it is in Lifetime movies?
Following the premiere there will be a short Q&A with Francisco Ramos & Jerry Garcia and celebratory mixer.
Public Media Block Mixer • Public Media Block Networking Mixer
Join Public Media, after their Friday programming block for a networking mixer, with small bites and drinks!
HBO Welcome Reception • Presented by HBO
HBO invites you all to their Welcome Reception on Friday evening, at the Loews Hollywood Pool deck. Enjoy music, appetizers and refreshments under the stars of Hollywood while connecting with content creators.
Presented by HBO