Robert Rodriguez

Resources for Student Filmmakers and Journalists

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The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) is a national membership organization that addresses the professional needs of Latin@ content creators. Its mission is to promote, advance and advocate for Latina and Latino content creators across media. Their programming includes national conferences and other national Latino Lens initiatives, including the Latino Media Resource Guide, the Latino Media Market, and the Diverse Women in Media Initiative.

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The Sundance Institute’s artist programs provide support for media producers with distinct voices in film, theatre, film composing, episodic storytelling, and emerging platforms . Each program consists of labs, grants, workshops, and ongoing resources for artists to nurture their projects and begin and sustain their careers.

National Hispanic Media Coalition

National Hispanic Media Coalition

The National Hispanic Media Coalition (NHMC) is a media advocacy and civil rights organization for the advancement of Latinos. Their programs include the NHMC Writers Program, an intensive scriptwriters workshop that prepares Latinos for writing jobs at major television networks.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. Established in April 1984, NAHJ aims to create a national voice and unified vision for Hispanic journalists.

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Cine Las Americas

The Cine Las Americas International Film Festival is an annual film festival and sponsor of films that screen year-round in Austin, Texas. It features Latin American and indigenous films from the Americas.

Latino Public Broadcasting

Latino Public Broadcasting

Latino Public Broadcasting leads the development, production, acquisition and exhibition of non-commercial educational and cultural media by and about Latinos and Latino Americans. These programs are produced for public broadcasting stations and other public media entities. LPB assists in funding a select number of media productions about the diverse Latino community each year.