Like everyone, Hollywood studios had to get creative in 2020. UCLA’s latest Hollywood Diversity Report, published today by the UCLA College Division of Social Sciences, shows that 54.6% of the top films of 2020 were released solely via streaming subscription services, a major departure from business as usual.
Two-thirds (64%) of Latinx consumers surveyed feel the media plays a big role in helping change stereotypes and negative opinions different groups have of each other.
The current study serves as an update to previous findings by evaluating top-grossing movies from 2019. The investigation assessed leading and co-leading Hispanic/Latino actors and all Hispanic/Latino speaking characters across 1,300 top-grossing films from 2007 to 2019, as well as the presence of Hispanic/Latinos working behind the camera as directors, producers, and casting directors.
The mission of the Georgia Latino International Film Festival is to build awareness of independent films and film as an art form; provide educational opportunities for students and Georgia Latino filmmakers; and create opportunities for the Georgia communities to experience high-quality Latino films.
2021 NY Latino Festival selects Talento Unlimited for Sponsorship Sales & Content Campaign Management
The New York Latino Film Festival (NYLFF), the premier Urban Latino film event in the country, sets its return as the only event of its kind in the New York area this year. With a dynamic line up of films and industry-leading conversations planned for Hispanic Heritage Month 2021, the festival team has selected Miami-based seasoned sponsorship and talent management consultancy, Talento Unlimited, to lead and manage corporate partnerships and branded activations.
The first joint project will be produced between Colombia and the Dominican Republic, taking advantage of the beautiful landscapes and diversity of locations in each country. It is a format that will be produced in multiple versions by region and by language.
New demographic insights across TV program talent and viewers will empower the entertainment industry to create more inclusive content
Nicole Kidman, Javier Bardem in Talks to Play Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz in Aaron Sorkin-Directed Film
Lucy and Ricky are coming to the big screen.
ctor, director, producer, writer and Latinx activist, John Leguizamo joins Jack and Mike this week to discuss his directorial feature debut, ‘Critical Thinking.’ Based on the true story of a group of Brown and Black Miami chess-students, who with the guidance of their teacher (Leguizamo), forged together a friendship that would propel them from the bottom of the rankings to the National Chess Championship.
ANA’s Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing Challenges Entertainment Industry to Recognize Cultural Authenticity and #SeeALL with Star Studded Emmy PSA
While this year’s Emmy Awards had a 33% increase in Black nominees, there were still many groups who were underrepresented or not recognized at all. To mark the importance of such recognition moving forward, ANA’s Alliance for Inclusive and Multicultural Marketing – AIMM – partnered with Billy Porter, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Daniel Dae Kim, Isis King, Jamie Chung and Nicole Scherzinger to create a PSA challenging the entertainment industry to increase diverse and accurate cultural representation in programming and advertising. An extension of AIMM’s #SeeALL movement, television viewers are being driven to participate through a dedicated social campaign.
The multi-cultural and international film industry is poised to develop true, realistic and un-sensationalized cultural-image-identity in the movie and series production business sector to reflect in-depth cultural nuances that are integral and loyal to a human segment regardless of the culture.
Women In Film LA, ReFrame and IMDbPro announced the CURBSIDE SHORTS Two-Minute Film Challenge, inviting female and non-binary filmmakers from North America to create and submit for free a short film inspired by life while sheltering in place. What have you discovered about yourself, home, or neighborhood? How do you envision the future coming out of this pandemic? Have you imagined a new character or superhero? Or perhaps been inspired by a real life hero working on the front lines? The contest launches Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at NOON PDT at https://audpop.com/womeninfilm/curbsideshortsfilmchallenge and all submissions must be received by Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at NOON PDT.
There are many reasons to care about gender issues in the media and entertainment industry—not the least of which is the importance of moving beyond traditional stereotypes and having diverse storytellers share their unique perspectives in film, television, and other forms of print and broadcast media. Women are among the largest consumers of film and television, so they represent a key demographic for this industry and the advertisers that support it.
Jose Cuervo Tradicional announced the launch of a new film series, designed to tell the multi-faceted and authentic story of Día De Muertos (English: Day of the Dead). Each year, Cuervo Tradicional will capture different traditions around Mexico — sharing storied Día De Muertos moments from different Mexican filmmakers.
As the summer movie season winds to a close, and the conversation around immigration continues to simmer, one place where audiences won’t find the Latino community is in popular films, according to a new study.