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Dec 3, 2020

LALIFF Selects Five Visionary Afro-Latinos For Their Inaugural Latinx Inclusion Fellowship Series

BeLatina

When it comes to representation and diversity on the screen, festivals have a big responsibility. From selection, screening, and dissemination, their platforms are today — especially during a pandemic — one of the fundamental tools for changing the tone of the visual narrative.

Dec 2, 2020

5 Afro-Latinx Filmmakers Receive Grants as Part of LALIFF’s Inclusion Fellowship Series

Remezcla

This week, the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) selected five Afro-Latinx filmmakers to receive a $20,000 grant each to produce a short film through its inaugural Latinx Inclusion Fellowship Series. The series is sponsored by Netflix.

Dec 1, 2020

Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Selects Filmmakers for Netflix-Sponsored Fellowship

Hollywood Reporter

The fellows will be awarded a $20,000 grant to produce a short film while being mentored by industry professionals.

Dec 1, 2020

LALIFF anuncia a los becarios afrolatinos de su primera serie de inclusión

LA Times

Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) anunció hoy a los cinco directores afrolatinos que fueron seleccionados para su primera Serie de Becas de Inclusión Latinx, auspiciada por Netflix. La asociación fue creada para desarrollar oportunidades para grupos poco representados de la comunidad hispana.

Oct 6, 2020

LALIFF Launches The Latinx Inclusion Fellowship Series

BeLatina

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) is launching a new program to build a more inclusive and equitable industry: The Latinx Inclusion Fellowship Series.

Sep 24, 2020

Netflix and LALIFF Launch Inclusion Fellowship Series

LA TV

This newly established program will focus on building a more inclusive and equitable industry for all members of the Latinx community.

Sep 24, 2020

LA Latino Film Fest, Netflix launch Latinx Fellowship

Reel Chicago

This newly established program will focus on building a more inclusive and equitable industry for all members of the Latinx community.

Sep 23, 2020

Netflix commits to supporting Latinx filmmakers

Inquirer.net

Netflix has stepped up to encourage more diversity in the film industry. The leading streaming platform has joined forces with the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival to provide five filmmakers who identify as both African and Latino with production grants of $20,000.

Sep 18, 2020

Inclusion Fellowship Unveiled by LALIFF

Variety

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival is launching its Inclusion Fellowship Series in order to champion an underrepresented group from within the Latinx community.

Sep 15, 2020

Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Launches Inclusion Fellowship With Netflix

Hollywood Reporter

Each filmmaker will receive mentorship from an established filmmaker, one-on-one meetings with industry leaders and a slot in the festival lineup for their short films.