Deadline: May 2nd, 2014
The Imagen Awards entry period is now open for all submissions for the 29th Annual Imagen Awards scheduled for August 1, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Ca. All entries must have been televised in a U.S. market (network, local, cable, first-run syndication), released theatrically or exhibited at a U.S. film festival, or released on the internet between May 1, 2013 and April 30, 2014.
Categories for this year’s awards, guidelines and information is available on the Imagen website at www.imagen.org/awards.…
Posted by LPB on March 5, 2014 at 1:30pm
Get Your Project on PBS - Pitch Session
LPB will be hosting 'Get Your Project on PBS - Pitch Session' at the San Diego Latino Film Festival. Thinking about submitting your proposal to LPB's Public Content Media Fund, partnering with a local PBS station or want feedback from funders and filmmakers? Come and pitch your idea to us! Screen a trailer and get feedback before submitting it anywhere.
If you have a project you feel is suitable for PBS, you should not miss the opportunity to have a personal 10-minute pitching session…
Posted by LPB on March 4, 2014 at 7:30pm
Directed and produced by Cristina Ibarra, and produced by Erin Ploss-Campoamor, Las Marthas follows a group of Mexican American debutantes as they prepare to participate in an annual debutante ball in honor of George Washington. Taking place in Laredo, Texas, this 116 year old tradition has evolved into an entire month of inventive reenactments and bicultural celebrations, many of them involving Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, their sister city across the border. This George Washington Celebration has managed to persevere and even flourish, thanks in large part to the Mexican American girls who carry this tradition on their young shoulders. Las Marthas unravels the origins of this unique celebration and explores why a town like…Continue
Posted by LPB on February 14, 2014 at 8:30pm
Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle is Awarded Best Documentary
CineFestival en San Antonio, the nation’s original and longest-running Latino film festival, will celebrate its 36th anniversary on February 22-March 1, 2014 with the screening of REBEL, LAS MARTHAS, EL RELOJ, and RUBEN SALAZAR: MAN IN THE MIDDLE. LPB would like to congratulate Phillip Rodriguez whose film Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle received the Best Documentary award at this year's festival. Each Spring some of the best in contemporary U.S. and International Latino films…
Posted by LPB on February 6, 2014 at 2:30pm