Posts Tagged Filmmaking
OSCARS: Where are the Latino Films in 2010? Tambien la lluvia (Even The Rain)
The film awards "blitz" season is here! Now, I searched long and hard for films and television with Latino casts, crews and themes this year and... shocking as it may be... we've come up a bit short. I did find a Spanish language, Oscar contender tmore
New Flash Animation at the BFCafe… Just a little braggin!
Today I uploaded 2 videos created by my friend and BFC partner Pablo Papas (aka Paul Martinez). They are sequels to the popular SCARY MOVIE/DIABLO video we have up. Pablo and I have been friends for over 10 years. While reflecting on how we startemore
Award winning filmmaker, Francisco Ordoñez, premieres "Cookie" at The 2010 Tribeca Film Festival.
We met Francisco at NALIP a few years ago, the soft spoken Columbia University grad won us over and we could not be happier to share his good news. Here's the trailer and Press Release from his peeps: FOR PRESS & MEDIA CONTACT: Joselyn Ramirmore
We're Filmmakers, Period
I first met Ed and Jose Quiroz ten years ago when I worked on their film "Blood and Tears. I had just decided to go back to school. I remember my husband thinking I was nuts; flying out to San Francisco alone, to meet some guys that said they weremore
Latino American Movies: Who's making them and who's not?
(photo Fancisco Ordonez, Angel, Franc. Reyes) [display_podcast] It was at NALIP that we met Franc. Reyes or should I say we smacked into the culture of Franc. Reyes. If you know Franc...you understand what I mean. If you don’t know him...thenmore
A Filmmaker Taking on the Future
Michael Centeno is a young filmmaker I met at the Pasedena Cinco de Mayo Festival last year. When I asked to view his work for an article on this site, he presented me with a press kit worthy enough to represent a million dollar film. I realize aftmore
Latino Movies. Get Inspired & Go MAKE em!
(photo: We met filmmakers from around the world at NALIP) Actors, Directors, Producers...oh my! Paul has posted about our experience at NALIP over the last couple of days. NALIP is the National Association of Latino Independent Producers. Latinomore
Chicana Power! Akiva Penaloza's La Chiva
I've watched all the films on the Mercury Film Challenge website and while all are praise worthy, La Chiva is my personal favorite by Akiva Penaloza. The beautiful lighting, rustic location, well cast actors and simple story all contribute to a filmore