"Coco" Holds True to Values, Traditions and Background
Teaching about our community's traditions and culture to others - by Daniel Otero

National Geographic's Documentary Series Chain of Command
In an unprecedented collaboration with the Pentagon, this illuminating eight-part series explores the lives of soldiers

AT&T Film Awards Created a Category Just for U.S. Hispanics
A unique opportunity for U.S Hispanic Filmmakers to showcase their art. Deadline is November 26 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Marian Aguilera to Star in R Culture About Rape Culture
This project tackles social issues and reflects a positive message - by Kathy Dang

Arturo Castro Lead in Romantic Comedy with Aya Cash, Josh Brener
Brand New Old Love with release on iTunes February 13th - by Catherine Rhinehart

Nat Geo Mundo Estrena Misterios del Inframundo
Para celebrar el Mes de la Herencia Hispana, las cŠmaras de National Geographic llegan a Mťxico para revelar misterios - by Krysten de Quesada

Priscila Lafarga: A Mexican Beauty in Hollywood
I feel very fortunate to be in a profession doing what I love - by Edie J. Adler

VOD Release of Chilean Drama FAMILY LIFE
Winner of the top prize at the Miami Film Festival and directed by Alicia Scherson and CristiŠn Jimťnez - by LatinoLA Contributor

Beatriz at Dinner: Answer to the #OscarSoWhite Trend
Beatriz at Dinner expands to 486 screens last weekend - by Bel Hernandez

Latino Filmmakers Launch Indiegogo Campaign
Support Goodnight: A psychological thriller about sleep paralysis - by David Reyes

Ecuadorian Film 'Alba' Does Int'l Fest Circuit
A Mexico/Ecuador/Greece co-production, the film will screen at Hola Mťxico film festival, June 8 & 11, 2017 - by Cťsar Arredondo

The Last Brown Beret: Chicano Coming-of-Age Indie Film
Apertura Showcase, American Cinematheque & Eastside Arts Initiative presented at Grauman's Egyptian Theatre, June 14 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Nat Geo Mundo Announces June 2017 Lineup
Programming highlights include Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS - by LatinoLA Contributor

LA Theatrical Release of Puerto Rican Sensation LA GRANJA
The gritty, somber drama that explores the pursuit and futility of happiness, opens at Laemmle Monica Film Center, June 9, 2017 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Anything is Possible With My Hoops On
Hoop Girls an empowering new series on the stages of womanhood seen through their hoop earrings told in poetry and spoken word - by Gabriela Lůpez de Dennis

The Definitive Expose on Father of Chicano Theater Luis Valdez
Discusses President-Elect Trump, the history of El Teatro Campesino, and the re-staging of his award-winning play Zoot Suit - by Belinda Quesada, Contributing Writer

DemiŠn Bichir: Zoot Suit's Newest Pachuco
International stage and screen star to play indelible role in Center Theatre Group's production at the Mark Taper Forum - by LatinoLA Contributor

Who Are the Most Powerful Influential Latinos in Entertainment?
The Imagen Foundation honors, recognizes industry execs who have distinguished themselves, set a standard of excellence - by LatinoLA Contributor

Magical Artistry Captured in "Mariela in the Desert"
Director Robert Beltran brings Karen Zacarias' award-winning play to Casa 0101. Runs through December 11th - by Elia Esparza

Carlos Rodgarman: From Juan Gabriel to The RodgarBand
Carlos Rodgarman's The RodgarBand delivers a big bang performance for enthusiastic guests at album release launch party - by Elia Esparza

Antonio Jaramillo Returns to TV on ABC's "Notorious
From his breakout role on Jennifer Lopez hit drama "Shades of Blues" to another delicious complicated character - by Elia Esparza

Greg Morgan's "The Boatman" Opens Dec. 16
A border story unlike no other... as it captures the powerful images of human lives at stake. Opens at Arena Cinelounge 12/16/16 - by Elia Esparza

Must Watch: Argentinean LGBT Drama ESTEROS by Papu Curotto
Fresh off the festival circuit, the engaging drama by opens Friday, November 18 at Arena Cinelounge in Los Angeles 11/18/16 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Fanbase Press Introduces Latina Superheroine in Bilingual QUINCE
15-Issue Comic Book Series Coming Soon - by Barbra Dillon

2nd Annual Panamanian International Film Festival in Los Angeles
Don't miss out on this festival designed to cast a spotlight on emerging film artists in Panama and the Americas - by LatinoLA Contributor

LA Theatrical Release of Federico Veiroj's THE APOSTATE
Federico Veiroj channels BuŮuel and Rohmer in his existential tale opens at Laemmle Music Hall - by LatinoLA Contributor

CHRONIC by Mexican Director Michel Franco Opens in LA
The Cannes-winning film starring Tim Roth Opens at Laemmle Music Hall in LA on Sep 30, followed by a National Rollout - by LatinoLA Contributor

Landfill Philharmonic Opens in LA this Friday, September 23
Documentary film following the Paraguayan orchestra sensation that plays instruments made out of garbage has its US debut - by LatinoLA Contributor

Ground Breaking Latino Faith Film Comes to L.A.
"CRAVE: THE FAST LIFE" is the 0pening film for the American Latino Film Series - Downtown LA Film Festival - by LatinoLA Contributor

#HighlandPark Digital Series: #love, #community, #celebration
A digital series comedy inspired by and set around the happenings and culture of Highland Park, CA - by LatinoLA Contributor

22 Years Nominated for an Imagen Award
Dawn Noel's 22 Years short, impressive film fest tour culminates with Imagen nomination - by LatinoLA Contributor

Bianca Acosta Plans To Break New Ground In Latin/R&B
Sassy, beautiful and soulful Latina songbird Bianca Acosta set to release her first single "No Gravity" on August 16 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Vanessa Verduga Moves To Her Own Beat With New Single
On August 02, 2016, multi-talented Latin sensation Vanessa Verduga released her first single "Owner Of My Heart" - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Time of Love and War
Producer, director and star Frank Aragon completing indie film with the heart of Oscar gold - by Malorie Bloom

IXCANUL Opens August 26 at the Laemmle Monica Film Center
A mesmerizing drama set amid the daily life of Guatemala's Kaqchikel, which won the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize - by LatinoLA Contributor

For Your Consideration, the Multi-talented Eliana Alexander
She is nominated as leading television actress in the 2016 Imagen Awards - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez

Seeking Acne Sufferers 18-20 for Paid Study!
If you or anyone you know suffers from adult acne and would like to participate in a paid study, then keep reading! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Lucha Mexico Opens in Theaters and iTunes on July 15
With unprecedented access to top luchadores, thrilling documentary film an intimate portrait of the lives behind the mask - by LatinoLA Contributor

Works by emerging Latino filmmakers to premiere on PBS.org this summer - by LatinoLA Contributor

Famed Dog Behaviorist Cesar Millan Returns to Nat Geo Mundo
Cesar 911 sets up for for an exciting third season starting Tuesday, July 5, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

World Premiere of Lupe Under the Sun at the LA Film Fest
Rodrigo Reyes' debut fiction film Is an intimately drawn meditation on life's missed chances, June 1 through 9, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Digital Series "Gente-Fied" Takes Shape
Vivid, dramatic comedy web series follows seven characters as they deal with the effects of change in Boyle Heights - by LatinoLA Contributor

Digital Series "Gente-Fied" Takes Shape
Vivid, dramatic comedy web series follows seven characters as they deal with the effects of change in Boyle Heights - by LatinoLA Contributor

Puerto Rican Debt Crisis: Estados Unidos de Banana
Debt crisis is catalyst for Puerto Rico's independence in "Estados Unidos de Banana" by Giannina Braschi - by LatinoLA Contributor

Newport Beach Film Festival Presents Latino Showcase
Mexican film Epitaph one of the features of the NBFF Latino Showcase, April 27 - by Anthony Garcia

LA Theatrical Release of RIO, I LOVE YOU
Opens Friday, April 29 at the Landmark Nuart Theatre - by LatinoLA Contributor

Bridging the Cultural Gap: 2016 Viet Film Festival
This year's festival covered themes and topics, from cyber security, agent orange, to gender identity and coming-of-age - by Anthony Garcia

Malfi Lůpez: A New Artist Who Shines With Talent and Charisma
This Latin American youth, who is just 22 years old, releases his first single EnsťŮame a olvidarte - by LatinoLA Contributor

LA Theatrical Release of MY BIG NIGHT Starring Raphael
The film directed by Alex de la Iglesia at Laemmle Music Hall and Pasadena Playhouse, opens Friday April 15, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Moras Prod. Presents World Premiere of 30 Days With My Brother
Star-studded red carpet premiere to be held at the famed Egyptian Theater on April 6, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Wild Comedy Ride Along 2 Hits Blu-ray & DVD
Starring the Funny Duo Ice Cube and Kevin Hart, April 26, 2016 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Spy Thriller Casting Latinos In Multiple Lead Roles
Positive news for Latinos in Hollywood as "Killing The Street Children" breaks stereotypes with Latino action hero - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Thought Makers Features Josefina Lopez & Luis Guzman
Writer-Director-Comedian and Host of Latino Thought Makers Series Rick Najera transcends boundaries at Oxnard College, Mar. 10 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Teen Comedy The Grover Complex Now Available
The award-winning independent film features a diverse cast and a female-led production team - by Claire Wasmund

Inaugural Panamanian Film Festival LA, November 2
Viva Panama Organization (VPO) and NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) announce film fest's launch

MI AMERICA Opens Friday October 23 at Laemmle Music Hall
A timely and gripping murder mystery written and directed by promising Latino filmmaker Robert Fontaine - by LatinoLA Contributor

Danny Trejo Receives Lifetime Achievement Award
Hispanic 100 Foundation honors "Machete" star Danny Trejo with Lifetime Achievement Award at red carpet gala event - by LatinoLA Contributor

Grammy Award Winner Paulina Aguirre Releases New Single
Aguirre aspires to inspire with new single "Canoita" from forthcoming album Fragil - by LatinoLA Contributor

Theatrical Release of Bolivian film OLVIDADOS at Laemmle Royal
Bolivia's candidate to the 87th Academy Awards begins exclusive engagement in LA on Friday, October 2 - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Hunting of Lost Characters at the Laemmle NoHo 7
Award-Winning Director Gustavo Sampaio gets Oscar qualifying run for mind-bending Sci-fi short film, Sept. 24 - 30 - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Hollywood Comes to Oxnard
Comedian Rick Najera hosts new Latino Thought Makers Series at Oxnard College Performing Arts Center, 9/24 - by Susie Albin-Najera

On Two Fronts: Latinos and Vietnam
Powerful new PBS film examines the Latino experience at home and overseas during the Vietnam War, September 22 - by LatinoLA Contributor

One Night Only: Richard Montes' Comedy Aguruphobia
Festival award-winning film screens at Laemmle Noho 7, Wednesday, September 2nd, 2015, 7:30 PM - by LatinoLA Contributor

Save The Date: 2nd Annual Inland Empire Latino Film Festival
Mark your calendars now for the second annual Cinema Culturas Film Fest in Riverside on November 13-15, 2015 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Frank Aragon's World War II Movie: 43rd
New film follows the tale of a Mexican American solider lost behind enemy lines - by Malorie Bloom

NALIP Media Summit 2015: Latina/o Filmmakers at the W Hotel
Latina/o & Chicana/o actors, directors, producers, screenwriters & showbiz in the heart of Hollywood, June 25 - 28 - by Carlos San Miguel

NAHREP Announces 2015 Nuevo Latino Tour with Najera-Ascencio
Hollywood comedian Rick Najera and mariachi turned real estate entrepreneur Jerry Ascencio are dynamic duo, coming to LA June 30 - by LatinoLA Contributor

David Fernandez Jr. Joins Universal's Lowriders
Top cast includes Eva Longoria, Demian Bechir, and Theo Rossi - by LatinoLA Contributor

'Me and Earl and the Dying Girl' a Dream Come True
Alfonso Gomez-Rejon's Sundance champion is a tonally nuanced and visually inventive work - by Carlos Aguilar, SydneysBuzz

SOLEDAD: West Coast Premiere Screening at TCL Chinese Theater
In competition at the Dances with Films Festival, Sunday, May 31 at 9:30pm - by LatinoLA Contributor

Financing Sought for Indy Thriller: Modus Operandi
Multiple Latino roles available; diverse cast. Name interest from a prominent Latino actor. - by James Helsing

Takehollywood Hosts Latinos in Hollywood
Edoardo Ponti, Karla Souza, Patricia Riggen, Karyme Lozano and Vince Lazzo discuss current trends and Hollywood's changes - by LatinoLA

Mylo Carbia Pens Debut Novel
Latina Screenwriter turned author releasing "The Raping of Ava DeSantis" this fall - by Gloria Medina-Rodriguez

Mi Amor Gala Unites Leaders In The Latino & L.A. Community
A dazzling charity fundraiser for the Maria Suarez Foundation, April 29 - by Alexandra Radlovic

LA Release of Days of Grace / Dias de Gracia
The film, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival, to be released in LA/NY theatrically and on HBO, DVD/Blu-ray and download - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cuban-American Actor in Major Film Furious 7
Jorge Ferragut plays a Dominican priest opposite Vin Diesel - by Eileen Faxas

Mercedes Sosa: The Voice of Latin America
A free public screening in NYC of intimate documentary on legendary human rights activist and beloved singer from Argentina - by LatinoLA Contributor

Al Madrigal is a Coconut on a Quest for Identity
Se??or Latino Correspondent of The Daily Show stars in docu-comedy "Half Like Me" on Fusion, January 22 - by Comic Saenz, Pocho.com

Whimsical Charm Takes Center Stage at Boom Boom Room
The line of plush baby-blankets, created by Rosita Arias, is a hit with celebrity parents & kids - by Mario Cobian

10 Latino Films to See from 2014
The universe of Latino and Latin American cinema released to American audiences in 2014 was rich and varied - by Sandra Guzman @ NBC News

Guilty of Attending the Golden Globes While Brown
Actor/Comedienne Dyana Ortelli speaks out about the egregious and nightmarish experience of discrimination and racial profiling - by LatinoLA Contributor

Nat Geo Mundo's La Vida Bajo Cero Returns
Season Two of Nat Geo Mundo's hit cult series La Vida Bajo Cero returns for a new season of isolation, bitter cold y m?Ūs - by LatinoLA Contributor

Seeking Latinos for New Docu Reality Series
We are looking for 30 bilingual people, non-actors, male and female - by LatinoLA Contributor

I Am Ali: An Intimate story of Muhammad Ali
A fascinating movie that gave viewers an intimate and touching look inside the life of boxing legend, from an insider's per - by Ricky Ricardo

The Mendoza Line - There's No Place Like Homeplate
Latino-themed baseball film now available on Vimeo, a film to catch during World Series season! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Behind the Scenes of Aguruphobia
Q&A with assistant director Raul Alonso Evans of AIDS Project Los Angeles - by www.SYSFILMS.com

Imagen Foundation Celebrates Latinos in Entertainment
Board of Directors names most powerful and influential for 2014, including CBS Entertainment Nina Tassler - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cine Sony's October Hollywood Movie Line-Up
Hollywood Movies in Spanish - by LatinoLA Contributor

From Selena to Cristela: Our Moment is Now
Another Latina star is on the horizon. Her name is Cristela Alonzo, and every gene of Cristela's body is pure gente. - by Miguel Orozco

New Series from AOL Studios and JCPenney's Now Casting
New series seeking Latino families to share their unique take on celebrating the holidays of Thanksgiving, Posadas, Nochebuena - by LatinoLA Contributor

Nat Geo Mundo Presents LimoMasters
New original series features real-life transformers who convert everyday cars into luxury limos - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latinos In Hollywood Photo Exhibit Unveiled at LAX
Dignitaries gather to honor contributions of Latinos to entertainment industry in celebration of Latino Heritage Month - by LatinoLA Contributor

Reality Series Los Cowboys Debuts on Hulu this Fall
Series follows the lives of a group of Los Angeles urban Charros. - by Gabriel Reyes

El Americano: The Movie
First-ever binational 3D animated film targets audiences on both sides of U.S.- Mexico border - by LatinoLA Contributor

Robin Williams: The Loss of a Legend
Remember the gift of laughter he gave us and pray he will find the forgiveness, peace, love and healing - by Edie J. Adler

David Fernandez Jr. Joins Cast of The Man on Carrion Road
Fernandez to play Eugenio, a badass member of a cartel in this Atlas Independent release - by LatinoLA Contributor

Miguel Angel Cabellero Stars opposite Lupe Ontiveros
World Premiere of CRY NOW hosted by New Filmmakers LA in downtown Los Angeles, July 26 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Desiree Estrada: I'd Like To Be
Following her hit single "Dont Speak" this young lady with her melodic sound and smooth vocals releases new single - by Reyna Trevino

Fixing Paco Nominated for Three Imagen Awards
Web series provides Latinos with culturally-relevant information on life-saving medical procedure - by LatinoLA Contributor

Filmmaker Francisco Lorite Receives 2014 Imagen Award Nomination
Best theatrical short for "Mediation" with Freddy Rodriguez - by LatinoLA Contributor

Coyote Radio's Kendall to Moderate Forum on Hispanic Media
The broadcast media consultant at Cal State San Bernardino to moderate a forum, July 16 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Edgy, Expressive & Empowered - New Artist Squinkla
Bay Area Native whose rapid-fire English, Spanish and Spanglish rhymes relate the real-life adventures of a Femcee! - by Reyna Trevino

Nominees for the 29th Annual Imagen Awards Announced
Yasiel Puig special, Cesar Chavez bio, The Bridge, Chicago PD, Law & Order SVU, and The Fosters top Imagen nominees - by LatinoLA Contributor

How To Take The Perfect Selfie
Model and TV host Alejandra Espinoza offers fans her tips on taking the perfect selfie - by LatinoLA Contributor

The Pitcher Signs with Gigantic Pictures
Novelist William Hazelgrove signs with veteran producer Ed Bates of Gigantic Pictures to produce his award-winning novel - by William Hazelgrove

The Lizzie Project Launches Kickstarter Campaign
Film based on extraordinary life of TEDxAustinWomen breakout sensation Lizzie Velasquez needs your support - by LatinoLA Contributor

Actor Randy Vasquez Unrecognizable in Volando Bajo
Emerges as the outrageous but lovable villain in the Beto Gomez indie, playing at the Hola Mexico Film Fest, May 18 - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Migdia Chinea Directs the Prince of Old Havana
A trip back to a "Lusty Latin World" of 1910 Cuba - by LatinoLA Contributor

Help Support the Legacy of Cecilia Rios
The film Love, Cecy is based on the true story of the popular 15-year-old from Richmond, CA, who was brutally murdered - by Jay Francisco Lopez, LatinoLA Contributor

Film Review of the Journey of a Female Comic
La Trayectoria de una Comediante - by Velia La Garda

Kiki Melendez: Amazing, Funny and Motivational
JOURNEY OF A FEMALE COMIC: "Like a movie, a sitcom and a reality show all in one" says the Miami Herald, opens May 2 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Edward James Olmos and Richard Montoya Walk Into a Bar ...
... and talk about writing, L.A. nights, reality vs fiction and the new movie "Water and Power" opening May 2 - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

The Fierce and Elegant Actress Elpidia Carrillo
Women artists have to speak up. Yes. I do believe that. We have the weapons, the tools ... - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Ruben Salazar: Man in the Middle Premieres
Documentary reveals the truth about the pioneering journalist's life and death, on PBS Tuesday, April 29 - by LatinoLA Contributor

El Mariachi Actor Goes Into Space
Carlos Gallardo leads Latinos into the worlds of science fiction in Starwatch - by Kevin S. Birnbaum

2014 Fulbright Film Festival at UCLA
Mexican filmmaker Georgina Gonzalez Rodriguez presents her short, Invisible Border, May 3 - by Karina de Allicon

Dish Nation at Fiesta Broadway
Come party with Heidi, Frank and Erik from 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM at the Fox 11/"Dish Nation" booth, Sunday, April 27 - by LatinoLA Contributor

LatinHeat Media Institute Inaugural Indie Film Series
Beautifully shot "Amorous Pancho Villa" first film of series screened at Arenas Group Theater, April 10 - by LatinoLA Contributor

So I Won: HBO Latino Best Short Film Award
This tap on the shoulder pushes me to embrace with even more eagerness my next challenge - by Cecilia Robles

Journey of Female Comic Starring Kiki Melendez
Documentary comedy to be released through AMC Theatres' AMC Independent Program in Los Angeles and San Diego on May 2 - by Reyna Trevino

Hola America - The Movie
Hola America Movie Premier Night at San Diego's Ultra Stars Cinema, April 26 - by Alberto Soto

Amorous Pancho Villa, Romance & Revolution
A man of passion fought a revolution for his improvised gente and for the women he so loved - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

There's No Power Without Water, and No Water Without Power
Richard Montoya, actor, writer and member of Culture Clash, makes his directorial debut with the upcoming film Water & Power - by Anthony Garcia, LatinoLA Contributor

Stars Speak Out For Inclusive Hollywood, Immigration Reform
NHMC Impact Awards Gala recognized the outstanding achievements and contributions to the positive portrayals of Latinos in media - by latinola contributor

AlphaDogs Knocks Out Reality Series For mun2
Audiences get a behind-the-scenes look at the life of retired three-time World Boxing Champion, Fernando Vargas - by LatinoLA Contributor

Award-Winning Documentary Inspires Feature Film
Parents of the Year/Padres Del A??o: True story of undocumented mom who collects bottles and cans to put her son through MIT - by LatinoLA Contributor

From NALIP: Seven Top Film Lists
Projects with Latino producers, directors, actors, or themes, including film, TV, web series, new media, and music videos - by NALIP

Latin Heat Explores the Business of Latinos in Entertainment
2013 retrospective and look into what Hollywood holds for Latinos in 2014 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Conflicted: The Film
Latino film takes to Indiegogo - by LatinoLA Contributor

Hemky Madera: Weeds, Luck, Star
"Being a strong Latino has definitely helped my career" - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Herald de Paris

Yvette Yates: From Scientist to Starlet
I want to inspire, and if one girl or boy feels inspired by what I've done or said, that's a step forward - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Herald de Paris

Miracle in Spanish Harlem: Christmas Movie with Latin Flavor
A movie full of love, faith, and redemption opened on December 6 in selected theaters - by Latin Heat

Hollywood Calls Lalo Alcaraz's Bluff
Fox announces the pickup of new animated TV show called Bordertown, debuting in 2014, with him on board as a writer/consultant - by Lalo Alcaraz, Pocho.com

Go Ahead L.A. - #GetSmuggled
Multi-award winning film reaches Los Angeles audiences through latest screening events - by Jennifer Fischer

Heidi Klum is Out, Carmen Ortega is In!
Model Carmen Ortega is the new face of 138 Water - by LatinoLA Contributor

Recording Group LLueve Returns with New Album: Vueltas
These guys bring a unique sound of their own, ready to conquer not only the Tejano genre of music, but all Spanish genres - by LatinoLA Contributor

Rene Rodriguez's "The Taco Maker" Returns
Celebrate post Dia De Los Muertos /Halloween celebration with American/Mexican American/ Horror/Slasher/Comedy! Nov. 4 - by Mario Valdez Juarez

Mega-hit Comedy "Nosotros Los Nobles" opens Nov. 1
L.A.-area AMC theaters showing film include Universal Citywalk, Burbank, Norwalk, South Bay Redondo Beach, Arcadia, Puente Hills

The 25 Most Beautiful Women Behind The Camera
So much is said about the beauty of A-list actresses in Hollywood, but what about the ladies who choose to stay behind the lens? - by Felix Fire Films

"The Taco Maker/ El Taquero" Special Screening
A special screening at Corazon Del Pueblo on Friday October 25, 2013 has been added due to popular demand. - by Mario Valdez Juarez

HOLA! LA TV Show Celebrates With Nadine Velazquez & Charo
New Episodes on CBS2 & KCAL9 With Special Guests Nadine Velazquez and Charo, October 6, 12 and 13 - by Bel Hernandez, Latin Heat Entertainment

Immigration Reform Film Seeking Backers!
A narrative story that deals in a world where the Dream Act is probable and the Immigration Reform is ideal - by LatinoLA Contributor

Mylo Carbia Makes Triumphant Return to Hollywood
Screenwriter, daughter of "The Prince of Mambo" Eddie Carbia, announces return to Hollywood with several new films - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Spellbinding Nature Documentary Takes Flight
Flight of the Butterflies (El Vuelo de las Monarca 3D) lands in Los Angeles at the California Science Center - by LatinoLA Contributor

2013 Alma Awards Associate Producer Ron Estrada
The inside scoop on the best one ever! - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Herald de Paris

6th Annual Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival
The 6th Annual Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival was presented by The Los Angeles Film School - by Ricky Ricardo

A Young Mexican Actor's Journey
Beto Ruiz on the road to success with latest stop a film featured at the 2013 LA Shorts Fest - by Edie J. Adler

Capturing Clemente: LA Filmmaker Releases Movie On Latin Legend
Roberto Clemente's career on the baseball diamond & away from the sport as a humanitarian is subject of new film. - by Jose Gonzalez

Payan and Pocha's 4th Annual OC Film Fiesta
We have a great line up of films, workshops and special guest stars this year, September 6 - 15 - by Victor Payan & Pocha Pe??a

Univision Digital Initiative
Calling all Latino creatives! - by Joey de la Rosa

Winners of 28th Annual Imagen Awards
Black tie gala held at Beverly Hilton Hotel honoring Latino talent, Latino-themed projects - by LatinoLA Contributor

Pablo Hurtado de Camila Records With Indie Band Vinyl Soul
Do dreams still come true in Hollywood? - by John Patrick

Special Offer for Menopausia el Musical
Friends of LatinoLA can get 2 for 1 tickets to hit Spanish-language musical opening at the Montalban Theatre October 11 - by John Echeveste

Brazilian Cinema Invades Hollywood
The 5th Annual Hollywood Brazilian Film Festival showcased movies, music and panelists - by Ricky Ricardo

"Filly Brown" Drops as a DVD
Like "Bless Me, Ultima" the well-reviewed movie received no real studio support and subsequently, never had a chance - by Se Fija!

Latino Hollywood Legend Pepe Serna in New Japanese American Film
The iconic actor's first leading role in 40-year career revealed in "Man From Reno" on Kickstarter - by LatinoLA Contributor

Teen Celebrity Web Show by Latinos Taking Hollywood By Storm
Teens Wanna Know is getting the attention of major Hollywood players with its focus on the positive things celebrities do - by LatinoLA Contributor

A Homeless Film Documentary Project is in Post-Production
A working title film project called "HOMELESS - Homme Lost" by Miguel M?Ūs - by LatinoLA Contributor

Casting: Spanish Speakers for ProActive TV Commercial
Seeking Spanish-speaking teens and adults, 13-45 years old who suffer from acne - by LatinoLA Contributor

Pre-Production Starts for Movie Based on Love through Internet
Trickle, a new film project started in pre-production. Mas & More Entertainment will produce and Miguel Mas will direct. - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Movie Projects ... Get Real!
If Latinos make an effort to watch and support Latino-themed projects so they make money, more will be made - by Dennis E. Leoni

Upcoming Film to Provide a Voice for Undocumented Hispanic Youth
New Kickstarter campaign for "Isabella" sets off to redefine impact immigration reforms have on undocumented Latinos - by LatinoLA Contributor

Q & A with Actor Carlos Ramzey Ramirez
Carlos Ramzey Ramirez on identity, acting, living with a transgender, and the upcoming indie feature "Aguruphobia" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Active Fox Productions: Small Company Makes Two Big Films
"Tio Papi" and "36 Saints" are both releasing nationally on September 6th, 2013 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Franky G Latino Actor Making Moves
Latino actor, more than just a handsome face, stars in his new suspenseful thriller '36 Saints' - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Hunk Starring in Hot Dance Web Series
Geovanni Gopradi featured in "Steppers The High School Years" web series on YouTube - by LatinoLA Contributor

Drama of "East Los High" Premieres on Hulu June 3rd
East L.A. has never looked so good - by Bel Hernandez, Latin Heat Entertainment

Reel Rasquache: The Only Real Latino Festival on the Block
At Reel Rasquache, I discovered a refreshingly confident and conscious identity unfettered by the mainstream - by Christine Davila, Chicana from Chicago

Twinkle Time - An Educational Bilingual Pop Musical!!
Featured on CNN En Espa??ol, Acceso Total and Azteca TV's Cofi Breikl, she brings her music to kids of all ages - by Anne Edmond

Singer Desiree Estrada to Release New Single
A bachata rendition of No Doubt's Don't Speak (No Hables) releases May 21st - by LatinoLA Contributor

Cochiloco, Frijoleros, Mezcal y m?Ūs at HOLA MEXICO
Experience the rich mestizo jewels from our Lindo y Querido motherland, May 15-22 - by Christine Davila, Chicana from Chicago

Alison Sotomayor Awarded Production Grant for Documentary
Emmy award-winning producer and Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Lyn Goldfarb awarded a NEH grant for Tom Bradley documentary

Hollywood's Ultimate Enchantress: Bertila Damas
Deep, mysterious and dignified, the multi-faceted actor and business woman continues to blaze trails in film, TV, and stage - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Hola Mexico Closing Night: Celso Pi??a, The Accordion Rebel
A Delicious Evening under the Stars features outdoor screening of the documentary at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes, May 22 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Mosquita y Mari Debuts Digitally, on DVD June 4th
Award-winning filmmaker Aurora Guerrero's coming-of-age drama on family, friendship and first love - by LatinoLA Contributor

Catching Up With the Iconic, Colorful and Talented Pepe Serna
Q & A with the co-producer and star of Safada Y Sano Production's upcoming indie feature film "Aguruphobia" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Web Series Levels the Filmmaking Playing Field
"East Willy B," "Becoming Ricardo," and "Justice Woman" on forefront of Latino web entertainment - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Jenni Rivera in "Filly Brown": Amazing!
Why you should see this film - by Edward James Olmos, Latin Heat Entertainment

Artist AlfaBeto Releases Single "Ecstacy"
AlfaBeto has now begun a solo career and the artist is releasing his first single from his premiere album - by Reyna Trevino

The Hola Mexico Film Festival On Its Way
Festival feature 2 international premieres, 3 US premieres and 9 LA premieres among its 13 narrative and 6 documentary feature f - by LatinoLA Contributor

On Learning the Signs for Tamales De Puerco
A mother of a deaf child reflects on why she wrote her history-making play "Tamales De Puerco", the first trilingual p - by Mercedes Floresislas

Actress Patricia Rae on "The Big Wedding"
An exclusive VIDEO conversation on "a dream job" with co-stars Robert De Niro, Susan Sarandon, and Diane Keaton - by Se Fija!

"HOLA LA!" Profile: Naibe Reynoso
Emmy Award-winning journalist sits at the HOLA Table, on KCAL9, Saturday 3/30, 7 PM and KCBS, Sunday 4/7, 4 PM - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Meet the Mentor: Publicist Marcella Cuonzo
Entertainment Publicists Professional Society highlights the topic of Hispanic entertainment marketing at their monthly panel - by LatinoLA Contributor

Screenwriter Armando Saldanamora Creates Innovative Web Series
"Progress", a 10-episode trans-media web series, launches crowd-funding campaign - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latinos Behind Dreamworks' "The Croods"
Crew and cast members of Dreamworks animation feature, In theaters March 22, interact with enthusiastic Para Los Ni??os students - by Jose Rodriguez

Renee Santos on Nuvo TV's "Stand Up and Deliver"
Santos brings the laughs with appearance on brand new stand-up comedy show on April 2, 2013 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Carmen Cabana: A High-Energy Latina Cinematographer
Ridiculously talented for one so young, she's a dynamo of energy and dedication - by Se Fija!

Kenneth Castillo: Post-modern Movie Mogul
Director-writer-producer of Counterpunch", "Hearts of Men" and "Ghostown" is a filmmaking trailblazer - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Sentidos Opuestos Announces US "Zona Preferente" Tour
Electro-pop duo hits the House of Blues on Sunset on April 4 - by BlastMusic, LatinoLA Contributor

Tio Papi aka Uncle Daddy
Movie about six siblings forced to live with their bachelor uncle screens at the San Diego Latino Film Festival, March 15 & - by Anthony Garcia

"The Girl" Turns the Immigrant Story Upside Down
Starting in a big box store in Texas and ending in a small village in southern Mexico, this surprising films starts on March 15 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Lou Diamond Phillips: Standing & Delivering
A star of the upcoming "Filly Brown" makes an appearance at the San Diego Latino Film Festival, through March 17 - by Anthony Garcia

How Celebrities Can Deal With The Fear Of Failure
If you experience some rejection, consider it a learning opportunity - by Stan Popovich

Lupe Ontiveros: Omission From Oscars Still Resonating
The Ontiveros family and the Academy issue public statements - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr., el editor

Oscar Weekend Latino Highlights and Lowlights
"Bless Me, Ultima" earns positive reviews, while icon Lupe Ontiveros gets ignored by the Academy - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr., el editor

"Bless Me, Ultima" Finally Gets Made Into a Film
‘«™And premieres where it should: in the Southwest - by Se Fija!

Bless Me Ultima: The Classic Novel Now a Movie
From novel to screenplay: bringing the story to screen, opening nationwide February 22 - by LatinoLA Contributor

"Bless Me, Ultima" is a Must-Watch Family Film
Adaptation of Rudolfo Anaya's classic spiritually-tinged novel is a funny, tragic, suspenseful and beautiful movie - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr., el editor

Bless Me, Ultima: The Movie
Indeed, the movie is about pride and prejudice. It is about faith and beliefs in a "modern world." - by Roberto Dr. Cintli Rodriguez, Contributing Editor

Latino Funny on DVD: Cheech, Rudy, Culture Clash y Muchos M?Ūs
The Best of Latino Laugh Festival DVD releases on April 9 and features the best moments from the annual event - by LatinoLA Contributor

Le??n Potasinski: Ad Maestro With A Golden Touch
Remembering Acento's ad MegaMind - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Luis Valdez On Creating "...No Stinking Badges"
Impactful play delves into the continuing issues of negative stereotypes in Hollywood at New Casa 0101 Theater, Feb. 8 - Mar. 10 - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Breaking Stereotypes: Latinos in Universal Roles
One day, I know I'll get to play Ophelia. - by Ines Laffitte (Formerly Known as Agnes Barrios-Laffitte)

"Becoming Ricardo" TV Pilot Premieres to Good Laughs
A genuinely funny new web series -- featuring Lisa-Lisa! -- will have you in stitches - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

A Chat with Constance Marie
The "Switched at Birth" actress on single moms, deaf culture, and playing through the pain - by Se Fija!

Rodriguez: American Zero, South African Hero
Oscar nominated "Searching for Sugar Man" documentary seeks the truth ... or does it? - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Actress Melonie Diaz: "Ro" and WIGS
After a series of well-respected independent films and TV, Diaz tries her hand at the Internet - by Se Fija!

Eva Longoria to Guest on Bill Maher
Let's tweet her while watching the political talk show on HBO, Fri., Feb 1st - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Bel Hernandez' COOList Hollywood News Update
D.C. Inauguration; Cuar??n in "Pilot Bed"; Congrats Douglas Spain y m?Ūs - by Bel Hernandez, Latin Heat Entertainment

The Aztecalot Round Table‘«™ Oh, Joy!
When literary royalty get together with movie and TV titans, Latinowood-style, the conversation is passionate and deep - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Elizabeth Pe??a is Sof?°a Vergara's Mother
‘«™but she's far too young and beautiful to pull it off - by Se Fija!

6 Tips On How Celebs Can Deal With Loneliness
Some celebrities and other people deal with loneliness when they are not in the spotlight. Here is a short list of techniques - by Stan Popovich

Watch for the Battle of the Latino Directors‘«™
Films by Robert Rodriguez, Robert Rodriguez and Alfonso Cuar??n, coming to a movie theaters near you Fall 2013 - by Se Fija!

Coming to TV: Alana de la Garza and Lin-Manuel Miranda
NBC features two Latinos in key roles in "Do No Harm" dramatic series - by Se Fija!

How to Deal with the Stresses in the Entertainment Industry
Stress and anxiety are very common in today's entertainment industry. As a result, here is a list of techniques - by Stan Popovich

Who Says a Mexican Actor Can't Play a German Character?
Actor Juan Pablo Medrano play Hansel in "Happily Whatever After" at The Next Stage Theater - by Edie J. Adler

Clifton Collins Jr. Joins the FBI in "Red Widow"
The actor gets to acknowledge his Latino heritage in ABC's thrilling new Radha Mitchell series, premiering in March 2013 - by Se Fija!

It Was a Big Tuesday for Latinos on DVD
Fighting for honor, fighting for your kids, or just falling in love‘«™ - by Se Fija!

Recording Artist Angel Lopez Announces New Deal
Latin Boyz Entertainment & Trevino Music Group are proud to announce the signing of the former Son by 4 singer - by Reyna Trevino

Short List of Latino Oscar Nominations
Latino nominees in cinematography, costume design, sound mixing and more - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Jenni Rivera's Impact on "Filly Brown"
Casting Rivera made sense to helmers for film to be released April 2013 - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

"The Impossible" Sharp Tension, Super-charged Emotion
Real-life story of Thai tsunami survivor Spanish doctor Maria Belon, her husband and three young sons captured on film: Amazing! - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

"Outlawing Shakespeare" Documents Attack on Latinos
L.A.- based filmmakers confront the banning of books and authors by Arizona educational officials - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Whitewashing An American Hero in "Argo"
"Argo", based on the heroism of Latino Tony Mendez, receives 7 Oscar nominations‘«Űno Best Actor nomination for Afflec - by Bel Hernandez, Latin Heat Entertainment

Casting: Latino Families
Latino American Families who also own and/or operate their own business sought for docu-series

Actor Laz Alonso Keeps on Keepin' On
See him on "Deception" on NBC this January - by Se Fija!

Lauren V?ģlez Talks About the Big Changes on "Dexter"
Read the "Spoiler Alert" below, you may want to skip this one‘«™ - by Se Fija!

LatinoWood: Ups and Downs of 2012
Losses, victories, and more losses - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Online / Latinowood

Aimee Garcia: 2012 Her Best Year Ever (so far)
She's had a heck of a year, and there's obviously more to come - by Se Fija!

Latino Talents and Legends Who Left Us in 2012
We wanted to acknowledge a few of them for the talents they shared with us throughout the years - by By Angela M. Ort?°z, Se Fija!

Guillermo del Toro: The Busiest Latino in Show Bidness?
So many projects done and more still to come - by Se Fija!

John Leguizamo Gets a Latino Project to Develop
A semi-autobiographical comedy is back on the front burner - by Se Fija!

From Panam?Ū to the Old West by Way of New York: Nichole Galicia
Actress, model, author, art collector‘«™Tarantino's 'find' is nothing short of amazing - by Se Fija!

Singer Jenni Rivera's Remains Are Found At Plane Crash Site
Brother Lupillo Rivera to bring her back for services - by Latin Heat Entertainment

Louis C.K., Cannavale & Vergara Nab Two SAG Noms Each
Silver Linings and Modern Family tops noms; 10 total count for Latinos - by Latin Heat

Bunnie Rivera Steals the Show on "Suburgatory"
The most sought-after maid in all of Chatswin actually had a story arc of her own - by Se Fija!

Jenni Rivera is Gone
Daring, bold, audacious: She was taken far too early - by Angela M. Ort?°z, Se Fija!

Jenni Rivera, Private Plane Missing in Mexico (With Updates)
Mexican officials careful with reports, but all on board reared dead as plane flew from her Monterrey concert heading to D.F. - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat

Natalie Martinez Brings Her A Game to CSI:NY
Martinez's Det. Jamie Lovato Is No Damsel In Distress - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Latinos on NBC: The Mid-Season Scorecard
Continuing trouble for one of the more innovative outlets on TV‘«™If it weren't for "The Voice"‘«™ - by Se Fija!

Latinos on CBS: The Mid-Season Scorecard
A rare moment of hope after years of under-performance. And then‘«™ - by Se Fija!

Los Angeles Remembers Jorge Negrete
The last days of Mexican film star, who unexpectedly passed away before his debut at the Million Dollar Theater - by Alejandra Espasande Bouza

Latinos on ABC: The Mid-Season Scorecard
First in a series on the broadcast networks and Latinos in front and behind the camera. How are things going so far? - by Se Fija!

Diego Boneta is Having A Good Year (With More to Come)
He's gone from soap opera to musical to action flick‘«™and he's just getting started - by Se Fija!

The Mysterious Latinos of "Twilight"
Mia Maestro, Christian Camargo, JD Pardo and more feature in the last installment (finally!) of the five-part trilogy - by Se Fija!

Utilisima Is Full Of Cost-Saving Ideas For the Family
New season of "Cocineros al Limite" brings back the beautiful Candela Ferro and actor Jean Paul Leroux - by LatinoLA Contributor

How To Balance Your Personal Life And Entertainment Career
Here are a few suggestions on what a person in the entertainment industry can do to balance their personal life and their entert - by Stan Popovich

Lauren V?ģlez Beats the Odds
Kickstarter generates $101,000 for Indie film on La Lupe, the legendary queen of Latin soul - by Se Fija!

Beto Jimenez Nominated for Latin Grammy 2012
Nominated for Best Regional Mexican Song of the Year for 'Ay Mi Mexico' by the Mariachi Divas de Cindy Shea - by Reyna Trevino

American Latino: TV Worth Watching
The syndicated show, now in its 10th season, is seen in almost a hundred markets around the country, including L.A. - by Se Fija!

Universal's 100th Anniversary DVD Collection + Latinos
Looking for a great Christmas gift for the movie-lover in the family? Here's a fascinating possibility‘«™ - by Se Fija!

Rico Rodriguez: Actor, Teenager, Bon Vivant‘«™
‘«™and now author - by Se Fija!

8 Ways To Say I Love My Life Is A Hit!
Cathartic monologues bring on tears, laughter, cheers! - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Online / Latinowood

Bertila Damas: No Nonsense, All Class
Someone whose face you already know and whose name you ought to remember - by Se Fija!

Producer Alvaro Orlando's CounterPunch Heads to AFM
Producer Alvaro Orlando takes boxing feature film CounterPunch to the American Film Market Oct 31 to Nov 7 in Santa Monica - by Fran Scott

Daniella Alonso: "Revolution's" Rebel Fighter
Teen model to actor with an impressive list of TV credits - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

David Barrera-Grimm's The Legend of La Lllorona
Actor co-stars in groundbreaking bilingual TV Event to be broadcast on NBC, Telemundo and Mun 2, October 26 - by Dr. Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Tom Murtagh and his Road to The Ascent
A Latino-themed film avoids the usual typecast characters

Ivonne Coll: Glamorous Renaissance Actress
From Godfather II to Switched At Birth - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

The Chameleon Buzz: Movie Done by Latinos
Your support in the making of this film allows us to represent an underlying problem facing many young teens and young adults - by Coletta Preacely-Garcia

6 Tips On How Celebrities Can Maintain Their Privacy
Many celebrities have a difficult time maintaining their privacy. Here are a suggestions on how celebrities can manage theirs - by Stan Popovich

How Celebs Can Overcome Embarrassing Media Reports
Many celebrities and entertainers sometimes have to deal with embarrassing media reports which can cause a lot of problems. - by Stan Popovich

Strange but True: CBS Steps Up with Latinos in 6 (Maybe 7) Shows
Showing on five prime time nights out of seven‘«™ - by Se Fija!

?ŪHOLA! LA: American Talk Show With Latina Spirit
Four Latinas who aren't afraid to speak up and make audiences laugh, think and even disagree with them, Sep. 30, 5pm, KCAL9 - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Online / Latinowood

Castro, Alonso, Maridue??a, Morales on a TV Near You!
Check out these actors on shows already on and coming soon this fall season - by Se Fija!

Esai Morales Joins Cast of Starz "Magic City"
Morales joins James Caan on 1950s period drama as former rebel Carlos Ruiz - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

NCLR Honors Latin Heat's 20th Anniversary With ALMA Award
Latin Heat's ?ŪHOLA L.A.! TV talk show also gets some red carpet attention - by Latin Heat Entertainment

And the ALMA Awards go to‘«™
It was a heck of a party at the Pasadena Convention Center - by Se Fija!

"Latinos on TV: The Fall 2012 Season"
Se Fija!'s first e-book is on sale now! - by Se Fija!

Casting For TV Show With Quincea??era Dress Shop
Seeking unique, entertaining individuals, businesses, or shops who make or sell quincea??era dresses - by LatinoLA Contributor

"Real Women Have Curves"
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Jennifer Lopez Partners up with Latino Network nuvoTV
Global superstar and pioneering cable network join forces to create entertainment for nation's fastest growing audience - by LatinoLA Contributor

My Life as An Alien
The tale of a Latino on Star Trek‘«™ - by Adrian Tafoya, Latin Heat Entertainment

Vanessa Verduga: Legal Eagle to 'Justice Woman'
Latina "Wonder Woman" with a law degree - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Elena Varela Gets Into "Coma" on A&E
A multil-part miniseries that premiered on Tuesday, September 4 - by Se Fija!

Yvette Yates: A New Movie and A Special Hometown Event
She's busy as always, with a new film and a new event celebrating Latino Heritage. - by Se Fija!

Eva Longoria Takes DNC Stage: No Empty Chairs!
Go, Gaby, Go! - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Entertainment

Singing Sensation Noelia on Billboard Top 40
Moving up nine spots this week from Number 34 to 25 with hit new single "My Everything" produced by Timbaland - by Reyna Trevino

Henry Darrow: A Latino Pioneer And His Groundbreaking Career
He presents his new book "Lightning in a Bottle" in Los Angeles, September 15 & 16 - by Se Fija!

A Conversation with Gina Rodriguez of "Filly Brown"
An exclusive interview on Se Fija!'s YouTube Channel - by Se Fija!

Latinos Will be in Supporting Roles in Two (More) New Fall Shows
CBS staggers forward ‘«™ with three shows with three Latinos in them (and a possible fourth) - by Se Fija!

Co-curricular Film Project Revolutionizes the Film Industry
Latino director Francisco Menendez accomplishes what no other film school has with the release of "Stealing Las Vegas" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Lin-Manuel Miranda: Doing it His Way
The creator of "In The Heights" talks about Latinos writing their own - by Se Fija!

Romina Peniche in Hulu's "The Booth at the End"
She brings warmth and surprise to this online project - by Se Fija!

Julia Vera Steps Into Her Most Important Role‘«™ Ever
Recast into a role that was intended for Lupe Ontiveros - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Online / Latinowood

Actress Tonita Castro Goes a Little Crazy in "Go On"
‘«™And you can watch - by Se Fija!

WebCityGirls Present A Multicultural Online Celeb/Fan Party
WebCityGirls' -- Lynn Ponder, Pili Montilla and Teresa Garza -- launch their online fiesta on Monday, August 27 - by Elia Esparza, Editor, Latin Heat Online

Director Fede Alvarez Finally Arrives‘«™
He's the writer/director of the "Evil Dead" remake - by Se Fija!

"Failing Upwards": Comedy of Unemployment!
Michelle Bonilla and Matt Crabtree web series premieres September 3rd - by Elia Esparza, Latin Heat Online

America Ferrera Shines in "Christine"
Director Rodrigo Garcia's odd little twelve-part web-based drama is an on-line gem - by Se Fija!

Now Casting: Larger than Life Latina Salon Owners
For a reality series in development - by Nehemiah Blair, Casting Director

Esai Morales Engages Social Media to Impact Hollywood
On Facebook, he questions why mainstream Hollywood was absent from the memorial service for the late Lupe Ontiveros - by Latin Heat Online

Latin Heat Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Special Issue
We've come a long way, baby! Participate in our survey! - by Latin Heat Online

Paranorman and Latino Audiences: Match Made in Heaven?
The COOList Film for this weekend - by Latin Heat Online

Wilmer Valderrama is the Boyfriend of‘«™Melanie Griffith?
Wilmer and Griffith are both new additions to the new season of Greg Garcia's "Raising Hope" on FOX - by Se Fija!

Andy Garcia Narrates Documentary of Cuba's Former Survivors
Film Premieres at 2012 NYCIFF - by Latin Heat Online

Robert Rodriguez Recruits Lady Gaga
Lady Gaga & Rodriguez Team Up for Machete Sequel - by Latin Heat Online

The Glades' Carlos Gomez: Prepared For Success
Gomez Nominee both an Imagen & ALMA Awards for role in The Glades - by Latin Heat Online

President Obama Loves Latinos. Why?
Hollywood's Loves Him Back - by Adrian Tafoya

United Latinos for More Representation in the Film Industry
Influencia The Movie seeks supporters - by Bernardo Mora

Santiago Cabrera Joins the Cast of "Dexter"
Showtime's thriller about the killer of serial killers has always been a great home for Latino actors - by Se Fija!

Lupe Ontiveros: Farewell My Friend
Actress, mother, wife, icon and activist, she was in a class all her own - by Bel Hernandez Castillo, Latin Heat

"Burn Notice" Finally Goes a Little Latin@
Five years of adventures in a curiously non-brown Miami, this season things seem to be changing - by Se Fija!

A "Rae" Of Sunshine!
Actress Patricia Rae beams onto the big screen - by LatinoLA Contributor

Yvette Yates and "El Gringo" Now on DVD
‘«™and Yvette has an important charity event this week, too - by Se Fija!

Josefina Scaglione: From Broadway to "Fairly Legal"
Direct from the revivial "West Side Story" to USA Network's best summer series - by Se Fija!

Emmy Noms for Louis C.K., Sof?°a Vergara and Bobby Cannavale
Latinos on the small screen recognized for their impact in acting and directing this past - by Se Fija!

"The Glades" with Kiele Sanchez & Carlos Gomez
A&E's cool little action-adventure show is one of the few shows with new episodes this July‘«™and it's worth a wat - by Se Fija!

In Pursuit of Excellence
Actor Beto Ruiz and the cast of "Carpe Noctem" win CABARET & VARIETIES Award - by Edie J. Adler

Sandra Echeverr?°a Breaks in With "Savages"
From Mexican soap operas to Oliver Stone, in one dizzying step - by Se Fija!

LALIFF 2012 Cancelled for Lack of Funding
After fifteen years, the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival takes a little break‘«™but not because it wants to - by Se Fija!

Aurora Guerrero: Still Flying High After Sundance Buzz
"Mosquita y Mari" is an earnest story about a teen Chicana's romantic awakening in South East L.A. - by Rosemary Rivera, Se Fija!

NHMC Latino MediaCon: Where Media & Fans Converge
Media Conference & Consumer Showcase -- July 20 to 21st -- Pasadena Convention Center - by Latin Heat Online

Army Wives: Por Fin Latinos Cast!
After six season, Latinos in the Military! (Just like in real life) - by Latin Heat Online / Latinowood

"Falling Skies" Bares its Latina Soul
Actress Seychelle Gabriel has been part of the alien-invasion cast since the beginning -- she's finally beginning to shine - by Se Fija!

Marabina Jaimes: All Over the Place (in a Good Way)
Jaimes exemplifies the working Latina actress in Hollywood these days: she goes where the work is‘«™ - by Se Fija!

John Leguizamo Bares His Soul
TALES FROM A GHETTO KLOWN on PBS profiles award-winning actor and playwright's success and struggles - by LatinoLA Contributor

Actor Freddy Rodr?°guez, Action Hero (?)
He sneaks into the summer movie theater (and more) - by Se Fija!

Marlene Forte Gets HOLA Award for Excellence in TV
Cuban-born actress is keeping busy with roles on "Dallas" and "The Secret Life of The American Teen" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Se Fija! One Year Later, One Step Forward
We celebrated our one-year anniversary on July 6, 2012‘«™and like any one-year-old, we're just getting started. - by Se Fija!

Crossing Over: Jessica Garza, From Telenovelas to Hollywood
She has the look, the talent, and the drive to take her acting career as far as she wants to go - by Edie J. Adler

American Latino as Apple Pie and Mayberry
A Latino reflects on The Andy Griffith Show - by Adrian Tafoya, Latin Heat Online / Latinowood

A Latina Who Mourns Mayberry
We're as American as Opie - by Elia Esparza, Spicy Cilantro

Walking the Walk on "The Streets of San Francisco"
In This 40th Anniversary DVD release‘«™we check out the Latino characters in the mix - by Se Fija!

Bobby Cannavale: Best Latino Actor You Didn't Know you knew
He's returning to Broadway in a new production of Clifford Odets' "The Big Knife" - by Se Fija!

Eva Longoria joins Smokey Robinson and Others For a Good Cause
"Smoke Alarm" is a Twitter network to alert the world to current critical issues‘«™and it already has 7 million follow - by Se Fija!

The Hot, Hot Summer of Adam Rodriguez
Young, handsome, hardbodied, and in demand. It could be worse. - by Se Fija!

Indie Filmmakers on Digital Filmmaking
Cheaper Costs is Dream for Indie Helmers - by Latin Heat Online / Latinowood

The Devious Maids Head to Lifetime
Eva Longoria as executive producer role might prove key - by Latinheat.com

Latinos at the Movies, Summer 2012 Blockbuster Edition
A long, dry season‘«™except for The Avengers - by Se Fija!

Vote for a Semi-Finalist in YouTube's Film Festival!
"Sold", about a young journalist who is inadvertently captured into a human trafficking ring, has a mostly Latino cast - by John Irwin

Latino Entertaiment Award Season is Approaching‘«™
‘«™and the Imagen Award Nominations go to‘«™ - by Se Fija!

"Dallas": The Hottest Latino Show on TV
Co-Star Marlene Forte Is the Latina "Benson" - by www.latinheat.com

Latino Hollywood Hidden Oasis: Cable TV
Cable TV is taking over the world -- We're just not paying enough attention - by Se Fija!

The CW: As Empty as Ever
It's never been strong in representing Latino Hollywood‘«™and still isn't - by Se Fija!

Cantinflas at the Million Dollar
The Latin American Cinemateca of Los Angeles (LACLA) presents the 1942's Los tres mosqueteros, June 20 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Minuto Para Ganar Open Casting Calls Coming to Los Angeles!
Audition for chance to compete for opportunity to win money in under one minute - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latinos on CBS: Continuing Disappointment
Under the leadership of Latina programming exec Nina Tassler, every season, we see very, very little - by Se Fija!

The FOX Network & Latino Actors
A step backwards after a promising last season - by Se Fija!

For Greater Glory: The Not-So-Little Movie That Could
The film about Mexico's Cristero Wars finishes first weekend in the Top 10 for box office, fifth in per theater average - by MALDEF

NBC: The Best of the Lot for Latinos, but Treading Water
Twelve new scripted shows on tap -- six in the fall, six at mid-season, including Miguel Sandoval as the U.S. President - by Se Fija!

Latinos on TV: Reality Check
Bel's The COOList: Is the glass half empty or half full? - by Bel Hernandez, Latinheat.com

Sony Picks Up Pinochet Project Starring Gael Garc?°a Bern?Ūl
Cannes Film Festival favorite "No" is a masterfully engaging and energetic drama about politics and power - by Se Fija!

Learn Screenwriting from an Oscar Nominee
'Amores Perros,' '21 Grams' and 'Babel' screenwriter Guillermo Arriaga comes to LA to teach a 2-da - by LatinoLA Contributor

Beto Ruiz Follows His Dreams
He leaves medical school to pursue an acting and producing career. Hard work and tenacity follow. - by Edie J. Adler

Proud to Be the Most Rasquache, Or Is It Rasquache-ist?
Indie film "Smuggled" receives top honors at the recent Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival - by Jennifer Fischer

Film Detained in the Desert Tackles Racism Against Latinos
Pelicula, Detenido en el Desierto, habla sobre el racismo contra los Latinos en los Estados Unidos - by LatinoLA Contributor

Before We Begin: R.I.P. "Rob"
Any way you spell it, Rob Schneider's "Rob," or "Rob!," or "!Rob!," won't be back - by Se Fija!

HBO and NYILFF Extended Deadline for Short Film Competition
Writer of the winning script will receive $15,000 in HBO funding to produce and direct an original-scripted short film, May 29 - by LatinoLA Contributor

?ŪHOLA MEXICO! Showcases Filmmakers, Actors, Nonprofits
Three USA premieres and eight LA premieres highlight the film fest at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre, May 24 - 30 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Smuggled: A Truly Rasquache Film Screening
With a limited budget, Latino-American director Ramon Hamilton and team present a very powerful and moving film, May 20 - by LatinoLA Contributor

EL Pelado De La Noche Premieres on Azteca America
Primetime bi-weekly, late night talk show mixes stand-up comedy sketches, music and interviews, May 15 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Three Latina Sisters on a Movie Mission
All-Latino film launches all-or-nothing fundraiser for "After the Wedding," a terrific comedy about marriage - by The Cifuentes Sisters

Michael Pe??a's Big Break #203: "End of Watch"
New trailer packed with action - by Se Fija!

John Leguizamo's "Ghetto Klown" coming to PBS
At long last, his innovative and challenging one-man show - by Se Fija!

Girl in Progress new LATINA film opens TODAY - May 11th
There are 3 NEW Latina/o feature films to see/ spread the word ASAP
Girl in Progress - starring Eva Mendes, Mamitas & For G - by Carlos San Miguel

Yvette Yates: Being Latina & New Movie "El Gringo"
It's her first leading role where she kicks a little ass and does it with style...opens May 11 - by LatinHeat

Casting for "Detained in the Desert" - a Latino Film !
Josefina Lopez is turning her hit play into a feature film. Please submit ASAP (non-union) - by Carlos San Miguel

An Upcoming Pixar Production: "D?°a de los Muertos"
The animation giant is putting their "A" team on the project, including director Lee Unkrich - by Se Fija!

Real Good Films and More at Reel Rasquache 2012
Festival features world film premieres, art exhibits, workshops, celebrity guests and special honoree Chris Weitz, May 18-20 - by Se Fija!

Girl in Progress: Heartfelt, but Stumbles with Good Intentions
The movie starring Eva Mendes works as a nice Sunday matinee treat between mothers and daughters - by Oscar Barajas

The Orci-Kurtzman Empire Continues to Expand
The ridiculously prolific team adding the "Spider-Man" sequel and one last season of "Fringe" - by Se Fija!

A Closer Look at the New Webseries: Lost Angeles Ward
Produced by Safada Y Sano Productions, directed by Richard Montes, it's set to screen at the 2012 Reel Rasquache Film Fest. - by Jade Puga

For Greater Glory: An Exceptional, Historically Accurate Film
It's an important reminder of what could happen when a few godless are allowed to impose their views - by Edie J. Adler

Guillermo del Toro and The Bloody Bender
The director is working on another weird film‘«™ - by Se Fija!

The Avengers: A Superhero Rollercoaster Ride
The COOList movie they just might save movie audiences around the world (and with a Latino spaceship crew member!) - by Bel Hernandez, Latinheat.com

?ŪAdi??s Clich?ģs! !Hola Mexico!
The fastest growing Latino themed film festival in the USA will showcase the best of recent Mexican cinema - by LatinoLA Contributor

Every Story Has a Voice
The Heineken VOCES grant encompasses an invaluable mentorship by the prestigious Tribeca Film Institute - by LaresNYC

Latino Showcase Night at Newport Beach Film Festival
Spotlight on three films from Brazil, Chile, and Mexico followed by a gala celebration of Latino film, food and culture, May 2 - by Aaron Santanello

Robert Rodriguez, Frank Miller and "Sin City"
They are co-directing the sequel called "A Dame to Kill For" - by Se Fija!

Cuar??n or I???Ūrritu on "Hunger Games" Short List
It's sequel time: Let the games begin‘«™ - by Se Fija!

eContenido and e-Television to Educate, Entertain U.S. Latinos
Telecip TV US creates products and programs for U.S. Latino children and youth for broadcast and online distribution - by Edgar Lopez

Hispanicize 2012: Where Worlds Collide, Partnerships are Forged
"The Miracle of Spanish Harlem" and "The History of Spacelight" win Film Showcase honors - by Bel Hernandez

Genesis Rodriguez, Chimpanzee and Disney
A nice combination: A great family film focusing awareness on the plight of an endangered species - by Se Fija!

Latinos: The Invasion of Cool
The ease, technology and affordability of being able to produce video content is a game changing opportunity - by LatinHeat.com

Convergence of Creative Latino Industry Talent
National Association of Latina/o Independent Producers (NALIP) Conference 2012: Latina/o filmmakers unite April 12 - 15 - by Carlos San Miguel, Contributing Writer

Actor David Barrera is a Super-Busy Guy
A quick (exclusive) conversation‘«™ - by Se Fija!

Pilot Season 2012: The Latino Scorecard
At least 28 of the 87 (about one-third) of next season's pilots have Latinos in front or behind the camera - by Se Fija!

Yul V?Ūzquez: "Acting is Acting"
The actor talks about his work on TV, film, and stage‘«™ - by Se Fija!

?Ždgar Ram?°rez is a God...In "Wrath of the Titans"
From soap opera star to "The Bourne Ultimatum", Ramirez really is a pretty amazing guy - by Se Fija!

Yet Another WTF? Mel Gibson's "Get the Gringo"
If Mel was serious about a comeback, or at least getting back to work, wouldn't he shy away from racially volatile material - by Se Fija!

"The Shifting": An Act of Love, Risk & Commitment
A conversation with director Julio Saldarriaga and actors Mauricio Mendoza and Yennifer Behrens - by Se Fija!

No Good News for Latinos on Midseason TV
All four networks either premiered or revived TV shows with Latinos in key positions; few‘«Űif any‘«Űare expected to return - by Se Fija!

Bienvenida Realidad: Raw Mosaic of High-school Students
Innovative novela travels to the US for its premier on the bilingual/bicultural TR3S, March 19 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Singing Competitions and the Latino Connection
It seems to be more than a trend these days; it seems to be a requirement‘«™ - by Se Fija!

Will Ferrell's "Casa de mi Padre": A Sincere WTF?
The comedian lampoons telenovelas with the help of Gael Garc?°a Bernal, Genesis Rodriguez and Efren Ramirez - by Se Fija!

Robert Rodriguez Talks About El Rey
His new cable network is an action-adventure network primarily for men‘«™ - by Se Fija!

San Diego Latino Film Festival is the Way to Hollywood
Festival bring stellar films, award-winning directors and actors to its annual event and this year will not disappoint - by Anthony Garcia

'Clara Como El Agua' Premieres on PBS Online Film Fest
VIDEO: Short film captures the experience of bullying from the point of view of young Latina, through March 30 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Casting: What About Love ‘«Ű Lead Role in a Film w/ Andy Garcia
Seeking 19 ‘«Ű 23 years old actress to play the daughter of Andy Garcia; audition video submission deadline: April 8, 2012 - by Carlos San Miguel

Pilot Season Update: A Lot of Latinos in a Lot of Roles
The sad fact is most pilots never make the next and last leap and become an actual TV series. BUT.... - by Se Fija!

Latino-infused "End of Watch" Coming to Theatres
Cop-drama co-starring Michael Pe??a, America Ferrera and Natalie Martinez finds distributor - by Se Fija!

Congratulations to Constance Marie: Actress, Mom, Activist
The "Switched at Birth" star wins the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation's prestigious Gracie Awards - by Se Fija!

No Latinos in Horror Movies? CRASH Explains Why
VIDEO: "The minute we hear some crazy ass sh_t, I'm out the door!" - by LatinoLA Contributor

God Bless George Lucas
Mexico's World War II Escuadron 201 story awaits film glory - by Andy Porras

New TV Series "Devious Maids" Gets a Cast
The dubiously named ABC pilot has some well-known players in the mix, including Judy Reyes and Roselyn Sanchez - by Se Fija!

New Latino-centric TV Projects On Their Way
With Comcast/NBC Universal and ABC/Univision deals, English-language programming for Latinos is wave of the future - by Se Fija!

Jesse Garcia and a Powerful New Short Called "Sold"
He co-produces and stars in an award-winning thriller about human trafficking - by Se Fija!

Why Demi?Ūn Bichir won't win the Oscar
It's not for lack of talent. It's because the Oscar voters are easily stampeded‘«™and nothing like us - by Se Fija!

Latino Extras Needed for Short Film: Sat 2/25 & Sun 2/26
Bring the whole family! Free lunch provided! - by LatinoLA Contributor

Indie Film "Bless Me, Ultima" Going National
Adaptation of author Rudolfo Anaya's classic novel will open in limited national release in February 2013 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Robert Rodriguez Is "El Rey" at New TV Network
Comcast announces two American Latino networks for distribution - by LatinHeat.com

Paulie Rojas: From Scared to Sweet‘«™
‘«™with "Dorothy and the Witches of Oz" - by Se Fija!

Hispanicize 2012 Extends Film Submission Deadline to Feb 27
Miami event offers $10,000 prize for the best independent feature film, $5,000 prize for the best short film - by LatinHeat.com

Cindy Vela: Actress, Model, Saxophonist
Not dead, but viral and on the rise‘«™ - by Se Fija!

"?ŪQ'Viva! The Chosen" Comes to FOX
While still on Univision Spanish language TV, series starts on March 3 - by Se Fija!

Independent Film Shot in LA Depicts Modern Day Quixote
Quixote in LA: Story a man who steals a conquistador's armor from the Southwest Museum - by Kyle Wegner

Selena Gomez Talks Fashion
Video: An exclusive photoshoot for her Dream Out Loud 2012 collection - by LatinoLA Contributor

TV Series with Latinos in the Mix Struggle to Survive‘«™
‘«™while NCIS, The Voice, and American Idol (among others) flourish at the top of the heap - by Se Fija!

Latinos on Six New or Returning Shows in the Next Month
On the networks and on cable, Latinos in lead or supporting roles are all over the place in February and March - by Se Fija!

Actor Andre Royo vs. Bigfoot?
On SyFy Channel, "Reds Tails" and everywhere else - by Se Fija!

JoAnna Garcia: The "It" Girl‘«™
Who's still looking for "It" - by Se Fija!

John Leguizamo Just Can't Stop Working
Some Latino actors are so busy it's hard to keep track of them‘«™ - by Se Fija!

A Strong January for Latinos in Film
Normally a cruel month for moviegoers and moviemakers, but not so much for Latinos in 2012 - by Se Fija!

Latina on Fire: Gina Rodriguez Rides the Wave
"Filly Brown" made a big, happy noise at Sundance, and it's changed Gina Rodriguez' life forever - by Se Fija!

Walter Perez Makes an Impression
This hard-working young charmer keeps moving up ... a Se Fija exclusive - by Se Fija!

Latinos in 3 of the Top 5 Box Office Grossers This Weekend
"The Grey," "Man on a Ledge," and "One for the Money" all feature Latinos in key roles - by Se Fija!

Call for Films: 2012 Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival
Casa 0101 presents ninth consecutive event in the heart of the burgeoning Boyle Heights 1st Street arts corridor, May 18-20 - by John Ramirez

Ratings Wars Update
"?ŪRob!" Drops a bit, "Alcatraz" starts strong, "Switched at Birth" stays steady - by Se Fija!

It's All About Demi?Ūn!
Bichir is the only American/US Latino actor or director in this years' Oscar race - by Se Fija!

Demian Bichir Tops List of Six Latino Oscar Nominees
Its a good year for Latinos at the 2012 Oscars - by Latinheat.com

Sandra Echeverr?°a: a Beautiful Woman on the Edge
Already a star in Mexico‘«™now making strides in the U.S. in upcoming movies with Will Farrell, Benecio del Toro and other stars - by Se Fija!

Spies + Scrubs = Social Drama:
Alexa Vega, Judy Reyes, and Walter Perez are "The Pregnancy Project" - by Se Fija!

Ratings Wars: Latino Edition
"Working It" Out, "Cougar Town" In, "?ŪRob!" Arrives and "Last Man" Lingers - by Se Fija!

Mun2's "Black and Latino" Video: That's Me!
As I listened, I realized they were talking about my life as well as others - by Se Fija!

Eva Mendes and "Girl in Progress"
An intelligent, funny, gentle, and touching movie - by Se Fija!

Looking Back at 2011: Latinos in in the Movies
Far from a perfect year, but one with every indication that Latinos are an active, permanent, essential part of Hollywood - by Se Fija!

Timeshifting and Engagement Lead to Ratings Weirdness
TV shows with Latino in front or behind the camera more popular than standard measurements indicate - by Se Fija!

Down But Not Out Latinos on TV at Year's Beginning
A look at the four networks - by Se Fija!

CNN's New Morning Shows Feature Two Talented Latinas
Soledad O'Brien returns to morning news hosting Starting Point; Zoraida Sambolin co-anchors the 5A‘«Ű7A news block - by Se Fija!

Mariachi Divas Nominated for Grammy Award
L.A.-based all female mariachi tops the Best Regional Mexican / Tejano category - by Sandra Canchola

Vote for Efren!
Yes! Actor Efren Ramirez returns as Pedro, animatedly, in "Napoleon Dynamite" on FOX - by Se Fija!

Victor, Edgar, Luis and the Rest are Shown the Door
HBO cancels "How To Make It In America" - by Se Fija!

Latina at Twilight: Mia Maestro
The Argentina-born actress is a classically trained vocalist, too - by Se Fija!

Kanvas: Beautiful Music or Beautiful Disaster
With its melodic rock vibe, L.A.-based band poised for international success - by LatinoLA Contributor

John Ortiz: A Familiar Face on the "A" list
You'll be seeing him soon on HBO's "Luck" - by Se Fija!

Independent Film Company Launches Anti-bullying Effort
Silencio project aims to immerse young Latinos in an intense 8-week course in film productiom - by Tamir Yardenne

Marisa Ramirez is No Longer "Against the Wall"
Lifetime cancels the cop drama after a single season for one simple reason: ratings - by Se Fija!

Sideways Recognition: Latinos (Secretly) present in Golden Globe
Madeleine Stowe and Sofia Vergara are the only names you'll recognize, but there are others hiding behind the scenes - by Se Fija!

George Lopez Returning to Sitcoms for Fox
This time the actor / comedian will be producing - by Se Fija!

Demi?Ūn Bichir Nominated for SAG Award
Sofia Vergara nominated for Best Actress in a TV Comedy; Latinos in 3 of the 5 Comedy Ensembles, 2 out of 5 Drama Ensembles - by Se Fija!

Aimee Garcia and Nick Gomez Visit Hawaii‘«™However‘«™
They were key players in a recent episode of "Hawaii Five-O" - by Se Fija!

"Rosa": Jes??s Orellana's Amazing Animation
The creator of the award-winning epic sci-fi short film gets picked up to direct his first feature film - by Se Fija!

The Writers Guild Awards: Latinos in the Mix
Stay tuned for the WGA Awards Results in 2012 - by Se Fija!

Lights! Camera! ?ŪAcci??n! Hispanicize Unveils Film Showcase
Co-production with Latin Heat Media and Getty Images Hispanic National calls for Latino film submissions - by LatinoLA Contributor

CHAVEZ Casting Call: A New Film About the Life of Cesar Chavez
Casting CHICANA/O actors for Cesar & Helen Chavez & Dolores Huerta; Submission deadline is December 10, 2011 - by Carlos San Miguel

Mystery Movies, Best-Sellers, and Latinos Go Together
TNT's new "Mystery Movie Night" - by Se Fija!

Christina Milian: All Over the Place (In a Good Way)
All in preparation for a very big 2012 - by Se Fija!

La Vida Gleeful? Ricky Martin on "Glee"
Mckinley High is not known for its la vida loca, but it could have the hottest Spanish Teacher in Ohio - by Se Fija!

The Mid-season Shuffle Hits Latino Actors‘«™
‘«™And everyone else - by Se Fija!

Geoffrey Rivas, "CSI" Regular, No More‘«™
He sees his character exposed and extinguished - by Se Fija!

Kirk Acevedo Needs to Updates His Resume, Yet Again
Time to find a new role as NBC's "Prime Suspect" halts production - by Se Fija!

Modern Family's Rico Rodriguez Makes Kids Smile
He reveals his Fab 15 toy list - by LatinoLA Contributor

Susie Castillo Brightens Up the "Castle"
Actress, author, TV host, tweeter‘«Űembezzler? - by Se Fija!

Selena Gomez on Livestream Today
Make sure to watch, November 15 at 6 pm - by LatinoLA Contributor

Five SoCal Girls Sought for MTV Documentary Series
Storytellers, bloggers, journalists, writers between 15 - 24 can share their life, unscripted - by LatinoLA Contributor

Dream Out Loud: Selena Gomez Meets Fans
Contest winners Jessica and Lisa embark on the trip of a lifetime - by LatinoLA Contributor

New Latino Heroes Need Support
You can save the future! - by Raymond Ayala

Latino Voices: Animation Domination (and Beyond), Part II
Look who's talking ‘«™on "Rocket Power, " "Beverly Hills Chihuahua" and on‘«™ - by Se Fija!

Eagle One Media to Release Spanish-language Zombie Dawn in 2012
Action-packed horror film produced by a group of filmmakers for a mere $2000 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Eva Longoria and ABC on English adaptation of telenovela
"Soy Tu Due??a": A big hit on Univision, but will it translate? - by Se Fija!

Latino Hollywood and Winter Blockbusters 2011? Not So Much‘«™
After this week, Latino headliners are noticeably absent until 2012 - by Se Fija!

Guatemalan Filmmaker Julio Ponce Palmieri Showcased in Italy
The 26th Festival Del Cinema Latino Americano in Trieste, Italy presents "Spazio Guatemala- Julio Ponce Palmieri".

Happily Whatever After
I'm very good at being Evil! - by Edie J. Adler

A Shout Out to All Those Latino Horror Directors
Latino film-making and the horror genre have been joined at the hip since Latinos first started making films. - by Se Fija!

Jennifer Lopez' Production Company Does It Again
The actress/singer/model/host's Nuyorican Productions has a deal to write a Latino sitcom script for MTV - by Se Fija!

Latino Voices: Animation Domination
Look who's talking ‘«™ on "Puss in Boots," "Cars 2," "The Smurfs," "Happy Feet 2," - by Se Fija!

Tatyana Ali: Love That Girl!
And we didn't even know it‘«™ - by Se Fija!

Gina Rodriguez: Still Going For It!
Slated to join the cast of the daytime drama "The Bold and the Beautiful" - by Se Fija!

Jorge of Alcatraz?
Former "Lost" actor gets to play another Latino character on TV! - by Se Fija!

The Four Faces of Miami on TV This Season
‘«™and what they tell us about America's view of Latinos in general - by Se Fija!

Disney's Adam Irigoyen is On His Way
A good ole' Cuban boy with a big vision and the talent to make it happen - by Se Fija!

NBC Makes It Unanimous
All four English-language networks now have "Latino-centric" pilots in development - by Se Fija!

FOX Launches Experienced Minority Writers' Initiative
"Fox Writer's Intensive" to create staffing pipeline of diverse voices - by latinheat.com

Kenneth Castillo: Absolutely Independent
A private encounter with a busy and brilliant young writer/director/producer - by Se Fija!

Elizabeth Pe??a and the Invisible "Angels"
"Charlie's Angels" cancelled (but you could see it coming) - by Se Fija!

Good News for Nestor Carbonell
The CW orders a full season of "Ringer." Is this Mario Lopez's fault? - by Se Fija!

Ligiah Villalobos and Kenny Ortega on Board with New NBC Series
Series about a Latino family in Miami - by LatinHeat.com

Melissa de Sousa in "Reed Between the Lines" on BET
In the new sitcom, the actress of Panamanian descent is a Latina playing an actual Latina - by Se Fija! Online

What Could The Networks Be Thinking?
Some unusual off-season development activity puts a new emphasis on Latinos - by Se Fija! Online

Four Generations of Estevez on "The Way"
A heartfelt project, scrappy and engaging - by Se Fija!

The Art of the Arc, and How It's Helping Latinos on TV
The idea of having a multi-episode story within the series‘«Űthat may last three weeks, six weeks, or more - by Se Fija!

John Leguizamo Hits a Home Run with "Ghetto Klown"
The actor's newest and most personal one-man play is truly inspirational, hilarious. In L.A. 'til Oct 16 - by Carlos San Miguel

Luis Guzm?Ūn and "How To Make It In America" Return
‘«™but Luis is never really far away - by Se Fija!

Don't Forget Roberto Orci. Ever.
He may be one of the most powerful creative forces in Hollywood‘«™ - by Se Fija!

Bienvenidos a Popland
Funny pop-culture novela premiers this week on MTV tr3s - by CJ Nance

Eddie Cibrian's "The Playboy Club" Pulled...
...to absolutely no one's surprise - by Se Fija! Online

"Dexter" + Five Other TV Shows with Latinos Premier
The return of Edward James Olmos to the little screen signals the end of the autumnal portion of network programming - by Se Fija!

The Fall TV Season: Lots of Latinos, But No Big Breakthroughs
Part of our series, "Looking at Latino Hollywood, 2012" - by Se Fija!

Cheech Marin, Lupe Ontiveros, Diana Maria Riva and More...
Are part of Rob Schneider's Comedy, a mid-season replacement on CBS - by Se Fija! Online

Valerie Cruz Has Had Kind of a Weird Career‘«™
‘«™and it's just getting weirder - by Se Fija! Online

Alfred Molina: Attorney, Cop, and Killer‘«™
‘«™and that's just this year - by Se Fija!

Miguel Ferrer: A Smart, Tough Guy Visits Wisteria Lane
And it's a pleasure to watch him work‘«™ - by Se Fija!

Karen Olivo hides Tony, joins "Harry's Law"
It's wonderful to see Olivo on a regular basis. She's made the rounds of all the 'classy' TV shows‘«™ - by Se Fija! Online

Jon Huertas: "Castle's" Secret Weapon
He's an actor, a musician, a producer, and a Tweet monster - by Se Fija!

"The Storm That Swept Mexico": A Must See Film
An interview with producer-director Raymond Telles on his documentary that airs September 19 on PBS - by Belinda Quesada

Comedy Central Thinks Gabriel Iglesias is Funny
Iglesias gets a six-episode showcase for Latino comics, starting October 6 - by Se Fija!

Which TV Network is Featuring Latinos This Fall?
NBC's way out in front, and CBS is barely on the board - by Se Fija!

Indulge in Celebrity Buzz and Deep Discounts
With Groupacho, you get a local deal coupled with a snappy snippet of celebrity chisme - by LatinoLA Contributor

Season One of "2012" the Webseries is Now Complete
With eight episodes of approximately 10 minutes each, the dramatic sci-fi webseries has concludes its first season - by LatinoLA Contributor

Raymond Cruz & Company Aren't Going Anywhere
After "The Closer" ends this season‘«™ - by Se Fija!

The ALMA Awards‘«™Minute by Minute Results!
We were right--it IS a hell of a party! Don't miss the event on Friday, September 16th on NBC - by Se Fija!

The ALMAs Amp Up for '11
Looks like it's going to be a hell of a party‘«Űand we deserve one - by Se Fija!

You Can't Stop Looking at Gina Torres (So Why Try?)
Season one of "Suits" ends; Season two on the way - by Se Fija!

The Ground-breaking Film "Luminarias"...10 Years Later
Actress Dyana Ortelli and actress/writer/executive producer Evelina Fernandez remember when Latino movies came of age - by Se Fija!

Francia Raisa Makes a Mark on "Teenager"
And at the ALMAs and much more - by Se Fija! Online

The Web Series "Los Americans" Rides the MTA
‘«™with a million other Angelenos - by Se Fija!

Odette Annable: Two Series at Once, and a Movie on the Way
And she's barely 26 years old‘«™ - by Se Fija! Online

Can Zo?Ĺ Salda??a Open a Picture? Hell, Yes!
Another Latina proves she can make money for the majors - by Se Fija! Online

J.R. Martinez on Dancing With The Stars
The soap star and war hero Is ready to rumba! - by Latin Heat Contributor

del Toro and "Don't Be Afraid of the Dark"
Guillermo did not direct‘«™you just think he did‘«™ - by Se Fija! Online

Kiele Sanchez: Keeping At It
She's been pounding away at the Hollywood machine since she got here‘«™ - by Se Fija! Online

"Colombiana" Gets the Shaft
A flurry of political protest over the movie and its name - by Se Fija! Online

Luis Guzm?Ūn at Work on "The Caller,"
The character actor co-stars in one of those cool little supernatural thrillers that Hollywood used to churn out - by Se Fija! Online

"Spy Kids" Turns Ten Years Old
Almost the perfect age ‘«Ű for its fourth adventure - by Se Fija! Online

"Amigo" Explores the Spanish-American War
John Sayles create a visually and emotionally stunning new movie about that war with help from actor Yul Vazquez - by Se Fija! Online

San Antonio's James Roday Psychs Out USA Network
"Psych" returns for another season, and claims the crown as USA's longest-running series - by Se Fija! Online

Operation Repo's Lou Pizarro
A Latino television series success! - by Les Rivera

TR3S 'Click' Video Features Latino Star Power
New music video featuring the vibrant trio Anahi, Bryan Amadeus, Ale Sergi makes its debut exclusively on Tr3s.com - by LatinoLA Sources

The Imagen Awards; "Gun Hill Road" and Cancelled Shows
Rise above a wide assortment of‘«™stuff - by Se Fija! Online

Hector Elizondo: Last Man Standing
New sitcom starring Elizondo and Tim Allen premieres October 11th on ABC - by Julio Martinez, Latin Heat Online Magazine

Ramon Rodriguez Born to Play Bosley in Charlie's Angels
The guy who keeps the Angels from getting into too much trouble is Puerto Rican, premieres Sep. 22 on ABC - by Julio Martinez, Latin Heat

Why Can't Michael Pe??a Catch a Break?
"30 Minutes or Less," 13 Years or More‘«™ - by Se Fija! Online

"Lopez Tonight" is Cancelled NOW‘«Ű[i]??Qu?ģ pas???[/i
First "Desperate Housewives" gets a year cut out of its lifespan, and now "Lopez Tonight" gets cancelled - by Se Fija! Online

In the Name of Freedom: Isabel Cueva
Award-winning actor/writer stars in tough, gritty, uncensored war film that pushes the envelope of emotion - by LatinoLA Contributor

No More Lopez Tonight
TBS Has Ended the Shows Two Season Run - by LatinoLA Contributor

Eva Longoria is Just Getting Started
‘«™Even though "Desperate Housewives" its in its last year - by Se Fija! Online

On the Run: Up-and-Coming Miguel Angel Caballero
Actor/Producer cast in recurring roll on "General Hospital", co-stars in Lifetime movie, launches production company - by LatinoLA Contributor

"Gun Hill Road" Opening in LA
It's not just an evening out; it's a political act and a social statement - by Se Fija! Online

Flash! (so to speak): Spider-Man is now Black and Hispanic
Comic book superheroes have become very complicated of late - by Se Fija! Online

"Without Men" is a Romantic, Magical, Human Comedy‘«™
‘«™and the victim of mistimed marketing - by Se Fija! Online

"The Perfect Game" Comes Out‘«Űand Goes Under. But Why
The family film with lots of familiar faces should have gotten some decent ink and a healthy meteoric theatrical run - by Se Fija! Online

"Without Men" ‘«™and Without Reason!
Why can't Latino film makers make films with universal themes that appeal to all? - by Antonio Velasco

Smurfs vs. Aliens, with Latinos on the Side
What do you see? Regular people who see the movie, for whatever reason, have a vastly different group opinion than the critics‘« - by Se Fija! Online

ALMA Awards: Glitzy Trip Through Familiar Neighborhood
Almost all the nominees, actors, TV series and movies are comfortable and familiar - by Se Fija! Online

"Super Amigos" on Hulu: Social Commentary
Mexican wrestlers, in complete costume, working in the community to solve social problems - by Se Fija! Online

Marisa Ramirez: On "Against the Wall"
Years of experience in L.A. and Hollywood have built her up for this role - by Se Fija! Online

La Ultima Playa
A Spanish language indie thriller produced with only $500 featuring amazing up-and-coming Arizona talent - by Edgar Ybarra

Paranormal Needs No Translation on Mun2
Film & TV producer German Michael Torres taps into the paranormal to uncover the mysteries from beyond - by LatinoLA Sources

Diegodiego Returns to Television as "Ritchie Del Toro"
I do not come from an artistic family, each achieved success I earned through hard work and lots of preparation - by World's Number One Productions

Eva Mendes, Writer/Director
"California Romanza," her first directorial debut premiered at the L.A. Shorts Film Festival - by Se Fija! Online

Singing, Dancing, Cooking‘«ŰLatinos Compete!
The competition shows that are a little more tempting, "The Glee Project," "The Voice," and more - by Se Fija! Online

Latinos Sell to the Masses
A series of clever ads featuring on-camera Latino actors and actresses - by Se Fija! Online

Seven Films, Seven Days ...
Maya Indie Film Series (MIFS) takes place July 29 ‘«Ű August 4 at Laemmle's Sunset 5 - by LatinoLA Contributor

Where in the World is Guillermo del Toro?
He's a producer, a director, a writer, a novelist, and more‘«™ - by Se Fija! Online

Arlene Tur: Torchwood's Miracle Doctor
It's great to see a strong-willed, intelligent woman-doctor who is also unabashedly Latina on a sci-fi series on Starz - by Se Fija! Online

What Happened to "The Lincoln Lawyer"?
With two outstanding performances by Latinos, the movie should have been a hit - by Se Fija! Online

Emmy Nominations: Nothing Special for Latinos
Only two nominees from an increasingly large field of Latino actors, writers, and directors on prime time TV - by Se Fija! Online

The Alma Awards Return, Bigger Than Ever
NBC brings in the big guns, including Telemundo and Mun2, to cover the September 16 event - by Se Fija! Online

'Precious Knowledge" Premieres at LALIFF, July 19
Documentary interweaves the stories of students in the Mexican American Studies Program at Tucson High School - by LatinoLA Sources

Michelle Bonilla Stars in "Slip Away" at 2011 Outfest
Indie films depicts strong Latina women standing up for themselves by making the right choices and decisions, July 11 - by Kali Londo??o

Great Latino Programs Come to PBS in July 2011
Biblioburro, Lost in the Amazon, The Great Inca Rebellion and Aztec Massacre among this month's highlights - by Raymond Diaz

"Spy Kids: All the Time in the World" Goes 4D
Dimension Films and director Robert Rodriguez take moviegoers to a whole new dimension with AromaScope

A Good Man Seeks a Better Life
An emotional and nuanced movie about crossing borders: physical, cultural and generational - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

Interview with "A Better Life" Director Chris Weitz
Informative insight on the movie that every Latino should watch - by Toby de la Torre, CEO, Charros Federation USA Inc.

Summertime at TR3S: Onstage and Online
Latino music channel launches monthly "El Headliner" competition, introduces Rico and Spooky - by LatinoLA Sources

A Better Life: Tropico de Nopal/Ozomatli Connection
Ozomatli writes the theme song for the movie which opens today, Reyes Rodriguez directs the video - by LatinoLA Sources

Patricia Rae Joins Cast of Movie Comedy "The Big Wedding
"Maria Full of Grace" actress to play Ecuadorian mother in feature film starring Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton - by LatinoLA Sources

Latinos: A Better Life Awaits Us
Powerful Latino film opens at the ArcLight Hollywood and Landmark Theater on June 24th - by Miguel Orozco

The Storm That Swept Mexico: A Must See Film
Producer-director Raymond Telles presents a time period in Mexico not found in American textbooks - by Belinda Quesada

Esai Morales Gets Personal with Let's Talk! Ladies
The actor, currently seen online on Los Americanos, appears Thursday, June 9th on KJLA-TV at 7:30 AM - by Brenda Herrera

Hollywood's Latino PR Guru: Gabriel Reyes
Meet the founder of a prominent and pioneering public relations and marketing company - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

"Let's Talk!" Welcomes Actress Marlene Forte
TNT's "Dallas" series regular joins the conversation as guest on "Let's Talk!" - by LatinoLA Contributor

Latino Film Fest Celebrates 15
How you can support the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival in its quincea??era year - by Luisa Crespo, Board Member

Web series "2012" premiering in July
Guatemalan award winning filmmaker Julio Ponce Palmieri teams up with Freitas Films to bring this exciting webseries via Youtube

Los Americans: Reality in Dramatic Form
Webseries created by Dennis Leoni, starring Esai Morales and Lupe Ontiveros launches May 26 at noon - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

The Reel Rasquache Arts & Film Festival Goes Out With A Bang
Reel Rasquache is the only festival of its kind highlighting films by and about American Latinos

Casting for HGTV Design Show
Are you a fun, creative homeowners or renters in mid-20's - mid-40's and outgoing and energetic?

"Let's Talk!"- A New LATINA Talk Show Comes to TV
Latin Heat Entertainment announces the broadcast premiere of "Let's Talk!" a talk show like no other, May 12 - by Brenda Herrera

The Comedy "Food Stamps" Premieres At the RRAFF
The Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival (RRAFF) is the only film festival spotlighting films by and about US Latinos - by Brenda Herrera

Go For It!
Pantelion, in association with Lionsgate and Sparkhope Productions present an inspirational dance (hip-hop) drama, Opens May 13

HGTV's Professional Grade - Casting For Homeowners
Do-it-yourself homeowners ... be on TV! - by Ronica Harris

2011 Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival Announces Honorees
The only festival of its kind that focuses primarily on indie U.S. Latino films recognizes director and artist, May 15

Composer Germaine Franco Hits High Note on Angry Birds Rio Samba
Franco has become one of the few, leading Latina composer/orchestrators working in Hollywood today.

The New Now: Defining the Future Together
The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) continues to empower Latinos at its annual conference

Green Is Red
Help support a film about 6 year old boy, hyperactive and anxious for a slight touch of affection from his father - by Mateo Vergara

Yancey Arias Describes a Slice of Latino Life
Actor stars in "America," a film challenging stereotypes with strong themes of violence, immigration, and politics - by Belinda Quesada

Making Progress: Latina Cast in a Non-Latina Role
Actor Claire Risoli heads to the Big Apple for the world premiere of "Puncture" at the Tribeca Film Festival, April 21

Novela Star David Zepeda at Verizon Wireless Store in Lynwood
Finalists of the "Soy Tu Due??a" sweepstakes to perform on stage for chance to win a dress worn by Lucero, April 16

Spotlighting Latino Films at Newport
Newport Beach Film Festival spotlights movies from Mexico, Chile, and Brazil; Gala Celebration of film, food and culture, May 1

"Trust": A Movie Every Parent Needs to See
It's not a happy or politically correct film, but I highly recommended it - by Edie J. Adler

She Runs LA: Nike's First Digital, All Women's Race
Share the fun, share the passion, share the run! Join us for She Runs LA: Powered by Nike +

Imagen Foundation Entertainment Industry Career Conference
Latino organization's mission includes promoting diversity in Hollywood, April 2 at the Pasadena Convention Center

"She Rain a Story of Hope" Being Adapted to Film
A drama about child living as prey to an opium-addicted father, drowning in a gene-pool of lowest expectations - by Gilberto Vera (Producer)

New on DVD from Strand Releasing: Rage (Rabia)
Produced by Guillermo del Toro, Winner - Best Film - Malaga Spanish Film Festival releases on DVD 3/8!

Brisk Launches Web Film Starring Danny Trejo of Machete
Action hero puppet revives clay animation campaign

Actress Yareli Arizmendi Portrays Plight of Immigrant Mothers
Grand dame of Latin cinema returns to the big screen in the highly anticipated movie AMERICA also staring Edward James Olmos - by Jasmin Espada

Latinos at the Movies: Hollywood Misses una Oportunidad
So far, when Hollywood has tailored movies to the nation's largest ethnic minority, it has failed - by Joshua L. Weinstein, TheWrap

Red Riding Hood Connects with Latino Fans via Their Phones!
Text RED LOBO to 43892 via your phone for a chance to win a Red Riding Hood signed movie poster, more

Showcasing and Honoring Latinos Influentials in Film and Media
Mark your calendars for the 8th Annual Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival, May 13-15, 2011 - by John Ramirez, Festival Executive Director

Chicano Rock Heading for the Big Screen
1211 Entertainment begins development of "Land of 1000 Dances" biopic of Cannibal and the Headhunters - by Ann Marie Ramirez

Battle: Los Angeles
Michelle Rodriguez, Ramon Rodriguez and Michael Pe??a save us from destruction from outer space, March 11

"Tamb?°en la Lluvia": A Personal Journey on Film
Co-starring Gael Garcia Bernal, the film takes us from fiction to reality, brutality to loyalty; opens February 18

Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival Extends Deadline
Early film submission deadline extended to February 21, 2011 to allow filmmakers to take advantage of lower submission rates

Ruth Livier: Her Journey in New Media Charges Forward
Third season of award-winning web series "Ysle" announced

Remembering Romper Room's Socorro Serrano
The PBS Pioneers of Television series concludes tonight with a look back at Local Kids' TV, February 8 - by Contributing Writer, Lisa Zion

"Down for Life" Opens to Acclaim
1211 Entertainment succeeds with theatrical premiere of "Down for Life" in Rio Grande Valley with 6K per screen averag - by Marie Ramirez

From Prada to Nada: Riches to Rags
A Latina twist to the classic Jane Austen novel "Sense and Sensibility" opens January 28

The Dirty Girls Social Media Wars
Author Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez angry at TV adaptation of her book - by Bel Hernandez

Movecamp by Movemo Fitness!
Start 2011 on the right track!

Celebrities GO RED at the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY's!
Go Red Por Tu Coraz??n is raising awareness of the #1 cause of death among Latinas

New Reality Show: "The Next Dragon"
Latino producers and director creating new action-packed reality show in Texas - by Janell Vela Smith

Dennis Leoni Starts Production on Latino Webseries
Drama "Los Americans", tackling issues of a middle class Latino family in L.A., starts production November 2nd - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Jose Yenque Receives HOLA'S 2010 ILKA Humanitarian Award
The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA) Recognizes Yenque's Humanitarian Efforts on behalf of children

Young Latina Documents Migrants of Duroville
The Purepecha: the Poorest of the Poor, subject of a documentary by Cheryl Quintana Leader - by Ana Madrid

New York Times Shuts Down Mexican-American Independent Filmmaker
Frank Aragon's "Down for Life" not shown in the entire Rio Grande Valley due to dispute - by Willie Garcia

Lydia Nicole: The Rose of Spanish Harlem
Actress, executive, motivator, she's a pioneer of bringing ethnic humor and diversity to urban audiences - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

La Directora
An interview with Amy French, director El S??perstar: The Unlikely Rise of Juan Franc?ģs - by By Marvin Miranda, LA Alternative Movie Examiner

Was the Fence Worth It?
HBO documentary THE FENCE (LA BARDA) investigates the impact of the 700-mile fence along the 2000-mile-plus U.S.-Mexico border

Belita -- Not "Benny" -- Moreno
An interview with one of the most recognizable Latinas in the history of network TV - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Michelle Bonilla Turns Writer & Producer With Slip Away
Latina actress adding credits to her list of talents

La Reina of Hispanic Hollywood: Bel Hernandez-Castillo
Publisher of Latin Heat and co-creator of Let's Talk chronicles and empowers Latinos in Hollywood - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Ruth Livier's 'YLSE' Takes Home Imagen Award
Popular web series wins first-ever Imagen Award for best Internet program - by Susie Albin-Najera

Shedding for the Wedding
Casting Latino engaged couples for reality show

Never a Villain or a Hero, Always a Human, Oscar Torre
All we leave behind is how we've touched other people's lives - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

A Conversation with David S. Zimmerman
Founder of Meet the Biz actors workshops - by Contributing Writer, Lisa Zion

Adapting Philosophy and Mythology to the Movie Screen
Guatemalan filmmaker Julio Ponce Palmieri brings to the screen wonderful adaptations on two very unique genres, in short form

Yvette Yates Making Her Mark in Hollywood
Actress joins Eva Longoria Parker and Maria Conchita Alonso in all star ensemble for upcoming comedy 'Without Men' - by Susie Albin-Najera

Coffee Talk with Actor Douglas Spain
This business is difficult, but not impossible - by Lisa Zion, contributing writer

14TH Los Angeles International Film Festival Needs You!
(LALIFF) in Hollywood moves to summer August 19 - 25, 2010, seeks community, movie lovers and industry people as volunteers - by Oskar Toruno

Presumed Guilty: Documentary at L.A. Film Festival
One of the most buzzed about Mexican films in years, June 25 and June 26 - by Roberto Hernandez

Daddy Diaries: A Wonderful Gift for Dad
Rick Najera gives us a comedic glimpse into the world of fatherhood - by Lisa Zion, Contributing Writer

Bilingual Beauty Brings Depth and Charm to USA
In Plain Sight taps actress/producer Yeniffer Behrens to guest star

"Which Way Home" Screening, June 4
The Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange present films that raise awareness and encourage conversation. - by Maria Elena Perales - Justice Coordinator- Sisters of St. Joseph

Recognized for Achievement and Contributions to Film Industry
Cal State L.A. announces 2010 honorees for the 7th Annual Reel Rasquache Art and Film Festival, June 6

Q & A: Directors Guild Award-winner Jesus Trevi??o
"I am a Chicano and I am a director and I am a writer and, above all, I am a storyteller." - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Casting Notice: Latino Baritone to Play Tammy Lopez
The Pink Chat Room a New Musical is in need of a musical theatre actor ASAP

See My Film "Pancho Villa's Last Son" Here
Documentary of the son of the legendary Mexican Revolutionary General) - by Paul Renteria

LALIFF 2010 Wants Your Feature Film, Documentary or Short Film
Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival is looking for films to add to the 14th Annual Film Festival film slate - by Oskar Toruno

Producer Frank Aragon Takes on Anti-Gang Activism in New Film
Down for Life producer to helm gang film based on the life of Eric Sorto, set in Boyle Heights - by Ann Marie Rameriz

Latino Showcase at Newport Beach Film Festival 2010
Festival will spotlight from Mexico, Chile, and Brazil followed by a gala celebration of Latino film, food and culture

Been A While
Multiple award winning filmmaker and writer Julio Ponce Palmieri delivers his first romantic comedy short film.

No 3D Glasses Required
The San Diego Latino Film Festival comes to life. Tonight's Highlight: Solo Quiero Caminar with Diego Luna - by Anthony Garcia

Dyana Ortelli: The Latina That Should Co-host The View
Instead, the multi-talented Last Angry Chicana has a spot on Let's Talk - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Interns and Volunteers Needed for Langston & Nicol?Ūs
Be part of a new historical-based play on the friendship between Langston Hughes and Nicol?Ūs Guillen

Nick Chavez of Beverly Hills
Keeping it gorgeous from coast to coast - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Want To Play Soccer With The Stars? Try Out For Your Chance!
MTV Tr3s and T-Mobile are giving you a chance to tryout for the upcoming Rock N' Gol event where el futbol y la musica meet

When Hollywood Goes to Mexico
A telenovela star and three stressed out Hollywood-types find peace with ancient Mayan ceremony at the Tides Riviera Maya - by Susie Albin-Najera

Actors Needed for Anti-Gang Play
Louie Olivos Jr. seeks at least six female actors to star in "No Christmas for Smiley." - by Theresa Cisneros

Andrew Garcia....Your Next American Idol
All jokes aside.....why this young Latino man needs your help ... and vote! - by William Gallegos

Guatemalan Cinema Will Be Seen Worldwide
Filmmaker Julio Ponce Palmieri's latest film from Guatemala titled "Encrucijada" acquires world wide distribution

Culture's Clash on MTV Tr3s' Quiero Mi Boda
Imagine the joining of two families being from completely different cultural backgrounds...

Franc. Reyes: Empire Builder, Filmmaker, Visionary
I don't make Latino stories. I simply make stories with Latinos in them. - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Ann Serrano Lopez: Wife, Mother, Media Mogul
I want to do projects that show Latinos in a positive light. I want to show Latinos as educated and positive members of society. - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Write What You Know
Advice to screenwriters by Hollywood executive Lynnette Ramirez, Sr. VP of Development for "George Lopez Presents" - by Al Carlos Hernandez - Contributing Editor

Blanca Blanco and Diegodiego Star in Remote Control
Written and directed by Albert Pedraza, Blanca Blanco and Diegodiego make a dynamite team in their first short film together - by Raxha Casob

Sid the Science Kid now en Espa??ol
The Jim Henson Company and KCET Present 'SID THE SCIENCE KID EN ESPA?śOL' Award Winning Science Discovery Program

$400 Movie Goes Theatrical
Filmmaker from Guatemala Julio Ponce Palmieri takes his feature film "Rabid Rage" theatrical.

Guatemalan Filmmaker Julio Ponce Palmieri Showcased in Italy
Multiple award winning filmmaker Julio Ponce Palmieri presented 8 films at the 24 Festival Del Cinema Latino Americano Trieste

Mas & More Entertainment's New Film: Casate Conmigo
Producers Miguel Mas, Rafa Sardina and Ricardo Ochoa Fernandez start pre-production of feature film

Luisa Leschin Rules
Daughter of a president, this renaissance woman extraordinaire is an executive producer, writer, dancer and actress - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Confronting Past Demons
The Last Angry Brown Hat: An excellent theater experience at the Hayworth Theatre, through January 9 - by Edie J. Adler

Jes??s Salvador Trevi??o "Full Circle"
Directors Guild of America (DGA) Latino Committee honors groundbreaking director, activist and pioneer

Nancy De Los Santos: a Latina Writer, Period.
And a seminal media pioneer - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

The Wind Beneath His Wings
Rick and Susie Najera - Hollywood's newest power couple - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

2010 San Diego Latino Film Festival Poster Competition
Media Arts Center San Diego is now accepting submissions for our new Film Festival Poster Competition! Deadline: 11/25/2009

From Hollywood To The Great White Way
April Lee Hernandez-Castillo continues to raise awareness about violence within Latino community - by LaresNYC

Submit your Film! 17th Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival
Call For Entries are now open for the 2010 San Diego Latino Film Festival

A Call to our Diverse Culture
Artists: Come join our artistic executive board of directors of the Pasadena International Film Festival

Screenwriter Rick Najera Takes Home 2009 ALMA Award
Award-winning writer-actor-director-producer and playwright Rick Najera receives first ALMA Award as writer of feature film - by Susie Albin-Najera

Filmmakers: Interact and Learn from the Experts!
Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Presents "Hollywood Connect" workshops with top industry pros

The Funniest Show NOT on TV
"Ysle" returns September 15 with season 2.0 - by Ruth Livier

Dallas Malloy aka: The Phenom
Celebrity champion bodybuilder and boxer, the story of "The Phenom", current 1st place Overall and Heavy Weight Champ - by Bobbi Miller-Moro

Kurt Caceres: Latino Actor With a Cause
Getting "Down for Life (Por Vida)" With a World Premiere at the Toronto Film Festival

Screenwriter Rick Najera Among Honorees at 2009 ALMA Awards
Writer of "Nothing Like the Holidays" joins Salma Hayek, Kenny Ortega and more September 17 - by Susie Albin-Najera

Work For All Union Members, Not Only Latino Performers
Hector Herrera seeks spot on Hollywood Division National Board of Screen Actors Guild - by Hector Herrera

Pilar and Cesar: Weeds' Mexican Connection
Kate del Castillo and Enrique Castillo chat about Season 5 of the Showtime hit series - by Susie Albin-Najera

Producer Frank Aragon: the Future of Latino Filmmakers
"I want to affect people's lives by the stories I'm telling, stories that make a difference in our society" - by Al Carlos Hernandez

A Conversation with Hector Luis Bustamante
Imagen Award Winner for Best Actor in 2009 as Pedro Vera in Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story - by Lisa Zion, Contributing Writer

Miguel Mas: CEO of Mas & More Entertainment
On those who wish to get into the Entertainment industry: I would say be fearless - by Lisa Zion, Contributing Writer

Hellbent for Hollywood: An Interview With Actor Andy Arias
Born with cerebral palsy, he's featured on Internet film ... vote for him! - by Lisa Zion, Contributing Writer

From Boyle Heights Hood to Toronto International World Premiere
Local boy making movies the last ten years gets world premiere at Toronto International Film Fest

Latina Masters Several Media Platforms
Hollywood's Lidia Pires flying high under the radar - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Los Angeles Latino Film Festival Seeks Volunteers
Learn the film Industry by volunteering with the 13th annuall LALIFF team

Castillo's Deadly Stare on Weeds Proven Effective
Will Cesar survive the 5th season? Find out on Showtime's Weeds, airing Mondays at 7pm (ET) 10pm (PT) - by Alma Maria Villa

Ruth Livier: A New Media Pioneer
Actress/writer/producer: She's a Latina Tina Fey - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

TV Drama Series Casting Mexican Twins for Recurring Roles
Must be male, 20s to early 40s

Cevallos Brothers Productions Prove It's a Family Affair
HBO New York International Latino Film Festival presents an CBP Independent Feature, "The Bookie," Friday, July 31, - by Veronica Jacuinde

An Honest Look at Illegal Immigration
Directed by award-winning filmmaker Simon Brand, "Paraiso Travel" in theaters July 24

Richard Yniguez: The Original Boulevard Knight
"Everything happens on the boulevard - and the boulevard happens at night." - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Rick Najera's DADDY DIARIES Nominated for Imagen Award
Award-Winning writer, actor and playwright, his newest comedy nominated in the category of Best Live Theatrical Production - by Susie Albin-Najera

The King of Pop is Dead...Long Live the King.
When the American dream turns into a nightmare - by Edie J. Adler, Contributing Writer

The Resurrection of Producer Dennis Leoni
The best is yet to come - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

A Finger on Entertainment's Pulse
Kristina Guerrero is sent on assignment daily to catch up with celebrities on their latest endeavors for E! News

Refining the Formula to Proving Hollywood Wrong
Marlene Forte puts on a new hat as the creative director of the famed theater group Company of Angels

She's A Big Deal
Lianna Grethel co-host of Alarma TV and Channel 62 Daily News also Deal or No Deal Model #22

Meet the Hollywood Biz
Sitting in with actor and director Bruce Davison - by Lisa Zion, Contributing Editor

Eva Longoria-Parker Raises Awareness for Foster Children
The Latina actress returns to Wendy's for a good cause

One to Watch: Actor Martinez Brings Authenticity To Film
Dominican-Puerto Rican "Martinez" is more than just a extraordinary character actor. - by Bobbi Miller-Moro

A Fresh Theatrical Face
After 35 years, the Lonny Chapman - Group Repertory Theatre appoints Ernest A. Figueroa as their new Artistic Director

Diego Rivera Goes Hollywood ‘«Ű Bigger, Louder And More Fun!
Gregorio Luke's multimedia event at The Ford is so unique that even Diego's daughter Is attending, June 7 - by Marco de la Paz

Jennifer Cetrone Sets the Stage for Theatrical Excellence
A spitfire of a Latina, the actress/producer takes "let's put on a show" to a whole new level‘«™from the ground u

Reel Success!
6th Annual U.S. Latino film fest at Cal State L.A. honored Luis Valdez and filmmakers

The Garden Produces Hope and Sadness
Documentary focuses on three years in the life of a 14-acre garden in South Central Los Angeles

LATV Celebrates Second Anniversary
Spring lineup showcases music-driven drama series and comedy series premiering this week

Latino Images in Film
TCM presents Race & Hollywood, 32 films examines the portrayal of Latinos in classic movies, starting May 5

A Wealth of Filmmakers
10th annual NALIP conference a demonstration of the diversity of media projects the Latino community is creating - by Velia La Garda

Justice in a Flawed System
Mario's Story: Documentary about being in the wrong place at the wrong time and wrongfully accused of murder airs on Showti - by M. Reyna

Stepping Up with Paul Ramirez
LatinoLA's Liza Z chats with the owner and producer, Lobo Video Productions - by Lisa Zion, contributing writer

Like Mother, Like Daughter
Q & A with Giselle Rodriguez: actor, writer and associate producer - by Lisa Zion, contributing writer

Bless Me Ultima: Set for Box Office Failure?
Carl Franklin to write and direct adaptation of classic novel by Rudolfo Anaya - by Bel Hernandez

The Alamo Movie: Clue for Racial Unity
Is it too late for racial harmony? - by Joe Ortiz

Reel Rasquache, Reel Visions 2009
Call for film/art entries for celebration of films by and about U.S. Latinos takes taking place at Cal State L.A., May 15-17 - by John Ramirez

A Night of Latino Luminaries
John Leguizamo, Rosario Dawson, Kenny Ortega to be recognized by National Hispanic Media Coalition at Impact Awards gala, Feb 20

One Long Night
Dark dramedy about self discovery and the challenges of being of mixed heritage descent in America premieres February 13 at the - by David Siqueiros

Reel Rasquache 2008
Festival of the U.S Latino experience in film and art: call for entries and art contest - by John Ramirez

Sympathy for Delicious
True tales of being a featured extra in a movie with Mark Ruffalo and Orlando Bloom - by Lisa Zion, contributing writer

The "El Mariachi" of the 21st Century
"GB 2525" will premiere in 2009 at the San Diego Latino Film Festival - by John F. Estrada

Latino Studio Head: Gino Cabanas
Going after multi-platform media on the small screen. - by Al Carlos Hernandez, Contributing Editor

Copa Hollywood Sexy Latin Vibes
Copa (kopa), n. Latin slang for "shot of Tequila". - by Ray Verduzco

On the Roadshow with Che
Soderbergh's epic biopic recounts the life of one of the twentieth century's most controversial figures - by Gabriel San Roman

Ethnocentric Indiana Jones
"Ethnocentric" is a person or group who holds his ethnicity (heritage, national origin or culture) above all the rest. - by Mongo Aurelio

It's About Coming Home
The heart of Christmas-themed movie "Nothing Like the Holidays" lies in the importance of families coming together

Call for Entries: Los Angeles Film Festival
Festival showcases the best of American and international cinema, drawing an enthusiastic audience of over 85,000

Preparation for a Murder
Maya Entertainment to produce and distribute gritty urban thriller

Colombian Cinema Showcase
Presented by the Colombian Consulate General in Los Angeles and Agora Sessions at Laemmle Theater's Music Hall, November 21 - by Marcela Gasanz

Commemoration of the Mexican Revolution on Film
Inauguration of 2-year-long festivities begin with award-winning film at the historic Million Dollar Theater, November 20

Most Influential Latinos in Entertainment
Imagen Foundation honors more than forty industry producers, directors, and senior executives from film and television

Casting for Short Film: Gordita
Story of a young, slightly overweight Salvadore??a who has lost her confidence, but reclaims it

LowLos... the Original Lowrider Show.
Bringing the lowrider culture & lifestyle from the BLVD to your bus ride?!

Hollywood Player Greenlights "Hollywood Players"
Slacker comedy is Moctesuma Esparza-headed Maya Entertainment's first production since its launch - by Luz Maria Castellanos

Blood Appears
Argentine film part of this year's AFI Film Festival, October 30 through November 9

Food, Faith and Miracles
"Tortilla Heaven" coming to DVD on October 14, 2008

Maya Entertainment Acquires "Amexicano"
Film based on writer's experiences hiring day laborers - by Luz Maria Castellanos

I've Come From a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains
Stranded, documenting the survivors of a 1972 airline crash, screens at LALIFF, Sep. 14

Brothers Return Their Mother's Ashes and Uncover Secrets
The award-winning film, "Calavera Highway" screens at LALIFF on September 13

La Americana on Screen
23 year-old activist/filmmaker puts human face on issue of amnesty with film to be shown at LALIFF, September 14

Inside the Making of Love & Suicide
A love story made in Cuba without the permission of either government, September 6 - by Monty Joynes

Worst Experience in Hollywood: Sky Bar at the Mondrian Hotel
This was the most ridiculous place I've been to

La Carpeta Roja de Premios
Jackeline Cacho periodista y empresaria, una de las mejores vestidas en el Alma Awards - by Gary Christmas

The Judge and the General
New documentary lays out the story of one judge's case against the late Pinochet - by Gabriel San Roman

How Can You Measure a Mother's Love?
Covering the red carpet of Lifetime's Little Girl Lost: the Delimar Vera Story - by Lisa Zion

Cuban American Filmmaker Receives Award
Masons of Maryville, the screenplay, scores at Indie Gathering Film Festival in WestLake, Ohio

XXY - A Film on the Chromosomes of Identity
Argentine film, an unambiguously crafted statement on the multiple layers of identity, opens August 15 - by Gabriel San Roman

Rick Najera to Direct CBS Multicultural Sketch Comedy
Photos and resumes should be sent to AFTRA by Friday, August 15 - by Susie Albin

LatinoBud.com Relaunched with New Media Spots
Anheuser Busch signs filmmaker Shawna Baca to direct New Media spots for ad campaign to promote re-launch of website - by Cecy Galvan

Crash and Yasmin Are Back
The Chicas Project returns for third season on Mun2, hitting New York, San Antonio, and Los Angeles

From Law Enforcement to Law Enforcement ... On Screen
Q&A with David Zayas, who stars as Angel on hit series Dexter - by Lisa Zion, Contributing Writer

Danny Bolero Acts and Dances
ELA native stars in reading of a new musical based on the lives of Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball, July 10 - 13 - by Beto Araiza

Enrique Castillo Moves In On Weeds
Showtime series, airing Mondays at 10:00 pm, takes a Latino turn with new characters, plot and setting - by Jesse Guerrero - Latin Heat

Hollywood ... Se Habla Espa??ol
World-renowned Latino actors and the Hispanic Hollywood Hall of Fame featured in new book

ALMA Awards: Call for Entries
Celebrating outstanding artistic achievements of Latinos in motion pictures, television and music: Deadline June 6

Marlene Forte secures Lifetime movie of the week and takes a Star Trek

Ten Commandmants of La Vida Loca
Mexican filmmaker's tale of vengeance within the MS-13 gang becomes a Web series

Quincea??era Blues
Family film Alondra Smiles screens as an official selection of the 5th Annual Reel Rasquache Film Festival - by Conchita Villa

Reel Rasquache Film Fest Rich with Creativity
The U.S. Latino experience in film and art at the Luckman Fine Arts Complex at Cal State LA, May 30 - June 1 - by Bel Hernandez

An Actor to Watch: Alfredo de Quesada
Poised for a breakthrough year with co-starring role in Steven Soderbergh‘«÷s The Argentine and Guerilla

'Garcia Girls': Low Budget but Lovely
A vivid slice of Mexican-American family life that anyone can connect with, regardless of ethnicity - by Christy Lemire, AP Movie Critic

Casting Call!
CW KTLA 5 Seeks Latinas for reality show; deadline for submission May 20

Comedic Talent Switches Gears
Rick Najera stars in How the Garcia Girls Spent Their Summer - by Susie Albin

Masons of Maryville
Cuban Filmmaker seeks production assistance

PLIE Launches Website
Awards grant to new media director - by David Jordan

Rounding Up a Cult Following
The animated hit show Ceasar and Chuy are now on Mondays at 9:30 pm on LATV - by Jamiae Montoya

La Misma Luna
A movie about Mexicans crossing the border that went past the politics to the heart of the matter - by Velia La Garda

Shawna Baca: Up-and-coming Director
Professional Latinos in Entertainment helps emerging filmmaker with support, resources and financing - by Cecy Galvan

Sin L?°mites
NALIP and HBO present Conference 9, March 7-9, 2008 - by Monica Jaramillo

Edward James Olmos Celebrity Co-Chairs Charles Drew Oscar Night
Benefiting the Latino and African American communities, February 24 - by Elia Esparza

Hollywood's First Movie Has Monument Once Again
The mystery of the missing monument comes to a happy ending - by Frank Marks

MYRA: Young Disney Artist Grows Up
Experienced at a very young age what only some of us can dream of - by Reyna Trevino

BHLIFE Film Festival
Latina Film Maker incubator - by Rafael Calderon

The Other Conquest
This critically acclaimed, inspiring true story, coming to DVD Oct. 16th - by Brenda Salas

From the Red Carpet
LALIFF's opening night beckons an encounter with Ignacio Lopez Tarso - by Valeria Berumen

Lights, Camera, Acc?°on
Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival back on screen, October 7 - 14 - by Valeria Berumen

Now Starring as Cesar Chavez
Actor and singer Danny Bolero playing to standing room only houses at the NOHO Arts Center through November 4 - by Albert Araiza

Over the Hill But Not Out of the Loop
I'd like to see more of Salma Hayek, Susan Sarandon, Jessica Lange, Penelope Cruz: passionate, talented women of substance - by Lisa Zion

LatinoLA Remembers Ingmar Bergman (1918-2007)
Memories of the filmmakers visit to Los Angeles - by Alejandra Espasande Bouza

ABC Network Has Failed Latinos
Cancelling George Lopez a disrepectful mistake - by Al Carlos Hernandez

Latino Spotlight on Film
Newport Beach Film Festival presents Latino Movie Night

Filmmaking Takes a Turn on the Darkside
Christopher Chacon: filmmaker & paranormal/supernatural expert - by Enrique Zapata

Celebrating Diversity
Oscar Night America coming to Union Station, February 25 - by Bel Hernandez

Cara de Indio
Apocalypto ascribes violent outlook to wrong people - by Roberto Lovato

Major Player Breaks the Mold
Gino Cabanas, CEO of The Vine, signs $60 million entertainment deal - by Al Carlos Hernandez

BHLIFE: A Celebration of Latina Cinematic Visions
Film festival focuses on immigration issues, Dec. 8 - 10, 2006 - by Josefina Lopez

A Tribute to a Mexican Film Legend
Rare showing of Santa, starring Lupita Tovar, followed by Q&A, 12.7.06 - by Rare showing of Santa, starring Lupita Tovar, followed by Q&A, 12.7.06

Ugly Betty is Cute
Discover America Thursday nights on ABC - by Al Carlos Hernandez

10 Years and Counting
Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival will be held October 5th - 15th at the Egyptian Theatre - by Palmy Carballido

LUNA Hollywood
CURANDEROS ::::::: - by Ray Verduzco

Al Otro Lado
PBS documentary chronicles U.S.-Mexico border culture, Aug. 1

Tapping a Community Leader
Just launched campaign for Farmers Insurance created by Accentmarketing features Edward James Olmos - by Aida Shalkow

LUNA - A Hollywood Affair
Industry Night / The 1st Night Of Summer, June 21 - by Ray Verduzco

Juarez: Stages of Fear
A movie about the murders of young women in the border city of Juarez, May 31 - by Cesar Zamora

On The Outs
Three teenage girls, three bad choices, three lives interrupted....

First Movie in Hollywood: Found
Historical monument found vandalized and in pieces in Hollywood - by Frank Marks

Hood of Horrors
Latino stars scare up new opportunities in Hollywood - by Ray Hosea

Shortstop Scores
A team of 2 Latina filmmakers is recognized at one of the top film festivals in the country - by Rafael Calderon

Latin Lover
Winner of NALIP and SiTV's non-scripted TV series idea award - by Santiago Tapia

Fur Too Bloody for Star
Jan Hernandez featured in new PETA ad - by Joel Bartlett

In the Front Seat of a Car
Movie written, directed and produced by two young Latinas heating up the entertainment industry - by Rafael Calderon

Award-winning DVD from Mexico & Spain
Warner Home video presents the second wave of Colecci?n Latina - by Brenda Salas

Remembering Miroslava Stern Becka (1926-1955)

Dedicated to Ivo Stern Becka - by Alejandra Espasande Bouza

Serendipity Has It
Latin actor Steve Wilcox kicks off 2006 with three films

Josefina Lopez At It Again
Production of Lola Goes to Roma begins - by Henry K. Priest

Strengths and Weaknesses
Fantastic Four, starring Jessica Alba, on DVD, December 6

Telemundo Turns 20
Mayor Villaraigosa presents proclamation to local station

Getting LatinEyezed!
Television through the lenses of Latinos

Custom Made
Comedy set in ELA auto accessory center wraps production

Deeply Personal, Extraordinarily Frightening
A film review of The Devil's Miner - by Steve Rosenbaum

Films With Strong Impact
New cinema from Argentina, November 17 - 20 - by Consulate of Argentina

A Venue for Aspiring Filmmakers
11th Cine Sin Fin is cementing its reputation as one of the premier film festivals in LA, Nov. 6 - 13

Los Angeles Goes CUCO
Award-winning short to screen at 2005 Los Angeles International Latino Film Festival

You Wanna Be In Pictures?
Seeking Latin/Hispanic movie extras for Hilary Swank film - by Tina Kerr

Voces Inocentes
O ?para qu? abrir viejas heridas? - by Alejandra Espasande Bouza

L?teria LALIFF
Contest engages film festival audience, creates awareness of Latino cinema

Emmy's Epilogue
A Chicano at the Emmy's: Part 3 of 3 - by Al Carlos Hernandez

The Red Carpet
Part 2 of 3, Chicano at the Emmy's - by Al Carlos Hernandez

LALIFF Needs You!!
Volunteers sought for Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, October 21 - 30

Doing it Her Way
Actress Marlene Forte: Against All Odds

Excelling at Marketing
S? TV recognized with five first-place awards at NAMIC Conference

Classic Films on DVD
Warner Home Video releases The Holy Girl, Mambo Kings, and more - by Brenda Salas

Latin Style Made In Hollywood
Michelle C. Bonilla makes impact on studio and indie films

To Tell a Story
Teacher filmmaker seeking support for indie film - by Louis De Barraicua

Mexican Cinema Under the Stars
Mexican Cultural Institute hosts film series beginning July 1 - by Alejandra Espasande Bouza

Big Break
Appearance on Adelante Hispanos results in record deal for Mariachi Divas - by Edward Estrada

First Movie in Hollywood Monument Disappearance
Update on Monument Disappearance - by Frank Marks

Firing Up the Young and Talented
Nosotros and Latin Heat present Future Estrellas performance conference, June 18 - by Rafael O. Calderon

Off-kilter Cuco
Francisco Lorite receives an Imagen Award Nomination - by Mona Elyafi

A Powerful Finish
Star Wars III: Revenge of the Sith reviewed - by Miguel Mouchess

The Whole Enchilada
International Committee of Women In Film's panel of Latin Film Industry professionals, June 2 - by Ellie Vera

Haz el Click

L.A. Latinos? can submit their photos to participate in city-wide campaign

The First Movie in Hollywood
Monument removed from Vine St. in Hollywood - by Concerned Latino Entertainer

Ambassador for Children
Eva Longoria new spokesperson for Padres Contra El Canc

Reel Rasquache Returns
Cal State LA to showcase independent Latino films, April 29

Fight for a Daughter's Soul
James L. Brook's Spanglish released on DVD April 5

A Tragedy Uncovered
Border Bandits documents Texas Ranger killings

Managing Talent
Ivan De Paz launches boutique artist management agency

Around the World in a Day
12 Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival, March 10 -20 - by Anthony Garcia

An Agent Tells All
New advice book for actors written by Latino talent agent - by Crystal English

Cuco Gomez-Gomez is Dead!
A 10-minute fast-paced whodunit that gathers an all star-cast of talented Latino actors - by Mona Elyafi

Mad About Writing
Writer Rick Najera Nominated for 2005 Writers Guild Award - by Susie Albin

A Hollywood Hyphenate
Johnny Sanchez is a man who knows how to wear different hats

A Victoria Regina Weekend
Actress in two short films, panel at the NOSOTROS Film Fest, Nov. 5 - 7

A Celebration of Latino Film
1st Annual Nosotros American Latino Film Festival (NALFF) on November 5th through the 7th - by Henry Priest

On the Road Less Traveled
Che reaches greater icon heights in Motorcycle Diaries - by Ramona Gonzalez

What Lola Wants, Lola Gets!
There are no in-betweens for this talented artist

A Graceful Role
Patricia Rae renders a groundbreaking performance in her co-starring role as Carla in Maria Full of Grace

Who's Scamming Who?
Criminal is a caper film of deception and intrigue - by Ramona Gonzalez

Charlie Rose Meets Mad TV
Cris Franco Show wins two Emmys - by Keith Malone

Latina With a Purpose
Bunnie Rivera and QuuQuui Films partners with The LA Film Lab to produce This Land - by Corey Blake

Cantinflas Animated
First of three DVDs to launch in August with additional releases in the fall - by Brenda Salas,

LATINOLOGUES Receives 2004 Image Award
Rick Najera?s hit comedy awarded best live theatrical production - by Susie Albin

Conflicting Forces
Nicotina, an entertaining moral exploration, opens August 20 - by Edward Flores

Rocket Science & Salsa
The Shayla Rivera Story - by Alejo Sierra

Improving the Image of Latinos
Call for entries for the Nosotros American Latino Film Festival - by Henry K. Priest

Corto Mundial
A festival of world-class short film begins July 23 - by Abel Salas

LALIFF Lights Up
The Egyptian theater opened its doors for 10 intense days of movie screening

From Colombia to California
Actress Liliana Franco is enjoying her journey to stardom - by Mona Elyafi

Kiss of the Spider Woman
Tribute at L.A. Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, July 14 - by Alejandra Espasande-Bouza

Renaissance Man Francisco Lorite
Actor, producer, director is called the Latino Edward Burns - by Mona Elyafi

LALIFF is Almost Here!
8th annual film festival showcases lo mejor de Latino film, y qu

Above Ground with Justina Machado
LatinoLA interview with the costar of Six Feet Under - by Mark Sotelo

Dora: Latina Heroine
She's a caring friend always ready to stop and help someone in need - by Mari Leal

Putting the Fun in Fundraiser
Introducing the new wave of Latino screenwriters...not from West LA. - by Miguel Mouchess

Cinema Latino Collection Continues
Fox Home Entertainment launches the third wave of Latin Indie Films on home video - by Brenda Salas

No Turning Back on DVD
Critically acclaimed feature film based on actual events

Surviving the Barrio
Urban Jungle premieres on SiTV, June 6 - by Luz Maria Castellanos

The First Hollywood Movie
Historic In Old California honored but ignored - by Concerned Citizen

Be a Protagonista de la Fama
Capture a star on the set by downloading audition application - by Sonia M. Quirino

The Triumph of Gregory Nava
An exclusive interview with the creator of American Family - by Mark Sotelo

Journey of a Dream
American Family returns on PBS, April 4 - by Lynn Elbers

Reel Rasquache
First-ever Luckman U.S. Latino Film/Video Festival, April 17 & 18

Acting to Bring People Together
Pepe Serna Inducted as Latino keynote speaker - by Leonor McCall-Rodriguez

Opening Borders of the Mind
The Gatekeeper delivers a dose of reality to life and death at the border - by Alisha M. Rosas

Celebrities and Seminars
San Diego Latino Film Festival, March 11 through 21

Next Generation of Latino Writers
New group of talent chosen for intensive development program

Resurrection Blvd. - The Complete First Season
Debuts on DVD March 30th - by J. Ramon

Mystery and Deception
Comedy thriller Lucia, Lucia out on DVD, Jan. 13 - by Brenda Salas

Flix: Dinner and a Movie
New monthly series to feature latest indie films, Jan. 13

Mylo Carbia Takes the Big Leap
Latina screenwriter leaves Global to launch new production company - by Raymond Esposito

JLo vs. Mylo?
The making of a Hollywood Boriqua catfight - by Iris Martinez-Vello

Ricardo Montalban Presents
The Nosotros Latin Filmmakers showcase begins December 1 - by Henry K. Priest

Vibrant Dynamics of a Cinematic Universe
Argentina New Cinema 2003 begins October 24

Be In A Movie with John Leguizamo
Extras needed, fundraising opportunity for groups, October 16

Dora the Explorer's Brand New Way to Play
Cousin Diego, Star Catching are new additions to show

Latino film festival opens with Rhythm of the Saints

Fox Presents Cinema Latino
Latin American films available now on home video - by Brenda Salas

I Would Follow Him to Hell
Antonio Banderas discusses working with Robert Rodriguez on Once Upon a Time in Mexico - by Kellvin Chavez

Urban Graffiti Latino Slam
TV pilot set to tape on October 13 - by Henry K. Priest

The Once Upon A Time In Mexico Contest
All tickets have been won; congrats to the winners

And Pancho Villa As Himself
Antonio Banderas stars as Mexican revolutionary in HBO movie

Fall's Primetime Latinos
TV networks bring back old favorites, shine spotlight on newcomers - by Julio Martinez

Something Troubling
Luc?a, Luc?a: The new wave of Mexican cinema - by Ernesto S. Martinez

Why Spy Kids Matters
Memories of a media brown-out - by Mark Sotelo

Latino Films Find the Limelight
Seventh annual film festival showcases a wide range of cinematic efforts - by Carlos San Miguel

Making the Cinematic Connection
Workshop links writers, directors with agents & managers, July 27 - by David Jordan

Because All Good Things Are Short
Hollywood International Short Film Festival comes again, June 23

The Ribbon That Ties the Bomb
Vivid documentary depicts the true life of Frida Kahlo

Unintended Consequences
Award-winning No Turning Back opens June 10

Challenging Conventional Wisdom
Amnesty International Film Festival to screen 27 human rights documentaries

Latino Variety Show Extended
Latinologues comedy show to run through the summer - by Susan Albin

New Play Soars Into L.A.
Cutting Open Wings a provocative new drama - by G. Reyes

Hollywood's First Movie
Historic film about Latinos finally recognized - by Frank Marks

Pure, Original Acting
Raising Victor Vargas: a complex psychological study of adolecence - by Leticia Villase?or

Driven by Passion
Chasing Papi: Insane passions, mistaken identity and hidden strength

Miguel Arteta: The Good Guy
Star Writer-Director to teach advanced filmmaking course - by Donna Michelle Anderson

An Open Letter to Michael Moore
The beauty of our freedoms is the right to say what we feel - by Gil Contreras

Hitting the Stage
Rick Najera's 'Latinologues' arrives in Los Angeles - by Susan Albin

Cine in San Diego
Tenth edition of Latino Film Festival begins March 13 - by Ethan van Thillo

Networking With Latinos in Entertainment
Axis Wrap Party salutes Greetings From Tucson - by Kico Velarde

Get A Life
Kingpin a TV show employing talented Latinos - by Rudy Moreno

Color Isn't the Point
Pointing blame on Kingpin's non-Latino writer is zenophobic - by Concerned Writer

Pass The Mic!
Finally, the stories of Latin hip-hop artists are told - by Frankie H.

No Pleasing the Unpleasable
The story of Kingpin's critics - by Jose Luis Zuazua

It's Just A Bad Show
Don't boycott Kingpin; just avoid it - by Alejandro J. Diaz

A Watershed Year
2003 a great year for current, upcoming Latino films - by Premiere Weekend Club

Is it me...
...or did Kingpin really suck? - by Frank Arzaga

Hyping Frida
Another failed example of moviemaking - by Carlos I. Cuevas

The Blind Leading the Blind
The cinema of caricature infused in LatinoLA - by Manuel Figueroa

Human Strength, Human Frailty
El Crimen del padre Amaro shows that no issue is without complication - by Leticia Villasenor

Get Scene FilmWorks
Getting you seen in the Industry - by T. D. Ponder

The Truth Behind Closed Doors
Empire is one of 2002's best films - by Humberto Meza

Mob-style violence while gaining racial diversity brownie points - by Bob Duran

Latin Emmys Not a Buen Idea
Parity in the Industry, not another awards show, is what is really needed - by Al Carlos Hernandez

Spirit of the Night
Empire's LA premiere brings out the suits and the stars - by Lapacazo

Real Cinemas Are Controversial
Mexican cinema?s rises, Chicano cinema?s falls - by Gustavo Arellano

We Have the Power
Successful release of Empire bodes well for Santiago Pozo, Latino filmmakers - by Jose Mayorquin

Tip of the Movie Iceberg
Support for Empire will translate into more Latino films - by Premiere Weekend Club

Actors and Mythology
In El Crimen del Padre Amaro, Gael Garcia Bernal demonstrates his artistic integrity - by CaraLuna

Where No Homie Has Gone Before
Writer/ Director Rick Najera's Latinologue features candid insights - by Al Carlos Hernandez

It's Time to Pack the Theatres
The success of Frida will send a message to Hollywood - by Premiere Weekend Club

Sweatshops & Drama Queens
Real Women Have Curves a bittersweet take on a mother-daughter relationship - by Ernesto S. Martinez

Resurrection Blvd. Seeks Support
Action from viewers sought by producers of Showtime series - by Dennis Leoni, Tony Plana & Liz Chavez

Laughing. Liberated.
Real Women Have Curves finds truth in imperfection

My Favorite Latino Actor
Esai Morales, Salma Hayek, Hector Elizondo y mas! - by Amigos de LatinoLA

If You Don't Like It, Don't Look At It
George Lopez returns to the TV screen this season - by Carlos San Miguel

Urban Latino TV
Flipping the script on Latino TV - by Jennifer Guerra

The Bronze Screen
100 Years of the Latino Image in Hollywood Cinema debuts on Cinemax

A life of courage, passion and intensity captured on film

Cine Sin Fin
Festival showcases independent film & video projects in East LA - by Ernesto Espinoza

Mendez v. Westminster
Landmark Latino history finally to be told on PBS - by Sandra Robbie

Almost A Woman
The determined struggle of writer Esmeralda Santiago is brought to life

A Cuban Cinematic Pioneer
Producer, director and writer Manolo Alonso turns 90 - by Alejandra E. Bouza

The Ten Most Fun Days of the Year
Film, friends, deals and taco de ojo highlight this year's LALIFF - by Alex Mendoza

De So?adores e Idealistas
La cinta Bol?var Soy Yo, del Festival Internacional de Cine Latino en Los Angeles nos hace pensar, y so?ar - by Rosalba Ruiz

Cuba Day-to-Day
Miel para Oshun at LALIFF an eye- and ear-catching movie experience - by Dena Burroughs

?Si Se Puede!
Disney Channel's Gotta Kick It Up portrays cultural qualities in quietly subversive ways - by Abelardo de la Pe?a Jr.

Satisfying the Hunger for Quality Cinema
LALIFF fulfills a cultural void, elicits a sense of pride - by Rosalba Ruiz

Cubanidad & Unidad
LALIFF's Miel Para Osh?n recounts a man's quest to find his mother by returning to Cuba - by Ernesto S. Martinez

Recalling Mexico?s Golden Era of Cinema.
Marcel Sisniega's Uno de Dos, at LALIFF, transports the viewer to a more innocent era - by Valeria Berumen

Poignant Pathologies of Masculinity
In LALIFF's Manito, three men struggle to find their way - by Ernesto S. Martinez

Taxi Para Tres
LALIFF film mirrors back universal issues of moral limits and conflicts - by Valeria Berumen

Celebrating Filmmaking's Unsung Heroes
Short film festival features groundbreaking new work - by Star Lopez

Not Just Another Latino Film:
The Making of: NEVER TRUST A SERIAL KILLER - by G. Meraz

A Powerful, Enigmatic Screen Presence
Katy Jurado was the actress that planted the Mexican flag in U.S. film industry - by Alejandra Espasande Bouza

The Right Stuff
Strategy, vision pay off as filmmaker's project is selected for LALIFF - by Petra Davidson

The Latino Experience Through the Big Screen
The IFP/West Los Angeles Film Festival showcased films by, for and about us?and the world - by Rosalba Ruiz

Intriguing, Incomplete, Independent
Gabriela is a beautiful, inspirational love story, occasionally humorous, but with unfinished side stories - by Petra Davidson

The Best in Latino Film
Upcoming LA film festival showcases recent and classic cinema and artistry - by Wendy Celaya

Celebrating, Educating, Advocating
LEMI's conference addresses successes, challenges of Latinos in the media - by Ernesto S. Martinez

An ALMA Fiasco
Promised tickets to awards show prove to be major headache - by Abelardo de la Pe??a Jr.

Defending Olmos
Protesting protesters at film festival for promotion - by John Estrada

Mixed Feelings
Documentary challenges assumptions and approaches to U.S.-Mexico representation - by Phillip Rodriguez

A Multi-racial Movie Hero
The Scorpion King represents a new paradigm as an ethnic protagonist - by Al Carlos Hernandez

Given a Face and A Voice
"Maid In America" documents Latina domestic workers - by Anayansi Prado

ALMA Award Nominees Announced
Honoring outstanding artistic achievement, enhancement of Latino images

A Woman of Intellect & Character
Mar?a Felix, Mar?a bonita, Mar?a del alma - by Alejandra Espasande Bouza

I Ain't Mad at George
The Chicano comedian, not the Commander in Chief - by Al Carlos Hernandez

In Defense of Eddie
Why knock Edward James Olmos? - by Willie Qui?ones

"Support the George Lopez Show!"
Mid-season replacement featuring Latino comic premieres March 27 - by Carlos San Miguel

Three Characters in Search of the Truth
"Y tu mama tambien" is a toast to Mexico, magical, musical - by Ernesto S. Martinez

We Are All Real People
Paul Saucido and LATV's VJs are changing the image of Latinos on television - by Valeria Berumen & Lorena Villegas

The Hidden Workforce
Latinos working behind the scenes in Hollywood - by Mike Gonzales

Cristobal Franco - Latino Funnyman!
Multi-talented actor/comedian/talk show host breaks thru to public TV - by Dale Reynolds

Americanized Family
Despite it's dependence on stereotypes, it's still a TV show worth watching - by Al Carlos Hernandez

A Universal Family
The Royal Tenenbaums may not be Latino, but they cut close to home - by Valerie Berumen

The Sun Always Shines for the Cool
The Short 'Happy' Life of Miguel Pi?ero - by Ernesto S. Martinez

Surpassing the Realm of Originality
Guillermo del Toro's Cronos demonstrates endless humanity - by Valerie Berumen


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