A forum for Latinos and their supporters to connect and sustain one another in English- and Spanish-language media, as well as feature a conversation with a speaker, screening or panel discussion.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
(featuring HOLA member Elaine Del Valle
and a member discount for HOLA members)
Next gathering: November 14, 2012.
She is a 17-year veteran of entertainment event & film production, marketing, promotions, sponsorship and management, and the Co-Owner and Co-Executive Director of the NYILFF, the nation’s leading Latino film festival. The NYILFF is presented by HBO and celebrated its 13th anniversary in August 2012. With a specialized focus on the U.S. Latino and multicultural communities and over a decade of entrepreneurial experience, Elizabeth recently co-produced the independent film, Elliot Loves, which won the Audience Award for Best Feature at the 2012 Miami Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. The film sold to TLA Releasing for worldwide distribution, and will see its theatrical release in Fall 2012.
She was named an “Inspiring Artist” by Soulfrito Arts Foundation, a CNN “Woman of Note” and a “Triumph” by The New York Times. She has enjoyed a lucrative voiceover and commercial career for over a decade. Recent TV appearances include a tough cop on CBS’ “NYC-22” and a grieving daughter in MTV’s scripted comedy “Epic Fail.” She can also be heard on the Nickelodeon/CBS series “Dora The Explorer” in which she has proudly voiced tens of characters for 12 years. Additionally, she serves as an independent casting director for SAG national commercials representing the Latino market.