Friday, July 24, 2015

PRIME LATINO MEDIA SALÓN: Working Artist Mothers (July 2015)

Metropolitan New York’s only monthly series for 
Latino multimedia-makers and actors

Join us in celebrating Peruvian Independence at the

esday, July 28, 2015 from 6-10pm
A support network to advocate, promote & advance 
mainstream & Latino projects in English & Spanish.

July Celebrates Working Artist Mothers
As multimedia-makers & actors we know all too well the struggle of working at our craft – throw into the mix raising family. We feature two women who are working at their craft within media and entertainment, creating projects and raising their kidsOne just shot in the hit series "ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK", comes out in a feature film with Sylvester Stallone and is raising teens. Another writes for El Diario and just finished a book with two kids under the age of three. Hear strategies from two indefatigable & successful gems from our community and join independent multimedia-makers and actors in theater, film, television, commercials and new media and partake in networking, conversationwine and food.

: Networking
8-9pmTÍO LOUIE ReportaInterviews with Actor/Producer and Writer
9-10pm: Networking

  Moderator: TÍO LOUIE/Louis E. Perego Moreno, President, Skyline Features
•  Interview #1: Johanna Tolentino, film, theater, TV, new media actor and creator. Producer and lead actor of webseries "Whatever It Takes"
•  Interview #2: Carolina Valenti, entertainment reporter for Impremedia and author of Spanish-language e-BookEntre piernasconfesiones de una devoradora de hombres (Between the Legs: Confessions of a Man-eater)


Location: Lima’s Taste (Peruvian Restaurant & Bar),122 Christopher Streetcorner Bedford (1 train to Christopher St or A/B/C/D/E/F/M trains to West 4th Street- Greenwich Village

Mark your calendar for next PRIME LATINO MEDIA Salón: Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

Johanna Tolentino
Recently, she booked a co-starring role on "Orange is the New Black", appeared as Rosa in The Buddy Holly Story at the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, a co-starring role on the NBC show "Do No Harm" and is coming out in the fall in Sylvester Stallone's upcoming Rocky sequel, CreedShe got her first big break at the age of 16 on the feature film Lean On Me with Morgan FreemanJohanna trained at the Puerto Rican Traveling Theater in audition technique, voice and acting before booking roles in regional theaters, regional commercials and industrial films. She is now preparing to launch an IndieGoGo campaign for the webseries "Whatever It Takes", in which she is the creator, producer and lead actor. 

Carolina Valenti 
A Colombian-born writer with a Master's in International Relations from NYU, she works at Impremedia as an Entertainment and Culture Reporter in which her features have appeared in El Diario/La Prensa de Nueva York and La Opinión of Los Angeles. She's interviewed internationally renowned artists ranging from Ricky Martin to Gloria EstefanAs author, she just launched a debut Spanish-language e-novel, Entre piernas: confesiones de una devoradora de hombres (Between the Legs: Confessions of a Man-eater). This feminist e-novel intertwines sexuality, mental freedom and urban culture, with the internal struggles of LatinasNext project… a film version of the book.

Louis E. Perego Moreno (TÍO LOUIE)
Founder & Executive Producer of PRIME LATINO MEDIAthe largest network of Latino multimedia-makers and actors on the East Coast that hosts the PRIME LATINO MEDIA Salónmetropolitan New York's only monthly network gathering in which over 60 narrative & documentary filmmakers, programmers, casting agents, TV & digital media producers and actors have been interviewed. An interactive content producer and educator who for the past 33 years has owned Skyline Features, a bilingual (English- and Spanish-language) multimedia and educational production company developing documentaries, television programming and advertising commercials featuring Latinos, Blacks, Women, Urban Youth and LGBT. Created a non-profit video training program with 1,500 Latino and Black Youth that over the course of ten years produced 70 documentary shorts. Producer-director-writer of documentary feature Latina Confessions (What does it mean to be Latina in the USA?) and on the PBS documentary feature as co-producer of American Dreams Deferred, about a Puerto Rican family and their son’s journey graduating from NYU with a master’s degree.

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