Monday, July 21, 2014

Tío Louie, HOLA and ULP present PRIME LATINO MEDIA SALÓN (July 2014)

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

Join us at the
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • 6-10pm
A support network to advocate, promote and advance 
mainstream and Latino projects in English & Spanish

HERMANOS/Support: Networking 101
Networking is key. Over the years this proven formula in the Latino multimedia community has demonstrated that by supporting one another this is how projects get successfully produced and jobs attained in front and behind the camera. Meet two brothers who are accomplished filmmakers in their own right and have joined talents forging a production company that has rendered them a force to reckon with in the industry.

6-8pm: Networking & visiting DJs
8-9pm: TÍO LOUIE Reporta/Chat: Interviews with Narrative Filmmakers
9-10pm: Networking & visiting DJ’s

  • Moderator: TÍO LOUIE/Louis E. Perego Moreno, President, Skyline Features
  • Two Interviews: Rashaad Ernesto Green, named one of Filmmaker Magazine's elite 25 New Faces of Independent Film, and Reinaldo Marcus Green, fresh from the Cannes Film Festival where he screened a film made in Africa

Coming soon: PRIME LATINO MEDIA Festival, October 5-12, 2014
1) Showcase: English & Spanish-language films, TV & Digital Media
2) Conference: workshops, panels & Master Classes
3) Collective: connecting multimedia-makers with funders & distributors


New location: Meridian 23, 161 West 23rd Street (between Sixth and Seventh avenues), NYC. Music bar in Chelsea and street food tapas.

Rashaad Ernesto Green 
Starting his career as an actor, Rashaad Ernesto Green's highly acclaimed feature film Gun Hill Road, starring Esai Morales and Judy Reyes, premiered in the 2011 Sundance Film Festival U.S. Dramatic Competition. In 2014, he directed his first episode of television for NBC's top grossing series "Grimm" and is confirmed to direct another NBC hit show early next year. He is currently developing his second feature, which will go into production in 2015. He received his BA from Dartmouth College, and his MFA from the NYU Graduate Acting Program and NYU's Graduate Film Program.

Reinaldo Marcus Green
Reinaldo Marcus Green is a graduate student in the NYU Tisch School of the Arts program. His films have traveled the globe as official selections premiering at prestigious film festivals including Los Angeles Film Festival, Melbourne International Film Festival and have garnered distribution and been televised by networks such as BET and HBO. He went this past May to the Festival de Cannes with his short film, Stone Cars, set in Africa. While working as an assistant to directors Kasi Lemmons and Todd Solondz, he has been recognized as a Wasserman Finalist while earning some of the highest awards in the NYU film program including, most recently, the 2014 Media Services Producing Award.

Louis E. Perego Moreno (Tío Louie)
An interactive content producer and educator who for the past 32 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. Produced 70 documentary shorts with 1,500 Latino and Black Youth. Producer/Director/Writer of documentary feature, Latina Confessions (2010) and airing on PBS nationally. He was co-producer on American Dreams Deferred (2012-4). Executive Producer of PRIME LATINO MEDIA Salón, metropolitan New York's only monthly gathering of Latino multimedia-makers and actors in which over 50 narrative & documentary filmmakers, programmers, casting agents, digital media producers and actors have been interviewed.

Stay tuned… next monthly 
August 20, 2014

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