The Walt Disney Company has announced sponsorship of NALIP’s inaugural Latino Lens: Producers Pipeline Incubator, helping train the next generation of executive producers.

(nalip.org)

(nalip.org)

What’s Happening:

  • The Walt Disney Company announced that they will be a founding sponsor of the National Association of Latino Independent Producers’ (NALIP) Latino Lens: Producers Pipeline Incubator program.
  • Additional sponsors include The Motion Picture Association (MPA), Amblin Partners, and STARZ.
  • The eight-week program will aim to train the next generation of executive producers, accepting up to 12 participants for the first year.
  • Four of the participants will receive the opportunity for a six-month paid fellowship at The Walt Disney Company, with Amblin Partners and STARZ providing further knowledge and experience to help in their careers.
  • At the moment, the program is invite-only and is not open for applications.
  • You can learn more about the program on the National Association of Latino Independent Producers website.

Program Description:

  • “During this program, NALIP will focus on identifying 8-12 qualified candidates and create opportunity and access for producers to become studio feature film Producers and episodic Executive Producers. During the first 8-weeks of the training curriculum, current assistants, coordinators, and manager-level professionals will receive training, insights, and mentorship from directors, heads of departments, VPs, and President-level executives. Following the training curriculum, The Walt Disney Company and its producing partners, Amblin Partners, and STARZ. Over the course of six months, the selected fellows will be trained and exposed individuals to the motion picture & television business divisions, providing opportunities to accelerate fresh inclusive perspectives. The candidates will be paired with partner producers to develop, pinpoint and contribute to the production of projects and IP.”
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