Student Documenting Skills
Last week, Secretary of Education Dr. Veronica C. García and State Historian Dr. Estevan Rael-Gálvez announced a film and photography contest for ninth-grade students in New Mexico. Students are encouraged to create an “original film or photomontage that relates a traditional trade or career to a community’s past.” These short film/
For the second year, New Mexico will be hosting the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) for its seventh annual Latino Writers Lab. The Writers Lab is a program for New Mexico writers who aspire to work as professional screenwriters and who want to develop strong, viable screenplays for production or sale. It includes skill development by professional instructors, direct mentoring of works-in-progress and seminars on various legal, guild and industry topics. The dates of this year’s intensive five-day session and seminar will be May 27 through 31. This is a nationwide competition with a perk—New Mexican residents are able to apply regardless of whether they’re of Hispanic descent or a member of NALIP! This is a great opportunity for experienced writers looking to develop their story or script. Applications must be postmarked by Friday, March 27. For more details as well as a complete application, log on to nmfilm.com.
The New Mexico Screen Actors Guild Conservatory presents “Subtext: Creating a Three Dimensional Character,” a workshop with writer-
Film Dramas in the Borderlands: Talk, Screenings and Book Signing at National Hispanic Cultural Center
A. Gabriel Meléndez discusses and signs his book Hidden Chicano Cinema: Film Dramas in the Borderlands.
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