Latino Filmmakers Community (LFN) reveals its programming actions on the Sundance Movie Pageant. Happening on the United Airways lodge on Primary Avenue, the place Tales Take Flight, the celebration guarantees a riveting expertise for attendees on Friday, January 19, 2024, from 2 PM MST to five PM MST. Based by filmmaker and producer Maylen Calienes, the community has promoted variety and empowered Latino voices within the movie trade.

Since its inception, the Latino Filmmakers Community has been devoted to fostering a group of proficient filmmakers who signify Latino tales. By means of the years, the community has supplied a platform for rising and established Latino filmmakers to showcase their distinctive views, creating an enduring influence on the panorama of cinema.

Calienes shares her ideas, “Sundance inspired me to embark on a mission – the creation of the Latino Filmmakers Network. Our aim has been clear from the start: to shine a spotlight on the underrepresented Latino community of independent filmmakers and guide them on the path to Hollywood.”

“LFN is more than an entity; it’s a bridge that connects dreams to reality. As we mark our 10th year at Sundance, attendees can expect more than just screenings and events. They can anticipate an immersive experience that transcends cinema – an experience designed to inspire, forge future collaborations, and foster connections with fellow industry professionals,” added Calienes.

Because the Govt Producer for The Shadow of the Solar, Venezuela’s official choice for Finest Worldwide Function Movie for the 96th Academy Awards, directed by Miguel Angel Ferrer, an LFN filmmaker, and member of the filmmaker’s home, Calienes envisions breaking boundaries, amplifying voices, and making a extra inclusive narrative on the planet of filmmaking.

To commemorate this momentous event, the Latino Filmmakers Community has curated a particular program of actions on the 2024 Sundance Movie Pageant. This consists of panel discussions with trade specialists adopted by reception and networking occasions designed to facilitate collaboration and connection throughout the various filmmaking group.

Program Schedule

Friday, January 19, 2024: Uniting and Connecting Storytellers

Venue: United Airways lodge on Primary Avenue the place Tales Take Flight 751 Primary St, Park Metropolis, UT 8406

2:00 PM – Empowering Introduction by John Leguizamo

Maylen Calienes, Founding father of Latino Filmmakers Community, Host and moderator

2:05 PM – Our Highway to the Sundance Movie Pageant
Highlighting Filmmakers and Their Journeys

Get impressed by the tales of resilience and willpower from filmmakers whose motion pictures grace the screens on the 2024 Sundance Movie Pageant.

Audio system:

Nico Casavecchia (Director) – Border Hopper
Lynette Coll (Producer) – Within the Summers
Carla Gutiérrez (Director) – Frida
Dylan Guerra (Director) – Didn’t Suppose I’d See You Right here
Klaudia Reynicke (Director) – Reinas

2:45 PM – Marco Giron – Movie Commissioner for Miami-Dade County

3:00 PM – Illustration Issues
A Dialog on Uniting Various Communities within the Trade
Be part of brokers from the Impartial Artist Group (IAG) and inventive minds steering productions as they focus on the significance of illustration and uniting various communities within the leisure trade.

Audio system:
Gabi Mayers (Producer) – A Totally different Man
Deirdra Govan (Costume Designer) – Exhibiting Forgiveness & Rob Peace
Lio Mehiel (Actor) – Within the Summers
Halle Mariner (IAG Agent) – Scripted Literary
Natalia Gonzalez (IAG Agent) – Bodily Manufacturing

3:45 PM – Networking Mixer

Sip, Mingle, and Unite with Trade Elites
Get pleasure from a networking mixer with drinks and mingling alternatives. Join with the elite of the leisure trade and uncover potential collaborators. Don’t go away with out forging new connections and friendships. #TogetherWeWin  @LatinoFilmmakers

Sunday, January 21, 2024: Tenth Anniversary Reception

Hosted by Miami-Dade Movie Fee and Better Miami Conventions & Guests Bureau (Invite Solely)

Latino Filmmakers Community (Filmmakers Home) is internet hosting chosen filmmakers from 1/18/24-1/22/24.

For extra data on the Latino Filmmakers Community’s Tenth-anniversary celebration on the Sundance Movie Pageant, please go to  or contact the LFN workforce at

This yr marks a major milestone for the Latino Filmmakers Community because it celebrates its Tenth anniversary at 2024 Sundance Movie Pageant’s fortieth version set to kick off Thursday, January 18 in Park Metropolis, Utah.