Latinitas Austin & Con Mi Madre presents Austin Latinas in Film
Austin Latinas in Film panel attempts to answer questions on why Hispanics make up only 4.9 percent of the film roles in the top 100 grossing films of 2013, even though they are 17 percent of the U.S. population. It will discuss the current state of Latinas in the film industry, and learn about some of the amazing projects the panelists are working on.
The Moderators: Iliana Sosa, Artist Services Manager at Austin Film Society, and Emily Alpuche, 4th Grade Latinitas Ambassador.
The Panel: Elizabeth Avellan, Co-Owner/Vice President of Troublemaker Studios; Sharon Arteaga, Filmmaker and Producer for Republic Ventures Group; Chelsea Hernandez, Editor of Arts in Context (KLRU) and Director of Building The American Dream; and Sandy Avila Ramirez, Latina in Entertainment.