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InFocus: Latinx & Hispanic Cinema Program #1

3:30PM Pre-screening Reception | 4:30PM Screening

InFocus: Latinx & Hispanic Cinema Program #2

6:00PM Pre-screening Reception | 6:30PM Screening

InFocus: Latinx & Hispanic Cinema Program #3

8:15PM Pre-screening Reception | 8:45PM Screening

Industry Delegations


On Location: The Los Angeles Video Project

Saturday, October 5th, 2019 | 7PM
Sunset Las Palmas Studios | 1040 N Las Palmas Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90038

Join us for the premiere event of 26 short films that highlight the very best of Los Angeles on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 at the historic Sunset Las Palmas Studios movie studio lot! The evening features screenings of all 26 short films, food by LA's legendary Pink's Hot Dogs, drinks by Tito's and Karl Strauss, live performances, an awards ceremony and more.

Admission: $35 (includes admission, food, drinks and parking).

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Nosotros, the first Latinx arts advocacy organization in Hollywood, announced the recipients of the 2019 Golden Eagle Awards. The honorees include a wide array of Hollywood talent in front and behind the camera. The awards will take place on Thursday, September 19, 2019 at the historic Montalban Theatre located at 1615 Vine Street in Hollywood. For more information and tickets, please visit:

Los Angeles Post Production Group (LAPPG) - September 11th, 2019 Event

Join Los Angeles Post Production Group on September 11th, 2019 (7pm PT) at the new ZEISS Cinema Lens Demo Center in Sherman Oaks. You will have the opportunity to network, tour the facility, enjoy light refreshments and will be treated to a panel exposing the making of STUCCO, a thought-provoking short film produced in partnership with RED Digital Cinema and EFILM.

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LA Press Freedom Week

LA Press Freedom Week is a multi-day celebration of press freedom and the First Amendment that will engage the public and the journalistic community in and around Los Angeles. With three anchor events amid a series of smaller ones, leading experts, top journalists, and supporting partners, LA Press Freedom Week will highlight the dangers to a free press — and show what we can all do to defend it. The program is presented by The Hollywood Foreign Press Association and the Los Angeles Times. Program collaborators include the Committee to Protect Journalists, International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, and the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press.

For a full schedule and to RSVP, please visit:

American Film Market

AFM is the most efficient film acquisition, development and networking event in the world. US$1 billion in production and distribution deals close annually. 7,000+ professionals discover 2,000+ new films projects and attend conferences and screenings. Visit our website HERE to learn more.

Film Music Intensive

The annual Film Music Intensive at Musicians institute(Sep 20-29) is a mentored immersive workshop exploring the collaborative process between composers & directors. Submit your film, preferably 20 minutes or less, to by September 1. Include Vimeo or similar link.


Producers have made more than 375 movies from scripts and writers found on InkTip. All of these movies started when a producer used our site to discover new scripts.

In fact, producers, agents, and managers have used InkTip since 2001. Some of them work for companies like ABC, HBO Films, Paradigm, ICM, Paramount Pictures, Hallmark Channel, FX, WME, Echo Lake, Zero Gravity, Bad Robot, and 20th Century Fox.

Backstage - Casting for Free

Backstage is offering its casting tools to NFMLA filmmakers for free. Find quality actors for your films and script readings. Create your free account at Then create your casting call and enter the code NFMLACAST on the pop-up checkout window to post for free and access Backstage's latest tools for managing submissions, corresponding with talent, collaborating with your colleagues, and more.


FilmLA streamlines and enhances the on-location filmmaking process for communities and content creators, to ensure the Greater Los Angeles economy continues to thrive. With this mission, we are proud to support NewFilmakers LA.

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Special Thanks

Alexandra Schwab | Allison Sampson | Axel Caballero | Bettina Fisher | Broderick Fox | Crickett Rumley | Dana James | David Quan | Demian Lichtenstein | Francesca Escarraga | Franco Sama | Jennifer Vaughn | Jessica Ortega | Kristiina Hackel | Lohanne Cook | Luis Navarro | Maddy Kimmell | Margaret Wu | Mikhail Gershovich | Moray Greenfield | Noree Victoria | Paul Audley | Philip Huynh | Quintan Sims | Randy Haberkamp | Richard Stermer | Ruben Garcia | Steven J. Wolfe | Taylor Braun | Tracy Dillon | William Swann | Williams Lopez

Who We Are

NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) is a non-profit organization designed to showcase innovative works by emerging filmmakers from around the world, providing the Los Angeles community of entertainment professionals and film goers with a constant surge of monthly screening events. NFMLA provides a forum where filmmakers can be recognized for their contributions, have open audience discussions about their projects and connect with industry professionals for insight on distribution, production, acquisition and representation.

Festival Staff