Harvardwood Suggests... Getting It Write: Latino/a/x/e Representation in Film and TV and How To Not Mess It Up

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May 12, 2022 at 4:00pm - 5pm

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM PST / 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST

Writers Guild Foundation partners with Storyline Partners for a virtual panel that will delve into writing about Afro Latino/e/x, Asian Latino/e/x, Muslim Latino/e/x people for film and TV. Featuring speakers who are writers, scholars, and experts with lived experience, the panel will be accompanied by vetted narrative factsheets that Storyline Partners has produced in co-labor with expert panelists.

Panelists:

  • Sandra Hamada - Writers’ Assistant, Ultra Violet & Black Scorpion

  • Sofie Khan - Writer/Actor, MexiStani: Growing Up Mexican and Pakistani in America

  • Dr. Junyoung Veronica Kim - Assistant Professor, Film and Media Studies Program and the Department of Hispanic Languages & Literatures at the University of Pittsburgh

  • Grasie Mercedes - Writer/Actor, Grand Crew, Perfect Harmony

  • Amilcar Priestley - Director, [email protected]

Moderated by Jorge Rivera, writer/producer, Vice Chair of WGAW Latinx Writers Committee

More info HERE.

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