Shine’s Alexandra Blaney to speak at NALIP Media Summit in June

Alexandra BlaneyShine Global’s Director of Marketing and Production, Alexandra Blaney, will be speaking at the National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) Media Summit on June 7th, 2014 on a panel entitled “Creating Docs that Make an Impact.”

The panel of veteran and award-winning documentary experts will reflect upon and share insights into the craft of documentary storytelling, their artistic vision, and what the essential elements of a well-crafted, enticing documentary are. The panel will ask how you identify the story and find the right way to convey it, what are some ways to get great exposure for your film and build buzz, and how to keep the audience hooked, move them emotionally, and make a lasting impression. Moderated by Dawn Page of DP PR,  Alexandra will join Nicolas Entel (director, Sins of My Father) and Alex River (Writer/Director) in this thoughtful, informative conversation on the power of documentaries.

Alexandra joined Shine Global in 2009 and now serves as Director of Marketing and Production. She worked on the post production and distribution of The Harvest (La Cosecha), served as Associate Producer on the Academy Award® winning short documentary film Inocente, and is co-Producer on Shine’s forthcoming documentary 1 Way Up in 3D. She also helps develop and manage the outreach and engagement programs for Shine’s films.

The NALIP Media Summit will be in LA June 5-8 and is the largest and most prestigious annual gathering of Latinos in the media field nationwide. For the past fifteen years, this unique event has been organized as a creative, business and networking opportunity for Latino media makers and those interested in Latino creative talent and content. This year, the NALIP Media Summit will present top-level speakers who will provide analysis of the television, film, documentary and digital media industries while projecting future trends. Intimate conversations with artists will be held as well as workshops for emerging and mid-career media makers. There will be pitching and screening events, and an annual Gala Awards honoring past triumphs and rising talents.

The NALIP Media Summit is presented by HBO and the National Latino Media Council. Chair Jimmy Mendiola along with the NALIP Board and Executive Staff, have invited top industry professionals and visionaries to examine new trends in media making, financing, marketing, and content creation.

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