Thank You!… ¡Muchas gracias!

Thank you for following us and for making the second Latin Media and Entertainment Week (LMEW) a success!

But our activities don’t end here.  We have 22 other great annual events during the year, and we want you to continue to be part of the growth and celebration of Latin culture here in New York.

Click here to see some of the events we have yet to come!

Photo credit: Mike Palma

Posted in Art, Business, Dance, Film, Hispanic Heritage Month, LMEW

60 Short Films Under One Roof. Corto Circuito Starts!

Una escena de 'Fábrica de Muñecas' (Madrid en corto)

The King Juan Carlos Center’s 8th annual CortoCircuito Short Film Festival will present the New York audience with over 60 examples of today’s best Latino short filmmaking, including premieres from Argentina, Brazil, Chile,Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Salvador, Peru, Puerto Rico Spain and Uruguay, as well as a rich selection of short films by Latinos living in the US.

Filmmakers will be on hand to introduce their films and participate in panel discussions. Click here for more info.

Posted in Film, LMEW

Latinvision’s CEO Summit Kicks Off Thursday Oct. 6

Latin Media and Entertainment Week is proud to announce the 2011 CEO Summit, organized in part by Latinvision and the Interactive Advertising Bureau and bringing the best minds in the Latin media, entertainment and technology markets.

See what Latin American and U.S. Hispanic marketers are up to and mingle with some of the most influential minds in the business.

This event is ticketed and registration is required. You can still purchase tickets here:

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LMEW Kicked Off Oct. 3 With Entrepreneurs Conference in Manhattan

Carlos Manzano, Executive Director of the Latin Media and Entertainment Commission presents the 2011 Fact Pack during the HPNG Entrepreneurs Conference Monday, Oct. 3

A group of Latino business leaders gathered Monday for a one-day conference on Entrepreneurship organized by HPNG in Downtown Manhattan.

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LMEW Kicks Off Monday With HPNG Entrepreneurs Business Conference

Ali Curi, founder, HPNG

LMEW officially kicks off Oct. 3 with a busines conference featuring some of the city’s most entrepreneurial professionals.

In partnership with The Latin Media and Entertainment Commission (LMEC,) The Hispanic Professionals Networking (HPNG) presents an all-day event providing solutions to the issues faced by business owners and help them access resources from public entities.

Featured speakers include Anne Rascón, from New York City’s Department of Small Business, and Carlos Manzano, Executive Director, NYC Latin Media and Entertainment Commission.

Conference kicks off Oct. 3rd at the Princeton Club of New York and concludes with an oper bar networking reception. More info:

Posted in Business, LMEW

NY1 Noticias Interviews Carlos Manzano About 2011 LMEW

In only a couple of days the 2nd Annual Latin Media & Entertainment Week (LMEW) will kick off in New York City.

In anticipation of a week-long extravaganza of Latin culture, arts and business events, the executive director of the Latin Media and Economic Commission, Carlos Manzano, was interviewed on Time Warner Cable’s NY1 Noticias.

click here or on the photo above to watch the full interview.

Posted in LMEW

New York Book Fair Expo: A Conversation With Author Claudio Iván Remeseira

New York-based award-winning journalist, writer and cultural critic claudio ivan remeseira is among the writers featured this year at the 2011 New York Book Fair Expo.

Born in Buenos Aires, Remeseira is the Director of The Hispanic New York Project, hosted by Columbia University’s Center for American Studies and editor of Hispanic New York: A Sourcebook (Columbia University Press, 2010), winner of the Latino International Latino Book Award in the category of Best Reference Book in English 2011 .

Encuentro con Claudio Ivan Remeseira takes place Saturday Oct. 8 at 2:00 P.M. The event is free and open to the public.

Posted in Hispanic Heritage Month, LMEW, Readings