Documentary filmmakers looking for entrepreneurs willing to work with coaches to take business to next level

Posted by on Jun 5, 2015 in Film, General

Documentary filmmakers looking for entrepreneurs willing to work with coaches to take business to next level

GritoBlast! — Are you an entrepreneur or business owner who is facing a massive challenge that feels overwhelming? Don’t know how to make a success out of the business you’ve just launched? Having trouble connecting deeply with people and making strong relationships? Or have you experienced a tragedy and need some support to move past it? If any of these are true for you, you may be eligible to be part of a unique documentary titled “Coaching Movie.”...

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El Rey Network and filmmaker Robert Rodriguez spearhead diversity initiative in partnership with national Latino advocacy groups

Posted by on May 8, 2015 in Film, General

El Rey Network and filmmaker Robert Rodriguez spearhead diversity initiative in partnership  with national Latino advocacy groups

GritoBlast! Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, Chairman and Founder of El Rey Network (ERN), announced the creation of the El Rey Diversity Council, an advisory group comprised of leading national Latino advocacy organizations that have collaborated with the 24-hour, English language cable network since its early days of development in late 2011. The council is designed to engage the entertainment industry in developing content that more fully represents the changing face of...

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Millennial-focused network creates serious documentary highlighting the plight of children caught in conflict zones

Posted by on Mar 16, 2015 in Film, General

Millennial-focused network creates serious documentary highlighting the plight of children caught in conflict zones

GritoBlast! Since its launch in 2013, Fusion, the joint effort between Disney/ABC and Univision, has striven to prove itself a step above the usual media that targets millennials. No brainless chisme here. The company’s latest documentary project is but one more example of how seriously this multimedia platform is taking its commitment to creating smart content. According to the United Nations, 2014 was “one of the worst years on record for children around the...

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Tribeca Film Institute calling Interactive Storytellers

Posted by on Jan 12, 2015 in Announcements, Film, General

Tribeca Film Institute calling Interactive Storytellers

GritoBlast! Tribeca Film Institute (TFI) announces the expansion of its Tribeca All Access (TAA) program to include grants and resources for interactive storytellers statistically underrepresented in the media maker community, made possible by $200,000 in support from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation. Since 2004, the diversity-focused TAA has served as TFI’s premiere scripted and documentary filmmaker program, specializing in providing a range of...

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Radio documentary to create needed conversation around migrant deaths along S. Texas border

Posted by on Oct 24, 2014 in Film, General

Radio documentary to create needed conversation around migrant deaths along S. Texas border

GritoBlast! — Deadly Divide: Migrant death on the border is a radio documentary about migrant deaths that happen along the South Texas border, and the reasons people attempt to make the crossing. Nearly 6,000 migrant deaths have been reported at the U.S.Mexico border since 2000. The true number of deaths is likely higher. Every year dozens of migrant’s bodies are found in the parched and treacherous ranch lands of the Lower Rio Grande Valley in Brooks County, South...

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San Francisco Immigrant Film Fest 2014

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in Film, General

San Francisco Immigrant Film Fest 2014

GritoBlast! The longest-running film festival on issues surrounding immigration, the San Francisco Immigrant Film Festival, SFImFF, announced its official selection with 24 great movies and videos from all over the world. The non-competitive festival accepts submissions from movie-makers who have a particular focus on showing the human face of immigration, including migrant worker’s rights and the experiences of asylum-seekers and refugees. Each years SFImFF brings the...

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