Professor Maite Zubiaurre nominated for the inaugural 2022 Academy Film Accelerator

Published: June 14, 2022

The Department of Spanish and Portuguese is proud to share that Professor Maite Zubiaurre has been nominated for the inaugural 2022 Academy Film Accelerator Program.

“The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, in partnership with the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF), introduces the 2022 Academy Film Accelerator, a five-week program that will provide filmmakers from Latinx communities with education, resources and mentorship focused on the business of filmmaking.  The Los Angeles-based program will begin in June and guide 10 select participants in how to navigate the entertainment industry and build an awareness of the business skills required to get a film to the screen. The cohort is composed of LALIFF award-winning filmmakers and Inclusion Fellowship recipients. The program is part of Aperture 2025, the Academy’s ongoing commitment to inclusion, representation, and equity, and is supported by TelevisaUnivision’s new global streaming service, ViX.”