Media

Ensuring Diversity and Inclusion in the New Media Economy

SXSW Sessions   Listen Now

While new media platforms have expanded opportunities for diverse journalists and storytellers to create, curate and distribute news and entertainment content, additional support and proactive efforts are needed to help these diverse new entrants find a path to being discovered by an audience and to profitability. David Morgan from the Multicultural Media Correspondents Association moderates this lively discussion with Erika Alexander, Gabriela Lugo, and Jeff Yang about what it takes to overcome these challenges and how to support efforts to increase media diversity.

Getting into Producing

International Screenwriters’ Association   Watch Now 

During one of the ISA's free monthly Third Thursdays meet-ups, we spoke with Enid Portuguez & Gabby Revilla Lugo at the Writers Guild Foundation to discuss a variety of topics including networking, finding representation, packaging scripts and creating sizzle reels. The Writers Guild Foundation’s mission is to preserve and promote the history and craft of writing for the screen. We’re proud of all we do for the community, including our Veterans Writing Project, our Volunteer and Mentorship Programs, our Archive, and the Shavelson-Webb Library – the world’s only library devoted entirely to writing for the screen.

A Nicaraguan-American Dramedy Mom  Latinx Writer (Who Likes The Occasional Dick Joke) LA LISTA  Listen Now 

We had an amazing talk about growing up in Nicaragua & the US, how she started producing films, learning to advocate for herself in Hollywood, and the transition to writing on A Million Little Things on ABC! 

Adopting The "What We Can Do" Mentality

Richard Listens Watch Now 

This week, we are welcoming Gabriela Revilla Lugo to the podcast—we discuss life during COVID, the strength to keep creating in the entertainment industry, and more!

Packaging Your Script

International Screenwriters’ Association   Watch Now 

During one of the ISA's free monthly Third Thursdays meet-ups, we spoke with Enid Portuguez & Gabby Revilla Lugo at the Writers Guild Foundation to discuss a variety of topics including networking, finding representation, packaging scripts and creating sizzle reels. The Writers Guild Foundation’s mission is to preserve and promote the history and craft of writing for the screen. We’re proud of all we do for the community, including our Veterans Writing Project, our Volunteer and Mentorship Programs, our Archive, and the Shavelson-Webb Library – the world’s only library devoted entirely to writing for the screen.

2020 Gabby Revilla Lugo