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Sunday, March 9 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Latinos: The Next Social Superstars

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Everyone talks about the exploding influence Latinos have on society–from population growth to spending power, Hispanics are reshaping the cultural, social, political & economic landscape. Yet when it comes to mainstream media & general entertainment, the Latino talent pool has remained surprisingly small.
Finally, thanks to the ease & accessibility of smartphones, tablets & new technology, paired with the power of video sharing, a new crop of Latino social influencers are becoming the next generation of digital superstars.
In this session, we’ll provide the basic blueprint for how Latino content creators & aspiring talent can generate their own opportunities & maximize exposure for themselves by developing their own global platforms to showcase their work, engage an audience, and connect with advertisers,networks, & studios.
We’ll also discuss how the digital ecosystem is a fertile talent greenhouse & incubator for the next wave of big ideas & breakthrough Latin talent.
This Latinos in Tech session at the Holiday Inn is FREE and open to the public. However SXSW Interactive, Film, Gold and Platinum badges gain priority seating.

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http://schedule.sxsw.com/2014/events/event_IAP28069

Speakers
avatar for Beatriz Acevedo

Beatriz Acevedo

PresMiTú NetworkBeatriz is a Founding Partner and President of MiTu Network & HIP EntertainmentGroup. She brings to the companies over 20 years of entertainment industry experience, having created, developed and produced over 1,000 half-hours oforiginal, primetime programming in... Read More →
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Doug Greiff

CCOMitú IncCo-Founder & Chief Creative Officer of the MiTu Network, as well as partner & Chief Creative Officer of the L.A. based production company, Hip Entertainment. Greiff has created, developed & supervised the production of numerous pilots, series and specials, including; Mexican... Read More →


Sunday March 9, 2014 11:00am - 12:00pm
Holiday Inn Town Lake, Sunflower Room 20 N IH 35

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