LOS ANGELES, CA (August 15, 2022) – The nominations for the 37th annual Imagen Awards were announced earlier today by award-winning actor, writer, and producer Harvey Guillén (What We Do in the Shadows), and actress, writer, and producer Karrie Martin Lachney (Gentefied). This year’s nominees reflect impactful storytelling, performances, writing, and creative expression across television and film. The award ceremony will take place on Sunday, October 2, in Los Angeles at LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes.
“After two years of streaming celebrations, we are ecstatic to be back in person and to honor those who made significant contributions to the television, film, and streaming spaces,” said Helen Hernandez, President of the Imagen Foundation. “With the caliber of talent and the diversity of the roles and projects, our expectations were wildly exceeded with 445 entries, up 125 from 2021! We are beyond proud of this year’s nominees and all those who submitted. Given the excellence of the entries, the judges had a difficult time selecting those to be nominated. Congratulations to all of this year’s nominees!”
The Imagen Awards continue to recognize and highlight the powerful work driven by top Latino talent, emerging faces, and seasoned creatives, which are overflowing in this year’s nominees and include Disney+ and Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures Encanto and the hit movie In The Heights from Warner Bros. Pictures and HBO Max. Another big win for the Latino community is the stellar performances by the cast of the Walt Disney Studios live-action movie West Side Story. In addition, HBO Max, Netflix, Disney, and Hulu remain leaders in diverse storytelling and maximizing the essence of Latino talent.
The Imagen Awards nominees are determined by an independent panel of entertainment industry executives and Latino community leaders. For more information regarding The Imagen Awards, please visit www.imagen.org.
The complete list of 37th Annual Imagen Awards nominations follows this announcement.
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About The Imagen Awards
The Imagen (pronounced ee-mah-hen) Awards program was established in 1985 from a suggestion by veteran television producer Norman Lear to encourage and recognize the positive portrayals of Latinos in the media. Later, as The Imagen Foundation, it expanded its programs and initiatives to further its mission to serve as a bridge between the Latino community and the entertainment industry in providing access, education, and resources for Latinos in the industry, as well as those seeking careers in entertainment. More information on the organization and details of the event can be found online at www.imagen.org and its social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.