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Imagen Awards 2018-03-05T11:14:15+00:00

The Imagen Awards

Call for Entries Now Open!

The Imagen Foundation is now accepting submissions for the 33rd Annual Imagen Awards, the premier Latino entertainment awards, in categories in film, television, documentaries, and more. To qualify for the Imagen Awards, entries must have been distributed or aired from May 1, 2017 to April 30, 2018. The deadline to submit to for consideration is May 1, 2018.

Click here for the Call for Entries Guidelines & Entry Form
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The Imagen Awards was founded by legendary television producer Norman Lear, who was acutely aware of the near absence of positive portrayals of Latinos in the entertainment industry and understood the importance of positive images. Lear met with the leaders of the National Conference for Community and Justice (formerly the National Conference of Christians and Jews, or NCCJ), a respected non-sectarian human relations organization committed to fighting prejudice and racial tensions. Out of this meeting emerged the Imagen Awards, a competition which recognizes and encourages the entertainment industry to portray the Latino community in a positive and accurate manner.

Often referred to as the Latino Golden Globes by the Hollywood community, the Imagen Awards attract key entertainment leaders as well as celebrities. Past honorees and attendees have included Lin-Manuel Miranda, Rita Moreno, Guillermo Del Toro, Salma Hayek, John Leguizamo, Martin Sheen, Roberto Orci, Gina Rodriguez, Jenni Rivera, and former CBS Entertainment Chairman, Nina Tassler, among others.

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