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December 14, 2017
Dear NAMIC Supporter,  

There's still time to enter! The NAMIC Vision Awards entry submission deadline has been extended to Friday, December 15

Founded in 1994 by NAMIC-Southern California, the NAMIC Vision Awards salute original programming for linear and digital platforms that is reflective of the depth and breadth of the lives, spirit and contributions of people of color.

As a reminder, if you're a non-member and attend a local NAMIC event, you can join on the spot and receive up to 10% off your NAMIC membership! Feel free to inquire at your next event. Please also see below for upcoming event registration and program deadlines:
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In This Issue
Entry Deadline: December 15, 2017
Earlier this week, Hollywood Radio & TV Society's (HRTS) Unscripted Content Group held a panel to address these issues from a slightly different angle.

NAMIC-Denver held their p rofessional development series event at Starz featuring speaker Phillis Shimamoto, CEO of "Be Brave! Say Yes!" and co-founder of The Sock It To 'Em Campaign.

NAMIC-New England awarded Patricia Poteat (2nd runner up) and Rachel M. Carkhuff (1st place winner) certificates and one-year student memberships to NAMIC during its  inaugural "Media Pitch Competition."

NAMIC-New England and WICT New England had its first holiday mixer for ESPN members. In addition to spreading some holiday cheer they collected toys for the local Toys for Tots organization.  
Huffington Post
Krista Aronson and Anne Sibley O'Brien, a children's book author and illustrator, teamed up to help launch the Diverse BookFinder - a database of books about different cultures and ethnicities, as well as topics like the environment and adoption.
In Sony Pictures' upcoming animated film, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, being released on December 18, we'll meet Miles Morales, the first ever Afro-Latino superhero to hit the big screen.
This is a contributed piece by Michael K. Powell, President & CEO of NCTA - The Internet & Television Association and former FCC Chairman.
Tomorrow, the Federal Communications Commission will vote to restore light-touch regulation and promote investment in internet networks. Opponents of this action have responded with hyperbole, demagoguery and even personal threats. New-age Nostradamuses predict the internet will stop working, democracy will collapse, plague will ensue and locusts will cover the land.
Jordan Peele's "Get Out" has won four awards from members of the African American Film Critics Association, taking the trophies for best film, director, actor, and screenplay.

Science Fiction
Most comic-book adaptations that make their way to TV and film do take liberties and make adjustments from the "print" version of the storylines, so it's no surprise that streaming service Hulu chose to do the same with their series 'Runaways,' based on the popular Marvel Comics book of the same name.


PR Newswire
Hispanic shoppers with kids spend over $150 more each year versus total U.S. shoppers, according to the 6th Edition of The Why? Behind The Buy™ U.S. Hispanic Shopper Study, an annual report released by Acosta, a leading full-service sales and marketing agency in the consumer packaged goods (CPG) industry, and Univision Communications Inc. (UCI), the leading media company serving Hispanic America.


Congratulations to NAMIC-New England who has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 All-Inclusive Award in the category of Change Agent - Organization by  Color Magazine!

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