Coming Soon: New Latino Stories in Film!

Thank you for submitting your work! Our judges are now reviewing your screenplays.

Please review the program timeline below for further information and dates for the selection of our semi-finalists and finalists.

Program Timeline*

  • April 22 Open call / Application launches
  • June 10 Deadline to apply
  • June 10 – July 10 Application selection process (~ 5 weeks)
  • July 11 Ten (10) Semi-finalists are notified
  • August 1 Three (3) Finalists are notified and meet the Mentors
  • August 8 21- Pre-production begins / Production / Post-production / Mentorship sessions
  • November 14 Final Delivery of Completed short film
  • November (Date TBC) Films are distributed on SpotlightDorado.com for consumers to vote for their favorite film
  • December (Date TBC) Screening Showcase and Favorite Film Winner is announced
The three (3) finalist films will be showcased during a Screening in December 2022. Exact date and location of Screening will be announced at a later date. * Dates subject to change, participants will be notified of any changes.
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