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Saturday, October 19 • 11:00am - 12:00pm
Nickelodeon Presents: Hispanic Representation in Animation. Come screen an episode and meet the makers of Casagrandes.

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Come meet the people (or cast of characters) behind Nickelodeon’s Casagrandes and screen a new episode of the animated series. Learn more about how what Hispanics are doing to break down barriers in animation and what’s on the horizon. From creating culturally relevant storytelling to voice-over talent, the future is bright for LatinX in Hollywood animation!

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Alex Cazares

Alex Cazares voices “Carl Casagrande,” who is 8 going on 30, and thinks of himself as a suave businessman in Nickelodeon’s The Casagrandes.Cazares is a voice actress from Southern California, where as a child Cazares knew she wanted to grow up and make cartoons. While studying... Read More →
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Rosemary Contreras

Rosemary Contreras is a staff writer for the Nickelodeon animated series The Casagrandes. She started her professional career as a staff writer on the pre-school series Go, Diego, Go. Following her success on that show, she transitioned to be the story editor of Dora the Explorer... Read More →
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Michael Rubiner

Michael Rubiner is the executive producer of Nickelodeon’s hit animated series The Loud House and its spinoff series The Casagrandes, which he also helped to develop. He has worked on The Loud House since it began production in 2014, starting out as story editor/head writer, and... Read More →
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Lalo Alcaraz

Lalo Alcaraz is an award winning visual/media artist and television/film writer based in Los Angeles who has been chronicling the ascendancy of Latinos in the US for a quarter century. This Chicano artist is the creator of the syndicated daily comic strip, "La Cucaracha" as seen in... Read More →
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Miguel Puga

Miguel Puga is the supervising director for Nickelodeon’s animated series, The Casagrandes, an all-new spinoff of the Emmy Award-winning series, The Loud House.Puga is a graduate of the Art Institute of Los Angeles, and has worked on Nick’s hit animated series The Loud House since... Read More →

Saturday October 19, 2019 11:00am - 12:00pm PDT
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