WRITER, PRODUCER, DIRECTOR /TELEVISION - FILM - THEATRE - PRINT
DE LOS SANTOS
Nancy De Los Santos is recognized for a myriad of production accomplishments as a writer, producer, and director. She has extensive experience in television production, film production, theatre, and print media. Nancy's mission is to "Be a part of presenting a more realistic image of Latinas and all women in all media. "
The Answer to
Romantic Comedy Feature
Set in San Antonio, Tejas
Three BFFs receive a mysterious prayer that gaurentees they'll find their true love.
Nancy began her television career in Chicago as Associate Producer, then Producer of film Critics Roger Ebert and Gene Siskel film review program. She has written for numerous television shows including "Gotta Kick It Up!" a MOW for Disney, "One Hot Summer" for Lifetime and the drama series "Resurrection Blvd." "American Family" and Hulu's "East Los High."
NATIONAL AWARDS SHOWS
Staff writer and supervising writer for the national awards including "The Hispanic Heritage Awards" for PBS, hosted by Rita Morena, and "The Alma Awards" hosted by Eva Longoria for seven years. Aired on ABC-TV, NBC-TV, MSNBC.
Co-Writer for the Paley Center for Media Tribute to Hispanics in Television, stage presentation NYC.
In 2003, Nancy was awarded an Alma Award for "Outstanding Industry and Community Service."
THE BRONZE SCREEN: 100 YEARS OF THE LATINO IMAGE IN HOLLYWOOD CINEMA
This feature length documentary was co-written by De Los Santos and Susan Racho and co-produced with De Los Santos, Racho and Alberto Dominguez. This quintessential film details the image of Latinos from the inception of the motion picture to 2000.
Nancy also co-wrote and co-produced the documentary "Lalo Guerrero: The Original Chicano" for Latino Public Television.
Mujeres Latinas en Accion, Chicago, Keynote Speaker
MANA de San Diego, Keynote Speaker (Among many others)
“On the Course, On the Stage, On the Couch” Produced and Moderated Panel Discussion with Latinas in Sports, Entertainment, and Counseling for the Cal State Fullerton President’s Hispanic Heritage Celebration, 2013. Guests: Actress Cristela Alonzo, Latina Golfer Association founder Azucena Maldonado, and Dr. Ana Nogales
“Latina Laugh Matters” Produced and Moderated Panel Discussion with Latina Comedy performers and writers for the Cal State Fullerton Communications Week, 2015.
• NCLR ALMA Award, 2014 “Professional Excellence and Community Involvement”
• Imagen Award, Best Live Theatrical Production, “8 Ways to Say I Love My Life.”
• National Emmy Nominations, “At the Movies with Siskel & Ebert”
• Hispanic Focus Award, International Hispanic Film Festival of Palm Springs, “The Bronze Screen”
• Latina/o Cinema Society, University of Southern California, 2001
• Latino Spirit Award, Achievement in Cinematic Arts, California State Assembly, 2008