2023 NOFS South Pitch opportunities are an encouraging opening for Southern filmmakers to pitch their projects and garner cash and feedback to support them.
ITVS (Independent Television Service) has an open call for documentary filmmakers to acquire funding of up to $350,000 to co-produce their standalone broadcast-length nonfiction project with public media.
With SAG-AFTRA and AMPTP negotiations crumbling at the West Coast midnight deadline, here are the updates and responses surrounding an impending SAG-AFTRA strike.
The New Orleans 48-hour Film Project is the local version of the 48-hour Film Project taking place in more than 100 cities across the U.S. this summer.
We connect the blockbuster with an exuberance of youth – with getting a parent to take us to see Space Jam, with riding along in a van full of neighbor kids, with taking our own children to experience something simple that brought us joy. Today, we examine the blockbuster tropes that have brought bombastic entertainment to the masses and the films that define a genre.
Louisiana filmmakers, read more to learn how you can grow your network and expand your filmmaking knowledge through NOVAC’s Indie filmmaker classes.
Director and Editor Misty Talley will host the workshop “Editing Theory in Practice” at the NOVAC campus in New Orleans on Thursday, March 2nd. The “Editing Theory in Practice” workshop is an intermediate course and will cover editing theory, analyzing coverage, cutting compelling conversations, creating tension, coherent action beats, and even editing with VFX plates. The session will also focus on helping filmmakers improve their Adobe Premiere Pro skills.
Finding connection through cinematic taste buds: The food scenes that deserve a place at a Thanksgiving table
As an ode to a week where relationships are strengthened or exacerbated surrounding a meal, here are a few scenes where the food on the table turns a simple task into an art form.
The marsh atmosphere in ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ and the editing and VFX relationship that helped shape it
When you cut through the external buzz of ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’, what you have is an adventure mystery built on the foundation of an atmosphere. The marsh – the buzz of cicadas and the sun that drips down through the cypress trees – it’s a living piece of this story. The effects and the composition are paramount.
We talked to editor Alan E. Bell and VFX Supervisor Kolby Kember of ‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ about how they helped build the atmosphere of Crawdads with their editing and visual effects expertise.