Find festival info, performance schedules, and what Festival Director Gian Smith is excited about for the 2023 Black Film Fest of New Orleans.
The 2023 New Orleans French Film Festival starts March 9th – Here’s the full film lineup
The 26th annual New Orleans French Film Festival starts March 9th, and here’s the full film lineup for the 2023 New Orleans French Film Festival.
Support independent Louisiana filmmakers at the 2023 New Orleans Film Society Gala
The 2023 New Orleans Film Society Gala will take place at the New Orleans Lakefront Airport on Saturday, April 22nd, as a fundraiser to support Louisiana filmmakers.
New Orleans Director Jonathan Isaac Jackson brings ‘Big Chief, Black Hawk’ and the tradition of Mardi Gras Indians to the WORLD Channel and PBS
Director Jonathan Isaac Jackson is a born-and-raised New Orleans filmmaker whose films show a pronounced depth and sense of responsibility to accurately depict Black history and culture in New Orleans. His documentary Big Chief, Black Hawk immerses the viewer in “the culture” and the meaning and background behind the tradition of masking for Mardi Gras Indians.
Director and Fable House’s own Misty Talley to host NOVAC editing workshop
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.
February opportunities for Louisiana filmmakers: So much room for activities
Wherever you are in the creative process, there are entire networks devoted to helping foster the talents of Louisiana filmmakers. Here are a few upcoming events designed to amplify the voices of the Louisiana independent film community.
The cajun culture spotlight is on: 2023 Cinema on the Bayou, French Film Festival ready to kick off
Supporting Louisiana filmmakers is a year-round activity, and the Cinema on the Bayou Festival is ready to spark it off for 2023, starting January 25th, while the French Film Festival will run from March 9th to 13th.
What’s happenin’ in New Orleans: Spend your holiday break applying to the 2023 Southern Producers Lab and other 2023 NOFS resources for Louisiana creators
The New Orleans Film Society’s 2023 Southern Producers Lab is an annual four-day virtual lab, and is accepting applications until January 16th!
So you want to have a car chase…Baton Rouge Film Commissioner Katie Pryor talks logistics and what it looks like to be a concierge for an entire city
Katie Pryor talks about the work of the Baton Rouge Film Commission, the mission of the Film USA network, and exactly what goes on before a shoot ever begins.