The Greater Baton Rouge Business Report released its annual “40 Under 40” Class of 2022, putting a face to the post-Covid regenerating film industry: Executive Director of the Baton Rouge Film Commission, Katie Pryor.
A thunderclap amongst mountains: The 2022 New Orleans Film Festival declares its filmmaker awards from an extraordinary field
NOFF 2022 awards ceremony took place on November 8th at the New Orleans Jazz Market, and here are some of the highlights of the 2022 New Orleans Film Festival.
John F. Beach took home the Grand Prize at the 2022 Louisiana Film Prize festival for his short film They Grow Up So Fast. The Film Prize was made up of a fiercely competitive battle royale arena of 20 films competing for the $50,000 award.
‘Unicorn Poop’ by Lorna Street Dopson is one of 20 films YOU can vote on for the 2022 Louisiana Film Prize from October 20th to the 22nd
Louisiana Film Prize Festival runs from October 20th to 22nd, and the festival will stream virtually and with in-person screenings at various locations in Shreveport. Unicorn Poop by Lorna Street Dopson is one of 20 films you can vote for!
From the French Quarter to outer space: The intergalactic emotional intelligence of Clay Achee’s ‘Ziggy’s Arts Adventure’ on LPB
Ziggy’s Arts Adventure by Clay Achee, a Baton Rouge native, is an educational series for K-5 on LPB that teaches the integral “soft” concepts of art education, social skills, and emotional intelligence.
Continuing the theme of upcoming Louisiana film festivals, the Baton Rouge Jewish Film Festival is ramping up activity to prepare for its 17th annual festival from January 11th to 15th, 2023.
Cinema on the Bayou will have its 18th annual film festival from January 26th to February 2nd in Lafayette, LA. The festival is an international celebration of original voices from around the world, but especially gravitates towards French Louisiana’s cajun and creole cultures and screens an impressive number of French-language films.
New Orleans Film Festival will run from November 3rd through the 8th in various venues across New Orleans. NOFF is offering $50 discounts, and another $50 for the New Orleans Film Society members.
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.