• BR: Breaking Down a Script 101 – 1/13/18

    Saturday 1/13/18 from 1pm-5pm at NOVAC:BR (in the Creative Bloc building at 804 Main St, BRLA 70806) $50/NOVAC members, $75 for nonmembers REGISTER HERE This workshop hosted by NOVAC and taught by visiting filmmaker Camille Brown, covers the breaking down of a script for low......

  • NO: Breaking Down a Script 101 – 1/14/18

    Sunday 1/14/18 from 10am-3pm at NOVAC (532 Louisa St, NOLA 70117) $50/NOVAC members, $75 for nonmembers REGISTER HERE This workshop hosted by NOVAC and taught by visiting filmmaker Camille Brown, covers the breaking down of a script for low budget/non-union crew projects. Participants may bring in......

  • River Parishes Film Industry Job Training 1/18

    2018 Film Industry Job Training Take the first step towards starting your career in the film industry by joining NOVAC and the Louisiana Workforce Commission for one of our FREE upcoming workshops! Who: River Parish residents 18+ When: Thursday, January 18th at 10AM-noon or 6PM-8PM......

At NOVAC, we believe storytellers empower communities. So we empower storytellers.

 

At 45 years old, NOVAC has been ‘rolling on the river’ since 1972, continuously providing our community’s storytellers with the training, resources and opportunities to ensure their voices and visions can be made real. We invite you to be part of our community of storytellers; today, in New Orleans and in Baton Rouge, NOVAC provides creative industry workforce training, independent filmmaker education, community film events, independent media production, youth media productions and education programs and video preservation services.

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BetteR Documentary Project

 

BetteR, a documentary web series produced by NOVAC with support from the Foundation for Louisiana, highlights groups and individuals in the Baton Rouge community that are promoting healing and unity in the aftermath of the events of the summer of 2016.

Featured NOVAC Sponsored Projects

 

NOVAC loves supporting the boundless creativity of local filmmakers.  We work with filmmakers from a variety of genres to help them get their projects developed, produced and distributed, through consulting, fiscal sponsorship and more  Check out some of our favorite NOVAC -sponsored projects, and get your finger on the pulse of local film!

  • Jane

    A film by Abraham Felix When an isolated mixed race woman rediscovers a childhood diary, painful memories threaten to derail her attempt to take control of her life. Donate to Jane  ...

  • Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets

    A Ross Brothers Film Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets is a portrait of the lives of a disparate group of patrons and employees at an American watering hole today… Donate to Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets...

  • Breasts

    A film by Eva Contis  When a working mother mentions to her male co-worker that she has to pump her breasts, he slaps her with a sexual harassment complaint.   Donate to Breasts the Film...

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