NOVAC is kicking off it’s Conversation Series this year with an intimate discussion with screenwriter and founder of BlueCat Screenplay Competition, Gordy Hoffman. NOVAC’s Conversations are intimate and moderated discussions designed to provide filmmakers and film lovers insight into the processes, challenges, career paths and aesthetic choices of visiting and local artists.
WHEN & WHERE: Tuesday, October 2 at 6:00 PM at the Contemporary Arts Center, 900 Camp Street, New Orleans (MAP)
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About Gordy Hoffman: Gordy’s screenplay, LOVE LIZA, directed by Todd Louiso and starring his brother, Philip Seymour Hoffman, won the Waldo Salt Screenwriting Award at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. In 2001, Gordy was chosen for Fox Searchlab, a director development program at Fox Searchlight, where he wrote and directed three digital shorts, THE WOMAN WHO STOPPED SEEING MOVIES, JACK SIGNS and Untitled. Gordy made his feature directorial debut with his script, A COAT OF SNOW, which world premiered at the 2005 Locarno International Film Festival. A COAT OF SNOW screened at the Milan Film Festival, made its North American Premiere at the Arclight in Hollywood, and won the Domani Vision Award at VisionFest, held at the Tribeca Cinemas in New York.
Gordy has taught screenwriting at the USC School of Cinematic Arts in Los Angeles, as well as led workshops all over North America, Poland and the UK. He has served as a panelist for the IFP Script to Screen Conference in NYC, Women in Film’s Script DC Conference in Washington, D.C., the George Eastman House Film Festival, as well as a judge for the McKnight Screenwriting Fellowships in Minnesota. Gordy Hoffman founded the BlueCat Screenplay Competition in 1998 and remains its judge.
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