NOVAC New Orleans - Empowering Storytellers Since 1972
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NOVAC New Orleans

 

Since 1972, NOVAC has been providing mediamakers in New Orleans (and since 2013, in Baton Rouge) with training, education, resources and content to help them cultivate visions and careers in visual storytelling.

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Happening at NOVAC

 

NOVAC hosts a variety of classes, programs, meetups and events in New Orleans and Baton Rouge. Check below for the latest upcoming events in each of our served cities.

Events Calendar
  • Music Video Production Project 2017

    We are pleased to announce year three of the Music Video Production Project, a learning workshop and creative collaboration designed to produce high-quality music video content for local bands, teaching basic filmmaking skills in the process. In both New Orleans & Baton Rouge, aspiring filmmakers......

  • NOLA: Retroperspective, the Jazz & Heritage Foundation Documentary Festival

    THE NEW ORLEANS JAZZ & HERITAGE FOUNDATION PRESENTS: RETROPERSPECTIVE 2017   The New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation, in partnership with the New Orleans Video Access Center, presents the second annual RETROPERSPECTIVE, a documentary showcase featuring the best in documentaries by and about southern Louisiana,......

  • Editing 101 with Brent Joseph

    April 1 – 2 Editing 101 will be a two-day workshop where participants will learn how to use Adobe’s Premiere Pro software to edit narrative & documentary films. The class time with be divided into four parts. Brief introduction to editing theory and style. Overview of......

NOVAC Featured Content

 

NOVAC creates original documentary content, provides production services to local nonprofits, preserves and archives video and supports independent media voices. Check out what’s now at NOVAC.

  • 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...

  • The New Orleans 48 Hour Film Project

    The New Orleans 48 Hour Film Project is an annual event that helps strengthen the home-grown Louisiana film industry and connects it to a global filmmaking community. During a wild weekend, teams of filmmakers are recruited from across the Southeastern Louisiana region to write, shoot,......

  • Easy Does It

    by EFI Productions and Worklight Pictures   Easy Does It is a narrative feature film (by EFI Productions and Worklight Pictures) set in a decrepit fantasy world of 1970s Southern Americana. The story follows two wild best friends- Jack and Scottie, who turn to crime to escape......

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We’re a membership-based organization, which means we exist to serve our diverse community of filmmakers, film students, film workers and film lovers. We’re proud of the work our members do, and work to provide the best and brightest in technology, talent and expertise year-round, so that our local filmmaking community continues to thrive and grow.

 

NOVAC memberships start at $50. Join us today, so you, too, can get some.