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
  • New Orleans Tricentennial Story Incubator

    As the Crescent City prepares for its 300th Anniversary celebration, four film and artist support organizations join forces to celebrate and share our rich history and culture by cultivating and funding five short films that focus on New Orleans. The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy/Film......

  • FROM ZERO TO FILM W/ TUCKERGURL

    Producer pathways to getting your idea off the ground Saturday August 26 from 10am – 3pm @NOVAC   Tickets are $50 for NOVAC Members + $100 for New Members   Angela Tucker has produced and directed in nearly every format including – documentary short, documentary......

  • De-Mystifying Distribution

    Sept. 30 – Oct. 1 The Northwest Film Forum (NWFF), a sister media arts center in Seattle, provides an array of technical and financial support to regional filmmakers, including the Start-to-Finish program. Since 1998, it has also been a film distributor, using its institutional muscle......

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...

  • 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...

  • Corner Stores

    A documentary by Julia E. Evans  “Save our corner stores!,” a neighbor shouts on the corner of Dryades and Second. New Orleans is a city built around its corner stores. Yet, the city’s corner stores are disappearing. Corner Stores is a showcase of New Orleans’......

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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.