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
  • 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......

  • Perceptive Practices: the Observational Documentary Film

    July 22 & 23 Adam Sekuler is a filmmaker and curator whose films strike a delicate balance between stylization and naturalism, anchored within an observational world while creating a poetic and lyrical form of visual storytelling. His work screened at International Film Festival Rotterdam, Locarno......

  • Editing 101 with Brent Joseph

    September 9 – 10 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 editing......

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. Donate to Corner Stores      ...

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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.