New Orleans Community Events

  • 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......

  • 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......

  • Music Supervision for Filmmakers

     11/11 & 11/12  from 10AM – 4pm @NOVAC $100 for NOVAC members + $150 for New Members   Can I use this song in my film? Is there any way for me to afford the rights to this Beatles song? How do I license this......

  • PA Bootcamp 8/12 & 8/13

    August 12 & 13, 2017 from 9am to 5pm Operation Spark (748 Camp St. in downtown New Orleans)   Learn the basics of being a production assistant in the film industry! Our PA Boot Camp program is a 2-day intensive of in-depth production assistant training......

  • Sync Up Cinema 2017

    It’s festival time y’all, and NOVAC is pleased once again to partner with the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation to bring you Sync Up Cinema – three days of free films, panels and fun at the Jazz and Heritage Center! Kicking off with the......

  • Louisiana Film Prize Social

    Join NOVAC and the Louisiana Film Prize team on March 30th from 6-8PM at Black Penny (700 N. Rampart) and learn how YOU can become THE PRIZE! This is the world’s most generous short film competiton ($50,000!!!) so don’t miss out on your chance to......

  • 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,......

  • Music Video Production Launch @ Retroperspective

    Join us on February 4th at 12pm at the George and Joyce Wein Jazz & Heritage Center (1225 N Rampart St. New Orleans) for the official launch of the 2017 Music Video Production Project. This will be a one-hour info session, free and open to......

  • 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......