New Orleans Community Events

  • 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......

  • Sync Up Cinema 2016

    Louisiana’s film industry conference during Jazz Fest! FREE & open to the public Schedule:   THURSDAY APRIL 21, 8-10PM: BYO Bring Your Own is a nomadic storytelling series that takes place in unconventional spaces within the community. Each month, eight storytellers have seven minutes to......

  • retroperspective

    RETROPERSPECTIVE: 2016 Jazz & Heritage Documentary Film Festival

    Showcasing the best in documentaries by and about southern Louisiana, with classic feature-length films paired with upcoming works-in-progress by current New Orleans filmmakers.   The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation presents its first annual retrospective of documentary films, Feb. 19-21 at the George and......

  • Sync Up Cinema 2015

    Louisiana’s Film industry conference during Jazz Fest Scheduled for April 27th – 29th and held at the The Jazz & Heritage Center, Sync Up Cinema 2015 is just around the corner! NOVAC is thrilled to partner once again with the Jazz & Heritage Foundation to......

  • Actors Showcase

    NOVAC’s Actors Industry Showcase is back again, this year with a fabulous cast and scene selection! Designed to connect filmmakers seeking talent for their next project, aspiring actors, and industry professionals, the annual showcase spotlights rising Louisiana talent at an intimate evening of scene performances......

  • Sync Up Cinema 2014

    2014 SPEAKERS Julie Plec, Executive Producer, The Originals Franklin Leonard, Founder, The Blacklist (blcklst.com) Nailah Jefferson, Director, Vanishing Pearls Yolonda Ross Actress, Go For Sisters, Writer/Director, Blinded by the Light Garrett Bradley Director, Below Dreams Allen Toussaint, Ron Yager & Jim Dotson, team, A Tribute to Toussaint 2014 FILMS Go......