Sync Up Cinema: May 1 -3, 2017

Sync Up Cinema is NOVAC’s partnership with the Jazz & Heritage Foundation to bring three days of film, music and fun to New Orleans film and music lovers.

This May 1st through 3rd 2017, join us at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Center in the Tremé for films, panels, filmmaker talks, music, food and fun!   Check out what we’ve got coming this year!

KEYNOTE CONVO: HANNAH BEACHLER

Meet the uber talented production designer from MOONLIGHT, CREED, Beyoncé’s LEMONADE and the upcoming BLACK PANTHERS.

THE REVOLUTION WILL BE TELEVISED: Filmmaking in the Trump Era

presented by Firelight Media and Field of Vision, with local films Aloné by Garrett Bradley and selections from NOVAC’s BetteR series.

BURNING SANDS + DIRECTOR GERARD McMURRAY

the Sundance premiere by New Orleans native Gerard McMurray tackles hazing at HBCU fraternities, and the director will be in attendance to discuss his rise from the 7th ward to producing and directing.

PA TO PRODUCER: JOE INCAPRERA

Joe Incaprera gives lie to your dreams – the New Orleans based producer of Tremé, American Horror Story, Quarry and now 13 Reasons Why (just the most watched television series in history, nbd) talks about the new golden age in television, how he went from set PA to Hollywood producer and his exciting new project that will film in NOLA!

Musician’s Clinic Birthday celebration & screening of ONE NOTE AT A TIME

A special screening of Renee Edwards’ ONE NOTE AT A TIME in celebration of the 19th birthday of the New Orleans Musician’s Assistance Foundation and Clinic.

And loads more local films, music films and panels and parties – all FREE thanks to the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Foundation and the City of New Orleans Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy.

Download a schedule here!!

Previous speakers at Sync Up Cinema include Franklin Leonard (blcklst.com), Julie Plec (EP, Vampire Diaries and The Originals), Allen Toussaint, composer Cliff Martinez, sound designer Larry Blake, Little Freddie King and Kenny Neal, Rolling Stone culture editor David Fear, the producers of QUEEN SUGAR, and local filmmakers including Glen Pitre (Cote Blanche), Misty Talley (Fable House), Natalie Kingston (Construct Films), Angela Tucker (TuckerGurl), Josh Penn (Court 13) and more!