EPISODE 4: #TeamNOLAFilm talked tax incentives and the much anticipated Sync Up Cinema this month and also introduced a new filmmaker to the team: Jo Custer.
EPISODE 3: This month the gang discusses the battle for LA Film Tax Credits as well as upcoming film events in the Louisiana indie film scene. #TeamNOLAFilm also covers their fav films and the recent Sight and Sound poll which knocked Citizen Kane from the number one film of all time to a humble number 2. So turn down that Spotify and turn up the #TeamNOLAFilm podcast.
EPISODE 2: Filmmaker and video assist maven Jason Vowell and New Orleans Film Society Program Director Clint Bowie joined the gang this month for the much anticipated followup to last month’s #TeamNOLAFilm Podcast. After a lightning round of the latest films to whet their appitite, the team talked shorts, indies and the recent premiere of the locally produced and all too talked about Beasts of the Southern Wild. So strap on those beats or skulls and get to listening because #TeamNOLAFilm Episode 2 is sure to please. For more on the team find their bios below.
EPISODE 1: This June, the filmmakers and film writers of #TeamNOLAFilm kicked off the first of a monthly podcast designed to discuss the latest news on the New Orleans and Louisiana Film Scene. Founded by blogger Bill Arceneaux (Neaux Reel Idea, Movie Boozer) #TeamNOLAFilm also includes NOVAC’s Ashley Charbonnet, Times Picayune film critic Mike Scott, Film Blogger Chris Henson (Examiner, Invade NOLA web publications) Producer/Editor Christopher C. Brown, Production Coordinator Casey Moore and New Orleans Film Society’s Clint Bowie*.
This month’s and all upcoming #TeamNOLAFilm podcasts will be featured right here on the NOVAC website. So take a break from that screenplay or call sheet and tune in.
MEET THE TEAM
Bill Arceneaux is a local movie blogger, trying to do right by cartoon film critic Jay Sherman. Some of his favorite flicks include “Shutter Island”, “Network”, “King Kong” (the original) and Abel Gance’s “Napoleon”. Feel free to send him a tweet at @AnotherOblong, comment on his blog or check out his other various contributions.
Christopher C. Brown is a native of New Orleans, Louisiana and a graduate of Southeastern Louisiana University. He volunteered for the 2008 Sundance Film Festival and produced the 2008 New Orleans 48-Hour Film Competition. He has produced several films including: “The Price of Flowers”, “Terrebonne“, “holding his rabbits”, “Madchen“, and “Subsidence”, which have played at such international film festivals as Cinequest, Vancouver, Atlanta, Indianapolis, Starz Denver, Raindance, Bend, Flyway, Sidewalk, Tacoma, Savannah, Toronto Inside Out, Sarasota, Santa Fe, Indie Memphis, Third Street, Oxford, Topanga, San Francisco Black, and New Orleans Film Festivals. Christopher serves the public of St. Bernard Parish as an employee of the St. Bernard Parish Office of Film and Television and volunteers as a member of the New Orleans Film Society & Film Festival Advisory Board. He is currently enrolled in the evening program at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law where he’s a member of the Sports and Entertainment Law Society and Intellectual Property Law Society and plans on focusing on these areas of law. You can follow him @IndieFilmNOLA.
Clint Bowie is the program director for the New Orleans Film Society and programmer for the New Orleans Film Festival. A graduate of the University of Chicago, he has previously worked for the Portland International Film Festival and the Northwest Film Center, and was a longtime volunteer for Film Action Oregon and the volunteer-run Hollywood Theatre in Portland. Before getting involved in film, he worked as a journalist for five years: as managing editor of a weekly newspaper in South Carolina and later as a writer for the Portland Oregonian. You can follow him @ClintBowie or @NOFS
Ashley Charbonnet is a native New Orleanian and received her MFA from Columbia University, School of the Arts for Directing. Her most recent film, “The Price of Flowers” made its international premiere at the Vancouver International Film Festival, received honors from the Topanga Film Festival in California and was an official selection at a number of festivals worldwide including Toronto InsideOut Film Festival, San Francisco Black Film Festival, New Orleans Film Festival, and the Soho International Film Festival. Ashley has since returned to New Orleans where she is currently in development on the feature film “The Price of Flowers” as well as a cable series. Ashley also serves as the Director of Programs at the NOVAC and produces educational and developmental programing for filmmakers. You can follow her @APCharbonnet and @NOVACNewOrleans.
Chris Henson writes about local movie news and events for examiner.com and other local magazines/websites such as InvadeNOLA. He also runs NOLA Film Events, which you can check out on Facebook and Twitter (@NOLA_FilmEvents). Originally from Covington, LA, Chris studied History and Film at Tulane University. He is a member of the New Orleans Film Society, Charitable Film Network, and a screener for the New Orleans Film Festival.
Casey Moore works in the local film and television industry. He is a native of New Orleans and a graduate of Mississippi State University. You can follow him @CaseyMoore.
Mike Scott is a native New Orleanian and an award-winning journalist who covers film and writes movie reviews for his hometown newspaper, The Times-Picayune, and its affiliated website, Nola.com. He is a lifelong fan of movies and has been an avid New Orleans Saints fan since long before it was cool. You can follow him @MikeScottTP.