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Loyola University New Orleans Film Instructor Named Among “Top 10” Contenders for an Oscar
12.22.17 -

Winner of the 2017 Sundance film Festival Short Film Jury Award, ALONE is a documentary short film focused on mass incarceration and its shaping of love within the modern Black American family. A short documentary created by a Loyola University New Orleans film professor and designed to spotlight the impacts of mass incarceration on children and families is a “Top 10” contender for an Oscar nomination.

8 Louisiana-linked movies, people to watch this Oscar season
12.22.17 -

The 2018 Academy Awards are still months away, scheduled to be handed out on March 4. But don’t think for a moment that Oscar campaigns aren’t already in full swing. With critics’ groups already naming their favorite films of the year, and a full slate of pre-Oscar award shows about to start flooding the airwaves, this year’s award season is already well underway.

Deep South Studios To Become Louisiana’s First QEC Project
12.21.17 - New Qualified Entertainment Company program targets sustainable entertainment jobs for content creators
World War II Drama ‘Greyhound’ Starring Tom Hanks To Film In Baton Rouge
12.11.17 - FilmNation project is first major film under new initiative to promote production beyond New Orleans
'Cajun Aces': Rising Louisiana chef couple gets new Food Network series
12.1.17 -

Sam and Cody Carroll are returning to the place where it all began Saturday night to watch the premiere of their Food Network show, “Cajun Aces.” Louisiana Culinary Institute in Baton Rouge is where the New Orleans couple met, fell in love and embarked on their cooking adventure.

Starlight movie studio opens in New Orleans East
9.13.17 - The new Starlight Studios, a $12.5 million motion picture studio, opened near NASA's Michoud facility in New Orleans East on June 19. With a cavernous 45-foot tall, 32,000-square foot sound stage, plus a second 13,000- square-foot sound stage next door, the facility is the biggest in New Orleans, said Starlight Studios President Billy Burk. 
9.13.17 - “With the new legislative approval of our tax incentive program, we predict more productions coming to New Orleans in the upcoming year, and want to make sure New Orleanians are prepared to take those creative and economic opportunities,” says NOVAC Executive Director Darcy McKinnon. 
As the City of New Orleans prepares for its 300th Anniversary celebration, four organizations team up to celebrate
9.13.17 - NOVAC in partnership with the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy, Kickstarter and local film organizations join forces to cultivate and fund short films about New Orleans in advance of the Tricentennial - Call for proposals is open!
When Spielberg came to Mobile: Documentary tops this week's movie events
9.13.17 - This year marks the 40th anniversary of Steven Spielberg's 1977 landmark film "Close Encounters of the Third Kind," and fans will have at least two ways to mark it.