Sync Up Cinema 2016 During Jazz Fest

by Gretchen Erickson

Louisiana’s film industry conference during Jazz Fest! FREE & open to the public At 1225 N. Rampart Street 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 respond to a theme. BYO airs on […]

Sync Up 2016 at Jazz Fest Connects Music, Film, & Digital

by Gretchen Erickson

The 9th annual Sync Up conference  brings together leaders in music, film, and digital media for educational and networking sessions during Jazz Fest.  With panel discussions and interviews in the mornings before Jazz Fest, Sync Up explores various aspects of a career in music: recording, touring, distribution, crowdfunding and more – all from the perspective of […]

New Orleans Film Society Gala Photos

by Gretchen Erickson

       

Louisiana International Film Festival & Mentorship Program (LIFF) 2016 Award Winners

by Gretchen Erickson

The 4th Annual Louisiana International Film Festival & Mentorship Program (LIFF) announced the audience award-winners for LIFF 2016 on Sunday night at the Closing Night Gala Reception for the 5-day film festival that premiered over 70 films from around the world and included guest appearances by Christy Turlington Burns, Kelsey Grammer and over 30 filmmakers representing films screened […]

‘Star-Crossed’ Star Johnathon Schaech

by Gretchen Erickson

Johnathon Schaech is a veteran actor and writer from Baltimore, Maryland. His films include That Thing You Do!, How to Make an American Quilt, Quarantine, Takers, 5 Days of War, The Legend of Hercules, and Phantom. His television series include Time of Your Life, The Client List, Ray Donovan, Star-Crossed, Texas Rising, and Blue Bloods. […]

‘Better Call Saul’s’ Rhea Seehorn

by Micah Haley

Rhea Seehorn is a triple threat: beautiful, funny and incredibly smart. After making her Broadway debut in Neil Simon’s 45 Seconds From Broadway, she landed a series regular role on I’m With Her starring Teri Polo. Since relocating to Los Angeles, the mecca of film and television, Seehorn has appeared on The Starter Wife, The […]

Free Film Festival at French Quarter Fest at Le Petit!

by Gretchen Erickson

A free film festival at Le Petit Theatre is happening this weekend during French Quarter Festival. The festival dedicated to Allen Toussaint will screen 11 films over the weekend. See the press release below for times.  ____________ Friday, April 8 11 AM: A Tribute To Toussaint   Produced by Ron Yager, Jim Dotson & Greg Buisson This […]

New Orleans Film ‘Reversing the Mississippi’ Premieres on ‘America Reframed’

by Gretchen Erickson

Filmmaker Ian Midgley documents the work of New Orleans resident Nat Turner who teaches youth how to grow and sell vegetables at Our School in Blair Grocery in the lower 9th ward.  The film with air on the Emmy-nominated documentary series, America Reframed Tuesday April 12, 2016. Check out Our School in Blair Grocery here.   […]

PRESS RELEASE: Kelsey Grammer To Appear at Louisiana International Film Festival 2016

by Gretchen Erickson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2016    Cinemark Perkins Rowe – Baton Rouge, LA Friday, April 15, 2016     Five-time Emmy-winning television and film star and Tony-nominated Broadway actor KELSEY GRAMMER (Frasier, Cheers, X-Men, Finding Neverland) is set to appear at the 4th Annual Louisiana International Film Festival in Baton Rouge. The critically-acclaimed and beloved […]