New Orleans

The New Orleans 48 Hour Film Project 2015

by Jordan McGuire

One of the most innovative and challenging film contests will be held in New Orleans the weekend of July 24-26. The New Orleans 48 Hour Film Project is simple. Filmmakers will compete in hopes of making the best short film in only forty-eight hours. Filmmakers from New Orleans will be competing against others from around […]

FASHION: Andi Eaton Breaks Down Southern Design Week F/W 2015 | The SceneCast

by Arthur Vandelay

Andi Eaton recaps Southern Design Week’s Fall/Winter 2015 collections, including Lady Gaga’s designer Stevie Boi, Courtney Marse, Ottilie Broddman and Tabitha Bethune, along with a splash of great events. The SceneCast is the official podcast of Scene Magazine, the entertainment magazine. Find out more at Sceneent.com. Email us at scenecast@sceneent.com. SHOW NOTES 0:50 – Intro 2:09 – Sunday at […]

Play

‘The Jinx’ Director Andrew Jarecki Says Bombshell Wasn’t Discovered for Many Months

by Micah Haley

Andrew Jarecki, the director of HBO’s landmark series The Jinx, discussed the show’s shocking Sunday night finale on CBS This Morning yesterday. The subject of the documentary, Robert Durst, was arrested in New Orleans last Saturday night and charged with the 2000 murder of his friend Susan Berman. We break down the timeline of events, […]

‘The Jinx’ Subject Robert Durst Arrested at New Orleans Hotel on First Degree Murder Charges

by Micah Haley

It’s not TV. It’s HBO. Just before the premium cable channel concluded its now-landmark documentary The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, the man himself was in New Orleans. On Saturday, March 15, Durst was arrested at the JW Marriott Hotel at 614 Canal Street. So, if you haven’t been watching The Jinx, […]

7th New Orleans Entrepreneur Week Plans Unveiled

by Jordan McGuire

New Orleans Entrepreneur Week returns to New Orleans March 20-27. Here’s the press release: Local leaders revealed plans for the 7th New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW), presented by Iberia Bank, to the New Orleans entrepreneurial community at Il Mercato. Scheduled to take place March 20-27, 2015, on Fulton Street in downtown New Orleans, NOEW is produced […]

‘Selma’ Star David Oyelowo and Director Ava Duvernay Reunite for Hurricane Katrina Film

by Arthur Vandelay

The powerful filmmaking team behind the civil rights drama Selma will be headed to New Orleans in the near future. Director Ava DuVernay and actor David Oyelowo will be reteaming on a new drama set against the backdrop of Hurricane Katrina. The deal for the new film came together at the Sundance Film Festival. The narrative feature is described […]

‘Glee’ Star Lea Michelle, Abigail Breslin, Emma Roberts and Ariana Grande Join ‘Scream Queens’ in New Orleans

by Arthur Vandelay

Televisionary Ryan Murphy has found wild success on TV with Glee, Nip/Tuck and American Horror Story, which has shot its two most recent seasons in New Orleans. Now, after directing and producing the critically acclaimed TV movie The Normal Heart, Murphy will be bringing his newest show back to the Crescent City. Scream Queens will star Glee alum Lea Michelle, American Horror Story star Emma […]

TRAILER: New Orleans-Shot ‘Kidnapping Freddy Heineken’

by Jordan McGuire

The New Orleans-shot film Kidnapping Freddy Heineken stars Anthony Hopkins, Sam Worthington, Jim Sturgess and True Blood alum Ryan Kwanten. This true thriller set in period Amsterdam has been acquired by Alchemy and is set for release on March 6. Anthony Hopkins stars as Freddy Heineken, who was kidnapped by five boyhood friends, who succeeded in generating the largest ransom […]

Game of Thrones Episodes to Screen at Local Theatres

by Micah Haley

Excellent films have been released in theaters over the past five years. But the best storytelling I’ve come across in the last half decade has all been on television. Once the graveyard of big screen talent, television has become one of the most compelling experiences in media. And Game of Thrones is the best show on television. […]