You’re Invited: COOL Cooperative Hosts Mixer at Eiffel

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COOL Cooperative Launch Party

Press Release:

COOL, Cocktails, and Community

The COOL Cooperative, a New Orleans based non-profit engaged in “Youth Development through the Magic of Film” is excited to be holding it’s official launch party at the Eiffel Society on Wednesday, December 17, 2014 from 5:00pm to 8:00pm.

The New Orleans Chamber of Commerce will also be on …Read more…

PHANTOM LIMB: Artist Chris Roberts-Antieau to Debut New Collection at Antieau Gallery

Contact: Heidi M. Hendrick

(504) 304-0849

heidi@antieaugallery.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE—-New Orleans artist and gallery-owner Chris Roberts-Antieau is hosting an opening reception on Saturday, November 15, 2014, to unveil her new collection entitled “Phantom Limb.” The Opening will be held at Antieau Gallery located in the French Quarter at 927 Royal Street. The event will begin …Read more…

New Orleans Film Festival and FotoKem Present a Behind-the-Scenes Look at the Making of BLACK AND WHITE

BURBANK, CA (October 9, 2014) – FotoKem, a returning sponsor of the New Orleans Film Festival, will present a free panel discussion with the production team behind the making of Black and White, starring Academy Award® winners Kevin Costner and Octavia Spencer. The film, making its U.S. premiere, opens the festival on October 16. …Read more…

FILM INDUSTRY EXPO HAS BEEN CANCELED

A message from Shanda Quintal of the LA Film Industry EXPO:

 

Hello all,

On behalf of the Film Industry Expo, we regret to inform you that the 2014 Film Industry Expo to be held on October 11, 2014 has been CANCELLED due to unforeseen circumstances.

If you have pre-registered, your payment will be refunded …Read more…

NOLA-shot Film Picked Up at TIFF

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American Heist, a New Orleans-shot crime drama, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) earlier this month and came away with a distribution deal.

Saban Films has closed a $2 million deal for U.S. distribution rights to the film, which was directed by Sarik Andreasayan and stars Hayden Christensen, Adrien …Read more…

‘Maze Runner’ Opens Big Internationally

The Maze Runner, shot in and around Baton Rouge last year, doesn’t hit U.S. theaters until this Friday, but it is already performing well in the international market. Check out this Variety article for more info!

Directed by first-time director Wes Ball from a script by Noah Oppenheim, The Maze Runner stars Dylan O’Brien, Kaya …Read more…

Lake Charles Film & Music Festival Seeking Submissions

The third annual Lake Charles Film & Music Festival will take place October 10-12 with independent film screenings, live music, seminars and workshops in downtown Lake Charles. The festival is currently seeking entries for films that have been completed after January 1, 2012.

There are submission categories for Feature Film, Documentary, Short Film, Foreign Film, …Read more…

Bright Lights On the Bayou

Check out this article on Free Enterprise that talks about how Louisiana became the go-to location for filmmaking. The article talks about how the state’s tax incentives have lured major films to the area and helped grow an indigenous industry. Click here to read it!

Hollywood Trucks Unveils the World’s First Clean Energy Powered Talent Trailer

New Orleans -based Hollywood Trucks has announced the launch of Ecoluxe, the world’s first line of luxury talent trailers fueled by 100 percent clean power. Designed under the direction of Hollywood Trucks CEO Andre Champagne and a team of industry professionals, Ecoluxe incorporates contemporary design with cutting-edge technology to create the most ecologically friendly talent …Read more…