Our good friend, and director photography, Jake Springfield just recently won Best Cinematography at the New Orleans Film Festival for Jason Affolder’s film A Quiet Storm. Jason and Jake have been long time friends and collaborators with Timecode:NOLA, and prolific in the New Orleans independent film scene. A Quiet Storm, which premiered at the NOFF is Jason’s second feature length film.
Sony just posted a great little article about Jake, and the Sony A7s. Here
Once again Timecode:NOLA has partnered up with Whitney Bank and the French Quarter Festival in order to bring three days of Louisiana cultural films. Come take a break from all of the music and festivities and join us in the air condition for some wonderful films highlighting Louisiana culture! Admission is free!
Hey you get another chance to checkout the New Orleans Documentary, Big Charity on Feb 27th & 28th. We loved it! Support indie Filmmaking and check it out!
Founded as a hospital for the poor, Charity Hospital began in 1736 as just a small cottage built on the goodwill of a dying French merchant. Operated by nuns of The Daughters of Charity and serving the city of New Orleans for close to 300 years, it
Wildseeds: the Octavia Butler Emergent Strategy Collective, along with community partner PATOIS: The New Orleans International Human Rights Film Festival, present Be Steadwell’s film “Vow of Silence” on Monday, January 19th at 6:30 PM. Filmmaker Be Steadwell will be in attendance for the screening, and will facilitate a talk-back following the film.
Free and open to the public with donations being collected to support Wildseeds and the featured artist.
Checkout the Gala for the documentary film, ‘Forgotten Bayou’.
This film is about a giant sinkhole located in the Southern Louisiana swamps, and the struggles of the adjacent community as they cope with this on-going environmental disaster. For more information and to watch our trailer, please refer to our website: ForgottenBayou.com
FF|3 is coming!
What happened to FF|3 this year???? We’re proud to announce our film festival has now moved to the spring in New Orleans! All your favorite filmmaker contests, screenings, workshops and panels are back! Timecode:NOLA’s FF|3 will take place April 16-19th 2015 with preview screenings the weekend before at French Quarter Fest April 11-12th.
Filmmaker to Travel to DC for Vigil for Gun Violence Victims
to Bring Attention to Loopholes in National Gun Laws
John Richie, director of Shell Shocked, an award-winning documentary about youth and gun violence in New Orleans, is currently in production for a follow-up project titled 91%, a film about gun laws and the people they affect — all of us. 91% focuses on the issue of background checks, exploring how political gridlock contributes to avoidable gun violence.
Timecode:NOLA’s 4th annual
SUPER 8 ONE REEL FILM CONTEST
The Timecode:NOLA Super 8 ONE REEL Contest is an event in which filmmakers have to shoot a movie on one roll of Super 8 film. All of their edit decisions must be made in camera while shooting, since the filmmaker will not see their film before it is developed (YES! it’s actually on FILM!). Timecode:NOLA will then get the film developed and transferred, but the first time anyone will see it is in front of a live audience at the premiere. Even the filmmakers will be in the dark! Flaws and all. Masterpiece or terrible. These three and half minute black and white silent movies will be accompanied by commentating MC Chris Trew and a live piano player score at the premiere.
One roll of film. Up to three minutes. Only editing in camera. Anything goes.