February 25, 2024

Brad Marolf

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Teams Host Movie Small business Expo Jan. 7-8 in Slidell

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SLIDELL — The Northshore Cultural Financial state Coalition and the Town of Slidell present “The Art of the Film: Louisiana Film Field Expo” on Saturday, Jan. 8 at the Slidell Municipal Auditorium. Admission is cost-free. Several hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The lineup of presenters consists of Ed and Sue Poole of Hollywood on the Bayou writer Linda Thurman composer, songwriter and vocalist Greg Barnhill Reid Wick of the Recording Academy composer, producer and conductor Jay Weigel Christopher Stelly of Louisiana Economic Advancement Trey Burvant of the Louisiana Film & Leisure Affiliation Katherine Brooks, Emmy Award-winning filmmaker, author and director Carroll Morton, director of Movie New Orleans, Mayor’s Place of work of Cultural Overall economy Jason Waggenspack, the Ranch Movie Studios Bill Rainey, the Holding Tent casting liaison actor/stuntman Austin Naulty and actress Nicole Ferrier.

Presentations will include profession chances new music placement business incentives and ladies in the film sector. The function also will aspect winners of the “Create Your Possess Movie” higher school scholar poster level of competition. 

Supplemental info about the expo is obtainable by way of the Artwork of the Movie Expo tab at northshorecec.org. The 2021 financial impression study, performed by Camoin 310, is out there at LouisianaEntertainment.gov.

The Artwork of the Movie Expo is sponsored by Louisiana Northshore/St. Tammany Parish Vacationer and Convention Commission, Film Poster Archives, the Northshore Collaborative, St. Tammany Corporation, Slidell Journal and Northshore Media Team/The Lake WYLK 94.7 FM. The party is supported by a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts, Business office of Cultural Development, Section of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, in cooperation with the Louisiana Point out Arts Council, as administered by the St. Tammany Parish Fee on Cultural Affairs. Funding has also been furnished by the National Endowment for the Arts.

The mission of the Northshore Cultural Overall economy Coalition, launched in 2009, is to facilitate expansion, enhancement and increased awareness of the cultural financial system and its affect by focusing on coalition developing, public plan, organization aid, outreach, advocacy and arts training. Membership is free and open up to all cultural financial state workers, organizations and corporations.

A study commissioned by Louisiana Amusement, a division of Louisiana Economic Advancement, implies the state’s motion image business created once-a-year financial exercise of far more than $800 million in 2020 by yourself, despite pandemic shutdowns.