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Deep South Studios Sponsors $50,000 Filmmakers Grant

Deep South Studios Sponsors $50,000 Filmmakers Grant

The Create Louisiana Filmmakers Grant is an industry-building program designed to recognize and celebrate the creative industries in Louisiana, including all of the burgeoning, indigenous filmmakers that contribute to Louisiana’s vibrant creative economy. The Create Louisiana Filmmakers Grant is a partnership between the Deep South Studios, The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and the New Orleans Film Society. The grant recipient team will receive $50,000 for a short format scripted, documentary or animation project. Eligible films must be based on an original work and have a finished running time of not more than 40 minutes. The film must be completed within 12 months of receiving the grant, with the finished project set to screen at the 2016 New Orleans Film Festival. Learn more about the Deep South Studios sponsored filmmakers grant, and apply...
‘Pitch Perfect 2’ a homecoming for producer Scott Niemeyer

‘Pitch Perfect 2’ a homecoming for producer Scott Niemeyer

“Homecoming” has to be the most fitting description for Scott Niemeyer’s life at this very moment. The New Orleans-native-turned-Hollywood-producer has staked a 27-year career in film—including producing My Big Fat Greek Wedding and overseeing financing and operations for Dumb and Dumber—but his recent career surge has swelled on the success of a comedy shot in the Capital City with LSU standing in as the fictional and a capella-frenzied Barden University… Read more HERE.      ...