Youth Programs

Born Digital

 

We actually do believe the children are our future (Thank you, Whitney). They are our future storytellers, designers, makers, technologists and artists. NOVAC’s Born Digital programming gives young people in South Louisiana the digital tools to make their voices heard, and the training they need to become next-gen creators!

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Camps & Workshops

 

NOVAC’s storytelling engagement programs. We partner with the New Orleans Public Library, NORD and the East Baton Rouge Public Libraries to offer free weekend and summer digital storytelling camps for local youth.

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High School Career Tech Programs

 

NOVAC is a Louisiana Department of Education certified Course Choice provider, which allows us to offer Carnegie Unit high school courses in Visual Communication with Photoshop and Video Storytelling with Premiere at three local high schools in 2016-2017.

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Creative Council

 

NOVAC’s holistic portfolio, mentorship and creative counseling program, designed to support a small cohort of local talented teens seeking career and college pathways in the creative industries.

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Internships

 

NOVAC provides internship opportunities for local young people, ages 16-24, through high school, college and youth development programs.

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Donate to Born Digital

 

NOVAC’s Born Digital Programs are offered free to young people throughout the state in the cities and programs we serve. Born Digital is made possible through generous support from donors like HBO, the Keller Family Foundation, Cox/City Council Grant, the Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, the Arts New Orleans, the Jazz and Heritage Foundation and more. You can support Born Digital with cash or in-kind technology donations.

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  • High School Career Tech Programs

    NOVAC is a Louisiana Department of Education certified provider of Career and Technical Education programs through the Jump Start program, training high school students in Digital Media pathway courses. This means we offer Carnegie-Unit high school classes in Graphic Design with Adobe Photoshop, Visual Storytelling......

  • Summer Camps & Workshops

    NOVAC’s summer camps and workshops give kids throughout Southeastern LA the opportunity to try out video storytelling, and learn from working filmmakers in a fun, hands-on workshop. Our past programs have included weekend and school-year workshops at NOVAC and in partnership with Big Class, the......

  • Internships (Ages 16-24)

    Want to know more about working in creative digital media? The challenge with working in creative fields is that there’s just so many of them, and they overlap and interact. NOVAC internships give young people hands on experience in a variety of CDM fields, from......

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We’re a membership-based organization, which means we exist to serve our diverse community of filmmakers, film students, film workers and film lovers. We’re proud of the work our members do, and work to provide the best and brightest in technology, talent and expertise year-round, so that our local filmmaking community continues to thrive and grow.

 

NOVAC memberships start at $50. Join us today, so you, too, can get some.