All sessions and events will be held in the Slidell Municipal Auditorium on the main stage unless otherwise noted.



10:00 am – 11:00 am

“Art of the Poster” movie poster exhibition open in the George Dunbar Slidell Cultural Center at City Hall. Presented by Movie Poster Archives and Hollywood on the Bayou and hosted by the City of Slidell. 

11:00 am – 11:45 am

Slidell Municipal Auditorium doors open, business networking, Art of the Film Expo showcase. 

11:45 am – 12:00 noon

Live entertainment with Greg Barnhill. Luncheon buffet opens.

12:00 pm – 1:45 pm

Business of Film luncheon featuring Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser.

1:45 pm – 2:15 pm

Film Showcase: “Introducing Movie Poster Archives: Preserving Paper Memories” and Filming in Louisiana 2022 reel, Slidell Municipal Auditorium meeting room 

2:15 pm – 2:45 pm

Louisiana Entertainment Incentives and Impact – Christopher Stelly 

2:45 pm – 3:30 pm

The Impact of Filming in Louisiana – Trey Burvant and Carroll Morton 

3:30 pm – 3:45 pm


3:45 pm – 4:45 pm

The Instrumental Role of Music in Film – Jay Weigel and Reid Wick

4:45 pm – 5:10 pm

Music Collaboration with Jamm Around – Donovan Williams 

5:10 pm – 5:30 pm

Silent No More – Scoring Silent Films with Dr. Ben Redwine 

5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Intellectual Property: Comics, Graphic Novels, Movies and More – Kody Chamberlain

7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Expo After Hours – Greg Barnhill Expo songwriting session preview and live entertainment presented by Ozone Songwriter Festival at The Wine Garden, 300 Robert St., Olde Towne Slidell


10:00 am – 11:15 am

Songwriting for Film and Interactive Songwriting Session with Greg Barnhill 

11:15 am – 12:00 noon

Location Scouting – Dan Zweben and Mickey Lambert 

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Reel Scout: Listing your property for use in filmmaking with Roberta Carrow-Jackson 

12:30 pm – 1:15 pm

Lunch break with Louisiana Film Showcase on the main stage plus “Art of the Poster” exhibition in the George Dunbar Slidell Cultural Center at City Hall 

1:15 pm to 1:45 pm

Casting talent with Hunter McHugh, On the Hunt Casting 

1:45 pm to 2:20pm

Acting for Commercials and Films – Rhonda Laizer, SAG-AFTRA Actor

2:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Acting: from Background to SAG – Eric Lamulle 

3:00 pm to 3:15 pm


3:15 pm to 3:50 pm

Veterans’ Training in Filmmaking – DeAnna Charett, Bad Habitz Organization 

4:00 pm to 4:50 pm

Hollywood Life: The Backstories – Linda Thurman 

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Film Showcase: “Introducing Movie Poster Archives: Preserving Paper Memories” and Filming in Louisiana 2022 reel

Dinner break

6:00 pm to 6:30 pm

Awards presentation for “Create Your Own Movie” student poster competition contest winners and closing remarks

6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Expo After Hours – The Music of Film with Northshore Community Orchestra, presented by the City of Slidell

Schedule subject to change.