10:00 AM – 8:00 PM

Fifty Shades of Louisiana: A Filmmaker’s Paradise

Exhibition of original movie posters from Louisiana productions, presented by Hollywood on the Bayou, Movie Poster Archives and The City of Slidell. Open during the Expo, with reception from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Admission is free. 

Slidell Cultural Center in City Hall

12:00 – 4:00 PM

Old School Eats food truck

This Hollywood South favorite will be on-site with tasty fare and beverages available for purchase. 

Auditorium entrance

10:00 – 10:30 AM

So You Want To Be a Songwriter?

with Greg Barnhill

Main Stage

10:30 – 11:00 AM

We Write the Songs: a Songwriting Workshop

with Greg Barnhill

Main Stage

11:00 – 11:45 AM

Casting, Casting, One, Two, Three

with Bill Rainey, Austin Naulty, Susie Labry and Nicole Ferrier 

Main Stage

11:00 – 11:45 AM

The Magic of Music in Film

with Jay Weigel

Conference Room

11:45 AM – 12:30 PM

The Road From the Silver Screen to the GRAMMYS

with Reid Wick

Conference Room

12:45 – 1:15 PM

Music in Films: Passions, Productions and Possibilities

with Jay Weigel, Reid Wick and Greg Barnhill

Conference Room

1:15 – 2:45 PM

Powerhouse Perspectives: Industry Incentives, Film Advocacy, and NOLA as a Major National Production Hub

with Christopher Stelly, Trey Burvant and Carroll Morton

Conference Room

2:45 – 3:15 PM

Breaking into the Business and Getting Real

with Katherine Brooks

Conference Room

3:15 – 4:00 PM

From Bodyguards to Blindsides: the Many Facets of Film

with Quinton Aaron and Wayne Douglas Morgan

Conference Room

4:00 – 4:45 PM

Your Career in Film: A Life Full of Unexpected Opportunities

with Linda Thurman

Conference Room

5:00 – 5:45 PM

A Journey through Films, from Past to Present

with Ed Poole

Conference Room

5:45 PM

Presenting winners of the high school students’ “Create Your Own Movie” poster competition

Closing remarks, invitation to “Fifty Shades of Louisiana” exhibition in City Hall 

Main Stage