Film New Orleans

Locations. Resources. Incentives.

Acting Coach

Dodge Cine

Alessio Cappelletti

213 S. Solomon St.
New Orleans, LA 70119

Phone: 401-225-3133
Email: [email protected]
Website:dodgecine.com

Golden Palm recipient from Mexico International Film Festival for his work as a writer-director, amongst other accolades. Alessio Cappelleti’s work was exhibited off-Broadway and on Broadway. He was featured on the cover of Imagine Magazine, highlighting his work as an exclusive acting coach. His actors have gone on to book agents, managers, and have garnered lead roles on films that have gotten press in publications like Variety and appeared on networks like Ion TV.

His upcoming features and TV projects have gotten gotten initial financing and attached acclaimed Hollywood collaborators including Charles E. McCarry (winner of the Excellence in Art Design Award from the Art Director’s Guild for “Ugly Betty”), Brendan Uegama CSC (Riverdale Season 2, Sabrina The Teenage Witch), Adrienne Stern (renowned Casting Director), etc.

In 2018, Alessio was asked to judge the film festival for the Stone Street FDDA ESRA Program alongside acclaimed director Jean Stephane-Sauvaire ( “A Prayer Before Dawn” with Joe Cole).

Alessio was a co-founder of the internationally acclaimed Mind the Art Entertainment (NYC) which collaborated with over 600 artists, and has had many successes: having multiple shows hailed in the NYC Fringe Festival a few years in a row and at the La Mama Theater, acclaim from the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Broadway World, and Time Out New York. Mind The Art Entertainment also had the honor of hosting the pre-award reception for the 2010 Drama Desk Awards at Lincoln Center (Catherine Zeta-Jones, Scarlett Johansson, Jeff Bridges, and Christopher Walken in attendance).
His upcoming features and TV projects have gotten gotten initial financing and attached acclaimed Hollywood collaborators including Charles E. McCarry (winner of the Excellence in Art Design Award from the Art Director’s Guild for “Ugly Betty”), Brendan Uegama CSC (Riverdale Season 2, Sabrina The Teenage Witch), Javier Gonzales (producer of “In The Radiant City” with Paul Sparks and more recently a film with Hayley Bennet), Adrienne Stern (renowned Casting Director), etc.

In 2018, Alessio was asked to be one of five jury members and to be one of the presenters for the film festival for the Stone Street FDDA ESRA Program alongside acclaimed director Jean Stephane-Sauvaire (Johnny Mad Dog, “A Prayer Before Dawn” with Joe Cole) and Adam Speilberg (“Fan Girl” with Kiernan Shipka).

Alessio also remains a shareholder with the internationally acclaimed company he co-founded and was a board member of in NYC, “Mind the Art Entertainment”.
Mind the Art Entertainment has collaborated with over 600 artists, internationally, and has had many great successes: having multiple shows well received in the NYC Fringe Festival a few years in a row and at the La Mama Theater, acclaim from the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Huffington Post, Broadway World, and Time Out New York. Mind The Art Entertainment also had the honor of hosting the pre-award reception for the 2010 Drama Desk Awards at Lincoln Center (Catherine Zeta-Jones, Scarlett Johansson, Jeff Bridges, and Christopher Walken in attendance).

Credits:

    • Credit: Broken Crayons
    • Type: Select Credit Type
    • Position: WriterDirector
    • Credit: The Date
    • Type: Select Credit Type
    • Position: ProducerDirector
    • Credit: A Woman in Progress
    • Type: Select Credit Type
    • Position: Director
    • Credit: A Drink With Death
    • Type: Select Credit Type
    • Position: Writer

HeadHunter Productions

Crew: Acting Coach.
Production Services: Production Company, Film.
Support Services: Photography (Headshots/Models).

Hunter McGregor

3635 Ridgelake Drive
Metairie, LA 70002

Phone: 504-610-7755
Email: [email protected]
Website:https://www.facebook.com/headhunterproductionsllc/

Located inside the historic Four Winds Printing building in Metairie, HeadHunter Productions specializes in acting classes for youth and adults, head shots, video auditions, and custom reels. We are also an award winning production company actively involved in the local short film festival community.

I Hear Voices

Maureen Brennan

238 Beverly Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

Phone: 504-259-9135
Cell: 504-259-9135
Email: [email protected]
Website:www.maureenbrennan.net

Dialect Coach specializing in authentic New Orleans, Louisiana, Cajun and general Southern dialects.

Credits:

    • Credit: Troupe Zero
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Dialect Coach Clients Allison Janney Viola Davis Jim Gaffigan McKenna Grace
    • Credit: Queen Sugar
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Dialect Coach 3 seasons Clients Kofi Siriboe Tina Lifford
    • Credit: Claws
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Dialect Coach Client Peter Firth
    • Credit: The Reaping
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Dialect Coach Client Idris Elba
    • Credit: A Confederacy of Dunces
    • Type: Select Credit Type
    • Position: Dialect Coach Nick Offerman led cast
    • Credit: Cut Throat City
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Dialect Coach Cast

Improv Academy Nola

Crew: Acting Coach.

Eliot Preschutti

1441 N. Claiborne Ave Second Floor
New Orleans, LA 70116

Phone: 347-468-2614
Email: [email protected]
Website:www.improvacademynola.com

comedy training, headshots, audition taping, local television program, improv classes and writing classes. professional coaches and working comedians helping make new orleans talent the best it can be. multiple classes every month only four blocks from the french quarter. call or write for any questions.

Credits:

    • Credit: Official Sketch Comic of the Comedy Store Hollywood
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Director

Production Assistance, Lighting, Prop builder.

Edward J. Eugene

327 Morgan street Apt. A
New Orleans, LA 70114

Phone: 504-215-4503
Email: [email protected]
Website:Edward Eugene IMDB

A Native of New Orleans, presently I reside in New Orleans and am seeking to become employed in the film industry please feel free to contact me anytime.

Credits:

    • Credit: The Host LllC
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Prop builder
    • Credit: Free State of Jones
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Prop Builer
    • Credit: BFA New Orleans
    • Type: TV Pilot
    • Position: Art Department

Spud McConnell

Crew: Acting Coach.

John Spud McConnell

238 Beverly Drive
Metairie, LA 70001

Phone: 504-259-6598
Email: [email protected]
Website:www.spudmcconnell.com

M.A. in Acting, LSU
Founding Member of Swine Palace Productions
80+ Film/TV Credits
New York and regional theatre credits
National/regional voice credits

Stanislovski method, mime, movement, juggling, Western quick-draw, whistling, script & character breakdown and I can teach you to tango too!

Credits:

    • Credit: Instant Family
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Actor
    • Credit: The First
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Actor
    • Credit: Bad Stepmother
    • Type: Movie of the Week
    • Position: Actor

V-MAN Basketball Concepts

Vyron Keller

20 Bocage Drive
Destrehan, LA 70047

Phone: 504.346.3561
Email: [email protected]
Website:www.vmanbasketballconcepts.com

V-MAN Basketball Concepts has been created to; entertain, teach, inspire, and aid by using basketball as a vessel. We aim to teach clients how to understand and become better in the game of basketball.
Our mission is to provide inspirational entertainment, instructional camps, individual skill development training and basketball coaching consulting. It is our goal to empower clients with basketball knowledge and the confidence needed to play the game.

Credits:

    • Credit: Glory Road
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Talent Scout
    • Credit: Hurricane Season
    • Type: Feature
    • Position: Talent Scout
    • Credit: Queen Sugar
    • Type: Television Series
    • Position: Actor