While The Contemporary Arts Center is the main hub for the festival, other venues to check out during the week include The Advocate New Orleans, The Broad Theater, The Orpheum Theater, and The Prytania Theater.
If you need to fly, book a flight to Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. From there, you can take a taxi or call a ride share to take you downtown. The festival takes place at multiple venues throughout the city including the Orpheum Theater, the Prytania Theater, the Broad Theater and many others (every year there are a few new venues and pop-up theaters, too).
New Orleans has loads of lodging options for all budgets.
Activities for Filmmakers
If you’re a filmmaker attending the festival, you will have the chance to join roundtables, panels, networking events, pitch competitions and more.
The New Orleans Film festival boasts a diverse lineup that will surely not disappoint!