Sync Up Cinema 2015, a film industry conference during Jazz Fest, will feature three days of screenings, panels and events focusing on the state’s industry, culture and music Monday through Wednesday.
The free confab is a joint venture of the Jazz and Heritage Foundation and the New Orleans Film Society. All events will be in the George and Joyce Wein Jazz and Heritage Center at 1225 N. Rampart St., adjacent to the Jazz & Heritage Foundation offices.
Schedule activities include an indie producer’s boot camp, a guide to prepping for exhibiting and a slate of films — many accompanied by sessions with the filmmakers.
Events include the following:
“The Newport Effect,” a film about the Newport Folk Festival, with a question-and-answer session with the filmmakers and Newport and New Orleans Jazz festivals founder George Wein at 6:45 p.m. Monday
Digital Youth, Project 10 at 3 p.m. Tuesday
Projection Workshop at 3 p.m. Tuesday
“Fresh Dress,” Louisiana premiere of the film that chronicles hip-hop, urban fashion and the influences on high fashion at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday
Airlift Hour at 3 p.m. Wednesday
“Keeper of the Flame,” plus performance at 4 p.m. Wednesday
Producer Boot Camp, with Josh Penn, Angela Tucker, Amy Mitchell-Smith discussing independent films in the state at 5 p.m. Wednesday
“This Ain’t No Mouse Music: The Story of Arhoolie Records,” with a question-and-answer session with the filmmakers at 6 p.m. Wednesday
For more information and to register, visit www.jazzandheritage.org/sync-up.