Office Hours:
Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm

Mailing Address:
Center for Public Service
Alcee Fortier Hall
6823 St. Charles Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

Phone: 504-862-8060
Fax: 504-862-8061


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New Orleans Video Access Center

Contact Info


532 Louisa St.
New Orleans, Louisiana 70117
Directions To Agency:
Primary Phone: 5043081420

Primary Agency Contact

Name: Darcy McKinnon
Phone: 5049405780

Agency Info

Agency type: Non Profit
Agency hours:9a.m.-6p.m.
Beginning date for service:04/01/2009

Agency Details

Agency carries liability insurance.
Agency carries worker's compensation insurance.
Agency has a need for additional volunteers.
From Hollywood features to indie films to community media, NOVAC connects all New Orleanians to training, resources and opportunities. NOVAC has been connecting filmmakers to the community since 1972 and is today on the forefront of film production in the state.

Mission statements

NOVAC's mission is to cultivate a sustainable local film community in New Orleans by providing access to training, resources and locally generated content.

Value statement

NOVAC values influencing others and encouraging creativity so that our partners experience personal and professional growth with a sense of achievement. We also value aiding the community with low cost training and job placement opportunities.

Division Mission Statements

  • Louisiana Film Crew Training Program This program provides intensive job training and job placement services free of charge for people who want entry-level work in the thriving local film and television production industry.

Populations Served by Agency

  • All populations

Topics Of Interest for this agency

  • Art
  • Art Education
  • Arts & Culture
  • Digital filmmaking
  • Education
  • Video production
  • Workforce development

Public Service Needs

  • Archives Assessment document, including inventory, artifact descriptions and some content description. Also, some media preserved and digitized
  • We will work with the intern to create a custom final project that is either a video production, interactive design or graphic design project.

Resource Needs for this agency

  • Grant administration and implementation
  • Help with enrolling prospective students.
  • Marketing help
  • Media development
  • Membership development
  • Publicity
  • Publicity and Fundraising
  • Research, outreach, coordination

Services Provided by Agency

  • Digital filmmaking training
  • Education
  • Job Placement Assistance
  • Programming
  • Video production support
  • Workforce training

Center for Public Service, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-862-8060