Spring 2019 season applications for NOLA are open!  Applications are due by February 11, and our season begins March 14 (and runs through May 30).

The is an open house for prospective members on February 7 at NOVAC.

Before you apply, please note:

  • We ask that you be actively working on a project you’d like to workshop with the group. (Questions about what this means? See the Current Work section of the application below, or read more here.)

  • Dues for the season are $75.

  • For the second round of the application process, strong applicants may be asked to speak with a current Filmshop member, either at our pre-season open house, or via a phone or Skype call.

  • Filmshop members are expected to miss no more than 4 meetings per season (this means they must attend 11 out of 15 of their chapter's weekly meetings). Meetings take place on weeknights, 6:30 to 9:00pm.

We look forward to learning more about you!

If you have any questions, or would like to schedule a visit to one of our workshop meetings in New Orleans, feel free to email us at  For inquiries about FIlmshop in New York, please email

Name *
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What is your experience in film / video? As part of this application, we'd like to see some work samples. Please provide links to your professional or personal work online. You may also provide a screenplay sample. Please send any writing samples as an attachment to with your first and last name in the subject heading.
What project do you plan to workshop with the group?
What do you hope to accomplish by workshopping this project/how can this project benefit from constructive feedback?
Where do you see yourself in the next 2 to 5 years?
What skills, equipment, or resources would you be willing to share with the collective? Would you be able to give workshops or educational talks on any specific subjects?
Workshop participants are expected to attend on a regular basis. You may miss no more than 4 out of 15 weekly meetings. Do you foresee any problems meeting this requirement? If so, please elaborate.