The Second Line Film Festival is produced by Gloried Media, LLC. the producers of the South Carolina Cultural Film Festival and The Charlotte Black Film Festival. After participating in the New Orleans cultural scene and serving as producer for the Real Caregivers of New Orleans Mr. Nichols, president of GM fell in love with the people of the city.  As a result, he wanted to create a platform for independent filmmakers who produce Short Films, Feature Films, Documentaries, Web Series, International Films and student films. In addition preserve and promote the culture and history of the Second Line through Dance, Fashion, Film, and Music.

Trophies Awarded - Best Second Line video, Best Short Film, Best Feature, Best Documentary, Best Student Film, Best International Film. Audience Award, Best Director, Best Score.

Selected, Features, documentary, short films, international, Web Series and Second Line videos participate in the Festival’s five competitive sections, the winners of which are chosen by special juries. Awards are given for the Best in each category.

All categories are eligible for the Audience Awards, which is chosen based on ballots submitted by the festival audience. Street teams and promotional flyers are encouraged to promote your film to attendees.

Overall Rating
  • Thanksgiving in New Orleans! Notified today that MusArt winner of the music award; congratulations to composer Kira Dawn Zeeman Rugen, film-maker Kevin Hanzlik, and photographer Hector Salazar.

    November 2022
  • Great event thanks for showing the world Trapped In The Hood Documentary SERIES Episode 1

    November 2022
  • Thank you for believing in my films and helping spread suicide awareness 💜 Festival had great communication and was friendly to all the filmmakers. Thanks for welcoming to your community!

    December 2021
  • Alexandre de Villeneuve

    Amazing festival broadcasting unexpected movies !

    November 2021
  • I absolutely loved this festival! I enjoyed talking with the other creators and the directors of the festival were extremely nice. I look forward to experiencing this festival again and especially when it’s held in person!

    November 2021