Tuesday, Nov 10, 2020 6 PM

Laura Cayouette in conversation with Henry Griffin – Know Small Parts 2nd Edition

Garden District Book Shop
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2727 Prytania St, New Orleans, LA

Join us with Laura Cayouette in conversation with Henry Griffin as they discuss Cayouette's book, Know Small Parts, 2nd Edition. This event is free, however an RSVP is required. RSVP Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUpcu2uqDIqEtcNHDBDv7wWNIYBPt2TQUQO The Second Edition of Know Small Parts has been updated to reflect changes in technology and the industry since the book’s original publishing. Rewritten during the COVID-19 pandemic, new chapters include a comprehensive look at self-taping and a chapter on #MeToo issues covering what to do if you witness an incident or experience harassment. There’s also a new section on signing conventions — how to get started, set up shop, and expand your fan base. Another new section adds a tool for Breaking Down the Scene, and the Commercials chapter has been rewritten to address changing advertising platforms. Best known as Leonardo DiCaprio’s sister in Django Unchained, Laura has acted in over 60 movies and TV shows including Kill Bill, Now You See Me, True Detective, Friends and a recurring roles on Tremeand Oprah Winfrey and Ava Duverney’s Queen Sugar. Cayouette earned her Master's Degree in creative writing and English literature at the University of South Alabama where she was presented the 2014 Distinguished Alumni Award. She’s taught both English and acting/directing at various universities. Laura Cayouette is the author of seven books including the five-book Charlotte Reade Mystery series which begins during the Saints march to the Super Bowl amid Mardi Gras 2010 and features local characters, a haunted chandelier and mysteries, not murders. Henry Griffin is a screenwriter and filmmaker from New Orleans. His first screenplay Rock Scissors Paper was optioned by Fox 2000 in 1996, which began an illustrious career as a professional screenwriter and script doctor. He has worked for Fox, DreamWorks, New Regency, and New Line Cinema. He wrote, directed, produced and acted in the 1999 short film, Mutiny, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Mutiny went on to win awards at South-by-Southwest, the Seattle International Film Festival, the Chicago International Film Festival, and the Message-to-Man Film Festival (St. Petersburg, Russia). It was also screened at the largest shorts market in the world, in Clermont-Ferrand, France. His 2004 film Tortured by Joy was featured on a DVD in the Believer Magazine. His music video for the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, "Complicated Life," has received over 60,000 hits on YouTube. Two of his forthcoming films (the feature Flip Mavens and the short The Flavor of Plaid) are the result of student production exercises at UNO. He has published essays in the anthology Movies: The Ultimate Insider's Guide, alongside Woody Allen, Sidney Lumet, Milos Forman and Martin Scorsese. As an actor, he appeared in the 2000 film, The Way of the Gun. Henry currently has a recurring role in the HBO series, Treme.