CITY OF NEW ORLEANS ISSUES FILMING NOTICES FOR RESIDENTS IN NEW ORLEANS EAST
NEW ORLEANS, LA – Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued a filming notice to residents in New Orleans East.
On Friday, March 13, 2015, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., a production company will conduct a special effects testing involving propane fire in the parking lot of the former Six Flags theme park at 3011 Michoud Boulevard.
The New Orleans Fire Department will be on site ensure public safety and to help facilitate the work.
Film New Orleans within the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy assists productions with the City’s permitting process, connects productions with local crew and resources, and facilitates communication between productions and the local community.
In 2014, New Orleans hosted 60 tax credit film projects (TV, films, and commercials with budgets over $300,000), with direct spending of roughly $509 million.
For questions about filming in New Orleans, please contact Film New Orleans at (504) 658-0923 or visit www.filmneworleans.org.