Want to film in New Orleans? Start here. Film New Orleans acts as a liaison for all film and video projects working in the city. The City of New Orleans generates a blanket, free of charge film permit that is required to acquire all additional permits through other city agencies.
A searchable directory of local people and services. Search or browse the entire directory or by a specific sub-category.
Details Louisiana’s tax incentive program. Find answers to your most common questions and understand part of what makes New Orleans such a film friendly city.
The central knowledge base for any film project. Each section represents a required step in the process of beginning a production in New Orleans.
The easiest way to connect to the film industry. Fill out our form add your business or location to the Film New Orleans database.
Still looking for more information? We can connect you to some great outside resources.
Extras or ‘background actors’ are the people hired to fill out a set to make a scene more realistic. There are MANY opportunities to work as an extra throughout South Louisiana. All you need is some free time and initiative! We offer information on finding jobs as an extra, how to conduct yourself on set and some helpful rules of thumb.
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