Film New Orleans

Locations. Resources. Incentives.

Production Essentials

We believe that our unique neighborhoods are a large part of what makes New Orleans attractive to the entertainment industry. FNO goes above and beyond to strike a balance between production activity and quality of life for residents. We believe open and advance communication is key to this success.

  • City Hall Production Meeting

    All low, medium and high impact filming projects may be required to participate in a City Hall Production Meeting. This meeting is an opportunity for your production to engage in …

  • Location Search

    For assistance regarding customized file pulls, please email a locations breakdown to Film New Orleans at [email protected]

  • Neighborhood Filming Info

    It is imperative that we keep New Orleans film friendly. To ensure this, Film New Orleans goes above and beyond to strike a balance between production activity and quality of life …

  • Neighborhood Notification

    Advance notification of the planned activity must be communicated through fliers distributed in the impacted area to inform residents and businesses of your activity. The fliers are the primary notification …

  • Parking & Street Closures

    All parking and street closure requests must be evaluated by Film New Orleans. Please contact the Film Office at 504-658-4341.

    All street and lane closures must be reviewed and approved …

  • Law Enforcement

    Uniformed law enforcement officers are available to work alongside film, video and photo projects. Production Assistants (PA) or other crew members should never control vehicular traffic.

    A film permit and …

  • New Orleans EMS

    (NOEMS) provides stand-by coverage for a variety of events and functions, public or private and may be requested via the Special Event Coverage Request Form

    All services below include Advance …

  • Weather & Geography

    Mild winters mean year-round shooting.

    New Orleans’ climate is designated “sub-tropical.” The City experiences mild winters with long spring and summer seasons, making year-round filming possible. January’s morning lows average …