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.
The central knowledge base for any film project. Each section represents a required step in the process of beginning a production in New Orleans.
A searchable directory of local people and services. Search or browse the entire directory or by a specific sub-category.
The most common questions posed on the site about us and the city at large.
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.
Find contact information for each of Louisiana’s three major production hubs: New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and Shreveport.
Start here! Answers to the most common questions posed by locals.
The history of film in New Orleans film is rich and extensive. Take a look at our filmography or a full listing of past projects or see Current Productions to find out what’s upcoming or filming now.
The easiest way to connect to the film industry. Fill out our form add your business or location to the Film New Orleans database.
One of the most difficult things about breaking in to the film industry is securing your first job. We outline steps to make the process easier.
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.
Still looking for more information? We can connect you to some great outside resources.
If you can’t find what you’re looking for on the site, we’re happy to help.
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