Location Scout Resource: Louisiana

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Location Scout resources and info – State of Louisiana

Location scout resources for the gulf coast, southern U.S. State of Louisiana, including film office information and other info and data of interest to location scouts, location managers and other production personnel.


Louisiana Film Commission

Louisiana Film Commission

Location Scout Resource: State of Louisiana Governor’s Office of Film and Television Development

Louisiana Film and Television | State of Louisiana Office of Entertainment Industry Development | lafilm.org

About State of Louisiana Governor’s Office of Film and Television Development:

The Office of Entertainment Industry Development is the public agency within the state of Louisiana Department of Economic Development that serves as an informational clearinghouse and provides technical assistance to individuals and entities engaged in film and television production in the state.


Shreveport, LA - USA Today

Shreveport, LA – USA Today

Location Scout Spotlight – Shreveport Louisiana

Hooray for locations outside Hollywood – USA Today

Shreveport has attracted at least 18 projects in 2008, totaling more than $200 million in production budgets, and more than 80% of that will likely be spent in Louisiana, according to estimates from the state’s Office of Entertainment Industry Development.

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Possibly Film Locations in the Shreveport, Louisiana Area


Louisiana

Louisiana

Film shot near St. Francisville to debut – Baton Rouge Advocate

Warbirds,” a film shot near St. Francisville and at the Celtic Media Centre in Baton Rouge, will debut Saturday on the SCI-FI cable TV channel, with a red-carpet premiere set at Celtic the same day. The invitation-only premiere will be open to …

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Mardi Gras!

Mardi Gras!

Location Scout Mardi Gras

As we all know, Mardi Gras is a big annual event in New Orleans and in fact along most of the Gulf (of Mexico) Coast; this year Fat Tuesday (this is what the French phrase “mardi gras” translates to in English…) was yesterday, Tuesday February 5th, 2008.

My Mom’s side of my family hails from the Mississippi / Alabama Gulf Coast areas and New Orleans. Someday I’ll post photos of the big ole house my grandmother grew up in in the French Quarter of New Orleans. One of my fondest family memories is going to visit my Grandmother at her home in Gulfport, MS and the two us going to about a half dozen local Mardi Gras parades in little towns along the coast over a period of several days during Mardi Gras one year and meeting up with other relatives in Mobile (AL) for Fat Tuesday.

Yo, they don’t know from Mardi Gras here in New Jersey 😉

Check out the 2008 Fat Tuesday party below:


Wikipedia

Wikipedia

Louisiana – Wikipedia

Louisiana is a state located in the southern region of the United States of America. Louisiana is the 31st most extensive and the 25th most populous of the 50 United States. Its capital is Baton Rouge and largest city is New Orleans. Louisiana is the only state in the U.S. with political subdivisions termed parishes, which are local governments equivalent to counties. The largest parish by population is East Baton Rouge Parish, and the largest by land area is Cameron Parish.


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