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About the Film Commission

Our varied locations, historic downtown and diverse architectural styles are among the reasons Louisiana's Northshore is the perfect locale for your next filming project. We offer full-service assistance including scouting for locations, accommodations, industry contacts and workforce development. And, Louisiana's beneficial tax incentives just help sweeten the deal.

The St. Tammany Tourist Commission offers full-service assistance. We can help with location scouting, overnight accommodations and communicating with the local industry contacts and workforce.

We also have an abundance of film locations. Film locations include:

  • Ancient cypress swamplands
  • Charming small towns with historic downtown districts
  • Beautiful waterfront shores
  • Rolling horse country
  • Scenic byways
  • A variety of architectural style buildings and homes


Louisiana's Northshore has been involved with several productions, including:

  • Our Brand is Crisis
  • Zoo
  • Kingfish
  • The Big Short
  • The Free State of Jones
  • Joe Dirt 2
  • Hot Pursuit
  • Dead Man Walking
  • The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

With our great state tax incentives and close proximity, just 40 minutes from New Orleans, Baton Rouge and the Mississippi Gulf Coast, Louisiana's Northshore is the ideal place to film your next production. 

If you are interested in bringing your next film project to Louisiana's Northshore, please contact Loren Legendre, Film Commission Coordinator, at, 985-630-6706 or 1-800-634-9443.
External links:
Louisiana Office of Film and Television