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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 film production. We offer full-service assistance including location scouting, permitting, accommodations, industry contacts and workforce development. And, Louisiana's beneficial tax incentives just help sweeten the deal.

In addition to being a full-service film commission, we also have a variety of diverse locations. 

They include:

  • Ancient cypress swamplands
  • Charming small towns with historic downtown districts
  • Beautiful waterfront shores
  • Various waterways including lakes, rivers, ponds, bayous and creeks
  • Rolling horse country
  • Scenic byways
  • A variety of architectural style buildings and homes


Louisiana's Northshore productions include:

  • NCIS: New Orleans Season 1, 2, 3
  • Bad Moms
  • Our Brand is Crisis
  • James Patterson's Zoo
  • Nicholas Sparks' The Lucky One and The Best of Me
  • The Big Short
  • The Free State of Jones
  • Joe Dirt 2
  • Hot Pursuit
  • Dead Man Walking
  • Kingfish
  • 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 Specialist, at, 985-630-6706 or 1-800-634-9443.

External links:
Louisiana Office of Film and Television
New Orleans Film Office