NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued a filming notice to New Orleans residents in the Lower Garden District.
On Saturday, June 22nd, a production company will be filming scenes at the Market Street Power Plant from 7am to 8pm. Filming will involve simulated gunfire and explosions. Uniformed officers will be on location to monitor safety facilitate the production crew’s work.
Film New Orleans within the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy assists productions with the City’s permitting process, connects productions with local crew and resources, and facilitates communication between productions and the local community.
In 2012, New Orleans hosted 61 tax credit film projects (TV, films and commercials with budgets over $300,000), with direct spending of $669.8 million. In 2011, the City hosted 46 tax credit projects with an estimated $544 million in direct spending.
For questions about filming in New Orleans, please contact Film New Orleans at (504) 658-0923.