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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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City Issues Filming Notice for Residents in Michoud

September 05, 2017

NEW ORLEANS – Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued a filming notice to residents in the Michoud neighborhood.

On Wednesday, Sept. 6 and Thursday, Sept. 7, between the hours of 7 p.m. and 6 a.m., a production company will film exterior scenes in the Michoud neighborhood. The sequence being filmed involves simulated special effects explosions and simulated gunfire.

Law enforcement officers will be on site to ensure public safety and to help facilitate the 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 2016, New Orleans hosted 50 film tax credit projects (TV, films, and commercials with budgets over $300,000) with direct spending of roughly $423 million.

For questions about filming in New Orleans, please contact Film New Orleans at (504) 658-0923 or visit www.filmneworleans.org.

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Last updated: 9/6/2017 6:51:44 AM

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