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Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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City Issues Filming Notice for Residents in Algiers

November 08, 2017

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

On Thursday, Nov.9, a production company will film exterior scenes on the 400 block of Ptolemy Street between the hours of 6 a.m. and 7 p.m. The sequence being filmed will include simulated special effects and 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

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