Film New Orleans leads the city’s efforts to attract and enhance the production of feature films, television series, documentaries and commercial filming. The Film Office works as a liaison for all production needs including permits, city services and logistical support. We are one of the fastest growing production hubs in the country with competitive state film tax credits, diverse neighborhoods and architecture, an award-winning independent film community and a city with a rich cultural heritage. New Orleans is camera ready to host your production and serve your creative needs.

Film New Orleans is responsible for the following:

  • Partners with Louisiana Economic Development and other economic development organizations to market New Orleans as a leading center for film and culture
  • Issues film permits, manages all location permits and facilitates communication and permitting through other city departments and agencies
  • Manages all film production from initial requests to location filming, working to minimize the impact to our communities
  • Supports film workforce training programs and educational programming for local independent filmmakers