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The City of New Orleans

Mayor Mitchell J. Landrieu

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City issues filming notice

June 15, 2012

NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued a filming notice to New Orleans residents.

On Saturday, June 16th a production crew will be conducting filming at 925 Jackson Avenue, from approximately 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m.  This filming will involve simulated gunfire.

There will also be restricted parking on certain adjacent blocks. “No Parking” signs will be posted in the following locations:

•           900 Block of Josephine St. (both sides) between Laurel St. and Constance St. (5:30 p.m.-8 a.m.)

•           900 Block of Jackson Ave. (both sides) between Laurel St. and Constance St. (12 p.m.-8 a.m.)

•           1000 Block of Jackson Ave. (downtown side) between Constance St and Magazine St. (12 p.m.-8 a.m.)

Uniformed officers will be on hand to ensure public safety and to facilitate the production crew’s work. They will be holding traffic intermittently for intervals of 3 to 5 minutes.

Film New Orleans 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 2011, $531 million was spent locally in the film industry during both filming and post-production, contributing significantly to the New Orleans economy by creating jobs.

For questions about filming in New Orleans, please contact Katie Williams at Film New Orleans within the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy at (504) 658-0923.

 
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Last updated: 6/15/2012 10:53:51 AM

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