NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued a filming notice to New Orleans residents.
A production company will be conducting testing on Sunday, March 3, 2013 between the hours of 1pm and 5pm, and Monday, March 4, 2013 between the hours of 12pm and 4pm. on property at 6801 Franklin Ave, New Orleans. Motorists can anticipate the sounds of explosions during the testing. No road closures will be in effect.
New Orleans Fire Department will be on the scene to ensure safety.
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 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 within the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy at (504) 658-0923.