Bright Lights On the Bayou: How Louisiana’s Film Industry Got a Leading Role
May 27, 2014
Written out in giant, white letters across the Santa Monica Mountains, Hollywood has been synonymous with the film industry since the early 20th century. An unlikely rival, however, has emerged as a formidable player in the industry. Though it may lack the iconic sign of its West Coast counterpart, Louisiana saw 18 major motion pictures filmed within state lines in 2013 – 3 more than California.
Why are so many more movies being filmed in Louisiana? Full article continued here.
Originally published May 2014. Reprinted by permission, freeenterprise.com, June 2014. Copyright© 2014, U.S. Chamber of Commerce.