For contact information for local law enforcement and other resources that may be needed when filming in the Parish, please contact us directly.
With the exception of worker’s compensation, Louisiana has no insurance requirements for motion pictures, but any producers filming in the state are strongly encouraged to acquire a comprehensive liability policy prior to the onset of principal photography. Louisiana property owners are encouraged to make proof of adequate insurance a requirement to use their location.
Fees & Permits
There are NO state fees or permits required for filming in Louisiana. Location fees for use of state property are assessed on a case-by-case basis and are often waived. Additional information on fees and permits may be found by contacting local film offices.
Decisions on road closures are made by the local jurisdictions. For road closures, please contact us for more information.
The State Police, State Fire Marshal, and local fire departments must be consulted before any explosions, other pyrotechnics, or fireworks may take place. The need for standby fire equipment and personnel is determined on a case-by-case basis. Please contact us for more information.