Thanks to competitive tax incentives, Louisiana has quickly become one of the premier locations for film and television production in the United States. As for Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana, filmmakers can enhance their production value by taking advantage of the unique communities and sub-tropical climate. Located between Houston and New Orleans, Lake Charles has great access to additional film industry services from neighboring areas.
In Lake Charles, our focus is on your production. A small sampling of our location menu includes lakes, a national register historic district, jungle terrain, swampy marshlands, rural towns, and farms. The Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Film Commission is committed to building a motion picture industry by offering unmatched assistance and information.
Need production assistance? The Southwest Louisiana Film Commission/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau offers assistance and information regarding:
All productions are required to having a filming permit. Contact Angie Manning, firstname.lastname@example.org for permit details.
*Pending approval by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and based on availability at the time of the request.