In Lake Charles, our focus is on your production. From Gulf beaches to alligator-filled marshlands, to colorful personalities, we've got you covered. With delicious Cajun cuisine and fresh Louisiana seafood, you won't want to leave! You haven't truly shot Louisiana until you've been to Lake Charles.

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Call the Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana Film Commission for assistance:

  • Film-friendly Hotels and Bed & Breakfasts
  • Restaurants and Craft Services suggestions
  • Equipment rentals
  • Spas and Casino Resorts
  • Permits
  • *2,000 sq. ft. of office space for a major film production based in Calcasieu Parish
  • Attractive statewide incentives
  • Location photos
  • Crew and Talent

For more information about filming in Southwest Louisiana, contact Angie Manning, at or call 337-502-4343.

*Pending approval by the Calcasieu Parish Police Jury and based on availability at the time of the request.


Need special assistance? The Southwest Louisiana Film Commission/Southwest Louisiana Convention and Visitors Bureau offers…

Why Lake Charles?

Thanks to competitive tax incentives, Louisiana has quickly become one of the premier locations for film & television…

Location Photos

Glistening waters are in abundance in Lake Charles/Southwest Louisiana, perfect for catching that peaceful sunrise or warm sunset…