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LEDA Taking Steps to Bring Film Industry to Lafayette

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hollywood south tax incentives Wed, 18 Apr 2018 21:59:14 +0000 LEDA Taking Steps to Bring Film Industry to Lafayette hollywood south tax incentives KADN after the 2015 legislative changes to the motion picture tax credit program, it looked like louisiana would no longer be considered 'hollywood south'. that all changed in 2017 when revisions to the program helped create economic growth, especially in areas outside of new orleans.lafayette economic development authority is trying to take advantage of the 5 percent tax credit (super: gregg gothreaux) "legislation was passed by the state legislature to promote film production in more remote areas, as you might say, away from new orleans. and i think it's important that we understand the impact of those films and we've come together to try and attract film to the region."one way leda is attracting filmakers to the area is by offering their own incentives on top of the tax credit.(super: marcus lyle brown)"so when the state has their tax credit incentive, and the city has a tax credit incentive or at least a production incentive package on top of that one, it makes it a whole lot more attractive."combine the financial incentives with the cultural aspects of the region, and acadiana becomes a no brainer for more film companies.(super: griff furst) "i've got some pretty wild and crazy ideas of what i want to do in the community that i'm in and i know lafayette would be supporitive of that and embrace creating a...or turning the city into a major production hub as one of its main industries.""film, as an entitiy that brings money from the outside to spend in our community, is a great investment in terms of economic development and has a great

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