Film Industry

Tangipahoa Parish embraces the film and video industry. Our reputation speaks for itself as we continue to be regarded as a premier filming locale. We understand the great strides that are taken to produce top-notch productions in the most efficient manner possible. It is our goal to assist you in finding the perfect locations, providing contacts, and affording you the best experience possible when filming in Tangipahoa Parish.

For the past 15 years, Tangipahoa Parish has been the location of choice for many feature films as well as commercial spots. Our diverse scenery, outstanding cooperation with film and production crews, and knowledge of the film industry have made Tangipahoa Parish a great place for location shots. The Tangipahoa Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau has extensive experience working with location scouts as well as talent scouts to make your production work as easy as possible.

From the rolling hills of the north, to the lush swamplands of the south, there are never-ending options for a variety of scenic backdrops in Tangipahoa Parish. The Tangipahoa Parish CVB staff will assist you in finding your perfect setting. Shown below are a few of the hidden gems waiting to be discovered on the Northshore. Whether you are looking for a production stage, a navigable waterway, 1800s church, or a simple housing location, our knowledgeable staff will provide you with the information you require. Call 1-800-542-7520 to speak with a representative.


Filming Requirements

Previous successes make Tangipahoa Parish the perfect location for filming. Community support creates an environment in which the ease of doing business is only trumped by the fantastic location choices. Listed below are the requirements for any company preparing to shoot within the boundaries of Tangipahoa Parish.

1. Notify the Tangipahoa Parish Convention and Visitors Bureau at 985-542-7520.
2. Provide Certificate of Insurance reflecting no less than $1,000,000 in coverage to location property owner.
3. At least one City/Town Police Officer or Sheriff’s Deputy are required to be on-set for the duration of filming. Officers representing the local city/town are required for filming within municipalities and Tangipahoa Parish Sheriffs Department is to be utilized for any filming outside the municipalities. Contacts will be provided upon request.


Louisiana Tax Incentives

The State of Louisiana provides excellent resources for filmmakers. Visit the Louisiana Film and Television website for complete information pertaining to the Louisiana Tax Incentive, links for resources, and additional information.


Feature Films/ Television Shows

During the past 15 years all, or portions of, many feature films and television shows have been produced in the Tangipahoa Parish area, including:

2018

The Highwaymen – February 8–16, March 7–10, 2018 – Hammond, Loranger, Independence
NCIS New Orleans – March 2, 2018 – National Guard Facility – Hammond
Troupe Zero – May 22–26, 2018 – Ponchatoula – Tangipahoa River
Seaside Snacks and Shacks on the Cooking Channel/Food Network – May 11, 2018 – Middendorf’s
Return of Shelby (Shelby Stanga) – 2017–2018 – Tangipahoa River

2017

The Green Book – Hammond, Loranger, Amite
Toyota Commercial – Downtown Hammond and residential area around Southeastern
Louisiana Caviar Movie – Starring Jamie Fox; filmed at Kliebert’s Alligator Farm
KFC Commercial – Hammond and Ponchatoula
The Shelby Show – Ponchatoula
NCIS New Orleans – Hammond/Robert area

2016

Scream TV Series – Hammond/Ponchatoula
Flip-N-Move TV Show – Ponchatoula and Hammond
Logan (AKA – Juarez/Wolverine) Movie – Downtown Amite, rural Amite, and Greenlawn Cemetery in Hammond
Blue Collar Bankers – Ponchatoula

2015

My Father Die – Ponchatoula
Astronaut Wives Club Mini Series – Tangi Lanes Bowling Alley, Downtown Hammond
The Quarry – filmed at Southeastern
NCIS New Orleans – Hammond airport and a cabin near the airport
Verizon filmed a commercial at Port Manchac in July of 2015
The Zoo TV Series – filmed for 3 days in and around Global Wildlife in June of 2015
Rodeo and Juliet Movie – filmed at the Florida Parishes Arena in April of 2015
First 48 hours – filmed part of an episode in April, 2015 at a park in Hammond

2014

American Ultra – Hammond/Ponchatoula
Hot Pursuit (AKA – Don’t Mess with Texas) – Ponchatoula
Midnight Special
Wild Oats – Villa West, Greenlawn Cemetery
AutoTrader Commercial

2013

Self Less
Dark Waters
True Detectives
Suit Up
There’s a New World Somewhere

2012

2 Guns – Amite, the Stockyard
Angel Next Door/Christmas Angel – Downtown Hammond
Beautiful Creatures – Downtown Hammond
Dog Fight (The Campaign) – Downtown Hammond
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage – Ponchatoula
Health Inspectors – Ponchatoula
Homefront
Monkey’s Paw
Mourning Hills
Nothing to Fear
Pitt Bulls and Parolees

2011

Scent of the Missing TV Pilot – Hammond, Camp Whispering Pines
Medallion
No One Lives – Hammond
The Paperboy

2010

Brother’s Keeper – Downtown Hammond
Texas Killing Fields – Amite & Manchac
Jeff Who Lives at Home – Manchac
On the Road
R.E.D.
Seconds Apart
The Lucky One

2009

Leonie – Downtown Hammond

2008

Alabama Moon
Welcome to the Rileys

2006

Déjà Vu

2005

All the King’s Men
Pizza Wars
Locusts
Elvis
Snow Wonder

2004

Glory Road
Backwater
Dreamer

2003

Ray – Downtown Hammond

2001 & 2002

Sonny
Crossroads