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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.

Film Industry

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.

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:

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


  1. NCIS New Orleans
  2. Queen & Slim
  3. The Hunt
  4. Looking for Alaska
  5. Swamp Doctor
  6. The Secrets We Keep
  7. A Christmas Wish
  8. The Parish
  9. Palmer


  1. The Highwaymen
  2. NCIS New Orleans
  3. Troop Zero
  4. Seaside Snacks and Shacks | Cooking Channel/Food Network
  5. Return of Shelby
  6. Avalanche
  7. What Would You See
  8. The Secret
  9. Gossamer Folds


  1. The Green Book
  2. Toyota Commercial
  3. Louisiana Caviar Movie
  4. KFC Commercial
  5. The Shelby Show
  6. NCIS New Orleans


  1. Scream TV Series
  2. Flip-N-Move TV Show
  3. Wolverine
  4. Blue Collar Bankers


  1. My Father and I
  2. Astronaut Wives Club Mini-Series
  3. The Quarry tv show
  4. NCIS New Orleans
  5. Verizon Commercial
  6. The Zoo TV series
  7. Rodeo and Juliet movie
  8. First 48 hours


  1. American Ultra
  2. Don’t Mess with Texas
  3. Midnight Special
  4. Wild Oats
  5. Auto trader commercial


  1. Self /Less
  2. Dark Waters
  3. True Detectives
  4. There’s a New World Somewhere


  1. 2 Guns
  2. Angel Next Door/Christmas Angel
  3. Beautiful Creatures
  4. Dog Fight (The Campaign)
  5. Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage
  6. Health Inspectors
  7. Homefront
  8. Monkey’s Paw
  9. Mourning Hills
  10. Nothing to Fear
  11. Pitt bulls and Parolees
  12. Runaway Hearts
  13. The Butler
  14. The Demented
  15. The Starving Games


  1. Scent of the Missing TV Pilot
  2. Medallion - Manchac
  3. No One Lives
  4. The Paperboy


  1. Brother’s Keeper
  2. Texas Killing Fields
  3. Jeff Who Lives at Home
  4. On the Road
  5. RED
  6. Seconds Apart
  7. The Lucky One


  1. Leonie


  1. Alabama Moon
  2. Welcome to the Rileys


  1. Deja Vu


  1. Pizza Wars
  2. Locusts
  3. Elvis
  4. Snow Wonder


  1. Glory Road
  2. Backwater


  1. Ray

2001 & 2002

  1. Sonny
  2. Crossroads


  1. In the Heat of the Night TV Series-Season 1


  1. The Pistol: The Birth of a Legend (Pistol Pete)