NOLA: The New Hollywood

  1. As stated in "Film LA," in 2001 Hollywood, CA produced about 65% of the live-action films. In 2013, Hollywood produced only about 8%.
  2. Many films and television shows are being filmed in and around New Orleans. Some of which include: 21 Jump St., Pitch Perfect, True Detective, and more.
  3. Locals in some parts of Louisiana are even being trained in the entertainment field i.e writing, directing, and crew.
  4. The new mayor of Los Angeles spent time at the Sundance Film Festival to find ways to help bring back some of Hollywood's film industry but it is beginning to look like Louisiana is on the rise to become the next film and entertainment icon.