KITE FEST APRIL 1 & 2, 2017

West Baton Rouge Film Commission

Why West Baton Rouge...

  • Production Incentive: 30% transferable tax credit for total-in-state expenditures related to the production of a motion picture.
  • An additional 5% for local-hire labor (35% total for Louisiana labor)
  • Exceptional hub for film shoots and production
  • Interstate 10, two Mississippi River bridges, major highways and commercial and private airports just minutes away make West Baton Rouge a perfect hub for the region known as Plantation Country.
  • Mild year-round climate for more shooting days.
  • Diverse shooting locations within minutes.
  • Located on the mighty Mississippi River.
  • Brand new hotels located just off of Interstate 10


Some shooting locations in and around West Baton Rouge...
(To view pictures visit our Locations Gallery)

  • Access to Mississppi River
  • Bayous and Swamps
  • Plantation Homes
  • Rural landscapes, farms, barns
  • Urban high rise buildings
  • Rivers and lakes
  • Universities
  • Modern and art deco school buildings
  • Casinos
  • Race Tracks
  • Prisons and jails
  • Courthouses
  • Trains, stations & tracks
  • Livestock
  • Government buildings
  • Intracoastal Canal
  • Port of Greater Baton Rouge
  • Hospitals
  • Restaurants of all types/architecture
  • Marinas
  • Factories
  • Golf Courses
  • "Small-town charm and big city feel"