In Part I of a recent Google Hangout webcast, Chris Stelly, Exec. Director of the Entertainment Louisiana Economic Development discussed the exploding Louisiana film industry ranked number one in the world for movie filming due, in large part to a very generous tax incentive program introduced to the state in the early 2000's. In part II, Stelly explains the Digital Media Interactive program, which likewise offers very attractive tax incentives to software developers for work performed in the state.
Joining Stelly in the webcast, which is below, are Ronnie Bincer, Wayne Nix and Bayoubuzz Publisher Stephen Sabludowsky.
Louisiana Entertainment Industry is "Red-Hot"
The Louisiana Film Industry is now considered to be the top location site in the world.
News from press releases about Ochsner's Health System, Sportsman Expo, Amtrak and the Lagasse Foundation headline our Louisiana Biz Shorts, today:
Films in Louisiana are BIG BUSINESS with top names in the industry now that the state is considered the state with the most filming worldwide.
Here is the “225.342.FILM”, which is the official hotline of Louisiana Entertainment. Here’s what’s happening as of the 2nd week in August 2014.
Tuesday morning and it was time to discuss local and national politics on WGSO 990 AM and Bayoubuzz.com as the radio station's talk show host Jeff Crouere and Bayoubuzz's Stephen Sabludowsky exchanged comments and banter.
Robin Williams, the actor, the comedian is dead at 63.
Oscar-winning actor and comic Robin Williams is dead, from an apparent suicide according to the Marin County Sheriff's Department confirmed.
Qualifying in only two weeks away for election in the Congressional 5th and 6th Districts and for US Senate race. Tea Party favorite Rob Maness is blasting GOP-favorite Bill Cassidy for "ducking"debates. US Senator Mary Landrieu, running for re-election will be featured tomorrow as the Louisiana Democrats host their annual dinner.
Senator Mary Landrieu’s campaign today released a list of four debates Senator Landrieu will participate in over the next several months of the campaign. Her campaign also said it participated in the Louisiana Municipal Association (LMA) Convention this past Saturday.
Today's Bayoubuzz Business Shorts news:
Jindal to make economic development announcement
Satchmo breaks records
According to the Jindal Administration, today, Business Facilities magazine named Louisiana the No. 1 business climate in the U.S., the first time Louisiana has topped a national ranking of state business climates.