About Us

The Baton Rouge Film Commission (BRFC) acts as a liaison for all film and video projects working within the city of Baton Rouge and East Baton Rouge parish. In partnership with the Office of The Honorable Mayor-President Sharon Weston Broome and Visit Baton Rouge, our office works to make our area the most film friendly location in Louisiana!

The mission of Visit Baton Rouge, is to increase visitation to and awareness of the Baton Rouge Area, therefore enhancing economic impact. In keeping with this mission, Visit Baton Rouge supports the Baton Rouge Film Commission in its efforts to promote Baton Rouge as a major destination for film production.

We provide:

  • Initial location scouting assistance based on script
  • Assistance in Securing Competitive Rates on Housing and Accommodations through its partnership with the Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Free Permits
  • Assistance in Finding Production Office Space
  • Liaison Services between production companies, the community and local government throughout the entire production schedule