Entertainment Industry Contributes Millions
A new report says Louisiana's Entertainment Industry contributes $1.1 Billion and nearly 8,000 jobs across the state. Sherry McConnell with the states film and television office says the economic impact is a 52% increase over the previous two years. McConnell says the state's film industry still has room to grow. She says education is an important component, as they need to train more residents to work in the film industry.