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Patrick Mulhearn, Celtic Media Centre (2014)

The Press Club



Genre: Public Affairs, News, Speech

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-08-11

Duration: 00:28:56

Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Mulhearn, Patrick | Celtic Media Centre | Film Industry


  • Mulhearn, Patrick Speaker


A speech by Patrick Mulhearn before the Baton Rouge Press Club on August 11, 2014. Mulhearn is the executive director of the Celtic Media Center in Baton Rouge. He discusses: the history of Louisiana’s film industry; how tax credits have changed the industry; the development of a film infrastructure; the Celtic Media Center; and the movies and television shows that have been shot in the state. He also talks about the reasons for keeping a strong film industry in Louisiana, including diversifying the economy, reversing the brain drain, and the increase in tourism and exposure to the state.