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Faith Ford Interview

Louisiana: The State We're In

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Collection:LPB

Genre: Interview

Place Covered: Alexandria, Rapides Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2010-10-01

Duration: 00:07:03

Subjects: Ford, Faith | Actresses | Film Industry | Tax incentives

Contributors:

  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Ford, Faith Interviewee
  • Murphy, Campion Interviewee
  • Anderson, Scott Interviewee

Description

This segment from the October 1, 2010, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s interview with Faith Ford on the set of her production company’s first movie in Alexandria, Louisiana. She discusses: her hope to bring the film industry to central Louisiana; the story of “Escapee”; her role as a detective; the importance of the state’s film industry tax incentives to the production; the need to develop the infrastructure for the film industry in the state; and her love for Louisiana. Sanford also talks to Campion Murphy, the film’s director and Ford’s husband, about the production’s use of the film industry tax incentives. Lastly, Sanford speaks to Scott Anderson, the film’s producer, about Ford’s passion for filming the movie near her home in central Louisiana. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford