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John Schneider Studios in Holden (2014)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: 30.500831, -90.677098, Holden, Livingston Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2014-08-15

Duration: 00:07:11

Subjects: Film Industry | Tax credits | Economy | Schneider, John, 1960- | Independent filmmakers


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Woods, Virnado Photographer
  • Schneider, John Interviewee


This segment from the August 15, 2014, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s visit to John Schneider Studios in Holden, Louisiana. She interviews actor and filmmaker John Schneider, who discusses: his film, Smothered; why he decided to build a movie studio for independent filmmakers in Holden; the variety of locations that can be shot at the studio; Louisiana’s film tax credit program; and the impact of a movie production on the local economy. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford