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Patrick Mulhearn and Chris Stelly Interview (2017)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2017-07-14

Duration: 00:07:18

Subjects: Mulhearn, Patrick | Stelly, Chris | Film Industry | Tax credits


  • Moreau, Andre Host
  • Stelly, Chris Interviewee
  • Mulhearn, Patrick Interviewee


This segment from the July 14, 2017, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Andre Moreau’s in-studio interview with Patrick Mulhearn, the former executive director of Celtic Studios in Baton Rouge, and Chris Stelly, the executive director of Louisiana Entertainment, on the status of the film industry in Louisiana. They discuss: the Louisiana Legislature’s passage of an adjustment to the cap on the film industry tax credits; the negative impact of the first cap on the program; the programs in other states; the new projects in the pipeline; and their focus on creating permanent jobs in the state.