The first independent green film studio in the United States is right here in New Orleans.

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Stages Built to Industry Standards


Square Feet of Production Offices


Square Feet of Support and Warehouse Space


Square Feet Base Camp Lot


Seat Digital Screening and Color Correction Theatre


More than 50 Film, TV and Commercial Clients Since 2009


The Mechanic
Bullet to the Head
Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter
AHS – Coven
Killing Them Softly
Killer Joe
Old Boy
Percy Jackson
Now You See Me
Django Unchained
Green Lantern


Built to the exacting standards of the motion picture & television industry, Second Line offers clients all the creature comforts they’ve come to expect and more. Each stage is equipped with three phase power, silent air conditioning and NC 25 sound rating. When it rains outside, we’re still rolling inside!

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Brand new, fully furnished production offices in the heart of the Lower Garden District. VoIP phone integrated phone systems, symmetrical internet boosting speeds up to 200mbps, covered parking, full service amenities. Walk to all of New Orleans’ best eateries and shops.

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Post Production

State of the art digital screening and color correction theatre that seats 48. Newly constructed ADR Sound Mixing Stage. Finish your project with us and save more money.

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Tax Incentives

Louisiana’s Motion Picture Investor Tax Credit provides motion picture productions up to a 30% transferable tax credit on total qualified in-state production expenditures, including resident and non-resident labor. For productions using in-state labor, Louisiana offers an additional 10% payroll tax credit.

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Mardi Gras season is here!

For minute-by-minute information about your favorite parade’s route and location, download the (free) WWL Mardi Gras Parade Tracker! This app keeps up with each parade’s exact location to make sure you arrive in time to catch your favorite throws, as well as help plan driving routes around them. Just like last month, this year’s parade schedule is linked below in Social Aid and Pleasures for your convenience.

Catch Second Line’s very own Katie Peak in Muses on February 8th. She’ll be riding in float 11, sidewalk side!

Thank you all for making the studio such an exciting place to work!

Your Friends at Second Line

You can use our VOTERVOICE link to email your House Representative directly. Please include your personal story of how film has impacted your life, both professionally and financially. Please have any small businesses and vendors you know also reach out to their representatives. For LFEA info and secondline updates, join our mailing list.

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showing this month,
but stay tuned for
next month’s showing.

February in New Orleans

Groundhog Day

February 2nd
Click for “I’ve Got A Day Named After Me” from Claymation’s 1979 movie, Jack Frost

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Mardi Gras 2018

Mardi Gras Parade Schedule
Now- February 13th
Mardi Gras Season is HERE!
All over the city!

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Valentine's Day

February 14th
Click for a brief history of Valentine’s Day

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Chinese New Year

February 18th
Click for more information about the Year of the Dog.

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Prospect 4

Now – February 25, 2018
Various locations
in New Orleans
Hours of operation and entry fees vary by location.

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