What’s Filming In and Around New Orleans (And Who is Hiring)


Veronika Lee, Editor in Chief

Untitled Lifetime series. We don’t have all the details but it appears there is work available for PAs, camera assistants, and sound mixers. For details and to apply, visit https://staffmeup.com/jobs.


Heart Television/WDSU-TV (NBC Affiliate). There is an opening listed for a full-time receptionist to serve as administrative support to the station as well as provide assistance to other departments as needed. This is a great opportunity for recent film grads and information and application details are available at https://www.entertainmentcareers.net/hearst-television/receptionist/job/312294/.

‘NCIS: New Orleans,’ the police procedural from CBS, is back for its seventh season. Cabellero Casting is helming the extras casting and students interested in working on the series can apply for background work at https://mycastingfile.com/


Disney Channel’s ‘Sulphur Springs.’ This is a new show about a family who moves into a haunted hotel in a spooky little town. There are plenty of background opportunities for folks 5’6” and below. Central Casting is handling booking and you can register at https://www.centralcasting.com/nola/register/. Note: According to their website, Central is also hiring for casting assistant positions, a great way to get your foot in the door of the industry. For details and to apply, visit https://www.centralcasting.com/careers/


‘One Night in Miami,’ directed by Oscar-winner Regina King, the project is also being cast by Cabellero. The story involves boxer Cassius Clay, Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, and Jim Brown revolutionizing the segregated South in the 1960s.  Visit the link above or follow along at https://www.facebook.com/CaballeroCasting/ to keep informed of upcoming opportunities. 


‘Temptation Island’ Errr…well it’s not filming in New Orleans, casting personnel are scouting for couples and singles all over the USA to be apart of the scandalous reality series. You can apply with your partner (or solo) here: http://www.fb.com/TemptationIslandNowCasting


Notably, the New Orleans Saints & Pelicans are hiring a videographer – an excellent opportunity for those with camera experience. For information, visit https://bit.ly/2Gy2bqa

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