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StageWorks of Louisiana is the regions largest and most well appointed studio center offering clear span sound stage space totaling 52,000 square feet. In addition to its 2 sound stages, StageWorks has 25,000 sq/ft of networked production offices, mill & paint areas, make up/dressing rooms, cafeteria and secure lock ups. The ceiling height is 24 ft with 33 ft in selected areas. The facility has a commercial commissary which can support on-site catering as well as well as exterior hook-ups to accommodate mobile kitchens. Since opening it doors in April of 2006, StageWorks has hosted multiple television and film projects including Kevin Costner's feature film "Mr. Brooks", Warner Bros "The Year Without Santa", The Weinstein Company's "The Mist", Nu Images feature film titled "Mad Money" and Sony Pictures' "The Year One". StageWorks also offers star & make-up trailers as well as set trucks. To get a full tour and overview of the facility's specifications, please call (318)-221-3175 visit www.stageworksla.com

Mansfield Studios in association with Louisiana Production Consultants boasts over 80,000 SF of office space, 6 acres of paved, secured parking, and 120,000 SF of converted, air-conditioned stage space with 26’ ceiling height. Current tenants include Paskal Lighting, Glorioso Casting, LPC and the Media Cooperative. Mansfield has been host to The Great Debaters, Harold and Kumar 2, The Killing Room, Soul Men, Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins and more. Additional square footage is available for vendors and tenants with build out to suit - including mill space, storage and scene docs. The facility has full service production offices and vendor support services. Located 10 minutes from the airport and 15 minutes to downtown Shreveport.
For more information contact: Mansfield Studios (318)219-2011
9595 Mansfield Rd. Shreveport, LA 71118
www.laproducers.net
www.mansfieldstudios.net

Stage West offers a full service production facility featuring two stage areas with approximately 25000 (22 feet to grid) and 6500 square feet. 15,000 feet of fully furnished production offices equipped with wireless internet access and complete telecommunication package with immediate access to 200 phone lines. Parking on-site. Permanent tenants include TurnKey/Louisiana, McCullough Productions and Cinelease & Expendables Plus.
Contact: Teri McGuire, tmcguire100@aol.com 318-470-2409 or
Gary Strangis, gmstrangis@tk-la.com 818-929-5085

The State Fair of Louisiana Fairgrounds Complex is available for production. Included at the fairgrounds are buildings, office space, vast parking areas, outdoor production areas and vehicle/equipment storage. Here is a list of the buildings:

* Hirsch Coliseum is a 10,300 seat arena. The arena's floor space is 120 x 240 feet and has a ceiling height of 90 feet.
* Exhibits Building is 12,000 square feet with an open floor plan and ceiling height of 18 feet.
* Agriculture Building is approx. 20,000 square feet with a ceiling height of 26 feet in center and 18 feet on sides.
* Round-Up Building seats 200 and is often utilized as Catering Facility.
* Office Space including two large rooms, 3 offices, VIP room w/balcony and restrooms.
* Livestock Barns provide a huge area under roof.
Contact: Chris Giordano 318-635-1361 chris@statefairoflouisiana.com

The Louisiana Wave Studio is the only feature film facility in the world that can automatically generate a variety of waves at the touch of a button. The tank is 100 feet long, 80 feet wide and eight feet deep. The 8,000 square foot tank holds 750,000 gallons of water. Originally built for Walt Disney’s film, “The Guardian,” the tank is capable of generating a variety of waves and up to nine feet as well as horizontal storm conditions. On any side required, drums mounted 50 feet in the air and attached to chutes allows water to be dumped on actors or set pieces. Ancillary fans can create wind effects. At the Louisiana Wave Studio, any wave a director can imagine can be conjured by using the three 150 horsepower turbine-fans and eight hidden chambers. Open air above allows maximum flexibility. Wide aprons designed for easy and secure camera maneuverability.
Contact: Ken Atchity at 888-WAV-TANK (928-8265)
Visit www.thelouisianawavestudio.com for video demo
media.sparkdigital.com/AEI/WaveStudio.wmv - video

Robinson Film Center is the 1st film center of the south. The Robinson Film Center is the region’s only venue for independent, international, and classic films and a home for film and video related education program for all ages. The center will house two state of the art screens, and features the latest in film and digital projection. The RFC will have private screening facilities for dailies (35mm and digital) and multi purpose media rooms. For more info contact: the Robinson Film Center (318) 424-9090 617 Texas Street, Shreveport, LA 71101 or www.robinsonfilmcenter.org.

 


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