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Film in Upper 9th Ward will simulate gunfire, close roads

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NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) -

The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy issued a filming notice for residents living in the Upper 9th Ward.  

A production company will film exterior scenes on the 1500 block of Patterson Drive Tuesday between 6 a.m. and 7 p.m.

According to the notice, the sequence being filmed will include simulated special effects and gunfire.

The production will also require a lane closure on North Claiborne Avenue at the Robertson Street Overpass, and a full road closure on the 1500-1600 Blocks of St. Ferdinand Street, according to the notice. 

Law enforcement officers will be on site to ensure public safety and to help facilitate the work.

Film New Orleans, within the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy, assists productions with the City’s permitting process, connects productions with local crew and resources, and facilitates communication between productions and the local community.

For questions about filming in New Orleans, please contact Film New Orleans at (504) 658-0923 or visit www.filmneworleans.org.

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