Film Industry

Locations, Locations, Locations

• Historic Buildings And Downtowns
• Bayou Scenes
• Coastal Marshland Scenes
• Wetlands Scenes
• Numerous Plantation Homes
• Historic And Above Ground Cemeteries
• Large Variety Of Bridges (Old & New)
• Sugar Cane Fields
• Suburban Neighborhoods (Old & New)

The Houma area offers a wide variety of economical accommodations, including major chain hotels and unique bed and breakfasts. Assistance in securing accommodations by film commission professionals is available and recommended. Also, private housing arrangments for V.I.P.s is set up confidentially through the film commission.

The Houma metro area offers a range of services to meet the needs of film crews, including offices, supplies, labor, security, photography, artists, stylists, florists, antique stores, catering, professional musicians, massage therapists, spas, production assistance, costume shops and medical services.

Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans is located 45 minutes from Houma. The Houma-Terrebonne Airport can also be used for private jets and helicopters.

The average temperature during January and February can range from a low of 50 degrees to a high of 70. During the months of March, April, October and November, rain can be almost nonexistent and temperatures are in the mid-70s. May through September, the average temperature is 81.3 degrees. The annual average is 68 degrees. The area has a tropical climate.


Bayou Country Film Credits:

The Best of Me

Lee Daniels' The Butler

12 Years a Slave


Beasts of the Southern Wild

The Exile

Hurricane on the Bayou (IMAX)

All the King's Men


Crazy in Alabama

First Love, Last Rites

The Apostle

Three on a Match

Terror in the Swamp


Television Credits:

Swamp People


Travel Channel

Food Network

Animal Planet

The Thirsty Traveler


America's Heartland


For additional information, contact Communications Manager Joey Pierce at or 985-868-2732.