Carroll Morton

Today we were pleased to have as our guest speaker, Ms. Carroll G. Morton.  She is the manager of the Entertainment Industry Development with the Mayor’s Office of Cultural Economy for the City of  New Orleans.

New Orleans boasts the most diverse portfolio of film and television work in the state of Louisiana, catering to the largest of studio features, the smallest of independent projects and also to a wide range of television and commercial productions.

Since the implementation of Louisiana’s innovative entertainment incentives in 2002, New Orleans has hosted dozens of projects including the Oscar-nominated films Ray and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Final Destination 4, Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant and television projects including HBO’S new highly-anticipated David Simon series Treme and Disney’s Imagination Movers.