Patrick Mulhearn, Celtic Studios (2016)
The Press Club
Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 2016-11-14
Subjects: BATON ROUGE PRESS CLUB | Mulhearn, Patrick | Celtic Media Centre | Film Industry | Tax credits | Floods, 2016
- Mulhearn, Patrick Speaker
A speech by Patrick Mulhearn before the Baton Rouge Press Club on November 14, 2016. Mulhearn is the executive director of Celtic Studios in Baton Rouge. He discusses: the state of the film industry in Louisiana; the state’s film tax credit program; the downturn in productions at Celtic Studios over the last year; their role as an emergency shelter during and after the historic flooding in Baton Rouge in August 2016; Celtic’s new role as an event space; and his hopes to bring in more film and television productions to the studio. He also answers questions from the audience.