Request #19-5573
  Closed

Under the Louisiana Public Records Act § 44:1 et seq., I am requesting an opportunity to inspect or obtain copies of public records showing a list of what movie/television/video productions have paid to use the former site of the Six Flags Amusement Park in New Orleans East to shoot productions there since the facility was abandoned in 2005. I’d like the name of the media company, the amount of money they paid for the usage, the dates when they shot the production there and the name of the movie/TV show/media production they shot there.


If there are any fees for searching or copying these records, please inform me if the cost will exceed $25. However, I would also like to request a waiver of all fees in that the disclosure of the requested information is in the public interest and will contribute significantly to the public’s understanding of whether this abandoned site is generating money for the city.


Received

September 3, 2019 via web


Due

September 6, 2019


Departments

Cultural Economy


Requester

Rebecca Santana

Documents

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Staff

Point of Contact

Admin Law

Request Published Public
September 6, 2019, 2:22pm
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Ms. Santana:

The City of New Orleans and its Office of Community and Economic Development do not have any files responsive to your request.  The property is under the control of the Industrial Development Board of New Orleans ("IDB") which contracts out the use of the former site of the Six Flags Amusement Park to shoot productions/videos; etc. etc. since 2005. Please direct you request to the IDB's Administrator, Sharon Martin at idbcno@att.net .

On behalf of the custodial department(s), our office has responded to your request and considers this request closed.

City Attorney's Office
City of New Orleans
1300 Perdido St., Ste. 5E03
New Orleans, LA 70112
504-658-9800

 

The City does not have records responsive to your request.

September 6, 2019, 2:22pm
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Added: Cultural Economy.
September 3, 2019, 12:38pm
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September 3, 2019, 12:35pm
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Economic Development
September 3, 2019, 11:03am
Request Opened Public
Request received via web
September 3, 2019, 11:03am