The Shreveport Film Industry: Take Two

Once upon a time, Shreveport was buzzing with celebrities and movie stars. The future was bright and Shreveport was on the map. Due to the unfortunate circumstances following Hurricane Katrina in the southern region of the state, and an influx in drilling work in this region, Shreveport saw new residents from around the United States looking for new opportunities. Locals were sticking around learning the ropes of the film industry and local businesses were expanding to meet the new needs. Then, the bottom fell out of both industries. First a major change in the profitability of drilling occurred, which...

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