"I can't imagine the movie ever happening without this place."
DIRECTOR, 'JEEPERS CREEPERS: REBORN'
“ORWO Studios - the village - in Louisiana is a perfect and inspiring environment for creativity and filmmaking. Laid-back Louisiana vibe and super talented film professionals, beautiful nature and easy access everywhere! Incredible combination of cutting edge virtual sets, drones, photogrammetry and Southern old world charm!”
ACTOR, 'GRAND ISLE'
"The way it's all set up at the Studio makes you feel that you are in a country club, shooting a movie."
Hollywood grade film services in Louisiana
Finest Louisiana Filming Locations or Sound Stages - we've got you covered.
Set support on all stages, In-house Crew, Transport, Locations, Camera equipment rental, DI equipment and QTake, 3D Stereo, VR and 360 RIGS, Hi-Speed cameras, gimbals and heavy drones, 3D Printing/Scanning, CNC prop workshop, Craft services and catering, Film production offices, costume and props rental and storage.
Shooting ready sets located across our studio lot.
We have a variety of standing sets that are all shooting ready. Ranging from a true American Cafe Diner located in the heart of our studio lot, to an outlaw country treehouse buried in our backlot.
Thanks to our unique movie production workflow we can edit as we shoot.
We can process footage in real time, on set. With mobile internet links, this is uploaded in real time to our FTP and RAID, for rushes/dailies and of course editorial. Everything is backed up daily to LTO7. Over 10 Petabyte of footage processing and storage. 10Gbit on set accessible.
CGI and VFX
Local and international talent, with review rooms in multiple cities
CGI and VFX labs with an industry class renderfarm and production pipeline. Through our strategic tie ups we have the ability to provide review in Los Angeles, London and numerous European cities.
Davinci Resolve Clipster Speedgrade
DCI Compliant Barco projection system on site, with a 30 seat cinema. Full size theater screen. 12 separate editing suits (Avid, Resolve and FCP) for grading and QC review.
International or domestic. DCP or ONLINE services
We ensure fast delivery according to local and worldwide standards. Multilingual subtitling. DCPs can be created in real time, for same day delivery. All tape formats and file formats are catered for.
A boutique world sales agency
Our sales company can offer a wide array of titles, all with theatrical ability in select territories, including USA and UK. From feature films and documentaries, to VOD series'. Visit orwodistribution.com to browse their 2022 titles.
There is a difference between a film and a video
Our Film Lab is the only one in the world that solely specialises in producing 35mm motion picture film prints for filmmakers worldwide. We use state-of-the-art technology to print direct to positive 35mm film straight from your data source, eliminating ALL stages involving expensive negative intermediates. Producing cinema-quality prints at the most affordable prices.
Drones of all shapes and sizes up to 32K RAW 360
You can see shots by our experienced aerial cinematography unit in many recent movies, including Jeepers Creepers, Grand Isle, and Blaze. Ready for architectural, industrial or event flights as well.
Helping productions access and maximize the Louisiana incentive
We have an in depth knowledge of the local incentives - which are alive and well. Louisiana combines deep crews, wonderful locations and a world class tax credit / film incentive system. We can cash flow it!
A welcoming family-owned bed & breakfast
Where movie stars mix with locals, where nature surrounds you and the hospitality makes you feel at home. Steeped in history, our buildings are more than 200 years old. More than 20 self catering suites in historic and antebellum buildings on site. Accommodation for crews up to 500 in close proximity. Meeting rooms available. On-site bar & grill.