Loop Garou Entertainment was founded by the Loop Partners and the name is a pun on the legend of the French Werewolf,
Founded in New Orleans with offices in Beverly Hills, Loop Garou Entertainment has Produced and Financed film and television projects all over the world.
Loop Garou Entertainment returned to New Orleans post-Katrina to participate in the entertainment boom that Louisiana was experiencing.
Peter Loop, Co-founder and CEO, is a veteran entertainment industry executive in film and financial industries having helped pioneer the use of tax incentives to finance films in Louisiana. Peter was appointed Film Commissioner for the state of Louisiana in 1997. In this role, he devised the state’s original Motion Picture Tax Incentive Program, a first-of- its-kind program that helped Louisiana quickly grow into one of the top film production destinations in the U.S. The success of this program has been modeled for a wider range of industries and influenced 23 other states to implement very similar tax incentive programs. Peter began his career in investment banking and went on to apply this experience to his work in the film industry.
Raelynn Tammariello Loop, Co-founder and COO, is a veteran entertainment industry executive and has helped guide the emergence of Louisiana as a film industry leader. Raelynn has served as; President of the Executive Board of the New Orleans Film Society which produces The New Orleans Film Festival; Co-founder and Vice-President of the Executive Board of the Louisiana Chapter of Women in Film and Television (WIFT); and Executive Board Member, Communications Chair and Fundraising Chair for The Louisiana Film and Entertainment Association (LFEA).
Raelynn was an original Producer and launched Jimmy Kimmel Live, the first live, late-night television show for ABC. She continues to produce for the show when on location.
With over 25 years experience, Loop Garou Entertainment has deep experience in the film and television industry in; Gap, Bridge and Incentive Financing, Producing, Tax Credit Brokering and Production Services.