Georgia Film & Photography Production Services
Are you a media company, brand, ad agency or production company looking for film / photography production support or shooting crew in Georgia? We have fully vetted, locally based fixers, service producers, directors, DP’s, videographers, cameramen, photographers, sound operators, production drivers, and a range of other film crew. Contact us for referrals, questions, cost estimates and references.
Want to know more about shooting in Georgia? See below for an introduction to Georgia locations, permits, when to shoot, crew, equipment, studios, tax incentives and film friendly hotels.
Film Locations. Atlanta is the state capital and largest city in Georgia. It is an up and coming centre for filmmaking, with generous tax incentives attracting filmmakers from all over the world. It is also a vibrant business centre with a range of tech and creative companies attracting young creative transplants from other states.
Atlanta’s offers a diversity of impressive locations. Neighborhoods of note include Downtown, Midtown, Little Five Points, Old Fourth Ward, East Atlanta Village, Castleberry Hill, Decatur, and Buckhead. Film locations of note include The BeltLine, Piedmont Park, Centennial Olympic Park, Fox Theatre, CNN Studio, World of Coca Cola, Atlanta Marriott Marquis interior, Georgian Terrace Hotel, Krog Street Tunnel, higher learning centers (Clark Atlanta University and Agnes Scott College), sport stadiums (Mercedes-Benz Stadium, SunTrust Park, Philips Arena), MARTA, shots of the Atlanta city skyline from the Jackson Street Bridge, Spaghetti Junction highway overpasses, Swan House, Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, and Harstfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport which is the busiest airport in the world. Ponce City Market and Krog Market are trendy refurbished locations.
Outside of Atlanta you can find Old-South looks such as plantations, steam trains, riverboats, Old Car City USA, Rex Mill Bridge, Southern Belle Farm, and Americana towns such as Social Circle, Covington, Juliette, Madison, Dahlonega, Elberton, Sparta, Milledgeville, Thomasville, and Jackson where Stranger Things was filmed. The mountain town of Helen is known for its known for its vineyards and Bavarian-style buildings. The city of Savannah is known for its garden squares lined with Antebellum mansions, Spanish Moss hanging from Cypress and Oak trees. Other cities of interest include Augusta, home of the Masters golf tournament, as well as the university town of Athens.
Natural locations of interest include the Appalachian Mountains, lakes, rivers, Stone Mountain Park, Tallulah Falls and Gorge, Providence Canyon, islands, beaches and swamplands. Georgian farms grow peaches, cotton, tobacco, peanuts and corn.
Georgia has hosted productions including Black Panther, Selma, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire and, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1 & 2, The Blind Side, Forrest Gump, My Cousin Vinny, Cape Fear, and the Netflix series Stranger Things and Ozark.
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Georgia Film Location Permits. Georgia does not require state-wide film permits. The permitting process varies depending on what part of the state you are shooting in and the type of permit you require. In general, permitting is a quick, easy and inexpensive process. Please contact us for location specific information.
When to shoot? Georgia has hot and humid summers, with the exception of mountain areas, which are cooler. Winters are mild with occasional snow in the interior. Fall colors come to the mountains in the north. Georgia receives many tornadoes although they are generally weak. Georgia is also vulnerable to hurricanes.
Crews and equipment. Georgia has a large and experienced pool of local crew and equipment.
Contact us if you are looking for a Atlanta, Augusta, Savannah, or Athens based director, DP, photographer, videographer (cameraman / camera operator), camera assistant (focus puller), sound operator, grip, gaffer, stylist, hair and makeup, PA / runner, production driver, or any other film crew in Georgia.
Studios. Georgia has several state of the art facilities to choose from. Pinewood Studios has five sound stages totaling 100,000 sq ft.
Tax Incentives. Georgia offers a transferable tax credit of 20% plus 10% if the qualifying production includes Georgia promotion. Savannah offers an additional rebate of 10% for any film, TV, and commercials productions that shoot in Greater Savannah.
Accommodation. Please contact us for recommended film friendly hotels in Atlanta, Augusta, Savannah, Athens and other areas of Georgia. Hotels of note include:
Projects. For an example of TV commercials, stills campaigns, online content, corporate videos, virtual reality 360 content, feature films, TV series and documentaries shot in Georgia, please see below:
If you are looking for a film or photographic production service company, line producer or fixer anywhere in Georgia, please contact us.
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