Premier Partner

Georgia Entertainment Resource Guide – By Category

Below are the vetted partners for the Georgia Entertainment Resource Guide. This sponsored digital guide is sent to thousands of industry insiders, producers and directors twice annually. The resource is also available 24/7 here on our web site and found in Google and other search engines. These companies have gone above and beyond to provide superior services to their clients in the industry. Please review their profiles and contact them today.

The Premier Partner of the 2023 Georgia Entertainment Resource Guide is Monarch Film Credits.

Monarch Film Credits, a division of Monarch Private Capital, has placed over $1 billion of film, motion picture and digital media tax credits since 2006. The division’s head, Marco Cordova, is one of the foremost film tax credit experts in the nation. See more about their services in the company’s full listing below.


Bennett Thrasher LLP (Accounting) – 770-396-2200 – Peter Stathopoulos

Bennett Thrasher, an Atlanta-based accounting and consulting firm with a national Entertainment Practice, has in-depth experience in the entertainment industry, representing clients ranging from major motion picture studios, television networks and streaming platforms to independent production companies, producers and artists. We help production companies identify and maximize entertainment-related incentives in Georgia and across the country. Additionally, our full-suite of accounting services includes financial reporting and assurance, tax return preparation and planning and wealth management.

Frazier Deeter (Accounting) – 404-253-7500

Frazier & Deeter’s entertainment CPAs provide a wide range of services to support entertainment clients. Whether you’re shooting a $20,000 webisode or a $100M feature, our firm can provide consulting, assurance and attestation services to fit the financial needs of your production. Our services include: Structuring of your project-specific legal entities, Budget analysis, Maximizing your investment, Helping you keep in compliance with State guidelines, Auditing of production expenditures, Applying for tax credits, Assistance with monetizing tax credits, Personal tax and financial planning.

Fricke & Associates, P.C. (Accountants) – 770-216-2226 – Contact

Georgia is now known as the Hollywood of the South. The Georgia Entertainment Industry Investment Act, which provides a tax credit of up to 30% for qualifying productions, has helped grow the filmmaking industry in the region. This tax opportunity cuts costs dramatically, making Georgia an attractive place to produce movies, television shows, commercials, and other content.

At Fricke & Associates, LLC., our CPAs work closely with both independent filmmakers and major production companies. We help clients in the film industry select and set up their proper business entity, make sure they meet all the regulatory requirements, maintain all the proper documentation, and plan for minimizing tax liabilities.


The Idea Studio (Animation/Video production) – 678-671-7260 – Scott Campbell

The Idea Studio is your go-to creative partner for exceptional visual storytelling. As an experienced agency in both video and film, we bring your ideas to life with captivating content that engages and leads your audience. We use live action, 2D animation, and 3D animation video in bringing any creative solution to life.

Whether you need a pre-production concept film; a promotional video, trailer or online marketing content to generate buzz and attract viewers; a location scouting presentation, or another, we have the crew, talent and experience to meet your needs. We understand the power of effective storytelling and leverage it to deliver impactful messages that resonate with your target audience.

From concept to screen, The Idea Studio supports, and is a proud participant of, Georgia’s exceptional creative economy!

Architect – Design

GSB Architects & Interiors, Inc. – (Architecture) – 404-518-6399William R. Barker, RA, AIA, CSI

GSB Architects & Interiors, Inc. is an award-winning full-service minority owned / woman owned architecture and interior design firm. Our principals have over 30 years of experience in entertainment, telecom, commercial, financial, and educational projects, and specialize in the design of film & TV production studios including sound stages, mills, warehouses, production offices, backlots, and practical sets.

The firm has worked with Tyler Perry since 2008, starting with his Krog studios, before creating his studio at Greenbriar, and now on his ever-expanding studio at Ft. McPherson. Today, in addition to Tyler Perry Studios, the firm is working on several new production studios in GA and California and was recently selected after a national search to create the master plan for a new large campus in the NE for a global leader in streaming services, cementing our position of leaders in the design of production studios across the US. Additionally, the firm has worked on more than a dozen production studio campus master plans and concept plans across five states, Africa and the Caribbean, including early concept budget development and project timeline development, totaling more than 10M square feet of new production buildings.


ICP – (Audio, Production) – 404-355-7943 – Jay Rabbitt

For over 40 years, ICP has been the Southeastern United States’ first source for high-end audio and 

PL / Com services for broadcast, corporate, and special events. ICP also provides some of the most experienced engineers and technicians available in the Southeast to ensure a full-service familiarity on par with producers’ and directors’ expectations from Los Angeles, NYC, and worldwide. ICP features state-of-the-art speaker systems from d&b audiotechnik, wireless mics from Shure Axient and Sennheiser, digital consoles from Yamaha, AVID, and Digico, and specialized IFB and PL / Com from Freespeak and Riedel. Along with ICP’s long-running partnership with ATK Audiotek and Versacom in Los Angeles, we can provide any audio solution required for studio-based productions.




Reel Supplies – (Building Supplies) – 404-772-1956 – Matt Davis

At Reel Supplies, our vision is to connect feature film and TV production with building supplies in a way that is as dynamic as the industry itself. Our mission is to use our people and process to reinvent the pivotal role of building supplies in the feature film and production industry. Matt Davis is the CEO. He has over 14 years’ experience in operations, logistics, purchasing, and sales in the film and television industry. His proven track record includes over $85MM in gross career sales in the building supply and equipment rental industries.


Hanna Brothers (Catering) – (770) 460-0280 – Contact Us

A Leading Partner with the Film & Television Industry for Over 20 Years! We believe that a great meal brings people together…and that the world could use a little more of that right now. Locally-sourced, made-from-scratch meals ensure your quality standards are met every time. We offer catering solutions to the film, production, gaming, corporate, and disaster relief industries. We feed a great meal to hundreds of thousands of people every year. Using tried & true methods and techniques, as well as our corporate commitment to sustainability, we are able to reduce waste and benefit the environment at a large scale.

Hanna Brothers is honored to have worked on over 200+ film projects, including popular television shows like Queen Sugar, DC’s Doom Patrol, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margret, CSI: Miami, CW’s Legacies. As well as critically-acclaimed feature films such as Green Book, Crash, and High Fidelity. For more information and to view our sample menus, visit our website.

Austro Catering (Catering) – 661-645-5581 – Horst Jung

Welcome to AUSTRO Catering Services. Our company is specifically designed to provide food service on location and stage of TV, Motion Picture, and Commercial Production Companies. I am a certified Chef from the Villach Culinary Institute in Austria with thirty years of international working experience in first class hotels and restaurants. I will be on-site on a daily basis as the manager and chef. My presence will assure and guarantee that your crew will receive the very best personal and quality service. With AUSTRO CATERING SERVICES you can relax because every meal will be served with personalized care and dependability from the first day of filming through the final day of production.

Norcostco (Professional Makeup) – 470.447.1412 – Meghan Bernstein

Member of: United States Institute of Theatre Technology, National Costumers Association, Entertainment Services and Technology Association, Educational Theatre Association, Georgia Production Partnership. Professional makeup: Ben Nye, Kryolan, Mehron, Cinema Secrets, Iwata, Skin Illustrator, European Body Art, Bluebird, Reel, Temptu, Kett, Face Atelier, Danessa Myricks, WM Creations, and more. Expansive expendables selection. Set bags, actor bags, hair expendables, brushes. For production quotes and account setup, please contact: Credits: Doom Patrol, Stranger Things, Dynasty, Black Panther 2, Haunted Mansion, Shazam! 2, The Walking Dead. Additional credits available upon request.


KaliCollection (Costume Rentals, Vintage Wardrobe) – 470-219-5058 – Deborah Cha Blevins

Atlanta’s finest vintage rental house, serving productions from coast to coast. Our stock is hand selected, well maintained, and well organized. We can help make your production authentic and stylish. We now offer Made to Order services as well. Show Credits: The Tender Bar, West Side Story, Julia, Doom Patrol Season 1-4, Wanda Vision, Lovecraft Country, Hidden Figures, George and Tammy, Wonder Years, Underground Railroad


Savannah Technical College (Education) – Contact

Film crews prefer our graduates. The Savannah Film Academy at Savannah Tech prepares students for below-the-line careers in the film industry. The certificate program features hands-on training with the latest equipment while students attain a basic knowledge of film etiquette, protocol, and organizational structure. While they are learning, students build their resumes as they gain valuable work experience. In only three semesters, graduates will be earning a great living and doing something they love. Visit to learn more.

Atlanta Technical College (Education) – 404-225-4461 – Contact

Atlanta Technical College’s Continuing Education Department’s mission is to develop short courses, workshops, and seminars for professional development and personal enrichment.  Thanks to our partnership with the Georgia Film Academy, we proudly offer Introduction to On-Set Film Production for those students interested in obtaining skills for a career in the film industry. This 18 credit hour certification program provides students with a basic level of on-set film production skills, knowledge, and experience with film-industry standard organizational structure, professional equipment, and on-set procedures.


Ritch Electric (Electrical) – (706) 322-6825 – Betsy Ritch

At Ritch Electric Co., Inc. we are an experienced and highly-recommended contractor serving the electrical needs of commercial and institutional properties from new wiring to electrical maintenance, and troubleshooting. We’re specialists in the service and installation of electrical systems, and have a comprehensive knowledge of new technologies, as well as systems that have been installed for years.

As a woman-owned business we have plenty of experience filling government contracts including work on-base at Fort Benning. As such, we believe that we are easier to work with and better to look at than most of our counterparts! Our commitment is to get the job done safely, on time and at an affordable rate. Call us today and find out why so many people in and around Columbus rely upon Ritch Electric Co., Inc.


W&A Engineering (Engineering) – 706-310-0400 – Contact

W&A Engineering is a growing multidisciplinary engineering firm headquartered in Athens, Georgia. Known for our innovative design, efficient engineering, and professional service, W&A is the trusted partner of community leaders and developers driving sustainable growth throughout the United States. Utilizing a mix of creative and analytical engineering, along with extensive real world experience, our team efficiently moves projects from inception to completion in a wide variety of public and private sectors. W&A Engineering leads the Northeast Georgia market, provides on-call economic development services to over 35 communities, has project experience in more than 45 states, and continues to expand services and forge partnerships in the South’s most dynamic cities.


RiseImpact Capital  (Buy/Sell Tax Credits) – 470-552-0171 – Chelsea Spivey

RiseImpact Capital (formerly Sixty West TCI) is a full service tax advantaged real estate development and tax credit syndication firm focusing on federal and state tax credits in the areas of affordable housing, historic development, renewable energy and film & entertainment. Offices are located in Georgia, Louisiana, Missouri and South Carolina.

The RiseImpact team has monetized over $2 billion in federal and state tax credits and over $1 billion of film & entertainment tax credits. The firm has financed and syndicated federal and state tax credits in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Jersey, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin.

RiseImpact recently engaged Nicole Ameln and her firm North Star Incentives to lead RiseImpact’s pursuit of film & entertainment tax credit brokerage, syndication and finance opportunities. RiseImpact is an active member of the Georgia Screen Entertainment Coalition, Georgia Production Partnership and Women in Film and Television Atlanta.

Monarch Film Credits (Buy/Sell Tax Credits) – (678) 243-8668 – Marco Cordova

Monarch Film Credits, a division of Monarch Private Capital, has placed over $1 billion of film, motion picture and digital media tax credits since 2006. Our division head, Marco Cordova, is one of the foremost film tax credit experts in the nation, previously working for a major motion picture studio and another large entertainment company. Monarch:

  • Helps major studios and independent productions place film tax credits generated in U.S. jurisdictions offering transferable tax credits
  • Assists Fortune 500 companies, private companies, and high-net-worth taxpayers to use film tax credits to offset their state tax liabilities
  • Works with freely transferable tax credits in states such as Georgia, Massachusetts, California, Illinois, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Nevada, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and Montana
  • Has a large and experienced team of CPAs, tax attorneys, and accountants to help ensure our tax credit placement transactions are processed timely and accurately



Blue Trail Entertainment (Film, Production) – 484-201-5872 – Contact

Blue Trail Entertainment is a full-service production company since 2006, owned by husband-and-wife team Eric Bugbee (director / cinematographer / writer) and Jill Bugbee (producer / PM / writer), developing and producing feature films and TV shows, which have RIFF (redemptive, inspirational, family or faith) content. Our first feature film Heroes of Dirt (PG-13, 2015) was a coming-of-age sports drama with positive critical reviews, and promoted by ESPN, USA BMX and Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. It went out on limited theatrical release, and was listed in the 75 Movies To Watch Fall 2015 by Vulture / NY Magazine along with Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Spectre, The Martian, and other major movies.

Our company’s subsidiary, Blue Trail Productions, services small to national companies with commercials, marketing media, educational videos and documentaries. Based in Fayetteville, GA, our company plans to build a 5K+ sq. ft. boutique soundstage 1 mile from Trilith Studios.


VARI – (Rental) – Faith Smith – (404) 863-9502 or

Vari helps you get your business furnished fast so you can get back to doing what you do best. We’ve built our solutions around three key features:

Speed: Go from first call to a furnished space in as few as 28 days. Smaller orders ship within 48 hours.

Flexibility: Our products are designed to allow you to reconfigure your space in minutes, not days.

Simplicity: We’re the manufacturer and the dealer, saving you time and money. Installation is simple enough for a DIYer to handle it within minutes.

Add free design services, free shipping and free installation* and you get a great product, with great service at a great price.

AFR Furniture Rental – (Rental) – Jeanne Milnes  818.388.1045 or

We are America’s leading high-end residential and office furniture rental company serving the entertainment industry. We provide high quality furniture and trustworthy and reliable service to people and companies in transition. We know that most people have not had to rent furniture before, so we aim to make the process of transition as easy and comfortable as possible. Our website will walk you through the steps to furnish your home or office with high-quality furniture and our white-glove service teams will set-up your space to be walk-in ready. In most cases, we are able to set-up your new home or office within 48 hours of a lease being signed. We are relentless in our focus on customer service and take pride in our sustainability initiatives.


Arthroscopy (Health) – 770-565-0011 – Contact

Every member of The Center for Orthopedics and Sports Medicine are dedicated to providing each patient the best service possible. Dr. Weil and Dr. Steenlage are board certified in Orthopedic Surgery. In addition, Dr. Weil is fellowship trained in hand surgery. We have a strong commitment to listening to you and providing current, conservative and essential treatment.

Our goal is simple: identify and solve your orthopedic injury and condition. By using a holistic approach along with sports medicine principles every effort is made to reduce the anxiety and difficulty of being a patient. We strive to earn our patient loyalty every day. Each member of the COSM team works to provide the type and level of medical care that we would expect if we were a patient. Each patient becomes an active participant in their care. As with most things in medicine, a team approach that includes the patient results in the best success. We believe that your time is important and that your understanding of your condition is critical to the success of your treatment.

2UMedical (Health) – 404.847.9555 – Linda McIver

Linda McIver, is a board-certified family nurse practitioner and an American Board of Anti-Aging Health Practitioner (ABAAHP). She has a vision for simplifying healthcare delivery, and she is passionate about promoting wellness.  She has enjoyed a career in healthcare for 30 years, and her background is diverse.  She attended Auburn University for her bachelors in nursing, followed by Kennesaw State University for her masters degree. Since 1989, Dr. Kaufmann has been practicing internal medicine at The Kaufmann Clinic with offices in Atlanta and Woodstock. Dr. Kaufmann is a native Atlantan.  He earned his medical degree at Morehouse School of Medicine, and completed his residency at the Emory School of Medicine. Dr. Kaufmann has a strong presence in the growing world of film and music in Atlanta, and his services are sought after in this community.

ProHealth (Health, Wellness) – 770-487-1931 – Karyn Staples

Welcome to ProHealth. You are in one of the nation’s premier wellbeing facilities, not only seeing patients and clients from our local community, but delivering world-class training to Physical Therapists, Pilates Instructors, and other Health Improvement practitioners form around the globe. We want you to get he most out of the time and effort you are investing in Health Improvement. Of course, when it comes to your body, it is the only one you have. When you invest in Pilates or Rehabilitation, you do not want to engage in training that is not beneficial or may actually increase future injury risk. Rather, it is important to retrain and reinforce proper movement patterns efficiently in a safe manner. ProHealth is a facility certified to meet the highest healthcare standards, delivering care from certified practitioners who have comprehensive and required training and on-site supervision and guidance form one of the nation’s leading wellbeing practitioners and instructors, Karyn Staples, PT, PhD—giving you the peace of mind and confidence that you are safely optimizing your health improvement outcomes and investment of time and money. We look forward to being a part of your continued wellbeing journey.

HOTEL – Savannah 

The Westin, Savannah Harbor (Hotel, Savannah) – (912) 201-2000

The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, located on the Savannah River, neighboring Savannah’s historic district, has been completely renovated to include the amenities you’re looking for with any getaway, romantic adventure or business trip. Conveniently situated next to the Savannah Convention Center, our hotel is your ideal choice among hotels in Savannah. Our hotel includes a Heavenly Day Spa, Har-Tru tennis courts and the only PGA championship golf course in the Savannah area. Guests love our 403 rooms and suites with 55-inch LCD Smart TVs, high-speed Wi-Fi, multimedia connectivity and Westin Heavenly® Beds and Heavenly® Baths.


Sapelo Insurance (Insurance, Production) – 912-352-3800 – Rob Jones

Sapelo Insurance is a Georgia based independent insurance agency. Contact us to take advantage of the incredible Georgia Film Tax credits by working with a Georgia based agency. We work with film and tv productions to provide these insurance services, Film Production Packages, General Liability, Auto Liability, Workers Comp, Guild Travel, Producers E&O, Rental Equipment Packages.

Williams, Turner & Mathis Biltmore Ins Services (Insurance, Film) – 770-934-3248 – Erinn Owens

Are you looking for insurance for yourself or your business?  As a Trusted Choice and SecureRisk Agent, we are able to assist you in the complicated decisions you will need to make to make sure you are getting the coverage you need at a competitive price. Some insurance agencies work with just one insurance company. Not us. In fact, we work with many different companies which gives us the ability to find the best match for you – the coverage you need with the insurance company that can offer the best fit! We are free to do what’s right for you.

Barrow Group (Insurance, Film) – 800-874-4798 – Natasha Bobbit

Barrow Group is a niche insurance broker offering comprehensive, tailored insurance solutions to the temporary staffing, PEO and film and television industries for more than 30 years.  With expertise in workers’ compensation, liabilities, risk management, employee benefits, and captive insurance, Barrow Group provides best-in-class insurance products that protect your business and its assets from the risks threatening your success. For more information, please call 800-874-4798.


Greenspoon Marder LLP – (Entertainment Lawyer) – (470) 466-1701

Greenspoon Marder LLP is a full-service law firm with over 240 attorneys and more than 20 office locations across the United States. With operations from Miami to New York and from Denver to Los Angeles, our firm attracts some of the nation’s top talent in key markets and innovation hubs. Our core practice areas include Real Estate, Litigation, and Transactional Services, complemented by the capabilities of a full-service firm.  Greenspoon Marder has upheld a spot on The American Lawyer’s Am Law 200 as one of the top law firms in the U.S. since 2015, and our goal is to provide exceptional client service by developing a thorough understanding of each client’s business needs and objectives in order to provide strategic, cost-effective solutions.

Barnes & Thornburg LLP – (Legal Services) – 404-264-4038 – Steve Weizenecker

Our attorneys provide strategic advice to a wide range of U.S. and international clients in the film and television arenas. We advise venture and production funds, independent producers, distributors on film and television finance matters, including tax-advantaged financing, subsidies and co-production agreements, co-financings, output agreements and transactions involving film and media content. We also negotiate on behalf of producers, directors, screenwriters, composers, financial institutions and private equity groups in connection with their diverse endeavors in the film and television industry.

Arnall Golden Gregory– (Legal Services) – (404) 873-8500 – Matthew Wilson

Arnall Golden Gregory (AGG), an Am Law 200 law firm with 180 attorneys in Atlanta and Washington, D.C., takes a “business sensibility” approach when advising clients. We provide industry knowledge, attention to detail, transparency and value to help businesses and individuals achieve their definition of success. Our Entertainment & Sports team represents clients across the entertainment industry spectrum including film, television, radio, theater, music, visual arts, publishing, athletics, esports and e-gaming. We handle complex transactions, litigation, investment and financing, intellectual property protection and licensing, and wealth transfer and charitable planning. As the entertainment industry continues to evolve, we help our clients navigate their inevitable legal and business challenges, offering the peace of mind and confidence necessary for our clients to focus their energies on creative pursuits.

Bowen Schmidt – (Legal Services, Savannah) – 912-544-2050 – Bo Bowen

Bowen Schmidt is heavily involved with the expansion of the entertainment industry throughout the Southeast, particularly in the areas of film and television production.  We understand the complex questions that routinely arise in the entertainment field and take pride in crafting innovative solutions to challenging issues.  The Bowen Schmidt represents individuals and companies (domestic and international) in all areas of entertainment industry, including producers, production companies, directors, talent, writers, photographers, commercial artists and other creative professionals.

Vivid IP (Legal) – 404-474-1600 – Contact

Vivid IP is a bold boutique law practice with a team that’s dedicated to protecting and enforcing our clients’ intellectual property. Based out of Atlanta, GA, we take an approach to IP law that’s as unique and distinctive as each brand we partner with. With all the expertise of a big law firm, and a personal, passionate approach that’s all our own, our work ensures that artists and innovators can create boldly, brand wisely, and advance fearlessly. We aim to be the future of IP. Our focus areas include entertainment law, trademarks and copyright enforcement, patents law, IP litigation, and IP portfolio optimization.


Universal Production Services (Lighting) – 404-662-4035 OR 404- 450-1968Chad Garcia – Email – or

  • High quality set lighting & grip equipment packages
  • Traditional incandescent lights
  • Advanced LED lighting
  • Moving lights
  • Truss & motor
  • Steel deck
  • Competitive rates

PC&E Rentals (Lighting Grip, Rentals) – 404-609-9001 – Mark Wofford

Production Consultants and Equipment (PC&E), an Employee Owned Company, is a full service rental company offering Camera, Lighting & Grip, Soundstages, and Sales and Expendables under one roof with 35 years in the industry. We offer the latest motion picture camera equipment and a full line of the most requested lenses, with unbeatable support and service.  We house a vast array of the latest L&G gear.  Our fleet of Grip Trucks, from 1 Ton to 10 Ton, is perfect for any job, small to large.  A supply of Chapman and Fisher Dollies as well as the latest lighting available completes any production.  Our Soundstages feature private entrances and full-service production support facilities for each stage.  S&E stocks virtually every product you need for any production. Online or in person, our sales staff is ready to help!  We are your one stop shop for all your production needs!


Film Augusta – (Location) – (706) 724-4067

Film Augusta is the Augusta film commission, providing services to filmmakers and those in the film industry that want to register their production with the City of Augusta. Film Augusta provides permit assistance, film registration assistance, a staff liaison to all public offices, location help and much more.

Jennifer Bowen
Film Augusta
1010 Broad Street, Augusta, GA 30901 (706) 724-4067


DeKalb Entertainment Commission (Location) 404-687-2748

The DeKalb Entertainment Commission offers businesses in Georgia’s fast-growing entertainment industry access to a collaborative, supportive infrastructure that stimulates the growth and success of creative ventures in film, television, music and digital entertainment for DeKalb Counties 13 cities and 20 unincorporated communities. Our Commission provides several key services that simplify the pre-production process. We offer an easy online Filming Permit Application Process and a Location Database of viable filming locations that can be classified as farm, urban, rural, and/or suburban. For DeKalb County Residents, we also offer a Film Location Registry for residents to place their homes and/or businesses within our Locations Database.

City of Decatur (Location, Film) | Contact Decatur Film Office: 404-371-8386

Decatur, Georgia, six miles east of Atlanta, is a magnet for production crews looking for a small town vibe with downtown storefronts, tree-lined streets, and historic spaces. Filming hotspots include the downtown pedestrian square (HBO’s Watchmen), the marble halls of the Historic Courthouse/DeKalb History Center (Candy, The Falcon and the Winter Soldier series), Legacy Park, Decatur Cemetery (Goosebumps), Agnes Scott College (The Blind Side), and Oakhurst Elementary School. Other television and movie productions that have come here over the past three decades include Wonder Years, productions from the DC Comics multiverse and the Marvel universe, Pet Sematary, Zombieland, and Driving Miss Daisy. (Watchmen photo via HBO).

Apply for film permits online here.

Rabun County Tourism Development Authority (Film Location) – 706-212-0241 – Contact

You’ll find everything you could dream of for the perfect get away to rest, relax and renew. Whether you are an outdoor enthusiast, a student of history, a prolific shopper or collector, or a gourmet or farmer at heart, you can find it here, beckoning you, and waiting to delight you. Use this website to plan your adventure!

Savannah Regional Film Commission (Film Location)  – 912-447-4159 – Beth Nelson

The Savannah Regional Film Commission, an AFCI certified Film Commission, is the central point of contact for entertainment production in our region.  We promote the Savannah region as a premier destination for motion picture, television, and commercial productions. Our office functions as a liaison between film companies and various municipalities in the Savannah region. We also provide location assistance and coordination with local crew and support services. The Savannah region boasts a wealth of locations including the nation’s largest historic district, an evergreen urban forest with timeless, picturesque and easily accessible coastal and rural areas. Our wealth of settings has played as Texas, Florida, London, Los Angeles, New York City, Washington D.C., Missouri, Louisiana, Southeast Asia, and “anywhere” U.S.A., to name a few. In addition to the state of Georgia’s tax incentives, the Savannah Regional Film Commission offers a local entertainment production rebate available for qualified productions.


My Global Presence (Public Relations) – Elise Riley – Contact

My Global Presence is a leading marketing and creative agency that specializes in providing a wide range of services to help businesses in the entertainment industry elevate their brand. With a team of highly skilled, creative, and experienced marketing specialists, the agency offers digital marketing, advertising, PR, web and graphic design, social media marketing, and other solutions tailored to meet your specific business needs.

The agency’s extensive experience in the entertainment industry also enables them to provide unique insights and solutions to help businesses improve their presence in this competitive industry. Founded by Elise Riley, a marketing expert with over 25 years of experience in the entertainment and television industry, My Global Presence has a proven track record of success in managing marketing initiatives for both small businesses and corporations.

Whether you are looking to expand your reach, drive sales, enhance your brand awareness, or improve your online visibility, My Global Presence has the expertise and resources to help you achieve your goals.


Eddie Owen Presents (Music Venue, Music School) – 678-892-6373 – Contact

Eddie Owen Presents is the songwriter’s best friend. It is a music venue,  music school, and a home away from home for a performing songwriter and their fans. We are based in Downtown Duluth, Georgia at Red Clay Music Foundry – a 260-seat listening room that hosts the most talented musicians on the planet.

Tweed Recording (Music) – 706-204-9144 – Andrew Ratcliffe

Located in downtown Athens, Tweed Recording Audio Production School is a private audio production school offering two immersive music production certificate programs. Tweed Recording teaches how to record and produce audio and how to make a living in the audio production industry by understanding how to monetize their rights and opportunities through the operation of federal copyright law.

Mission Statement

Tweed Recording educates and trains emerging music, film, and live event industry professionals in the recording, production, and performing arts for careers in their local and regional creative economies as entrepreneurs or employees, recording artists, audio-visual engineers, technicians, and producers.

Our facility contains a music venue, a home studio space, DAW production lab with 24 workstations, 3 professional recording studios, including live, isolation, and control rooms, and offices and meeting areas for faculty, staff, and students.


  • Tweed Recording provides a comprehensive, inclusive, and holistic audio engineering and production curricula including courses on hearing health, life skills, composition, entertainment business, audio engineering and production, live production, and broadcasting.

  • Classes are small and students have extensive access to our recording studios and production facilities.

APC Program
Over the course of 18 weeks, students work in a professional recording environment of four separate recording, mixing, and ADR studios, and our DAW lab, featuring 24 workstations each with Pro Tools, Ableton, and Universal Audio software and plugins. For six hours a day, five days a week, students are instructed in the major areas of audio engineering and production.
LAPC Program
The Live Audio Production Certificate Program is a 12 week part-time program, offering 144 hours of lecture and experiential work time in our music venue, The Lewis Room, and various venues in Athens. This immersive and hands-on learning experience prepares students for a career in live audio production by introducing students to the terminology, principles, equipment, and processes commonly employed in venues and live events. Students are given access to the Lewis Room and DAW lab before and after class time during the week and on Saturdays for additional practice time.


High Priority Pest Control (Pest Control) – 706.434.8908Mark Sargent

High Priority Pest Services, Inc. is a locally owned and operated Pest Management Company with 25+ years’ experience in all aspects of the pest control industry. From selling, servicing & managing pest control companies to developing, manufacturing & distributing unique products for the pest management industry. Our philosophy is to give our clients a customized pest control program that meets their needs, while placing a PRIORITY on safety, health and the environment. We believe in exceeding our client’s expectations by offering outstanding customer service, increased flexibility and greater value through a fresh, innovative approach to the pest management industry.


Cloud to Ground (Production Rentals) – 470-481-2276

Cloud To Ground is a full-service production rental and post house located on the Westside of Atlanta. Our team of technicians, editors, and supervisors work hard to help bring your project to life with production gear rentalsedit bay rentalstechnical support, and a variety of additional services for everything from pre-pro to final delivery.


FilmTribe (Post Production and VFX, Production) – 678.962.7014Yelena Hertzberg

FilmTribe Entertainment is an award winning, full service production and post production company, headquartered in Atlanta, GA with satellite offices in Los Angeles, New York, Charlotte, Barcelona, and Madrid. With more than 30 years experience between them, co-owners Elan and Yelena Hertzberg launched the company in 2015, and have seen great success working for major global brands, clients, agencies, and networks including Lionsgate, Universal, MTV, Netflix, and YouTube Originals. Originally specializing in high-end TV commercials, branded content and music videos, FilmTribe moved to Atlanta to take advantage of its booming feature film market, and in 2016, launched their new feature/tv division which would put them in charge of development/packaging, funding, and sales/distribution.


RJR PROPS (Props/Set Dressing) – 404-349-7600 – Rich Rappaport

Prop Rentals and Movie Props for Feature Film, Television, Commercials, Music Video, Corporate Video, Events & Advertising.

* Over 30,000 Props: many working & practical!
* Airplanes: luxury Jets, commercial planes, cockpits, helicopters
* Airport props: working X-ray baggage scanners, walk thru metal detectors
* Computers & Servers: with animated graphics & playback!
* Hospital / Medical: ER/OR, Hospital rooms, Doctor’s office
* Laboratory props: medical, chemistry, physics, etc
* Exotic Electronics: industrial, sci-fi, futuristic, with playback graphics!
* News Cameras, Studio cameras, vintage cameras & A/V gear
* Microphone collection: over 150 to choose!
* Prop Money: approved in 3 Secret Service audits! Large qty avail
* Elevator Props: working control panels, buttons, direction arrows
* Podiums: over 25 to choose!
* Telephones: over 3500 to choose, many practical & working!
* TV collection: many working playback TVs to choose 1945 to present
* Still cameras: over 150 to choose, 1890 to present!
* Prison: jail beds, jail toilets, jail phones, courthouse props
* Police: belts, weapons, riot shields, helmets, badges, etc
* Bank props: working ATMs, prop money, teller terminals, money counters
* Music video props: prop money, police gear, prop drugs
* Weapons, Guns, Police, Military gear
* Hi-tech Security gear: Mag swipe card readers, Retina scanners
* POS Retail: cash registers & drawers, POS systems, receipt printers


Georgia Entertainment PR Alliance (Public Relations) – 678-701-7403 – Contact

The Georgia Entertainment PR Alliance (GEPRA) provides public relations, branding, traditional and social media, and creative services for entertainment-industry clients operating in Georgia and the Southeast. We work with clients in every facet of entertainment, including film, television, music, digital entertainment and gaming. We combine senior-level expertise with trail-blazing thinking to build brands, strengthen reputations and grow businesses. Each client creates its own “dream team” to assist with strategic, focused public relations. Our team works to generate awareness, make connections & open doors. GEPRA is a superior resource for many different entities in entertainment, from counties and cities marketing their locations, to large studios and soundstages to companies of every size in the entertainment supply chain.


Artisan Haus (Real Estate, Commercial, Residential & Relocation) – 678-439-9346 – Andrei Leon

Artisan Haus is a boutique real estate brokerage serving the film and entertainment community with a trustworthy reputation amongst its domestic and international clients that are looking for a clear, confident, and stress free transaction process.  Guiding clients based on understanding of up-to-date market trends and analysis of future market directions, Andrei Leon and his team provide comprehensive end-to-end consulting and brokerage services for individuals and companies interested in Georgia’s residential and industrial real estate.  Whether you’re looking to buy, sell, or lease, Artisan Haus has the skills and experience to successfully realize your goals.

Debra Johnston (Real Estate) – 404-312-1959 – Contact

Debra is Atlanta’s top luxury real estate agent and #1 Individual Agent at Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Luxury Collection in Buckhead. Her extensive clientele network and relationships with entrepreneurs, Fortune 500 executives and celebrities in the entertainment and film industry make her one of the most sought after luxury real estate agents in Atlanta. With a love of architecture and a passion for design, real estate comes naturally to Debra. As a Berkshire Hathaway Chairman’s Circle Diamond Member, top half of 1% of all agents worldwide, she continues to break sales records and consistent performance has earned her a place her in the industry’s top prestigious ABR’s Multi-Million Dollar Club, year over year. She has the negotiation skills to creatively secure a deal on her client’s behalf.


Yancey Entertainment (Rentals, Equipment) – (770) 799-7745 – CONTACT

Yancey Rents is a Georgia-Owned Company that has been serving Georgia since 1997. The Parent Company, Yancey Bros. Co. has been serving Georgia Companies for over 105 years. We have a dedicated staff with industry experience here to take care of all of your production needs. We carry Entertainment specific products including black aerial lifts & telehandlers, deck-over trailers, studio generators & HVAC, golf carts, light towers and more.

United Rentals (Rentals, Equipment) – 404-858-9783Dustin Brunner

United Rentals Sports & Entertainment Specializes in Film, TV, and Live Events. The biggest rental company in the world is making any film or event happen on time with the right equipment for the job.  We have a dedicated fleet of Aerial Equipment, Forklifts, UTV’s, Generators and HVAC for the entertainment industry. United Rentals has the LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION to keep you filming every step of the way across North America!

Adventure Coast Rentals (Rentals, Equipment, Vehicles) – 770-728-5452 – Aaron Cujo Cooley

Adventure Coast is here not only to provide you with vehicles and equipment, we are here to support your whole production team. We know the grueling hours and demands of the entertainment industry and our team is here to help make things run as smoothly as possible. For over 10 years, we have been providing rentals, production services, art department services and installation solutions from Nashville to Atlanta to Los Angeles. We are committed to the highest level of service and we are competitive with pricing, available 24/7 – 365. And we will always have your back.


Security Associates of Coastal Georgia (Security, Event Services) – 404-731-4720 – Erica Lumpert

Security Associates of Coastal Georgia, LLC (SACG) is uniquely positioned to provide exceptional security services for companies throughout coastal Georgia. With offices in Savannah and Atlanta, SACG offers customized security solutions for your specific security needs including security officers for special events, facility management, film locations, high-value escorts, executive protection and much more. Our dedicated leadership are knowledgeable, experienced and passionate about the security industry, and SACG is a certified Women Business Enterprise. Security Associates of Coastal Georgia, keeping you Safe. Secured. Protected.


Atlanta Sound Guy (Sound) – 770-318-1032 – Aaron “Cujo” Cooley

Buy the best. I own gear that is specially designed for film and TV production and built by companies that have decades perfecting the craft. Recorders and mixers by Sound Devices and Zaxcom. Wireless by Lectrosonics. Microphones by DPA, Schoeps, Neumann, and Sanken. Time is money. Editing eats up time like nobody’s business. My team and I deliver superb location recordings and get your program on the air faster. If you change it on the fly, we handle on-set ADR as well.

Storyboards & Animatics (Storyboards) – 321-2171-254 – Mark Simon

Mark Simon counts more than 30 years of experience working in the entertainment industry as a producer and director for live-action and animation, amassing over 5,000 credits. Mark is currently storyboarding Stranger Things, The Walking Dead, Black Lightning and others. He was also animation producer for Universal/MTV’s How High 2, Universal’s Little Rascals and Fox’s Tooth Fairy 2. Mark has also storyboarded hit shows like Council of Dads, Miracle Workers, The Flight Attendant, Filthy Rich, Creepshow, Doom Patrol, Snowfall as well as nearly 50 feature films. He wrote the industry bible, Storyboards: Motion In Art and helped develop the leading software, Storyboard Pro.


Ambient+Studio (Studio Space, Atlanta) – 404-436-1360 – Jason Ivany

With over 25,000 square feet of available rental space, there is more than enough space to craft the event of your dreams. Our industrial setting is more versatile than one may think. Ambient+ also offers furniture rental. Ambient+Studio is very multifaceted: a great location for film and video, photography, weddings, and events. Designed by a photographer, Ambient has over 10,000 square feet of hardwood flooring, huge industrial windows, a massive cyc wall, and roll-in access. Available 7 days a week, day and night and great for film and video productions, photo shoots, events, etc.

Laser Stream Media (Studio – On-Location Production) – 877-974-8364 – Mike Parsons

Newly renovated, Laser Stream Media is a green screen studio / sound stage facility with a purpose-built insert studio set. We are located in Marietta, GA. Our studio convenient, because it is close to Metro Atlanta, Roswell, Alpharetta, Smyrna and Kennesaw. We are only 90-seconds off I-75 at Exit 267, and surrounded by industrial exteriors, deli, restaurants and shopping. Our facilities are easily accessible because our entrance is at street level, and there is a large parking lot in front of the building. If you’re looking for an Atlanta studio set, you’ve found us! – Daytime Talk Show Set, Late Night Talk Show Set with Desk, Interview Set, News Desk Set, Lifestyle Show Set, 2-Wall Green Screen Cyclorama, Corporate Town Hall or All Team Meeting Live Stream Set, LED Video Wall Set

PAM STUDIOS (Studio – On-Location Production) – (404) 419-2216 – Contact

PAM Studios and other related ventures was established on the founder’s desire to inspire women and minorities to dream big and make an impact in the worldwide entertainment industry. As a Latina American-owned company, PAM Studios provides opportunities for these individuals and business owners to succeed in the ever-growing Georgia film and television industry. Under the leadership of Maria Guerra-Stoll, the companies seek to break down stereotypes and promote dignified roles for underserved cultures in front of and behind the camera.


Badger Stunts (Stunts/Stunts Coordination) – 352-408-7416 – Jennifer Badger

Jennifer Badger is an Atlanta based Stunt Coordinator with over 25 years in the industry and 250 film and television credits (600+ episodes).  She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences as well as the Television Academy.  Jennifer has twice been the recipient of the Screen Actor’s Guild Award in addition to multiple nominations, and is a four time nominee for the World Stunt Awards.  She also won the 2012 Action Icon Awards.

Jennifer has designed the stunts for films such as “The Final Destination”, “On The Come Up”, “Pitch Perfect 3”, “Indubious Battle”, “Instant Family”, and more.  Additionally, Jennifer has coordinated television series such as “The Originals”, both Seasons of “Raising Dion”, “The First Lady”, “Brockmire”, “Swagger”, “Greenleaf” and others for ABC, TNT, FOX, USA, Netflix, Showtime, OWN, Apple TV, and CW.  Performer Credits include projects such as “Avengers: End Game”, “Baby Driver”, “Iron Man 3”, “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”, “Transformers 1 & 4”, “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides”, and “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”.
Jennifer also works as a fight coordinator, underwater action specialist, high performance stunt driver, and Second Unit Director.


Crafty Apes – (VFX, Special Effects) – 404-331-0951 – Matt Akey

Crafty Apes is a full service boutique visual effects company. At Crafty Apes, we recognize that strong 2D compositing is the backbone for stunning visual effects. We pair the most talented artists in the field with the best technology available, and pay extra attention to the detail and integration 2D work requires. The result? Faster turnaround times, less overhead, better communication with our clients, and excellence in visual effects. Crafty Apes was formed primarily to offer high-end compositing services to feature films and commercial clients.


Third Rail Studios (Studio) – 844-373-7245 

Third Rail Studios is a purpose-built film studio in Atlanta, GA on a beautiful, secure campus consisting of 60,000 SF of state-of-the-art, soundproof stages, over 70,000 SF of mill and support space, and 27,500 SF of spacious, boutique production offices. Located inside Atlanta’s I-285 perimeter just north of Buckhead and 15 mins from Midtown, Third Rail Studios is in close proximity to Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and is surrounded by Atlanta’s finest hotels, rental properties and other production amenities.

Third Rail Studios is a full-service film studio with a simple focus in providing a first-class experience for Atlanta movie, TV, and commercial productions. Third Rail Studios is proud to be a member of the Georgia film community and to play a role in providing thousands of Georgia entertainment jobs to local and non-local industry professionals.

Tytan Pictures (Productions, Studios) – 706-991-6020 – Jim Stone

Tytan Pictures is a full-capability production house, with the experience, locations, and equipment to create deeply engaging films from pre-production to post-production and beyond. Tytan over the years has produced many highly acclaimed commercials and short films, which have collectively garnered multiple National ADDY Awards and 11 Emmy Awards.  We have also produced three award-winning feature length films: Storm Soldiers, which won “Best of Fest” in the Docutah Festival, as well as an Addy award for Best of Show; Storm Soldiers II, the trailer of which was awarded an Emmy; and Love Sweat and Tears, winner of the Jury Prize in the Illuminate Film Festival Feature Competition.  Our talented team of professional producers, directors, editors, cameramen, illustrators, designers, animators and more are continually working hard to take our projects to the next level.  We are bringing new business and opportunity to Eatonton, Georgia and Putnam County and creating content we can be proud of along the journey.

TALENT MARKETPLACE (Crew/Talent/Staff) – Contact Us – 404-719-1329 – Carolyn Pitt, an Atlanta-based production talent solution, connects motion picture studios, television networks, streaming platforms, and production companies to vetted local crew across  the U.S. and Canada, Our team has expertise in talent placement, maximizing tax incentives, and production diversity consulting. We optimize production budgets and time-to-hire by quickly providing experienced local crew and reducing “distant hire” crew spend. advocates for production talent of ALL backgrounds and is also proud to help level the playing field for women, professionals of color, veterans, the LGBTOIA+ community.


State Tax Incentives (Film and Entertainment Tax Credits) – 404-451-2790 – Chrissie Merrill

State Tax Incentives brokers the sale of state entertainment tax credits from film production studios to taxpayers. These entertainment tax credits can be used to offset state income tax liabilities for individuals, corporations, partnerships, limited liability companies, trusts and insurance companies. Integrity and customer service are two of our company’s core values, so we work tirelessly to make sure both seller and buyer leave the transaction satisfied. With over 30 years of our team’s experience, and over $1.2 billion in transactions in the entertainment tax credit marketplace, State Tax Incentives has created deep relationships with production companies ranging from major studios to independent producers.


C.C. Rentals  – 404-855-5551 – Contact Us

C.C. Rental has been the go-to vehicle rental for the production industry in New York City since 1982 and they recently opened a branch in beautiful Atlanta! They have a brand new fleet of minivans, 15 passenger vans, cargo vans and cube trucks and are open 7 days a week for your convenience. Check-out and check-in is seamless and lightning fast- we know your time is valuable so you will be in and out in minutes. Call C.C. Rental and reserve your production vehicles today!


The Idea Studio (Video Production/Animation) – 678-671-7260 – Scott Campbell

The Idea Studio is your go-to creative partner for exceptional visual storytelling. As an experienced agency in both video and film, we bring your ideas to life with captivating content that engages and leads your audience. We use live action, 2D animation, and 3D animation video in bringing any creative solution to life.

Whether you need a pre-production concept film; a promotional video, trailer or online marketing content to generate buzz and attract viewers; a location scouting presentation, or another, we have the crew, talent and experience to meet your needs. We understand the power of effective storytelling and leverage it to deliver impactful messages that resonate with your target audience.

From concept to screen, The Idea Studio supports, and is a proud participant of, Georgia’s exceptional creative economy!


The Style Sanctum (Wardrobe) – 770-912-7946 – Stacey Bell

The Style sanctum is a multi faceted facility serving as a resource for contemporary and designer wardrobe for women. Our clientele ranges from our private clients to costume designers and stylists. We provide a variety of services to the entertainment industry, including retail, consignment and rentals of couture, ready-to-wear, vintage pieces, shoes and accessories.

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