Georgia’s Camera Ready Communities program connects film and TV productions with skilled county liaisons across the state to provide local expertise and support. We encourage you to contact the Camera Ready liaison in the county where you are considering filming. You can search our list of Camera Ready County Liaisons below, or download a CSV file. If you’d like assistance from the Georgia Film Office, contact our helpful staff.
Camera Ready County Liaisons connect film and TV productions with local expertise and support in every county (with three serving Fulton county). We encourage you to contact the Camera Ready liaison in the county where you are considering filming. You can search the map of Camera Ready liaison offices below or download a list. For more information about Georgia’s film and TV industry, contact our helpful staff by calling 404-962-4052.
Select a county below for liaison contact info, crew listings and support services.
Georgia’s diverse landscapes make it the ideal shooting location for nearly any feature film or television production. For an overview of unique locations statewide, search through the list below. The Georgia Film Office also has an internal location database (Reel Scout) with thousands of additional locations. If you are seeking specific locations for your next production, please contact our helpful location specialists. Or if you need assistance in a specific county, contact the local Camera Ready liaison. Property owners may also contribute their own listings to Reel Scout via our location submission form.
Registered industry users will find additional photos within our Georgia Reel Scout Directory
Georgia proudly offers one of the world’s largest and most experienced crew bases for the film and television industry. Search through our crew directory below for any positions you need filled for your next production. If you would like to list as a Georgia crew member, please visit our Reel Crew page.
Hundreds of film and television vendors call Georgia home. Search through our support services directory below for any assistance you need with your next production. If you would like to list your business as a Georgia production vendor, please visit our Reel Crew page.
Just getting started learning about the entertainment industry? No problem! The documents below will help explain what to expect when a production rolls into town, plus how to work with the Camera Ready program. Of course you are welcome to contact us with questions any time.
Note: All documents are in PDF format.
The Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office does not issue filming permits. In general, permits are not required for shooting on private property (beyond the owner’s permission) unless public property is impacted. Some municipalities and state and federal agencies may require permits to shoot at certain locations within their jurisdiction.
You can contact the county Camera Ready Liaisons or call the appropriate municipality or agency to inquire about rules, restrictions, and permitting for your desired location.
Below is a list of municipalities and agencies that require film permits or have posted filming guidelines (scroll to the bottom for state/federal permits).
How knowledgeable is the Camera Ready liaison about my shoot’s requirements?
One of the goals of Camera Ready is to educate all participating municipalities on production basics. While certain counties have historically seen more production than others, all Camera Ready liaisons will do their best to assist you and provide local guidance. Should you need further assistance you are always welcome to contact us directly. (back to top)
Can Camera Ready help me with location scouting?
Your first step is typically through the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office (FMDE). We have an extensive location photo library that our location specialists use to match Georgia locations with your project’s requirements. Many of these photos come from our Camera Ready liaisons. Once you’ve decided on a particular area, our Camera Ready liaisons can provide you with additional information about unique locations and resources in their communities, escort you on location scouts and serve as a liaison between your company and private property and business owners. (back to top)
Can Camera Ready help me identify local production resources?
Yes. Your Camera Ready liaison will have that information readily available to you upon request.(back to top)
Can Camera Ready help me find lodging in the community where I am filming?
Yes. Your Camera Ready liaison can provide you with a list of potential accommodations based upon your needs. They may also have information about special hotel discounts and deals available to the film and television industry. (back to top)
What about logistics, like parking, getting streets closed and traffic rerouted during filming?
Your Camera Ready liaison can provide you with contact information to the appropriate departments and authorities, as well as help you work with them to ensure that your needs are met. (back to top)
Will my liaison assist me with film permits?
Most filming in Georgia is permit-free, although some municipalities have shooting requirements and charge a nominal fee. Your Camera Ready contact will be happy to assist you with any filming guidelines or permits. Learn more about film permits in Georgia. (back to top)
What other local resources can Camera Ready help me with?
Camera Ready can provide you with a host of time and money saving information, including the following:
Is the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office (FMDE) involved with my project once I start working with a Camera Ready liaison?
Absolutely. You can think of Camera Ready as an extension of our office into the local community where you are shooting. Some production needs and questions are best addressed on the local level, which is why this program was formed. But we will remain involved with your project throughout your time in Georgia. (back to top)
Who is the Camera Ready liaison for my community of interest?
Please click the links at the top of this page for the Camera Ready liaison list and map of Camera Ready counties. (back to top)