Film Industry

Georgia is a Camera Ready state. Film and TV professionals can visit Georgia Film and TV Production's web page for information. You can also submit your property or building in Georgia's Camera Ready database.

Current Production Deals (Incentives / Discounts)

Local hotels in Gainesville have proven to be "film-friendly" and offer special rates for short or long term projects. The Gainesville Convention and Visitor's Bureau will negotiate incentives and discounts based on the needs of the film and production company. The Gainesville Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) will also provide a resource database of local businesses that provide film-friendly services and products.

More About Gainesville

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Gainesville, Georgia sits halfway between the authentic Appalachian art and heritage of Georgia's mountains and the urban city center of Atlanta. Gainesville has many unique shooting locations including a historic Downtown Square, Lake Lanier, and Olympic Rowing Venue, Performing Arts Complexes, and much more. While Gainesville provides an active city center, it also provides fresh farm-grown produce with all the amenities from local farmers. Gainesville is also a center of commerce and trade, with headquarters of many Fortune 500 companies and government agencies located here. The city also hosts many annual events, conventions, fairs, and festivals.

Fun Facts

Christina Applegate and Jenna Fisher were among the stars in Gainesville during 2010 filming for the upcoming blockbuster, Hall Pass. Days Inn in Gainesville was selected from over 80 hotels scouted throughout the metro Atlanta area.

Photo Gallery

View our gallery of films being made in Gainesville.