Atlanta Mayor Office of Film and Entertainment
Outstanding Film Commission Office for ‘Baby Driver’ 2018
For the latest information on filming in the City of Atlanta please visit our community engagement website at www.Setsouthatl.com
Please click the below link to our Hot Spots Map before you submit an application. This will be updated regularly outlining communities/streets in Atlanta that are sensitive to filming and currently need a break from right of way permits. Please call the film office if you have any questions or concerns.
AMOFE FILM HOT SPOTS MAP
COVID-19: Georgia Best Practices for Film and Television
Cancellation of Applications
There is a $100 cancellation fee for all applications that are cancelled after the approval process has begun.
Certificate of Insurance
We require at least a minimum of $1,000,000 of insurance for filming in the City of Atlanta on public property. The COI must list City of Atlanta / 55 Trinity Ave / Atlanta GA 30303 as the lien holder.
Fourth of July Right of Way Restrictions: Friday June 30, 2023 - Wednesday July 5, 2023
(No Lane/Street/Sidewalk closures)
Oakland Cemetery: Cemetery is under renovations, please call film office or reach cemetery manager Sam Reed before submitting an application email@example.com
Fairlie-Poplar District (US Court of Appeals moratorium) Please see tab to the right for more details.
City of Atlanta Parks
All inquiries to film in any City of Atlanta Parks must come thru our office first. Upload the site plan in your application to start the approval process marking off the area where production wants to film. (A sample of the site plan is located in the tabs to your right)
Centennial Olympic Park
This is a state park please contact Melody Calloway - firstname.lastname@example.org for filming.
City of Atlanta does not permit for this park.
City of Atlanta Fire Department - Fire inspections / Pyro / SPFX
All Fire Watch forms must be completely filled out and sent to Capt Andre Owens, Andowens@atlantaga.gov and Special Events Manager, Leslie Lynum Llynum@atlantaga.gov
Please cc Leshaun Cook, the production manager at Lcook@atlantaga.gov on the email for delivery confirmation. These contacts are also listed on Page 6 of the Fire Watch form.
Streetcar and MARTA Filming
The streetcar is now under the jurisdiction of MARTA. Filming on or around MARTA please contact Justin Wilson at 404-848-5792 or email@example.com. Street-Car safety contact Troy Curry at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Street Light Request
For street light request, we require at least 48 hours in advance for city lights and 72 hours in advance for Georgia Power. All requests must be made through the City of Atlanta, Office of Transportation. Please reach out to Clyde Moore at email@example.com.
If you want to film at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, please contact media relations at firstname.lastname@example.org before submitting an application.
The City of Atlanta Office of Revenue requires that you obtain a business license for filming projects lasting or expected to last thirty (30) days or longer. Please visit the City of Atlanta website to obtain more information. www.atlantaga.gov
Water Meter Rentals
To obtain a water meter please submit your application to email@example.com
Please allow 3 to 5 business days for this process. Appointments to pick up meters are Mondays,
Wednesdays, and Fridays from 9AM until 3PM (which will be coordinated thru that department upon payment and posting to your account) Submit your application by 3pm for same day processing, after 3pm will process the next day. If you have any questions/concerns, please email Rodrigus Harris at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Qualified Contractor Permits for Ground Disturbance
Application process requires 10 to 14 days in advance. Please note this request is outside of the film permitting process. Please contact Carolyn Herron with ATLDOT for more information Ceherron@atlantaga.gov.