FilmApp Atlanta

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 

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. 

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.

Memorial Day Right of Way Restrictions: Friday May 24, 2024 - Tuesday May 28, 2024
Juneteenth Right of Way Restrictions: Wednesday June 19, 2024
Fourth of July Right of Way Restrictions: Tuesday July 2, 2024 - Monday July 8, 2024
Labor Day Right of Way Restrictions: Friday August 30, 2024 - Tuesday September 3, 2024
Thanksgiving Right of Way Restrictions: Wednesday November 27, 2024 - Monday December 2, 2024
Christmas Right of Way Restrictions: Monday December 23, 2024 - Friday December 27, 2024

(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

Fairlie-Poplar District (US Court of Appeals moratorium) Please see tab to the right for more details.

Inman Park Festival - No lane, street or sidewalk closures within Inman Park or Little 5 Points April 12, 2024 - May 10, 2024


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 April Russell, Director of Sales
 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,  and Special Events Manager, Leslie Lynum  
Please cc Leshaun Cook, the production manager at 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 Street-Car safety contact Troy Curry at  


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


Hartsfield-Jackson Airport

If you want to film at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, please contact media relations at before submitting an application.

Business License

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.

Water Meter Rentals

To obtain a water meter please submit your application to
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


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