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Emani S.
$ 300
4 hours
15 people
a month ago
Allison was beyond helpful and accommodating. The space was clean, as pictured, and overall an amazing venue. Highly recommend, and would book again in the future!
Jhonny 1.
$ 300
4 hours
15 people
a month ago
Absolutely amazing! Very nice and space was already clean and ready for use. Would recommend this space 1000 times!
Kianna M.
$ 236
2 hours
5 people
a month ago
Joy is absolutely AMAZING!!! She was such a pleasure to work with and very accommodating. The space is to die for! She really put so much detail into the space to give it the 70s aesthetic that it has. I will definitely be booking again in the future as well as telling friends to book her space. It was truly a wonderful experience, thank you so much!
Carley W.
$ 236
2 hours
15 people
2 months ago
This space is beautifully curated! Absolutely gorgeous. Makes you feel like your transported back in time. Would definitely book again.

Top Filming locations in Atlanta, GA

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Yellow Shag Room
  • $118/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (45)
  • 45
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Atlanta, GA
Yellow Room is a retro space designed specifically for filmmakers, photographers, and content creators. Shag fabric lines the ceiling and walls. Astroturf carpets the floor, uniquely sourced items from LA to AL + the 60's/70's have been carefully curated to bring a unique flair to the space. Not like anything else Atlanta has to offer, Yellow Room was created by Joy Ludwig a Photographer/Director. Knowing the difficulty in finding and scouting perfect locations, Joy decided to create a vintage vibe to share with other creatives in need of something, other.
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Historic Church in the City
  • $75/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (72)
  • 72
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Atlanta, GA
IT is a true 1932 little country church that Atlanta has grown around!
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Sandy Springs Modern Studio with Natural Lighting
  • $45/hr
  • New
  • 4.9 (50)
  • 50
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Atlanta, GA
Small photo/video shoots work best. Interviews, product showcases, headshots, photography shoots, videography marketing, and more. Great natural lighting in the 205 SQ FT main lobby. Enclosed 217 SQ FT space includes a number of colored backgrounds (including Green Screen). Dimensions of enclosed studio space: 11' X 21' X 9' (L X W X H) Lights, furniture & backgrounds can be moved to accommodate the needs of our guests. Our space is located right off Roswell Road & there are a variety of dining establishments and home improvement retailers to satisfy any guest need. Included in the base rental: Dracast Light Kit • 2 x LED500 V-Mount Daylight Lights • 1 x LED 160A Daylight Light • 2 x Light Stands: 8.7’, 2 x Barndoors • 2 x Filter Frames, 2 x Filter Packs • 3 x Dracast V-Mount Batteries ARRI Light Kit • ARRI 650 • ARRI 300 • Lowel DP Focus Flood Light • Lowel Pepper 600 Lowel TO GO 98 Kit • 2 x Omni-light Focus Floods • 1 x Tota-Light • 3 x Light Stands • 120V Bulbs, Barndoors, Umbrella Manfrotto DELUXE AUTOPOLE Kit • 5 x Background Paper Backdrops (includes Green Screen) Other • 2 x C-Stands • 1 x Reflector Free on-site parking is available for all guests! Complimentary water and Gatorade! Help yourself to our space and make yourself at home!
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Photo Studio & Event Space on Edgewood Ave!
  • $45/hr
  • New
  • 4.7 (24)
  • 24
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Atlanta, GA
Photo Studio & Event Space located in the heart of Atlanta on Edgewood Ave! Full Cyclorama Backdrops Available Refreshments on site!
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4 Stages RGB LED Warehouse w/ Car Ramp, North 2
  • $115/hr
  • New
  • 4.9 (62)
  • 62
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Chamblee, GA
North 2 is a 3000 sq. ft. studio space that features four stages: The RGB Acrylic Panel Ceiling, The Futuristic LED Circle Stage, The RGB LED Box, and the Ultra Beam Light Stage. North 2 is also equipped with a car ramp for drive in access, two 8 ft. wide garage bays, 20 ft. tall ceilings, three make up stations, and a private bathroom. Use the button below to book this space for your upcoming production. Add on Equipment Rental Options: Bluetooth Speaker, Fog Machine *Please note, this is NOT a sound proof space. We are not a sound stage however productions with special sound requirements have been filmed using this location, feel free to ask about the quietest days/times.
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Private Jet Studio with 2 Stages, North 1
  • $115/hr
  • New
  • 4.8 (27)
  • 27
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Chamblee, GA
North 1 is a 1000 sq. ft. studio space that features two stages: The Private Jet Stage and The RGB LED Archway. North 1 is also equipped with two vanity stations, a private bathroom, hardwood floors and 12 ft. high ceilings. Use the button below to book this space for your upcoming production. Add on Equipment Rental Options: Bluetooth Speaker, Fog Machine *Please note, this is NOT a sound proof space. We are not a sound stage however productions with special sound requirements have been filmed using this location, feel free to ask about the quietest days/times.
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Creative Compound
  • $75/hr
  • New
  • 4.5 (12)
  • 12
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Scottdale, GA
A multi-media facility complete with full recording studios, internet radio/podcast suite, green/white screen, and two lounge areas. This facility is secure, gated, has lots of parking and great for outdoor shoots and private events. It's the perfect location for small to medium production needs. We have a bathroom, wifi, water hose connections, small kitchen space, hair and make-up area. If you're for a location with the capability to shoot multiple scenes in one location, this is the place. Our facility is also surrounded by a small international community that's really good for B roll shots. The price listed is for the film room ONLY, please contact us for customized packages.
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70's Style Retro Manor
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 4.0 (10)
  • 10
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • East Point, GA
A 70s style mid century mansion situated in East Point Georgia. This truly unique home has features like bright carpet, velvet wallpaper, mirrored walls and ceiling, full 70's lounge style bar, boho sunroom and tiki style pool with bathhouse. Very popular with celebrities such as Killer Mike and Lloyd.
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Downtown Studio with Smart Technology
  • $65/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (7)
  • 7
  • Instant book
  • Responds within a few hours
  • Atlanta, GA
Beautiful, smart photography/videography studio located in East Atlanta great for your next Meeting, Training Class, Photoshoot, Podcast, Film Location, Commercials, Product Launches, Networking Events and More! The beautiful decor features a green, black and white theme throughout that fits the vision or any creative. We serve as the perfect location for brands, entrepreneurs and corporations. Optimal for: - Photoshoots - Film Location - Commercials - Casting Calls - Executive Meetings - Podcasts - Interviews
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Top Manicured Outdoor Filming Location in Atlanta
  • $250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (14)
  • 14
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Atlanta, GA
Completely renovated inside and out 1950's ranch property contains one of the top multiple room outdoor areas in the Atlanta metro on nearly one acre offers multiple filming options. Both the front yard and back yard are immaculately manicured and include many outdoor "rooms". From the back yard pool that includes a fire wall the goes the entire length of the pool to the large front yard circular entrance to the gorgeous outdoor garden behind the pool, to the Jardin Blanc (White Garden Courtyard), the filming options are numerous outside. Inside, the kitchen and living area as well are the master suite are filled with natural light and open through the sliding glass doors directly out to the pool area. There are two fireplaces inside the house including one next to the grand piano. The basement is fully finished with yet more possibilities for various scenes in a film, television series or commercial.

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Do I need my own production or event insurance in Atlanta?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
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Right now, there are 486 Filming locations available in Atlanta.
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Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Atlanta booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Atlanta?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Atlanta is $181 per hour.
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Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $45 to $500.
Which Filming locations are most popular in Atlanta, GA in 2022?
The top 3 Filming locations in Atlanta, GA right now are Yellow Shag Room, Historic Church in the City and Sandy Springs Modern Studio with Natural Lighting.
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About Atlanta

Atlanta, Georgia, is known for more than its peaches. Its desirable mild climate, stunning nature, and big-city backdrops make it a popular filming location. With one of the busiest airports in the world, an array of production professionals, and excellent lodging options, this city’s been ranked as a top U.S. shooting location and an entertainment hub.

When you plan a film shoot in Atlanta, your project will join the ranks of other popular productions like “Black Panther,” “Baby Driver,” “Vampire Diaries,” “Zombieland: Double Tap,” “Avengers: Infinity Wars,” “The Change-Up,” “The Swan House,” “Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1,” “Captain America: Civil War,” “The Walking Dead,” and “Stranger Things.”

It’s no coincidence that Atlanta is commonly dubbed the “Hollywood of the South.” Whether you’re searching for the best outdoor setting or plan to film multiple scenes, there are Atlanta filming locations for you.

Production Options in Atlanta

There’s never been a better time for filming in Atlanta. Production venues are plentiful and diverse, so you’re sure to find something to fit your needs.

Homes

Atlanta residences offer the perfect place to base your multi-scene production. Settings range from beautiful contemporary properties and charming historic homes to lakefront mansions, cozy bungalows, and boho downtown digs.

Retail and Commercial

There’s no shortage of malls and stores perfect for your retail-themed shoot.

Niche spaces

Need a set that’s quite specific? You can find a dentist’s office that features antiques and art, a power plant with industrial buildings, and an abandoned country cottage.

Green rooms

For spaces to get creative, check out customizable green rooms with options to rent equipment.

Bars and clubs

If you’re seeking out a night-time vibe, set your Atlanta film shoot in a quirky bar, unique restaurant, or atmospheric production studio.

Corporate spaces

Capture corporate shots in an office setting or a large Gatsby-style loft.

Outdoor settings

Atlanta outdoor filming locations are diverse. Choose from sprawling, lush lawns, a private garden with a gazebo, or a cozy cabin surrounded by Georgia forests.

Production Companies in Atlanta

The Atlanta filming industry continues to grow, and its professional production companies are also expanding. When you’re planning a film shoot in Atlanta, consider enlisting the help of one of the region’s experts.

Bolt Entertainment

Bolt’s motto is “only the best,” and they have built themselves on providing more. This award-winning Atlanta production company offers talent management and top-notch production services. The company has produced popular films and TV shows, including “The Walking Dead,” “Game of Thrones,” and “Ozark.”

Inertia Films

Inertia Films can help at any point of the production process. They’ve worked on numerous television series, including “Chrisley Knows Best,” and have earned over 150 awards.

Somar Film & Production

This Atlanta production company has decades of experience and can accommodate most budgets and content styles.

Pros and Cons of Filming in Atlanta

While planning your film shoot in Atlanta, consider the city’s pros and cons.

Advantages

  • Budget-friendly
    Atlanta is one of the most affordable locations for filming in the U.S. Food, transportation, and accommodations are reasonably priced in this southern city. Producers can also take advantage of nice tax credits for film, television, and digital entertainment made in Georgia.

  • Lots of filming locations
    From homes to nature and everything in between, there’s a perfect spot for any scene you’re filming in Atlanta.

  • Production hub
    There’s no need to fly in a whole production crew. Georgia State University, which is located in downtown Atlanta, offers undergraduate and graduate courses in film and video, so there are lots of educated film producers ready to help with your project.

  • Lots of talent
    Since Atlanta’s such a popular filming location, it draws some of the country’s best talent. Over 2,000 actors and actresses live in Georgia, following right behind New York and California.

  • Comfortable climate
    Atlanta’s moderate climate makes it easy to schedule a filming session any time of the year.

Disadvantages

  • Can be difficult to obtain filming permits
    This in-demand filming location is a bit choosy when it comes to filming permits, so you may have to work a bit to get approval.

  • Crowded
    Atlanta’s a busy city, so traffic’s heavy, lines are long, and attractions are often filled with people.

  • Soaring summer temps
    Overall, Atlanta’s weather is mild, but summer months can get hot and humid.

  • Dense urban area
    There is plenty of nature in Atlanta, but you may have to travel to access the region’s mountains and beaches.

Famous Filming Locations in Atlanta

Atlanta History Center

This Atlanta attraction features 33 acres of gardens, historic houses, and a variety of exhibitions. It’s been featured in “The Hunger Games,” “The Walking Dead,” and “Stranger Things.”

Atlanta Marriott Marquis

This prominent downtown Atlanta hotel has a stunning atrium and can be seen in blockbusters like Marvel’s “Spiderman: Homecoming” and “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.”

Piedmont Park

Piedmont Park was built in 1887 for the Piedmont Exposition and can be seen in “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” and “What to Expect When You’re Expecting.”

Georgia Aquarium

You can scope out beluga whales, whale sharks, and manta rays at this massive water attraction. Georgia Aquarium is the world’s largest aquarium and has been a backdrop in dozens of films, including “Pitch Perfect 3” and “The Last Song.”

Tyler Perry Studios ATL

An impressive 330-acre lot houses one of the largest production facilities in the country. “Coming 2 America 2021,” “Red Notice,” and “First Man” are some of the several movies shot here.

Peachtree Street

Atlanta has several streets named some version of Peachtree but none compare to the one that starts at Little Five Points in downtown Atlanta, runs north through Midtown and into Buckhead. Popular sites there include 191 Peachtree Tower, Westin Peachtree Plaza, and Woodruff Park.

The Swan House in Atlanta.
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10 iconic filming locations in Atlanta

When people think of touring memorable filming locations, their minds immediately go to New York and Los Angeles, two powerhouse cities that have long stood as the hub of culture and film. But there’s another booming movie metropolis destined to join that vanguard: Atlanta.

Imbued with history and culture and abound with year-round sunshine, sprawling landscapes, and lush greenery, filmmakers far and wide have cultivated the Big Peach for some of the biggest blockbusters in cinema, having functioned as the go-to locale for more than 250 films—and many more projects in counting. To that end, Giggster researched Atlanta filming locations and highlighted 10 places (addresses included) across the city from famous movies you can visit on a cinematic pilgrimage.

While a large share of the filmmaking done in Atlanta has taken place in the 21st century and on working studio lots that can’t be visited, there are still some notable locations you can tour right now. President Snow’s towering mansion as seen in the “Hunger Games” films, the newly developed fairgrounds that once acted as a backdrop in “Smokey and the Bandit,” and the Beverly Hills mansion where the survivors of “Zombieland” sheltered from the undead are among the countless sites waiting to be explored.

Read on to discover 10 significant filming locations you can tour in Atlanta today.

A statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Morehouse College.
Raymond Boyd // Getty Images

Mission College in ‘School Daze’

- Location: Morehouse College and Atlanta University

Based on director Spike Lee’s own experience as a Morehouse student, “School Daze” is an indelible example of Black cinema. Set against the backdrop of Morehouse College, the film utilizes lighting to frame the fictional Mission College like it’s a character in the film. The surrounding grounds look lush and inviting, but despite this, the film focuses on the conflict between the characters and within themselves. Despite the film’s enduring legacy, Lee was actually asked by Morehouse College officials to resume filming elsewhere, as they feared the film would shine a negative light on the historically Black school.

The Georgian Terrace hotel entrance sign and building at dusk.
Billy F Blume Jr // Shutterstock

Multiple movies at the Georgian Terrace

- Location: 659 Peachtree St NE

Made of brick and marble and adorned with floor-to-ceiling windows and crystal chandeliers, there is no place like the Georgian Terrace. Used as a filming location for such movies as “The Change-Up,” “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues,” and “Identity Theft,” among others, this grand hotel, built in 1911, has seen its fair share of famous guests over the years. It famously hosted a gala premiere party in 1939 to celebrate the unveiling of “Gone with the Wind,” an event that essentially put the hotel on the map. The venue also has a storied history of attracting well-known visitors, including F. Scott Fitzgerald, former President Calvin Coolidge, and Walt Disney.

Burt Reynolds in Smokey and the Bandit in front of the truck rodeo.
Universal Pictures

The Truck Rodeo in ‘Smokey and the Bandit’

- Location: Lakewood Fairgrounds

One of the most noteworthy movies to be filmed in Atlanta was the 1977 hit “Smokey and the Bandit.” The backdrop to some of the film’s centerpieces is the Lakewood Fairgrounds, originally built in 1916. After being a popular location for Atlanta’s Southwest for decades, the fairgrounds shut down for many years. Now, the fairgrounds have been transformed into EU Screen Gems Studios Atlanta, which has seen the likes of Netflix’s “Stranger Things” working out of the studio lot. It may not have the same charm that was found in “Smokey and the Bandit,” but the new studio has at least refurbished most of the building’s glorious mission revival architecture style.

The Swan House in Atlanta.
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President Snow’s mansion in ‘The Hunger Games’ franchise

- Location: The Swan House, 130 W Paces Ferry Rd NW

Featured prominently in “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and “Mockingjay - Part 2” as the mansion of villain President Snow, the Edward Inman “Swan” House was designed by architect Philip Trammel Shutze in 1928. In the “Hunger Games” franchise, the Swan House is almost as imposing as the character who inhabits it. Its daunting staircase leading up to the house makes the location look bigger than it is, almost like Snow himself. The Swan House was purchased in 1966 by the Atlanta Historical Society and restored to its original state, allowing the mansion to emulate the look and feel of the 1920s.

A two story white house with a wrap around porch.
Raymond Boyd // Getty Images

Madea’s house in ‘Diary of a Mad Black Woman’

- Location: 1197 Avon Ave SW

If you’re a fan of Tyler Perry, you’ll recognize 1197 Avon Ave SW right away. Home to the seminal character Madea, this remarkable house is located in the heart of Atlanta. Madea’s house is almost as big of a character as she is, so it’s unsurprising that her home has become just as notable. Although it is one of the city’s historical landmarks that doesn’t allow tours inside, Atlanta Movie Tours stops in front of the house as part of its “Heritage Tour” and even lets tourists take photos out front. It looks relatively the same since Madea was first introduced to us in 1999, with its green accents and wrap-around porch visible from the street.

A modern mansion with a party going on by the pool.
Warner Bros.

The modern party mansion in ‘The Nice Guys’

- Location: 5335 Northside Drive NW

This futuristic building is featured in the 2016 film “The Nice Guys,” as the home of an adult film star whose death the main characters are investigating. In reality, 5335 Northside Drive NW belongs to record producer Dallas Austin, who has been known to rent out his mansion for $25,000 per month, with artists like Justin Bieber and Lenny Kravitz as previous guests. The 5,578 square-foot house was built in 2003 by architect Michael Czyzs and has four bedrooms and four bathrooms, but its biggest draw is definitely its infinity pool, which is visible from inside the house.

David Oyelowo, playing Martin Luther King Jr., giving a speech.
Pathé

Where MLK Jr. accepts the Nobel Peace Prize in ‘Selma’

- Location: Marietta Cobb Museum of Art, 30 Atlanta Street SE

Originally built as a post office in 1910, the Marietta Cobb Museum of Art isn’t actually where Martin Luther King Jr. accepted his Nobel Peace Prize. He actually accepted it in Oslo, Norway, but that doesn’t deter from the history or meaning of the building. Although it didn’t officially become an art museum in 1990, it’s currently the “only Metropolitan-Atlanta fine arts museum focusing on American Art.” The Marietta Cobb Museum of Art is also a nonprofit organization, whose goal is to “build community through art.” The building fits perfectly in the period in which “Selma” takes place, with the giant building’s architecture—namely the frontal white pillars—transporting you back to the civil rights struggle of the 1960s.

A car at a gas station in the pouring rain at night.
Alcon Entertainment

The gas station in the rain from ‘Prisoners’

- Location: 1605 Troy Smith Rd

While he’s now known as a master of science fiction, director Denis Villeneuve began his Hollywood career with more intense films. The Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman starrer “Prisoners” is one such project, which employs this gas station as the location where Gyllenhaal’s detective character orders his men to haul off a suspected murderer in the pouring rain. In the film, the gas station is bathed in darkness; the only light sources are from overhead street lights and police cars shining blue and red. While the location won’t look the same in real life, it will feel similar, especially at night. Plus, the neighboring woods are sure to intensify the real-life scare factor.

A street view of the mansion at 490 W Paces Ferry Road NW
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Bill Murray’s mansion in ‘Zombieland’

- Location: 490 W Paces Ferry Road NW

One of the most memorable elements of “Zombieland” is Bill Murray, along with his mansion. In “Zombieland,” the main characters travel to Beverly Hills and take refuge in the estate, but in reality, it resides in Atlanta. This also isn’t Murray’s actual home. In fact, the mansion wasn’t built until 2008, a year before the movie was released. Red carpeting drapes the staircases, and chandeliers hang from the ceilings in the film, providing the characters a luxurious hideaway. The impressive theater room remains untouched to this day, decked out with lush red chairs and carpet. The mansion still stands in all its glory, and its exteriors, which weren’t truly highlighted in the film, are almost more impressive than what’s inside.

Robert Downey Jr. in an orange Audi sports car.
Marvel Studios

The Avengers headquarters in the MCU

- Location: Porsche Experience Center, One Porsche Dr

First appearing in “Captain America: Civil War,” the Porsche Experience Center has appeared in many Marvel films as the location for the Avengers headquarters. The building’s stunning glass windows and dome-like structure can’t be missed, with the Porsche logo having been swapped out for a giant typographic capital “A” in the films. There’s no doubt that this has become a popular Atlanta tourist attraction, with the Marvel Cinematic Universe being bigger than ever. Fans are in luck, as there are opportunities to dine at the facility and even stay in accommodations that overlook the amazing architecture of the Porsche Experience Center.