FilmApp Atlanta

Atlanta Mayor Office of Film and Entertainment
Outstanding Film Commission Office for ‘Baby Driver’ 2018
 
Moratoriums 

**Super Bowl 53, February 3rd, 2019 at the Mercedes Benz Studio

December  26th, 2018 until February 10th, 2019 no closures will be granted within a 2-mile radius of the Mercedes Benz Stadium (please see the Super Bowl Moratorium Tab to the right for detail information) January 21st thru February 10th, no closures will be granted in Zone 5 (downtown and midtown area). 
 
**Ted Turner Bridge – August 1st, 2018 until December 31st, 2018
 
Street closure on Martin Luther King Jr Drive, SW between Forsyth St SW and Ted Turner Drive SW (formerly Spring St).  NO closures will be given in this area during this time due to the detail route (please see the Ted Turner Bridge tab to the right for detail information)
 
**Fairlie – Poplar District**
 
There are certain restrictions on streets surrounding filming around US Court of Appeal.
(please see the Fairlie-Poplar District Tab to your right for detail information).
 
Inman Park
No closures will be allowed in the Inman Park community 10/19-10/21 for their annual festival and parade.
 
Sensitive Neighborhoods
If you want to scout and/or film in Inman Park, Ansley Park, Brookhaven, Castleberry Hill or the West Paces Ferry/Tuxedo Road area, please call the office beforehand. Some of the neighborhoods require 5 full business days to film in their area if not longer.
 
Temporary Closures:
River Forest Road, Holly Street, Harris Valley Trail, Garraux Rd, Old Plantation Road
 
City of Atlanta Parks
All inquiries to film in any city of Atlanta Parks must come thru our office with applying on our website and uploading the site plan of the park marking off the area where production wants to film. Centennial Olympic Park is a state park, please contact Adeola Sokunbi at asokunbi@centennialpark.com or
404-445-9673.
 
Street Car and MARTA Filming
The streetcar is now under the jurisdiction of MARTA, please contact Stephany Fisher 404-848-5157 sfisher@itsmarta.com for street car inquires & William Jackson at wjackson1@itsmarta.com for the required safety training course.   Filming on or around MARTA right-of-way contact Lyle Harris 404-848-5100 or lharris3@itsmarta.com.
 
 
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 contact Dionne Benton at 404.977.0964 or email dbenton@atlantaga.gov for further assistance. 
 
Hartsfield-Jackson Airport
If you want to film at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, please contact DeAllous Smith at deallous.smith@atl.com or 404-382-2323 before submitting and application with our office
 
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.  For your convenience, a link to the New Business application form is: http://www.atlantaga.gov/modules/showdocument.aspx?documentid=16630
 
 
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 needs to list City of Atlanta / 55 Trinity Ave / Atlanta GA 30303 as the lien holder.