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
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.
Oakland Cemetery: NO filming due to renovations December 1st 2021 until June 1st 2023
Memorial Day Weekend: NO closures of Arterial streets & Collector streets due to Memorial Day Weekend Moratorium May 27th 2022 until May 31st 2022
Please refer to the tabs and maps on the right for more information on the below Moratoriums.
Ted Turner Bridge: Under construction until further notice
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 (US Court of Appeals moratorium) Please see tab to the right for more details.
Streets Suspended with Issuing Permits
Argonne Ave NE, Durant Pl NE, River Forest Road NW, Holly Street, Harris Trail NW, Harris Valley Rd NW,
Garraux Rd NW, Old Plantation Road NW, McLynn Ave NE, N Morningside Dr NE, Woodhaven Rd NW, Garmon Rd NW,
Monte Carlo Dr NW, Cherokee Rd NW, Vernon Rd NW, Lorenzo Dr SW, Howard St NE, Euclid Ave, Elizabeth St,
Park Pl (b/t Edgewood Ave & Decatur St)
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 Lidijia Ahmetovic email@example.com 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 Jerome Martin & Capt Demarcus Travis via email (firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com). Please cc Leshaun Cook, the production manager at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Alexia Wynn at 404-848-5032 or Awynn@itsmarta.com. Street-Car safety contact Troy Curry at email@example.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 reach out to Clyde Moore at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you want to film at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport, please contact DeAllous Smith at email@example.com or 404-382-2323 before submitting and application with our office.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
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.