About

Gwinnett Film Office

Our Promise:

  • Offer expeditious, professional service facilitating city, county and road usage permits - All locations in Gwinnett require a film production permit. 

  • Offer location managers prompt assistance in finding location options, including professional location photography

  • Provide a “Locations Hub” photo gallery for easy viewing of film-friendly locations

  • Serve as liaison with city, county, public safety, transportation and other local officials as needed 

  • Facilitate road closures, Intermittent Traffic Control (ITC) requests and public safety officers

Reel-Crew Production Directory

The Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office is pleased to offer Reel-Crew™, a searchable, online directory of crew and support services, at no charge. Customized for the Georgia Film Office, Reel-Crew promotes local Georgia crews and vendors to the industry. iPhone users can utilize Reel-Crew via the mobile app for searching/updating on the go.

Only Georgia companies and Georgia residents with a street address (not PO Box) may list in the directory.

Get Your Foot in the Door in Gwinnett

Film making

Georgia Film Academy

 

Gwinnett Technical College - Georgia Film Academy

18 Credit-Hour Film & Television Production Certification

  • Course Highlights:

    • On-Set Film Production

    • Set Construction

    • Grip & Rigging

    • Special Effects Makeup

    • Sound Design

    • Lighting & Electric

    • Editing

    • GFA Film & Television Production Internship

 

 

 

 

 

Georgia Latino International Film Festival logo

 

Georgia Latino Film Alliance - GALIFF.org

  • Offerings:

    • Innovative programs for middle schoolers and high schoolers after school and over the weekend.

    • Teaching Methods: Workshops, panels and seminars are utilized to convey information and knowledge to empower the GALFF audience. Scholarships are given to youth aspiring to further their education in Media and STEM related fields with proceeds raised from the GaLFF Festicval.

    • The Georgia Latino Film Festival (GaLFF) is a four-day annual event dedicated to bringing awareness of films and content made by latino/as or internationals to a worldwide audience.

 

 

Georgie Gwinnett College

 

 

Georgia Gwinnett College - Cinema & Media Arts Production

  • Course of Study Options:

    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Cinema & Media Arts Production:

    • Design & Production Concentration

    • Entertainment Industries Studies Concentration

    • Writing for Stage & Screen Concentration

      Nexus Degrees in:

    • Motion Picture Set Lighting 

    • Production Design 

    • Production for Film and Television 

    • Professional Editing for Film and Television 

    • Professional Sound Design for Film and Television 

      Film Minor, Music Minor, Art Minor 

      Internship Opportunities 

      Participating School in the GFA Consortium 

 

Urban MediaMakers Festival

 

Urban Mediamakers - Film Classes

  • Class Offerings:

    • Set Production Assistant 101

    • DSLR Filmmaking 101

    • WeCodeAcademy

    • Young Urban Mediamakers (YUMs)

Events

Georgia Film Academy Summer Camp

 

In The News

2022 marks another record-setting year in Georgia with $4.4B generated from Film and TV Production!

Governor Brian P. Kemp announced a chart-topping year for the film and television industry as productions spent $4.4 billion in Georgia during fiscal year 2022 – a new industry record.

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Stranger Things Rocks This Town "Upside Down"

Creating 1980s Hawkins, Indiana in 2019 Georgia - The Georgia Film Industry Resource

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Hooray for Y’allywood

The state’s robust Camera Ready program has every county ready for its closeup - Georgia Trend

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How the Film Industry Found a Home in Georgia

Ten years after passing a tax credit to lure the motion picture industry, Georgia has become the world’s second most popular location for shooting. - Georgia FMDE

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State General Assembly honors Georgians in film industry

The Georgia General Assembly issued resolutions praising Georgians working in the state’s film and television industry, an honor that marks the release of a new book, “#WeAreGaFilm.” - Albany Herald

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“Ozark” Stars on Finding Perfect Locations in Georgia

Not only is this a great teaser for Georgia, but it will make you want to watch Netflix's "Ozark" if you haven't yet. - Georgia FMDE

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Netflix’s ‘Day Shift’ is film at Gwinnett Place Mal and its 1987

The Netflix vampire movie “Day Shift” starring Jamie Foxx, Meagan Good and Snoop Dogg erected the marquee. - The AJC

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Your Home Could Be a Location for Filming

Homeowners and business owners in Gwinnett can sign up to become a potential location for the next film made in the county. Explore Gwinnett Tourism + Film is actively looking for new, film-friendly private residential homes and businesses to add to Gwinnett’s list of possible filming locations. - The AJC

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Gwinnett Film is Back

Gwinnett Film is back, and happy to report, busier than ever. - Lisa Anders

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