More and more film production crews are moving to Atlanta in record numbers. So much so that the ATL has been dubbed “the Hollywood of the South.”
Not only does Atlanta offer charming and savvy locations to shoot, but the city has great restaurants and shopping, not to mention a near ideal climate which is even more of an incentive to film and television producers.
On any given day residents and visitors are privy to celebrity sightings like Kim Kardashian,Usher, Jane Fonda, Ludacris, Ne-Yo and the cast members of “The Real Housewives of Atlanta — just to name a few — strolling around town.
According to Lee Thomas of the Georgia Department of Economic Developers film office,these shows contribute tens of millions of dollars to the local economy. Georgia also offer very attractive tax incentives for those looking to film in the state.
Take a look at some top shows that were filmed in the ‘Peach State,’ along with two new reality shows that are in production now and headed to your tv screen soon!
The Game, follows the lives of a pro-athlete and their friends as the work around fame,family and relationships.