Athens-Clarke County has been designated as a Camera Ready community by the Georgia Music, Film & Digital Entertainment Office, part of the Georgia Department of Economic Development.
The Athens-Clarke County Public Information Office (706-613-3795) serves as the official film liaison, but works with many partners, including the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau, Film Athens, Create Athens, the Athens Downtown Development Authority and other entities.
Check back soon for a full, printed guide to filming, photography, and videography in Athens-Clarke County, produced by the Public Information Office in conjunction with Film Athens and other film partners.
Filming Requiring Permitting
Generally speaking, filming for commercial or non-commercial purposes in public spaces does not require permitting unless: