Oconee County is a Camera Ready Community. Camera Ready Communities have in place a program that provides film and television production companies with easier, faster and better access to local resources and location information. Each community, including Oconee County, has a Camera Ready liaison in place who can assist film and television production companies on a local level.
Oconee County has a mix of everything, from facilities typically seen in more urban areas to the truly rural. There is a mixture of lodging options, shopping centers, recreational opportunities, and a unique selection of independent restaurants in the area to accommodate production needs. Additionally, Oconee County is just 60 miles from Atlanta making it the ideal location to shoot a entire film or a few iconic scenes.
For more information visit the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment website.
Film, Television, and Digital Entertainment Tax Credit – Film and television companies may receive a tax credit of up to 30 percent of money spent on production and post-production in Georgia, either in a single production or on multiple projects. A minimum spending of $500,000 is required. The state of Georgia fields one of the most competitive tax incentive programs in the nation for the film and television production industry. You can learn more about this tax credit, here.