Peach State public and private sector guide

Film Offices

Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office, Atlanta

Bill Thompson, deputy

commissioner; 404-962-4052;


Douglas County

Film Commission

Jerry Frost; 770-947-6376;

City of Savannah Film Office

Jay Self, film commissioner; 912-651-2360;

Macon Film Commission

Elliott Dunwoody; filmcommission@

Production Resources

The Studio

In 2008, Tyler Perry opened his 200,000-square-foot Studio in Atlanta, situated on the former Delta Airlines campus of more than 30 acres. Facility includes five soundstages, a post-production facility, a backlot, a 400-seat theater, a private screening room, and designated areas for entertaining and hosting events. 404-355-6870

Turner Studios

Five large soundstages and services ranging from editorial and field operations to animation, audio and digital media management.

Steve Mensch, director of studio operations; 404-885-4734;

Riverwood Studios

A 120-acre facility just south of metro Atlanta; stages and onsite locations.

Scott Tigchelaar; 770-599-4000;

PC&E Studios

In downtown Atlanta, offering three stages, studio lighting and grip.

Steve Sonsini; 404-609-9001;

Magick Lantern Stage

Downtown location, stage with Kino Flo lighting and Sony HD cameras.

Lisa Lewis; 404-688-3348;

Artisan Picture Works

Dan Valdes; 404-355-3398

Atlanta Broadcast Center

Michael Forrester; 770-226-9245

Creative Studios of Atlanta

Ken Feinberg; 404-355-4588;

Crawford Communications

Post services, including film transfer, digital and HD post-production, 24p, effects, compositing, graphic design and 5.1 surround sound.

Kathleen Fitch; 404-876-7149;

Soapbox Studio

Suites for audio, video pre- and post production.

Jonathan Wolfman; 404-815-7557;

Guillotine Post

Editor-owned post boutique with six suites offering HD, Final Cut Pro, Avid, graphics.

Scott Stevens; 404-222-0522;

Wolff Bros Post

Avid Express Pro, Adrenaline-HD, Pro Tools, Smoke-HD, Final Cut Pro.

Wayne Overstreet; 404-881-0020;

Barbizon Lighting

Distributor for Mole Richardson, ARRI, Chimera, Tiffen and Matthews.

Damian Vaudo; 404-681-5124;

Atlanta Films

Grip trucks with HMIs, tungstens, Kino Flos, jib arms and crews.

Mark Henderson; 770-662-3964;

Tyler’s Display Supply

Color Kinetics, Juno, Velcro equipment; display lighting.

Jerry Tyler; 404-355-9355;

Luna Lighting

Scott Brinson; 917-346-1953

Atlanta Sound and Lighting

Scott Waterbury; 770-455-7695

American AudioVisual Services

John Collins; 877-869-9594

In Concert Productions

Jay Rabbitt; 404-355-7943

Television Production


Billy Davidson; 770-452-8700

VanDerKloot Film & Television

Studio facility, post, DVD authoring, satellite distribution.

Lisa Lewis; 404-221-0236

Savannah Area


Meddin Studios

Steve Smith; 912-944-6111;

Elevated Basement Studio

Kevin Rose; 912-356-9445;

Night Raven Productions

Victor Fishman; 912-355-3030;

Spyhop Productions

Jim Carswell; 912-844-0084;

Guerrilla Productions

Wil Kazary; 912-354-1518

Macon Area Facilities

Gentlemen Grips

Alan Rawlins; 478-994-0957

MDS Lighting


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