If you are considering filming your production in Georgia, it is important that you have a clear understanding of the laws in place within the Georgia film industry. There are a number of laws pertaining to actor’s rights, filming locations and film sets that require comprehensive understanding before filming begins. While this is an extremely simplistic and by no means comprehensive list, here are five legal issues to consider when filming in Georgia.
In 2008, Georgia implemented one of the country's most aggressive film tax incentive programs. By all measure, the industry has exploded. In 2015 alone, feature films and television productions shot in Georgia generated an economic impact of $6 billion according to the Georgia Film, Music, and Digital Entertainment Office.