Film & TV

Filming in Coweta County

With Coweta’s range of unique settings and picturesque areas, and as the home base of Riverwood Studios, we continue to be an active location for filming of all kinds. See why powerhouse productions such as The Walking Dead, Sweet Home Alabama, Driving Miss Daisy, Fried Green Tomatoes, Hunger Games, Lovecraft Country, Footloose, The Conjuring and Zombieland all chose our destination as a featured location. Coweta County is also a Camera Ready Community.

Book a Film Tour

Want to experience where the “Lights, camera, action!” took place? Love zombies, fried green tomatoes and Drop Dead Diva? Book a guided tour to see firsthand some of the iconic places from well-known TV shows and feature films. Your guide may have even worked on one of your favorite productions!

Why Film in Newnan-Coweta?

Our county’s proximity to Atlanta and an international airport, as well as a wide variety of landscapes and assets, makes it a prime location for productions. From permitting, to connecting the dots with local contacts, we do our best to make your experience as seamless as possible.

 

Location. Location. Location.

Did we mention how convenient our location is? A short drive from Atlanta as well as one of the world’s largest airports, our community is the ideal location for just about any production need.

Every Asset You Could Need

From the Chattahoochee River and postapocalyptic downtowns to horse farms and nationally registered historic districts, our community has nearly every locale or landscape needed. In addition to our scenery, there are several nearby film studios, including Riverwood Studios in Senoia.

Professional Environment

From independent productions to large-scale feature films, Coweta has seen it all. Our community is well-versed in handling anything a production team will need, including providing guidance, permitting, crew, extras, accommodations, craft services, security and much more. We work hard to ensure a professional and hospitable working environment during filming, and we value the impact that these productions bring to the community.

Best Kept Secret

We are truly the metro area’s hidden gem. With a storied past and vibrant, eclectic future, Coweta County is a destination not to be taken for granted. Our community offers a welcome respite to the urban hustle and bustle without sacrificing amenities.

Featured Films/TV

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1 is a 2014 dystopian science fiction war film. It is the first of two films based on the final book in The Hunger Games trilogy. The story continues to follow Katniss Everdeen, who, after having twice survived the Hunger Games, finds herself in District 13. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss reluctantly becomes the symbol of a mass rebellion against the Capitol and fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage.

The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead is an American postapocalyptic horror television series based on the comic book series of the same name. The series features a large ensemble cast as survivors of a zombie apocalypse trying to stay alive under near-constant threat of attacks from zombies known as “walkers” (among other nicknames). With the collapse of modern civilization, these survivors must confront other human survivors who have formed groups and communities with their own sets of laws and morals, sometimes leading to open, hostile conflict between them.

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes is a 1991 American comedy-drama film based on Fannie Flagg’s 1987 novel Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe. Starring Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker and Cicely Tyson, the film tells the story of a housewife who, unhappy with her life, befriends an elderly lady in a nursing home and is enthralled by the tales she tells of people she used to know.

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