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Filmed in Richmond Hill and Bryan County

The picturesque landscapes and rich historical sites in Richmond Hill, Georgia, have become a magnet for film and television productions. Our natural beauty and historic sites are attracting film and television sets to town.

Imagine what film scouts find here: oak trees dripping with Spanish moss, some of them taking root since before the Civil War; the flowing waters of the Great Ogeechee River; long, dusty backroads; historic homes, cabins, and blacksmithing shops; fishing piers, boat docks, and three marinas. Sugar cane fields, marsh and swamp wetlands, hip restaurants, even Ft. McAllister State Park are part of the landscape.

Richmond Hill has everything the film industry needs to be successful here: more than 900 comfortable hotel rooms, plus short-term rentals and campgrounds; local hardware stores for supplies for stage sets; office space for production executives and back office operations; local caterers for craft services; and a growing contingent of talent and professionals experienced in film and television production.

Bryan County is a Georgia Camera Ready Community. Our skilled county liaisons connect producers with resources such as film studios, lodging, assistance with local permitting laws, local talent, and more.

In the last several years more than half a dozen television shows and movies have been filmed in Richmond Hill, adding to the list of earlier productions including the multiple Oscar-awarded movie, Glory.

The Peach State’s thriving film culture brings in $4 billion annually to the state’s economy.

Why Georgia?

Georgia has a temperate climate and a diverse base of filming locations that span from forested mountaintops to the ocean shores.
  • Georgia is named the Top State for Business for an unprecedented 9th year in a row. The state’s investment in film and supporting industries is a big part of this story.
  • Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport is also the world’s busiest airport. Savannah Hilton Head International Airport, which is only minutes from Richmond Hill, has been named the Number 1 Best U.S. Airport by Condé Nast travelers.
  • Georgia provides a stable crew base, and because we have a pro-business focus, Georgia is now a leading destination in the world for filming.