Life Unleashed

Filmed in Athens

The picturesque college town of Athens, Georgia has been the site of many film projects over the years.  Georgia's film tax credit has brought Hollywood to Georgia, including Athens.

GA Camera Ready Community logoAthens is a Georgia Camera Ready Community, meaning we provide local, one-on-one assistance in every aspect of production, from location scouting and film permits to traffic control, catering and lodging.  Contact our camera ready liaison:   

Jeff Montgomery 
Athens-Clarke County Public Information Officer 
City Hall, 301 College Avenue, Suite 102 
Athens, Georgia 30601

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What Movies Have Been Made in Athens, Georgia?


  • Charming the Hearts of Men 
    Director: S.E. DeRose
    Starring: Kelsey Grammer, Anna Friel, Sean Astin



  • Small Group 
    Director: Matt Chastain


  • A Walk in the Woods
    Director: Ken Kwapis
    Starring: Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson


  • The Spectacular Now
    Director: James Ponsolt
    Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Shailene Woodley, Kyle Chandler, Miles Teller
    Premiered at Sundance Film Festival 2013 to wide acclaim


  • Trouble With the Curve
    Director: Robert Lorenz
    Starring: Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, Justin Timberlake


  • Not Since You
    Director: Jeff Stephenson
    Starring: Desmond Harrington, Kathleen Robertson, Christian Kane


  • Somebodies (tv series, BET)
    Director: Hadjii
    Starring: Anthony K. Hyatt, Amber Chaney, Tyler Craig


  • Darius Goes West
    Director: Logan Smalley
    Starring: Darius Weems, Andrew Carson, Daniel Epting


  • Zombie Outbreak  (independent film)
    Director: Sarah Stennett  
    Independent.  Directed by Athens resident .
  • Somebodies (independent film)
    Director: Hadjii
    Starring: Tyler Craig, Patt Brown, Nard Holston


  • Road Trip
    Director: Todd Phillips
    Starring: Breckin Meyer, Seann William Scott, Amy Smart


  • Athens, GA - Inside/Out
    Director: Tony Gayton


  • Breaking Away (tv series)
    Starring: Barbara Barrie, Shaun Cassidy, Vincent Gardenia