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. 

Learn More>> about local resources and services from the Athens Convention & Visitors Bureau and Athens-Clarke County's Camera Ready Liaison.


What Movies Have Been Made in Athens, Georgia?


  • Ragged Heart 
    Director: Evan McNary
    Starring: Joshua Mikel, Patterson Hood


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



For more movies and film projects, including television shows, concert films, and music videos, see


  • 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