ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – The process of renting your home or property to film production companies is getting easier every year as interest in Atlanta continues to grow as the film industry continues to take off in the southeast.
“As productions continue to come here as our tax incentives continue to remain great, many people want to get in on the action by listing their locations, homes or businesses to be filmed at,” said Cardilla Hunter of the office. of the mayor. Department of Film and Entertainment. “It’s just going to soar off the roof.”
If you want to rent your home or property, Hunter says to log on to Georgia.gov and search “GA Reel Scout”which is an online searchable database for house listings that allows production companies to reach out and secure a rental deal.
“You’d be surprised. Every script is different and they choose their locations based on that script. There are different variations of locations for corporate houses,” Hunter said. film and it also depends on the style of home they are looking for.”
Hunter adds that the duration of filming varies and can last from one day to several weeks to several months. If the owner is unable to stay in the house during filming, the production company will pay for a hotel stay in the Atlanta area for the duration of filming. The amount of the payment varies depending on the production and the details of the rental agreement.
Although Hunter says there was an extremely low number of property damage or other incidents while filming on private property, it’s always a good idea to make sure your home insurance covers damage that might occur during the Lease contracts.
“It’s for people who work every day and want to list their homes,” Hunter said.
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