Just getting started learning about the entertainment industry? No problem! The documents below will help explain what to expect when a production rolls into town, plus how to work with the Camera Ready program. Of course you are welcome to contact us with questions any time.
Note: All documents are in PDF format.
1. Introduction to On Location Shooting
Presents an overview of what to expect when a film or television show shoots in your area, and how you can continue to attract production.
2. Qualitative and Quantitative Benefits of Film-Induced Tourism in Georgia
Study on the historical impact that feature films and television programs have had on tourism in the communities where they were filmed.
3.How To Shoot Location Photographs
Found the perfect shooting location? Here are suggestions on how to shoot location coverage for our database.
4. Reel Scout User Guide
How to upload and maintain county location photographs in our location photo database. Our location database is not public - if you are a Camera Ready county liaison, you have been given access to Reel Scout. If you wish to submit photos from your county, please contact us for the name of your local liaison.
5. Camera Ready YouTube Channel
Seminars, lectures and Camera Ready training sessions can all be seen on our YouTube channel!
6. Glossary of Film Terms
Wondering who all those people are working on a film set? This document will help you find out.
7. Sample Location Agreement
Example of a location agreement between a production company and property owner.
8. Sample Neighborhood Letter
Example of a letter distributed to neighborhood residents to notify them of filming.
9. Code of Conduct
Example of a studio's code of conduct policy while shooting on location.
10. Locations We Look For
Here's a list of the types of locations we look for, to get you thinking about what might be in your community.