FILM Augusta Releases 2019 Mid-Year Report

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FILM Augusta is proud of its accomplishments as the film commission for the City of Augusta. This division of the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau continues to successfully position and promote Augusta’s River Region as a preferred destination for film production. Relationships with local filmmakers and crew continue to strengthen, ensuring success for all involved.

NOTE: Due to the confidential nature of these economic development prospects, certain details and names have been purposefully omitted.

2019 INDUSTRY ACTIVITY BY FILM AUGUSTA

HOSTED FILM INDUSTRY CONTACTS FOR DESTINATION TOURS, INCLUDING:

High-ranking executive from major cable network

Jamie Linden, screenwriter of We Are Marshall and Money Monster

Episodic television show location scout from major cable network

Location scout from major motion picture (genre: action blockbuster)

Location scout from major motion picture (genre: horror)

Production team for micro-budget, faith-based film Tulsa*

Production team for One Heart*

*Selected Augusta as a filming location

ASSISTED WITH 10 PRODUCTIONS BEING FILMED IN AUGUSTA, AS WELL AS COMPLETION OF THE FILM AUGUSTA PROJECT REGISTRATION PROCESS:

Oxygen Network True Crime series episode(s)

One Heart

Tulsa

Musical documentary for public broadcast

Fishing show for public broadcast

Major motion picture (in process)

Cheddaboy Productions

Paceline Ride

There is a Reckoning

Digital Farm Animals (production cancelled)

**According to the Film Augusta Film Project Registration form, these productions report a combined estimated $667,600 in local spending and hiring an estimated 84 local crew. 

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