Hollywood of the South

Atlanta, nicknamed “Hollywood of the South,” is a leading city for film and television production, as Georgia offers one of the most competitive tax incentives in the country. Atlanta landmarks have appeared in films and television shows filmed in the city since 1972, including recent blockbuster Black Panther, classic film Remember the Titans and hit television show The Walking Dead. Atlanta’s film festivals showcase new and emerging talent from around the country. The largest Jewish film festival in the world, Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, draws over 38,000 moviegoers annually, while BronzeLens Film Festival ranks in the top 3 percent of film festivals and creative contests in the world.

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