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Why Film in Covington, Georgia?


Film in Covington, GeorgiaIf you haven’t read our movie review on The Odd Life of Timothy Green, check it out here! Today we are exploring just why Newton County is such a great place to film, using this movie as an example!

Georgia is a beautiful state with no shortage of amazing activities and fun tourist attractions for the entire family.  The gorgeous landscape partnered with the friendly people has made Georgia an optimal choice for filming.

Film in Covington, Georgia is renowned for its charming small town atmosphere and lovely country side which makes it a prime location for Hollywood.  One of the most filmed locations in Georgia is the town of Covington in Newton County, also know as the Hollywood of the south.

The people in Georgia are easy to work with and love hosting Hollywood in their backyard.  Location specialists, with supreme knowledge of the area, are always ready to take you on a tour.  They will assist you in the decision on which location best meets your requirements.

The production of “The Odd Life of Timothy Green”, picked Georgia has their primary filming location.   The charming small town of Rex, Georgia was chosen as the setting for the touching movie, about a couple who could not have a child of their own.   Many of the other scenes in the film came from different locations in Georgia.  This list includes the metro in Atlanta, Albany, Canton and Decatur among others.

Just like the production team of “The Odd Life of Timothy Green,” many other directors and producers continuously come to Georgia in search of the perfect scenery locale for their film. Georgia has always been in the top ten of list of great filming locations.  The helpful people coupled with the beautiful landscape makes filming in Georgia a no brainer.  Ask anyone in Hollywood!

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