In 2010, Columbus was one of the first cities in Georgia to become a part of the Georgia Film Commission’s Camera Ready Community. Visit Columbus, GA serves as the direct liaison with the Georgia Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Office in order to offer film and television production companies easier, faster and better access to local resources and information.
As Georgia’s second-largest city, Columbus has numerous locations perfectly suited for film production. Columbus is a vibrant and growing city. Along with being home to one of the largest army installations in the world at Fort Benning, Columbus is the corporate headquarters of some of the country’s leading companies providing locations for shooting, community resources and extras as talent. Columbus is an authentic River town. The waters of the Chattahoochee River have provided energy, employment, and recreation for the citizens of Columbus throughout the years. Today, the river is home to the 15-mile trail known as the Chattahoochee RiverWalk which is home to the longest urban whitewater course in the world.