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Welcome to Hollywood of the South

Known as Hollywood of the South™, Covington Georgia has become a mecca for the television and film industry. Easily transformed into a Civil War village, a 1950’s town or a modern day city, Covington’s scenic filming locations, moderate temperatures, International airport accessibility and community film production crew services support have become a real draw for directors, producers, location scouts, filmmakers and TV Productions of all genres and budgets. Currently known as Mystic Falls, VA, for The Vampire Diaries, Covington and Newton County Georgia has also been home to The Dukes of Hazzard, In the Heat of the Night and over 60 film productions.

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Covington Becomes Coraville in Run Ronnie Run

Can a small-town criminal become a world-famous celebrity? This is the question Bob Odenkirk (of Better Call Saul fame) asked in his film, Run Ronnie Run. Ronnie Dobbs (David Cross) is a redneck petty criminal whose is constantly being arrested. Finally, Dobbs’ hijinks are caught on tape by a Cops-like television show called “Fuzz”. When…

The “Reel” Houses: The Michael Myers House from Halloween II

It’s Friday and that means it’s time to get freaky! We’ve been bringing you insider information on the “Reel” houses of the Original Hollywood of the South. This week, we bring you the horrifying Halloween thriller, The Michael Myers House from Rob Zombie’s Halloween II. Everyone is familiar with John Carpenter’s worst nightmare, Halloween (1978).…

#FilmFriday: Head Off to the Races with The Cannonball Run

We’re off to the races this week, for a behind the scenes look at The Cannonball Run. The film, starring Burt Reynolds and an all-star assembled cast, was a masterpiece for 20th Century Fox. The Cannonball Run even became one of the most successful movies at the box office when it was released in 1981.…

#FreakyFriday: Our Day on the Set of Sleepy Hollow

Something wicked rode into town last Halloween. Fox’s supernatural wunderkind Sleepy Hollow began filming in Covington, Georgia. Sleepy Hollow was originally filmed in North Carolina, but after the state adjusted their filming incentives, Georgia was chosen as the new location. Fox crews set up shop and began filming season four at various locations around town.…

#FilmFriday: Covington’s Surprising Connection to the Masters

Everyone knows what springtime in Georgia means; it’s time to start preparing for the Master’s Tournament! Held every year in the city of Augusta, the Masters has become THE gold standard of golfing excellence. The tournament is held at Augusta National, an exclusive golfing club that was designed and founded by Bobby Jones. A true…

Visit #ForeverMysticFalls and Walk Among the Stars

We all know how beautiful Covington, Georgia is. But, don’t let the small-town look deceive you. Covington has been used as a filming location for many great movies and television shows. And, movie buffs have been known to visit our town frequently, to walk among the stars. Over the years, so many TV shows and…