Posts tagged with "filming"

‘Felt’ filming at historic Decatur courthouse

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 15, 2016

Decatur residents may have noticed film trucks parked on West Ponce de Leon today, June 15, a not uncommon occurrence. So what’s filming this week? According to Shirley Baylis, Special Events and Community Outreach Coordinator with the city of Decatur, a movie titled “Felt” is filming at the DeKalb History Center, located in the historic DeKalb […]

Pilot for ABC comedy ‘Hail Mary’ filmed in Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 4, 2016

Reader Chris Billingsley alerted us to filming taking place in the Decatur Cemetery over the weekend. He sent in this photo on Friday. Shirley Baylis, Special Events and Community Outreach Coordinator with the city of Decatur, said the crews were filming a pilot episode for an ABC comedy called “Hail Mary.” The filming concluded on Saturday, April […]

Jennifer Garner, Queen Latifah film will cause delays around North Decatur Presbyterian

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt August 6, 2015

David Lewicki, co-pastor of North Decatur Presbyterian, says a movie starring Jennifer Garner and Queen Latifah will be filming at the church on Aug. 6, Aug. 7 and Aug. 10. He said the filming for “Miracles from Heaven” will likely create traffic delays at the intersection of North Decatur Road, Medlock Road, and Scott Boulevard. […]

HBO asks Avondale Estates to waive filming restriction for Anita Hill film

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt July 16, 2015

HBO is filming “Confirmation,” a movie about the nomination of Judge Clarence Thomas to the U.S. Supreme Court and the sexual harassment allegations leveled against him by Anita Hill. But they’re bumping up against Avondale Estates’ restrictions on when HBO’s crews can film in the city. Currently, Avondale Estates has imposed a 10 p.m. cut-off […]

Decatur issues film permits for commercials

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt June 2, 2015

Two film companies have received permits to film in the city of Decatur this week. According to the city, permits have been issued to Chorus Films for filming on June 2 and Max Media for June 3. Special Events Coordinator Katie Abel said, “Today (June 2) is a YP (Yellow Pages) commercial and tomorrow is […]

Decatur issues permit for Universal Studios film project

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 14, 2015

Decatur Assistant City Manager Lyn Menne says that Universal Studios will be filming “Michelle Darnell” in Decatur on Wednesday, April 15. “The project will film at two locations in Decatur: at the DeKalb History Center and at Agnes Scott College,” Menne said. “Decatur police will be present at both locations and there will be intermittent […]

Oakdale Road closures announced due to filming in Druid Hills

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt March 4, 2015

The Druid Hills Civic Association says that portions of Oakdale Road will be closed over the next few days for filming. Jenny McGuigan with the Civic Association said she believes the production in question is “Devious Maids,” a television drama that runs on the Lifetime network. The synopsis is, “Four Latina maids with ambition and […]

‘Vampire Diaries’ seeks ‘hipsters’

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt November 11, 2014

Are you age 18 to 35 years old? Do you own vintage clothing, old-school shoes and iconic glasses? Also, if you have facial hair, that’d be OK with the producers of the “Vampire Diaries” TV show. The show, which films near Decatur in Atlanta, has put out a casting call for hipsters. “We are also looking for […]

Red Band Society films in Decatur

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 14, 2014

This story has been updated. Film crews were in downtown Decatur on Monday filming an episode of “Red Band Society.” The show, which airs on the Fox network, follows a group of teenagers living in a hospital, according to Internet Movie Database. describes the show as, “a provocative, unconventional and unique coming-of-age dramedy about […]

“Complications” to create more traffic delays

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt September 30, 2014

Avondale Estates is warning about more potential traffic delays due to the filming of a television show for the USA Network. There were intermittent road closures on Clarendon Avenue from Clarendon Place to Wiltshire Drive on Friday and continuous closure on Monday. Today that section of the road will be closed from noon to 6 […]

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