Netflix movie filmed in Macon brought high revenues


MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Macon Film Industry says recent movies filmed in the city brought high returns in revenue.

Aaron Buzza with Macon’s Film Commission calls last month’s Netflix filming economic impact “huge.”

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“Netflix paid $107,000 to off-duty cops for security,” Buzza said. “Production spent more than $1-million at various locations, $15,000 for parking, and $165,000 per diem for various expenses.”

Buzza says Netflix spent more than $26,000 for county permits.

“Everybody we’ve worked with this year says the way we do it here in Macon is very smooth, very user-friendly, very approachable,” he said.

If you are a local vendor who wants to be considered for the next movie filming, contact Buzza through Visit Macon.