Welcome to Longleaf Studios

Stage Specs

 

What Sets Us Apart

Longleaf Studio’s is conveniently located in the ridge and valley region of Northeast Alabama. Near interstates 20 and 59, it is also close to both Atlanta (100 miles) and Birmingham (75 miles).

At Longleaf Studio’s, you will find everything needed for your production. We have studio and office space available, a large soundstage, equipment rentals, catering, transportation services, and many other attributes and amenities. We will accommodate you through every step of your production.

PRODUCTION OFFICES

We have multiple office suites at Longleaf Studio’s. All of our offices are equipped with computers, telephones, internet access, as well as copy/fax machines. We have the names and cell phone numbers for over 75 local film professionals and having created the Jacksonville State University (JSU) Film and Entertainment degree program, we also have access to a wide range of student labor.

WHY NE ALABAMA?

Alabama is becoming one of the fastest growing production destinations in the South, due in no small part to our competitive entertainment investment incentives. But in Northeast Alabama we go the extra mile, offering additional, local incentives that clearly say, “Open for Business!” Alabama has high quality of life, with low cost of production. Longleaf Studio’s is your singular resource for film and television in our region.

LOCAL INCENTIVES

We have access to low cost dormitories and hotels that are only a five minute drive from the studio. We are also able to assist with housing needs through grants or local municipalities. Also, we can assist with production incentive financing as well as local sales tax abatement. We are your single point of contact with governmental agencies.

LEARN

JSU Drama offers a minor in Film and Entertainment Technology. The film courses are led by Guest Artist in Residence and Hollywood veteran Jeffrey Nichols.

Tax Incentives

 

Longleaf studios will use it best efforts to walk producers through the process of applying for and maximizing the Alabama rebate. We accomplish this by leveraging our relationship with the Alabama Film Office and providing producers with contacts to local vendors that should qualify for the rebate.