Longleaf Studios is an 18,000 digital media center, established through the Northeast Alabama Entertainment Initiative (NEAEI,) Jacksonville State University (JSU) and the State of Alabama. Its goal is to incubate projects for NE Alabama and beyond. The studios are conveniently near Interstates 20 and 59, close to both Atlanta (100 miles) and Birmingham (75 miles). The facility is located adjacent to the JSU campus, all in the ridge and valley region of Northeast Alabama.
At Longleaf Studios, you will find everything needed for production. Longleaf has available for rent studio and office space, a large soundstage, equipment, catering, transportation services, and many other amenities. Longleaf will accommodate every step of your production.
Longleaf Studios offers multiple office suites. All of the offices are equipped with computers, telephones, and internet access, with administrative support including fax, copy machines and receptionist services.
Longleaf Studios will provide names and updated cell phone numbers for over 75 local or regional film professionals and, having created the JSU Film and Entertainment degree program, the studio also has access to a diverse student workforce.
Longleaf Studios has access to low cost dormitories and hotels that are only a five minute drive from the studio. Longleaf is also able to assist with housing needs through grants or local municipalities. Longleaf can also assist with production incentive financing as well as local sales tax abatement.
Longleaf staff and committee members will assist productions by making connections, finding the best point of contact for whatever is needed.
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