‘Pinewood Atlanta Studios’ is a full service film and entertainment studio complex comprised of five sound stages on 288 acres in Fayetteville, Georgia USA, just south of Atlanta. The project will become a world-class studio for the production of film, television, music and video games.
Pinewood Shepperton plc ("the Company" or “Pinewood”), a leading provider of services to the global film and television industry, entered into a joint venture named Pinewood Atlanta on 26 April 2013, with River’s Rock llc, an independently managed trust of the Cathy family. The joint venture involves developing 288 acres of land south of Atlanta, Georgia, USA, into world class studio facilities for the production of film, television, music and video games.
The land and studio construction costs are funded by equity from River’s Rock and a debt facility from Synovus Bank. The business operates under the Pinewood trademark and Pinewood received 40% of the shareholding in the joint venture. Pinewood provides the joint venture with sales and marketing services.
Pinewood Atlanta allows producers to access attractive fiscal incentives from the State of Georgia, within a conveniently located, secure hub in the USA for productions to base themselves.