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Thank you for choosing the City of Port Wentworth for your film location needs!
After registering with the Savannah Regional Film Commission through their Project Registration Form, each City of Port Wentworth-owned location should be submitted to Shanta Scarboro via the CITY OF PORT WENTWORTH FILM PERMIT APPLICATION.
Both Professional and Student Productions are required to fill out this permit application. Please note, only Professional Productions should fill out the Project Registration Form. Permit applications must be submitted at least 5 business days in advance in order to be considered for approval.
Please submit the following in order to complete the permitting process:
Failure of the production company to comply with the Savannah Regional Film Commission guidelines and conditions set forth in each permit, or the use of any location not specified in the permit, shall give the City of Port Wentworth grounds to revoke the permit or take other restrictive actions as necessary.
Insurance Certificates should be addressed as follows:
City of Port Wentworth
c/o City Administrator
305 South Coastal Highway
Port Wentworth, Georgia 31407
Or, a COI may be submitted electronically by an insurance agent/broker via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notification of Affected Businesses and Residents
The production company is responsible for notifying all businesses and residents affected by the filming activity as per the Savannah Regional Film Commission guidelines. Notification shall take place following the City of Port Wentworth’s review of the application and no less than two business days prior to the planned activity.
The City of Port Wentworth reserves the right to deny or revoke permits where insufficient time has been allowed for proper notification, or when the notification process has been improperly applied.
For an example of a notification letter, please click HERE.
Please upload all notification letters using THIS FORM.
For more information regarding Port Wentworth’s permitting, please contact:
Officers can be scheduled at $35/hour. Please contact the City Administrator for more details.
Parks & Recreation and Facility Rentals
There are City-Owned Buildings that can be rented. Below is just an example of what our city has to offer!
Della Steele Park
Please contact the City Administrator for availability and rates.
For student filming, please fill out the City of Port Wentworth Film Permit Application and submit to Shanta Scarboro via email email@example.com or at the City of Port Wentworth’s City Hall at 305 S Coastal Hwy, Port Wentworth, GA 31407.
If students wish to use a City of Port Wentworth park or facility, please contact Shanta Scarboro for availability and rates.