Student Filming Guidelines for City of Port Wentworth

Permit ProcedureFill out the City of Port Wentworth Film Permit Application no less than 5 days in advance of the desired production, and submit to Shanta Scarboro via email or at the City of Port Wentworth’s City Hall at 305 S Coastal Hwy, Port Wentworth, GA 31407.   Student productions MUST have a hard copy version of their signed permit at all times while on location.
Private PropertyThe use of private property requires the permission of both the property owner and tenant (if applicable) through a signed location release letterFilm permits do not grant access to private property.  
Fee StructureIf students wish to use a City of Port Wentworth park or facility, please contact Shanta Scarboro for availability and rates.  A fee may also be charged for certain services such as police, Internal Traffic Control (ITC), parking, etc. Please contact the Permitting Office at 912-964-4379 for direct answers. 
Insurance and NotificationSubmit your notification letter hereHard copies of this letter must be printed and distributed at least 5 days prior to filming activity. For an example of a notification letter, please click HERE.  Some schools provide insurance coverage for student filmmakers, while others do not. If your school does not, you may be required to procure coverage.
ContactZahnay Smoak
Clerk of Council