ATLANTA (FOX 5 Atlanta) - Georgia is now considered one of the top filming locations in the world.
Governor Brian Kemp hosted the annual Film Day at the Capitol to celebrate the successes and growth of the TV and film industries in the state.
Several leaders from around Georgia spoke about the impact it has had on their communities.
One of them was economic development recruiter Kathy Oxford, from Lamar County -- which was the prime filming location for HBO's TV series "Sharp Objects".
Governor Kemp said the entertainment industry employs 200,000 Georgians and generates more than $60 billion of economic activity.