Two Film Producers Expand Silver Screen Rentals to Georgia

“Watching the growth of film and television in Georgia has been exhilarating.”

Silver Screen Rentals, the largest locations equipment and service provider in Louisiana, has expanded to Atlanta, Georgia, the film production capital of the world.

When Silver Screen Rentals was founded in 2009, films shooting in Louisiana had difficulty finding many location department specialty items for rent. Silver Screen offered a one-call solution with a large inventory of tents, air conditioners, generators, tables and chairs, flooring, makeup stations and other necessities. As of 2017, it has serviced over 350 films, commercials and television series. The company now offers the same service to Georgia.

“I’ve been in the film business for thirty years, and I started my career as a locations manager,” says Dave Pomier, a veteran producer and managing member of Silver Screen Rentals. “Films shooting on location often have great difficulty finding the specialty equipment they need, much less from one vendor. We want to make it easy for them.”

Earlier this year, Pomier and Wright acquired Silver Screen after realizing the need for a one-stop locations company wasn’t limited to Louisiana. The company then relocated three veteran employees from New Orleans to Atlanta and hired ten locals, creating an experienced team of thirteen as it opened its doors. Pomier expects that number to climb considerably in its first year.

“When making a film or television series, time is a precious resource,” says Pomier. “Our team has the experience to identify what a production needs and then deliver, setup and takedown equipment quickly at any time, day or night. We really place an emphasis on great service.”

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