23 Productions Made in Northeast Tennessee


What was your latest binge watch?  With folks spending more time at home, tuning in is the latest trend. Northeast Tennessee is creating quite a name for itself as a prime location for a variety of productions. Have you recognized some of your favorite landmarks? Here are 20 productions straight from the mountains of Northeast Tennessee.

Wild Turkey Bourbon (2020)
Plan A Films
Windsor Speakeasy, Johnson City

Intel (2020)
Plan A Films
Downtown Johnson City

For the Love of Safe Travel (2020)
Tennessee Tourism (2020)
Plan A Films
Bays Mountain Park, Warriors Path State Park, Watauga Lake, Johnson City

Haunted in the Heartland  (2020)
AMPLE Entertainment Group for Travel Channel
Greeneville, TN

Ghosts of Cumberland Gap (2020)
Underfoot Films
Written and Directed by AJ Rose
Bristol TN/VA, Piney Flats and Erwin, TN

Roots Less Traveled (2020)
Litton Entertainment
Johnson City, TN

“Nerf This” (2020)
Independent Film Production
Directed and Written by Jacob Hart

Air, Water or Land Outdoor Travel Show (2019)
Amazon Prime
Various locations and included ETSU students/alumni

Overcoming (2019)
353 Studios
Short Film
Bristol, TN

Stand Tall Music Video Shoot for Raging Fits (2019)
30 Daze Productions
Written and Produced by Erik Kitchens and Angela Caito
Elizabethton, TN

Date Night Horror (2019)
Independent Film Production
Written by Angela Caito
Bristol, TN/VA

Johnson City Film Festival
Various Johnson City locations

Push! Film Festival
Various Bristol locations

Soundtrack of America: Made in Tennessee (2019)
Tennessee Tourism
Plan A Films
South Holston Lake, Beauty Spot, Watauga Lake

With Hud: Sun Media (Bad Blood, House of DVF, Making a Model)
Mike Rowe/Returning the Favor (Facebook Watch Show)
Elizabethton, TN

Plan A Films
Commercial shoot TBA
Shot in downtown Johnson City, TN
Hired local Production Assistants (ETSU students included)

Born In Bristol (2016)
Plan A Films
Bristol and Jonesborough, TN

Believe (2016)
Bristol, TN/VA

Pixar’s Cars (2006)
Racing scenes based off of Bristol Motor Speedway

Days of Thunder (1990)
Bristol Motor Speedway
Bristol, TN

Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1989)
Chuck Norris
Elizabethton, Roan Mountain, Buck Mountain, Bee Cliff, and Church Hill, TN

Ragdoll – Aerosmith (1988)
Music Video
Johnson City, TN
Freedom Hall, Hamilton and Tree Streets, Sigma Nu Fraternity House

Goodbye, Miss 4th of July (1988)
Louis Gossett Jr.
Jonesborough, TN

The River (1984)
Mel Gibson Sissy Spacek
Laurel Run Park
Churchill, TN

Provided by Plan A Films

Next time you are taking a hike at Roan Mountain or walking down Hamilton street in Johnson City, you just might be standing where Chuck Norris took down Billy Drago, or Steven Tyler stuck his tongue out.

Production information and photos provided by Plan A Films and the Northeast Tennessee Entertainment Alliance.