Filming locations and history

Browse images of locations within the Brisbane City Council area that are popular locations for filming activities and view the history of where Brisbane has been featured in film.


Brisbane is an iconic river city with a wide range of streetscapes, landscapes, seascapes and parklands that are in high demand as film locations. Brisbane also offers looks that duplicate other parts of the country and world. Filmmakers have discovered Brisbane as an economical alternate to achieve the feel of shooting in such diverse areas as San Francisco and the Bahamas.

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View examples of Brisbane's diverse range of locations:

Popular locations

Brisbane in film

Brisbane has supported and provided services for many films, television series, commercials and student films. Some popular and critically acclaimed productions that have taken place in Brisbane are highlighted below.

Table showing production, type, year and areas of Brisbane that were featured.
ProductionTypeYearAreas featured
Demolition Down Under (Series 2-3)TV series2020Multiple locations around Brisbane
Road to GloryDocumentary2020Multiple locations around Brisbane
Monster ProblemsFeature film2019Multiple locations around Brisbane
LovelandFeature film2019Fortitude Valley
Wanted Down UnderTV series2019Multiple locations around Brisbane
Love on the SpectrumNetflix series2019Multiple locations around Brisbane
The Brighton MiracleFeature film2019Multiple locations around Brisbane
Reef BreakTV series2019Multiple locations around Brisbane
Swimming for GoldFeature film2019Multiple locations around Brisbane
Ambulance (Series 3)TV series2019Multiple locations around Brisbane
Romance on the MenuNetflix feature film2019Multiple locations around Brisbane
TidelandsNetflix series2018Multiple locations around Brisbane
AIYAI: Wrathful SoulFeature film2018Multiple locations around Brisbane
Great Australia Rail JourneysDocumentary2018Multiple locations around Brisbane
Myall CreekFeature film2018Newstead
Harrow (Season 1-3)TV series2017-2020Multiple locations around Brisbane
The Bureau of Magical ThingsNetflix series2017Multiple locations around Brisbane
Safe HarbourTV series2017Multiple locations around Brisbane
At LastFeature film2017Multiple locations around Brisbane
Pacific Rim - MaelstromFeature film2017Brisbane CBD
The Family Law (Season 1-3)TV series2016-2018Multiple locations around Brisbane
Creature ReportFeature film2016Brisbane CBD
HogesMini-series2016Multiple locations around Brisbane
NestFeature film2016
  • Kangaroo Point
Australia DayTV series2016
  • Kangaroo Point
  • William Jolly Bridge
  • Mt Coot-tha
WantedTV series2015
  • New Farm Park
  • Milton
  • Newstead
  • Tennyson
Space/TimeFeature film2015
  • Howard Smith Wharves
  • Anstead Bushland Reserve
  • Paddington
UnbrokenFeature film2014
  • Fort Lytton National Park
San AndreasFeature film2014
  • CBD, Archerfield and Ascot
The Railway ManFeature film2013
  • Fort Lytton National Park
Secrets and LiesTV series2013
  • Ashgrove
Last updated: 22 May 2023

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