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.

Locations

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.
Production Type Year Areas featured
Demolition Down Under (Series 2-3) TV series 2020 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Road to Glory Documentary 2020 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Monster Problems Feature film 2019 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Loveland Feature film 2019 Fortitude Valley
Wanted Down Under TV series 2019 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Love on the Spectrum Netflix series 2019 Multiple locations around Brisbane
The Brighton Miracle Feature film 2019 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Reef Break TV series 2019 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Swimming for Gold Feature film 2019 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Ambulance (Series 3) TV series 2019 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Romance on the Menu Netflix feature film 2019 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Tidelands Netflix series 2018 Multiple locations around Brisbane
AIYAI: Wrathful Soul Feature film 2018 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Great Australia Rail Journeys Documentary 2018 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Myall Creek Feature film 2018 Newstead
Harrow (Season 1-3) TV series 2017-2020 Multiple locations around Brisbane
The Bureau of Magical Things Netflix series 2017 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Safe Harbour TV series 2017 Multiple locations around Brisbane
At Last Feature film 2017 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Pacific Rim - Maelstrom Feature film 2017 Brisbane CBD
The Family Law (Season 1-3) TV series 2016-2018 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Creature Report Feature film 2016 Brisbane CBD
Hoges Mini-series 2016 Multiple locations around Brisbane
Nest Feature film 2016
  • Kangaroo Point
Australia Day TV series 2016
  • Kangaroo Point
  • William Jolly Bridge
  • Mt Coot-tha
Wanted TV series 2015
  • New Farm Park
  • Milton
  • Newstead
  • Tennyson
Space/Time Feature film 2015
  • Howard Smith Wharves
  • Anstead Bushland Reserve
  • Paddington
Unbroken Feature film 2014
  • Fort Lytton National Park
San Andreas Feature film 2014
  • CBD, Archerfield and Ascot
The Railway Man Feature film 2013
  • Fort Lytton National Park
Secrets and Lies TV series 2013
  • Ashgrove

 

Last updated: 1 February 2021