Filming in the City

The Gold Coast is a 'filming friendly' city and assistance with filming requirements will be provided to media who register for the GCMC. Broadcasters and agencies with film crews will be required to register for the GCMC to receive their city filming permit and to book positions. Proof of public liability insurance will be required.

Registration to the GCMC provides an exemption from having to apply for a city filming permit, subject to specific conditions. Click here to view the exemption conditions. For special filming requirements outside these conditions, contact the GCMC staff at gcmc@goldcoast.qld.gov.au for assistance.

Bookable filming positions will be provided around the city for media to capture iconic backdrops of the Gold Coast during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018). The GCMC team will assist with site access and parking.

Six positions will be available during GC2018 and bookable only through the GCMC.

For filming around Queensland please contact:
Brisbane: Kylie Sully ksully@brisbanemarketing.com.au 
Townsville: Lucy Abbott media@tel.com.au
Tropical North Queensland: Danielle Spillett Danielle.Spillett@ttnq.org.au.

Filming Positions (6)

Kurrawa Beach

Kurrawa Beach

Kurrawa Beach offers the iconic Gold Coast backdrop showcasing the city skyline and beaches looking north towards Surfers Paradise. The position is located adjacent to the Gold Coast Media Centre, which will offer workspace and Wi-Fi to support the position.

Address Kurrawa Beach, Old Burleigh Road Broadbeach
Enquiries bookings@goldcoast.qld.gov.au
Space Four stand up positions – 3m x 3m
Power/connectivity Power is available at each position.  Broadcasters are advised to use their own flyaway kit.
Filming permit GCMC registration and public liability insurance
Parking Drop-off near to the position but no parking available
Operating times 2 - 16 April, 24 hours
Access Advised upon booking
Surfers Paradise foreshore

Surfers Paradise foreshore

Home to the iconic Surfers Paradise sign, the GC2018 countdown clock and overlooking one of Australia’s most renowned beaches, Surfers Paradise Beach is the location of a Festival 2018 zone. This will be one of the most popular areas of the city for athletes, visitors and locals during the Games.

Address The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise
Enquiries bookings@goldcoast.qld.gov.au
Space

Rooftop space for three covered stand up positions overlooking the beach and Festival 2018 content.  Access from Cavill Mall.

One open stand up position on the beach. 

Space suitable for small crews using flyaway kit.

Power/connectivity      N/A
Filming permit GCMC registration and public liability insurance
Parking N/A
Operating times 3 - 16 April, 10am to midnight
Access Advised upon booking
Surf Parade, Broadbeach

Surf Parade, Broadbeach

The bustling Surf Parade in Broadbeach will be the location of a Festival 2018 zone and with a variety of restaurants, cafes and clubs is one of the Gold Coast’s premier entertainment precincts.

Address Surf Parade, Broadbeach
Enquiries bookings@goldcoast.qld.gov.au
Space Two stand up positions.  Space suitable for small crews using flyaway kit.
Power/connectivity N/A
Filming permit GCMC registration and public liability insurance
Parking N/A
Operating times 5 April - 16 April, 10am to midnight, unless by special arrangement
Access Advised upon booking
Carrara Stadium

Carrara Stadium

This position is adjacent to the main stadium hosting the Opening and Closing Ceremonies and athletics competition. The Gold Coast Sport and Leisure Centre is also nearby which will host the weightlifting, wrestling and badminton competitions.

Address Southern fields car park, Nerang Broadbeach Road, Carrara
Enquiries bookings@goldcoast.qld.gov.au
Space Four stand up positions - 3m x 3m. Space suitable for small crews using flyaway kit.  Perfect for Opening / Closing Ceremonies and athletics
Power/connectivity Limited power is available at the position
Filming permit GCMC registration and public liability insurance
Parking Limited spaces available with booking for SAT vans (subject to availability and local security / traffic restrictions)
Operating times 2 - 15 April, 12 noon to midnight
Access Advised upon booking
Arts Centre Gold Coast, Evandale

Arts Centre Gold Coast, Evandale

The majestic Nerang River with Surfers Paradise skyline in the background provides a stunning backdrop for day or night use. After dark, the city lights reflect off the river and the lakeside trees are lit. Games-time activations at this location will showcase the colour and the energy of the Gold Coast.

Address Ouyan Street, Surfers Paradise
Enquiries bookings@goldcoast.qld.gov.au
Space Two covered stand up positions - 3m x 3m. Space suitable for small crews using flyaway kit.
Power/connectivity  N/A
Filming permit GCMC registration and public liability insurance
Parking Paid parking available (subject to availability) 
Operating times 25 March - 15 April, 24 hours
Access Advised upon booking
Kirra Hill

Kirra Hill

Kirra Hill lookout offers a spectacular view of the Gold Coast coastal strip and skyline to the north. The position also provides a premier elevated view of the beach volleyball venue at Queen Elizabeth Park, with Greenmount Beach, Snapper Rocks and Coolangatta’s bustling Marine Parade in the background.

Address Garrick Street, Coolangatta
Enquiries bookings@goldcoast.qld.gov.au
Space Elevated position on Kirra Hill suitable for small crews using a flyaway kit.  Space for three stand up positions with space allocated upon arrival by the GCMC representative
Power/connectivity N/A
Filming permit GCMC registration and public liability insurance
Parking Five car park spaces available with booking.  Option for SAT van by arrangement. 
Operating times 3 - 16 April, 10am to midnight, unless by special arrangement 
Access Advised upon booking