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City of Albany is Film Friendly

The City of Albany is supportive of the screen industry however; it also recognises that location filming requires a balance between the interests of our local community and the need of the screen industry to share public space for film production.

Screenwest has a list of stunning filming locations in Albany.

Film Friendly Guidelines

The City Film Friendly Guidelines outline how the City manages requests to deliver these activities, the support that may be available and how consistent and transparent decisions will be made. The scope of this guideline does not include provision of grants or sponsorship.

The City of Albany would like to;

  • Encourage the use of Albany as a location to capture and produce feature film and television content.
  • Provide opportunities for local businesses to leverage opportunities linked to the film industry.
  • Support film production initiatives that contribute to economic development outcomes linked to the City’s economic development strategy or destination marketing strategic plan.
  • Provide clear guidance in relation to the consistent and transparent management of film related requests for support.

Regional Filming Application Form

Filmmakers who wish to undertake any filming within a City of Albany public open space must complete the Regional Filming Application Form and  obtain approval. We encourage you to contact us at the earliest time before applying on 6820 3035 or email [email protected] to discuss the to discuss the proposed filming activation. Our Film Friendly Officer can advise on best practice and guidance on who you need to notify, as well as any additional requirement.

Regional Filming Application Form

Long Term Accommodation

For film and television crews looking for somewhere to stay in Albany for longer periods of time. Contact the Albany Visitor Centre. The team specialise in finding self-contained accommodation for people working in the region.

‘For further information regarding Filming in Albany, please contact the Film Friendly Liaison Officer on (08) 6820 3035 or email [email protected]

ABC ITCH Season 2 - Amanda Morrison (Producer, KOMIXX) on set in Albany Emu Point.

ABC ITCH Season 2 - At Albany's Echo Point Beach, shooting Keala Kern,

ABC ITCH Season 2 - at Albany's Echo Point Beach, shooting Melanie Wozniak...

ABC ITCH Season 2 - Shooting at Albany's Echo Point Beach.

Bill Bailey's Wild West - Scenes with the Albany Shantymen (Credit Perpetual Entertainment) 

Bill Bailey's Wild West (Credit Perpetual Entertainment)