Many local and international production companies have been inspired by the atmosphere and architecture of Fremantle - producing successful documentaries, television series and major films.
If you wish to film in Fremantle you must complete the filming application form and obtain approval from the City of Fremantle. Films made for commercial gain are charged a site fee for the duration of the film.
Student productions are exempt; however an application must be completed. At least five days' notice is required to process filming applications.
A certificate of currency for public liability insurance is a requirement for all filming applications. Please see the City's Film Friendly City Policy.
Applications are not required for filming short segments (no longer than 5 minutes) of City of Fremantle premises for background or souvenir purposes, providing there is no disruption to staff or customers, and the footage is for personal or student use.
Permission is not required from the City of Fremantle for still photography.
To film in the following locations in Fremantle, applications should be made directly to:
Fishing Boat Harbour
Department of Transport
T 08 9431 1020
Fremantle Train Station
Public Transport Authority
T 08 9326 2000
T 08 9430 3555
Fremantle Markets (interior)
T 08 9335 2515
City of Fremantle
T 08 9432 9950