Fed Square is an iconic destination and Melbourne’s gathering place, where visitors are immersed in unique cultural experiences and architecture that celebrate Victoria’s rich heritage and identity.
General Filming & Photography
Fed Square is an ideal backdrop for filming and photography.
Given the precinct is busy with public events, people visiting restaurants and galleries or watching the Big Screen, filming or photography at Fed Square requires a Permit from the Melbourne Arts Precinct Corporation (MAP Co).
Filming and photography permits are required for:
Please complete this form in full if you would like to apply for a permit for the purpose of filming or photography at Fed Square.
Completed applications must be sent to email@example.com
Submitting an application
Applications for small-scale productions must be submitted at least 7 business days before your preferred date of filming.
A small-scale production is assessed as having minimal impact. This could include but is not limited to:
Applications for large-scale productions must be submitted at least 30 business days before your preferred date of filming.
A large-scale production is assessed as having an impact to the site. This could include but is not limited to:
By submitting an application, it is not guaranteed that you will be approved for a permit. If you are approved for a permit, you will be notified in writing.
By completing and returning this application, you agree to be bound by the Filming & Photography Permit Terms & Conditions, found here.
A filming and photography permit allows you to film in the public spaces of Fed Square including The Atrium, Main Square, Stage, Swanston Street Forecourt or River Terrace.
Cultural institutions and restaurants/cafes in Fed Square are privately operated. If you wish to conduct filming or photography in any of these locations, please contact them directly for permission.
A fee for the use of Fed Square as your location for filming or photography applies in some circumstances. This could include but is not limited to:
Fed Square welcomes news media on site. However, media are required to seek permission to be onsite at Fed Square.
Media activities must not interrupt or interfere with general operations or events.
Fed Square cannot guarantee onsite parking and public parking is available at the Wilson Carpark.
Event or Activation Enquiries
This application form is not intended for event enquiries such as promotional activities, sampling, activations or events that engage with the public. If you wish to enquire about an event at Fed Square, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Fed Cam is an interactive experience at Fed Square where a camera streams live images from the main square to fedsquare.com/fed-cam. From time to time images can be viewed on the Big Screen in the main square. Images are not retained by Fed Square.