Film Victoria

Film Victoria is the state Government screen agency based in Melbourne, Victoria. We provide a full range of film commission services to productions interested in filming or using post-production and VFX facilities in Victoria.
Ausfilm Member since 1999

Victoria is the production destination of choice if you are seeking a diversity of locations and world-class studios in close proximity to a major city, in addition to a depth of internationally recognised talent and professional crew with that famous Australian ‘can-do’ attitude. Whether you are filming in the studio or on location, or undertaking post-production or VFX, the Victorian State Government’s screen agency, Film Victoria, is here to help, with competitive financial incentives, production advice and locations assistance.

 

Contact

Kirsten Badcock

Head of Marketing and Screen Production Attraction
[email protected]

Joe Brinkmann

Manager – Incentives and Investments
[email protected]

Caroline Pitcher

CEO
[email protected]


www.film.vic.gov.au
+61 3 9660 3200

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Melbourne, Victoria is Australia’s cultural capital – home to internationally recognised creative talent, crew, VFX studios and post-production specialists who bring brilliant stories to life.

Victoria’s locations are the most accessible in Australia with beaches, deserts, mountains, forests, wineries and small towns within an easy drive from Melbourne’s city centre. Its mix of historic and modern architecture can service period, contemporary and futuristic storylines, and Melbourne has the flexibility to double for almost any city in the world.

Docklands Studios Melbourne is located on the doorstep of downtown Melbourne and boasts five state-of-the-art, purpose-built sound stages.

Film Victoria’s friendly and knowledgeable team consistently goes above and beyond, with end-to-end logistical advice and location support. Whatever your vision, Film Victoria can introduce you to perfect production partners and crew. Other services can include script breakdowns, location galleries and local budgets, as well as advice on state and federal government incentives.

Film Victoria offers competitive production attraction incentives

to producers who are seeking an outstanding, film-friendly production destination for their footloose film and TV projects.

Projects are considered footloose where they have genuine production or post-production destination alternatives.

Grants can be combined with Australian federal government incentives, including the Location Offset, Post/Digital/VFX Offset, and Producer Offset.Applications for one or more of the incentives can be received at any time.

Incentives
Production Incentive Attraction Fund (PIAF)
Benefits

The Production Incentive Attraction Fund aims to attract footloose film and TV projects to film in Victoria. Paid as a cash rebate on completion and delivery of audit.

Eligibility

The minimum qualifying threshold is a Victorian spend of AU$3.5 million.

Production Incentive Attraction Fund - Post Production, Digital and Visual Effects (PIAF PDV)
Benefits

The PIAF PDV aims to attract footloose film and TV projects to use post, digital and VFX facilities in Victoria.

The incentives are negotiated on a project-by-project basis to ensure they are competitive and meet the production’s needs and are paid as a cash grant on completion of the project and audit of the production expenditure.

Eligibility

The minimum qualifying threshold is a Victorian spend of AU$1 million.

Regional Location Assistance Fund (RLAF)
Benefits

The Regional Location Assistance Fund (RLAF) is designed to encourage film and TV productions to film in regional Victoria.

Productions must spend a minimum of AU$100,000 qualified regional Victorian spend and accommodate the crew in the regional location for at least five nights.

Eligibility

Productions must spend a minimum of AU$100,000 qualified regional Victorian spend and accommodate the crew in the regional location for at least five nights.

Credits
  • Preacher S4
  • The Cry
  • The Whistleblower
  • Black Panther (VFX)
  • Lion
  • Captain Marvel (VFX)
  • Game of Thrones (VFX)
  • Christopher Robin (VFX)
  • The Leftovers S3
  • Winchester