Filming and Photography at HOTA

HOTA, Home of the Arts is situated in Evandale Parklands. It’s one of the best destinations for filming and photography on the Gold Coast. It’s also an incredibly busy precinct.


Designated areas to film/photograph

Evandale Parklands is a City of Gold Coast park, with HOTA responsible for a designated area.

Filming/photography in City of Gold Coast’s licensed area

If you’d like to film/take photos in the City of Gold Coast’s licensed area of Evandale Parklands then you must apply for a permit.

Filming/photography in HOTA’s licensed area

Only confirmed events booked at HOTA are permitted to film/take photos within HOTA’s licensed area. If you have a confirmed event and are planning to film/photograph the event, make sure you let your HOTA representative know.

If you do not have a confirmed event booked at HOTA, please follow the link to enquire about venue hire for your preferred filming/photography location.

News Outlets

News outlets doing short weather or news crosses do not need a permit but should contact for approval to film onsite.

Other Information

Drones/Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS)
HOTA does not allow recreational or commercial drones (RPAS) to be flown at the precinct.