Filming and Photography at HOTA

Filming and Photography at HOTA

HOTA, Home of the Arts is situated in Evandale Parklands, which is a City of Gold Coast park. It’s a great destination for filming and photography on the Gold Coast with a unique view of the Surfers Paradise skyline. It’s also an incredibly busy precinct year round with events and performances.

Please note, HOTA is only responsible for a designated area within this parkland, and you may require council permission to film. 

#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 from the City.

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#Filming/photography in HOTA's licensed area

Events that are 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 to let your HOTA representative know.

If you need access to one of our venues to film or photograph then you will need to enquire about hiring the venue for your activities. Please follow the link below to enquire about venue hire.

Venue information

#Other Information

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

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HOTA proudly acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are situated, the Kombumerri families of the Yugambeh Language Region. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connections to the lands, waters and their extended communities throughout South East Queensland.