Filming & Photography

    Filming & Photography

    'Stages' by Simone Hine, Rosina Auditorium, photo by Beth Ellen Wilkinson, 2014

    The Abbotsford Convent is the perfect location for a variety of film and photography shoots. We have facilitated a large number of film and television productions, advertisements and fashion shoots as well as many student and artistic projects.


    Family portraits are allowed outside the buildings and on the grounds without prior approval or any fees, however please be respectful of patrons. 


    All wedding and engagement photography enquiries are managed by Bursaria who can be contacted directly on 03 9417 7771 or via


    All location photo and film shoots must have prior approval from the Abbotsford Convent. In order to undertake filming or photographic projects on site we require that you read the filming and photography conditions of hire and complete the Application Form.

    Fees apply for all filming and photography at the Convent and they are primarily priced on their impact on the precinct and commercial potential. The following fees, terms and conditions apply to all bookings.

    • Photo shoot – $125 (inc GST) for the first four hours
    • Film shoot – price on application

    All medium to high impact film shoots will require a staff member to be rostered onto the shoot.

    Venue Hire
    03 9415 3608