South Australia has a range of spectacular and unspoiled locations, featured in films such as: December Boys, Lucky Miles, Wolf Creek, Look Both Ways, Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome , Breaker Morant , Sunday Too Far Away , Shine , Red Planet , Rabbit-Proof Fence , The Tracker and McLeod’s Daughters.
Free and Confidential Locations and Production Liaison Service
The SAFC’s Free and Confidential Locations and Production Liaison Service helps producers to source locations, facilities and crew.
The SAFC can assist with on the ground costs for inbounds for location searches (financial assistance is available on a case by case basis if funds are available).
The SAFC can put you in contact with South Australian location managers experienced in international and domestic feature film, television and television commercial production.
Simply fill out our location enquiry form and we will supply you with logistical information and in most cases, selected images from our locations database which comprises of over 30,000 images.
South Australia offers an exemption on payroll tax for qualifying productions. Worth approximately 4.95% of crew wages, the exemption offers more cash flow benefits than a rebate.
Other incentives include Cash Flow Facilities, Location Services Incentive and Australian Government Incentives/ Offsets.
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Location fees are low relative to the rest of Australia, fire and police services are provided for free or at cost, and food and accommodation are affordable and of a very high standard.
The SAFC provides a free and confidential location search service. Contact us for more information.
Experience and expertise
SA crews are among the most experienced in Australia, with credits on domestic and international feature films, TV series, telemovies, TVCs and documentaries. To find the right people for your project, visit the SAFC's searchable Crew & Services Directory.
SA also has credited post production and VFX houses, casting agents, equipment suppliers, insurers and other service providers.
The SAFC has 40 years of experience supporting independent production. It provides development and production funding, production and sound post production facilities and a locations and production liaison service.
Convenient production base and locations
The state capital, Adelaide, is compact city close to many rural locations, serviced by an international airport. A temperate Mediterranean-type climate allows shooting year round.
For more information on the new Adelaide Studios that are being built click here.
For more information on our beautiful locations around the state click here.
To access our free and confidential Location Search service, contact our Location Liaison Officer.