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Filming and photography

Discover a filming and photography location like no other.

With awe-inspiring views of London from the iconic Portico Terrace and rooftop, galleries steeped into artistic and historical significance and behind-the-scenes spaces, our venue provides an exciting backdrop for cinematic masterpieces and thrilling photo shoots.


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For News filming and photography, please download and fill in the Q&A form and email us your completed form

 Download the filming in the National Gallery Q&A (RTF 0.49 MB) 

 Download the lighting guidelines  (PDF 0.04 MB) 


Screening and location filming

Our spaces have witnessed the likes of James Bond meeting Q in front of one of Turner's masterpieces, as well as Netflix’s acclaimed production Heartstoppers, among many others.

Immerse yourself in the same enchanting settings and let your work become a part of the artistic legacy of the Gallery. Whether it is a short video clip or a Hollywood production, the National Gallery offers an unparalleled canvas for your filming and photography shoots.

Explore our collection of spaces and get in touch with our Events Team to check availability.