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Media


Belfast Zoo’s marketing team looks after all media enquiries, including interview requests, photography and filming requests, press releases, branding and zoo events.

If you have a media enquiry, please contact:

Sarah Boyd
Marketing and Events Officer
Phone: 028 9077 6277 extension 207
Email: boydsarah@belfastcity.gov.uk

Zoo logo

Please contact our marketing team for our brand guidelines and logos.

The recommended use of the Belfast Zoo logo is the core full colour identity, used on a white background.

Press releases

Commercial filming and photography

Belfast Zoo offers spectacular views of Belfast and Cave Hill and is home to some of the most endangered animals in the world. Our location is a unique site for films and photography.

You must have our permission if you want to film or take commercial photographs in the zoo.

Applications must be submitted in writing at least 20 working days in advance for filming or photography. You must also complete a risk assessment form, provide us with a copy of your public liability insurance and a charge will be levied if the filming is for commercial purposes.

There are fees for commercial filming, television productions and photography. Exceptions are available with prior agreement for news related current affairs or as part of an educational course. Large-scale projects may be subject to additional charges and require approval from Belfast City Council.

These hourly fees are valid until 31 March 2023:

  • TV productions, commercials and small films £67
  • commercial photography £25

For more information or to submit your filming or photography request, contact the zoo’s marketing team: media@belfastzoo.co.uk.

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