Fox Studios Australia has warned the Sydney Football Stadium redevelopment could have "significant economic consequences" for the film industry and disrupt the production of a major Marvel film.
Fox wrote to the planning department about the construction stage in July not long before it was revealed Marvel's Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings and the next Thor blockbuster - starring Chris Hemsworth - would be filmed at the Moore Park studios.
In a submission on the development application, Fox raised concerns that an assessment of the proposal's impacts was "inadequate and likely to understate the true noise and vibration impacts" during construction.
It warned there were "potentially significant economic consequences not just for (Fox) but for NSW and the Australian film industry" if construction disrupted operations or prevented the normal use of sound stages.
The submission suggested the heavy works could impact the production of Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings which is being filmed mostly at Fox with financial assistance from the state and federal governments.
"The reported $150 million Marvel film will provide a major economic boost to the Australian screen sector and the state of NSW employing up to 2300 people during its production," Fox's submission on the DA states.
Fox argues key considerations around privacy, access, noise and vibration hadn't been properly addressed in the environmental impact statement. The studio recommended further investigations before consent was given.
A spokesperson for the planning department said they'd received 81 submissions during consultation on the DA and Infrastructure NSW would need to respond to a report addressing all the issues raised.
"The department is awaiting this response. Once received, the department will assess the proposal, taking into consideration all submissions," the spokesperson said in a statement.
Shadow treasurer Walt Secord - who asked Arts Minister Don Harwin about the submission in parliament on Thursday - said it was the latest example of the government "failing to properly prepare for the impact of their infrastructure projects on surrounding businesses".
""It is downright perplexing that no one in the Berejiklian government thought that a wrecking ball next to a film production sound stage would pose any particular problem," he said in a statement.
Premier Gladys Berejiklian in July said she was confident the new stadium was still on track to be completed in 2022 despite the government not having a contracted builder for stage two.
The total budget for knocking down and rebuilding the stadium is $729 million.