Based in Brisbane, Australia, Screen Queensland is the Queensland Government-owned screen agency, dedicated to growing a successful screen industry in the state. The agency supports locally produced films, series and games, and secures international and interstate production and post-production into Queensland. It also runs initiatives to build skills and careers for local screen practitioners and funds film festivals and industry conferences.
Opened in 2019, Screen Queensland Studios: Brisbane most recently hosted Tiger King-inspired series JOE vs CAROLE, and the first season of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s autobiographical comedy series Young Rock. Screen Queensland Studios: Cairns is set for completion in 2023.
Recent international productions supported by Screen Queensland include Wizards! starring Pete Davidson, Elvis directed by Baz Luhrmann, Spiderhead starring Chris Hemsworth, Thirteen Lives directed by Ron Howard, Ticket to Paradise starring Julia Roberts and George Clooney, and the Disney+ sci-fi series Nautilus. Supported Australian projects include Bluey, Australian Survivor, Upright (Season 2), A Perfect Pairing, Strait to the Plate, Troppo and BAFTA-winning game Unpacking.
Screen Queensland is deeply committed to uplifting the voices of Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and increasing diversity on and off screen.