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Government announces grants funding to create sustainable jobs

Screen Queensland is delighted to share this new funding opportunity from the Queensland Government that may be suited to entrepreneurial screen industry startups and businesses. Government announces grants funding to create sustainable jobs   Innovation Minister Kate Jones has today announced up to $8 million in funding for businesses trying to commercialise new products, scale-up and penetrate new markets. … Continued

REMINDER – SQ Screen Culture Funding Applications closing 5.00pm (AEST) Monday 18 March 

REMINDER – SQ Screen Culture Funding Applications closing 5.00pm (AEST) Monday 18 March  Screen Queensland’s Screen Culture funding is currently open and accepting applications from festivals and events taking place between 1 July 2019 and 31 December 2019.   Applications for screen culture funding must: increase access to screen content in Queensland, from traditional cinema to new platforms; support regional … Continued

SQ Screen Culture Funding Applications Now Open 

SQ Screen Culture Funding Applications Now Open  Closing 5.00pm (AEST) Monday 18 March 2019 Screen Queensland’s Screen Culture funding is open and accepting applications from festivals and events taking place between 1 July 2019 and 31 December 2019.   Applications for screen culture funding must: ·         increase access to screen content in Queensland, from traditional cinema to new platforms; … Continued

 Call-out for Game Development Conference (GDC) Market Funding Applications

 Call-out for Game Development Conference (GDC) Market Funding Applications Screen Queensland (SQ) is accepting Market Funding applications from game developers to attend GDC, 18 – 22 March 2019. GDC is the world’s largest professional game industry event. Join game designers, programmers, artists, producers, and business professionals for five days of unparalleled education, inspiration and networking for … Continued

Call-out for Content London Market Funding Applications   

Call-out for Content London Market Funding Applications    Screen Queensland is accepting Market Funding applications from producers to attend Content London, 27-30 November 2018  Applications close 5.00pm, Tuesday 16 October Content London has quickly established itself as one of the most important TV drama events in the screen industry calendar. Content London features an unrivalled conference programme with … Continued

Screen Queensland is accepting Market Funding applications from Producers to attend Screen Forever 2018

Call-out for Screen Forever Market Funding Applications Screen Queensland is accepting Market Funding applications from Producers to attend Screen Forever 2018 Dates: Tuesday 20 – Thursday 22 November 2018 Applications close: 5.00pm, Tuesday 9 October Screen Forever is one of the largest congregations of media and entertainment professionals in the southern hemisphere. Across the three day … Continued

Screen Queensland Now Accepting Applications for Market Funding Grants to MIPCOM 2018

Screen Queensland Now Accepting Applications for Market Funding Grants to MIPCOM 2018 MIPCOM – held in Cannes, France, 15-18 October – is the world’s largest entertainment market bringing together leading players in the global television industry. It is an opportunity for Queensland producers to take to market factual and fiction projects, to absorb industry trends, and … Continued

Screen Culture funding applications open for Queensland film festivals and events

Queensland’s vibrant film festival landscape will deliver quality cinema in 2018-19 with applications now open for Screen Culture funding, announced Queensland Premier and Minister for Trade Annastacia Palaszczuk. “The Queensland government, through Screen Queensland, funds festivals and events throughout the state showcasing an array of films and filmmaking,” the Premier said. “Screen Culture round 1 … Continued

Apply now for SQ’s 2017-18 Screen Culture Funding Program

Applications for Round 1 of Screen Queensland’s 2017-18 Screen Culture Funding Program are now open. The deadline for submissions is 5pm (AEST) Friday 17 March 2017.   Screen Queensland is committed to building a dynamic and vibrant screen culture in Queensland and celebrating the art of filmmaking. The Screen Culture program supports local screen events and festivals … Continued

FUNDING BODIES COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT ATHENA

It is with great pleasure that Screen Queensland (SQ) forwards the below media release from Screenworks regarding The Athena Project, proudly supported by SQ. FUNDING BODIES COME TOGETHER TO SUPPORT ATHENA In a display of partnership and collaboration in the Australian screen industry, Screenworks announced today that it has secured a commitment from every state and territory funding … Continued

Applications for Round Two of SQ Screen Culture 2016-17 Funding Now Open

Media Release > Thursday 4 August 2016 Screen Queensland (SQ) has today opened applications for the 2016-17 Screen Culture Funding Program.  The deadline for submissions is 5.00pm (AEST) Friday 16 September. SQ is committed to building a dynamic and vibrant screen culture in Queensland and celebrating the art of filmmaking.  SQ’s Screen Culture program enables greater accessibility to all … Continued

REMINDER: Applications for Screen Culture 2016-17 – Round One funding closes 5.00pm TODAY (QLD) Mon 22 Feb

REMINDER:  Applications close 5.00pm TODAY (QLD – AEST) Monday 22 February 2016 for Screen Culture 2016-17 – Round One funding. NO LATE APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED.  CLICK HERE TO APPLY All submissions reviewed March 2016 Applicants notified of decision April/May 2016 Applications for ROUND ONE of Screen Queensland’s 2016-17 Screen Culture Funding Program closes today 5.00pm (AEST – QLD) Monday 22 … Continued

Applications for Screen Culture 2016-17 – Round One funding is now open

Screen Queensland has today opened applications for the 2016-17 Screen Culture Funding Program.  The deadline for submissions is 5pm (AEST) (QLD) Monday 22 February 2016.   Applications are for festivals and events taking place during the 2016-17 financial year and occurring between 1 July 2016 to 31 December 2016.  The funding range levels are as … Continued

market funding

What is Market funding? Screen Queensland (SQ) Market funding supports producers, game developers and (where appropriate) other key creatives to market and sell high quality screen projects and games capable of engaging local and international audiences, winning critical acclaim and achieving commercial success. Funding is to support producers, game developers and projects as the foundation … Continued

screen culture funding

WHAT IS THE SCREEN CULTURE FUNDING PROGRAM? Screen Queensland is committed to building a dynamic and vibrant screen culture in Queensland and celebrating the art of filmmaking. Our purpose is to grow the screen industry and contribute to the economic and cultural well-being of Queensland. The Screen Culture Funding Program aims to: increase access to screen … Continued

From 1 July, Screen Queensland has increased production investment and grant ceilings as part of a package of revised funding structures, programs and incentives

These changes are aimed at increasing production in Queensland at an exciting time for our industry in which shifts in how audiences are consuming screen stories are creating new opportunities for the way that content is made and distributed. Screen Queensland (SQ) aims to stimulate growth and pave the way for increased opportunities to grow … Continued

Screen Queensland recalibrates funding programs to shifting landscape

Screen Queensland recalibrates funding programs to shifting landscape Screen Queensland (SQ) will increase levels of production investment and raise grant ceilings as part of a package of revised funding structures, programs and incentives effective from 1 July 2015. The changes to SQ’s funding programs are aimed at increasing production in Queensland and backing the state’s … Continued

Screen Queensland recalibrates funding programs to shifting landscape

Screen Queensland (SQ) will increase levels of production investment and raise grant ceilings as part of a package of revised funding structures, programs and incentives effective from 1 July 2015. The changes to SQ’s funding programs are aimed at increasing production in Queensland and backing the state’s local industry to take advantage of the growing … Continued

Changes to Screen Queensland Program Funding Structure and Terms of Trade

Screen Queensland supports a creative, innovative and successful screen industry through development and investment; secures production to Queensland; and delivers an active screen culture across Queensland. Over the past 12 months, Screen Queensland has been actively engaging with the screen industry about how we can improve the way we work with practitioners and provide effective … Continued

Screen Queensland announces Enterprise Queensland Program funding recipients

Screen Queensland announces Enterprise Queensland Program funding recipients Screen Queensland announces Enterprise Queensland Program funding recipients. Screen Queensland today announced the six companies to receive funding under the agency’s new initiative, the Enterprise Queensland Program. “The Enterprise Queensland Program is an important part of our long-term commitment to assist in the development and creation of … Continued

Screen Queensland provides funding to Mackay International Film Festival

Screen Queensland provides funding to Mackay International Film Festival The Mackay International Film Festival supported by Screen Queensland and presented by Film and Arts Mackay, started Friday, 1 August 2014 at 7.30pm with the screening of The Finishers and concluded, Saturday 2 August 2014 with the closing night film, Only Lovers Left Alive. Now in … Continued

Screen Queensland provides funding to Mackay International Film Festival

The Mackay International Film Festival supported by Screen Queensland and presented by Film and Arts Mackay, started Friday, 1 August 2014 at 7.30pm with the screening of The Finishers and concluded, Saturday 2 August 2014 with the closing night film, Only Lovers Left Alive. Now in its third year, the Mackay International Film Festival offers … Continued

Talent Camp Applications is now open for submissions

  Talent Camp Applications Open: Screen Queensland (SQ) in Partnership with AFTRS, AWG and Screen Australia announces the Second Rendition of an Inclusion Program for Emerging Screen Talent from Diverse Backgrounds   Screen Queensland, the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), Australian Writers’ Guild (AWG), Screen Australia and all other seven state and territory screen agencies … Continued

Origin-al talent invited to showcase skills on national platform

MEDIA RELEASE > Friday 29 March 2019 Origin-al talent invited to showcase skills on national platform Screen Queensland (SQ) in partnership with National Indigenous Television (NITV) has officially launched Origins, an initiative that aims to break new ground through the development and production of format-based factual series by local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander storytellers. The Origins initiative is … Continued

BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY for La Boite’s HWY Festival

BUY YOUR TICKETS TODAY for La Boite’s HWY Festival Screen Queensland is partnering with La Boite for the first time as part of HWY 2019 and delivering an exciting program of performances, workshops, masterclasses, forums and events over two action-packed weeks commencing Monday 25 March – Saturday 6 April 2019. Make sure you get in early and book your tickets before the … Continued

SQ presents Business Essentials 101 with SPA and AFTRS

Screen Queensland presents Business Essentials 101 with Screen Producers Australia and the Australian Film Television and Radio School  Tuesday 30 April 2019 8.30am – 5.00pm Rooftop Terrace, Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamingston Street, New Farm Cost: $150 per ticket * ​Business Essentials 101 is valued at $250.  Screen Queensland will subsidise $100 per guest * NB: Discounts apply for sqhub members, Guild  and … Continued

Screen Queensland announces recipients to attend Games Development Conference (GDC)

The Queensland Government through Screen Queensland (SQ) is proudly supporting 11 game developers to attend the GDC, taking place in San Francisco this week. SQ Travel and Marketing Funding supports producers, game developers and other key creatives to market and sell high-quality screen projects and games capable of engaging local and international audiences, winning critical acclaim and … Continued

2018-19 Financial Year

Round 2 Recipients for events 1 January – 30 June 2019   Festival Location Dates Funding Vision Splendid Outback Film Festival –  Winton 28 Jun – 6 July $12,000 Alliance French Film Festival –  Brisbane 14 Mar-14 April $4,000 The Walls Art Space – Gold Coast 9 February $3,000 Wide Angle Film Festival  -Qld (93 … Continued

Queensland filmmakers taking part in this week’s AIDC Indigenous Creators Program

Queensland filmmakers taking part in this week’s AIDC Indigenous Creators Program Screen Queensland is proudly supporting five Queensland filmmakers who are part of this week’s Indigenous Creators Program at the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) in Melbourne. The Queensland Government through Screen Queensland is providing $10,000 in funding support and partnering with Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department in conjunction with … Continued

2015-16 Financial Year

In the 2015-16 financial year, SQ’s Screen Culture Funding Program provided funding totalling more than $1 million for 32 festivals and screen culture-related activities across Queensland. SQ’s Screen Culture program enables greater accessibility to all Queenslanders and engages regional communities who may not otherwise have film at ‘arm’s reach’. It aims to inspire conversation and informing … Continued

2017-18 Financial Year

Screen Culture Funding 2017-18 Round 1   Festival Dates Location Funding Australian Film Industry and ACCTA programming Jan 2017 – Jan 2018  Gold Coast, Brisbane  $120,000 over two years ($60,000 per year) Animation Alliance Australia Presents 19 August to 12-Nov-17 Brisbane, Cairns  $3,000 APSA 2017 and APSA 2018 Various dates Brisbane $600,000 over two years … Continued

Screen Australia presents revised Enterprise Programs

Screen Australia presents revised Enterprise Programs Monday 11 March 2019, Mirra, 86 Bridge Street, Fortitude Valley 4.00pm – 5.30pm – Presentation 5.30pm – 7.00pm – Networking Event Numbers Limited! RSVP Essential for Catering Purposes Screen Queensland with Screen Australia are providing the opportunity for you to come and hear Industry Development Executive, Bali Padda and Head of Development, … Continued

Greer Simpkin to speak at the Gold Coast Film Festival’s Women in Film Lunch  – presented by Screen Queensland

Greer Simpkin to speak at the Gold Coast Film Festival’s Women in Film Lunch  – presented by Screen Queensland Bunya Productions’ Greer Simpkin will be the guest speaker at the Gold Coast Film Festival’s fifth annual Women in Film Lunch presented by Screen Queensland.  Producer of the critically acclaimed film Sweet Country and ABC TV series Mystery Road, … Continued

Opportunity for two screen practitioners from FNQld and/or NQld to attend Business of Producing Workshop

Applications open for two (2) screen practitioners from Far North Queensland and/or North Queensland to attend Screenworks’ Business of Producing Workshop CLICK HERE TO APPLY  Applications close 5.00pm (AEST) Thursday 28 February. Applicants must be Far North Queensland or North Queensland residents. Screen Queensland (SQ) is supporting two screen practitioners from Far North Queensland (FNQ) and/or North Queensland with travel, … Continued

Paramount Pictures’ Monster Problems to film in Queensland

Paramount Pictures’ Monster Problems to film in Queensland Queensland has secured yet another major film with Monster Problems, from Paramount Pictures, to be the first production to film in Brisbane’s new $12 million fit-for-purpose Screen Queensland Studios, based in Hemmant. “Monster Problems is the second Paramount Pictures film we have secured in less than 12 months and highlights the strong relationship … Continued

Register now for the FNQ Concept Development, Pitching and Networking Workshop

Register now for the FNQ Concept Development, Pitching and Networking Workshop Friday 5 – Saturday 6 April Far North Queensland (FNQ) creatives now have until 5.00pm (AEST) 28 February 2019 to register for the free Concept Development, Pitching and Networking Workshop that will take place from Friday 5 – Saturday 6 April in Cairns. FNQ is home to … Continued