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Apply now – Screen Culture funding program Round 2

Are you seeking funding for a film festival, screening, conference or other public or industry film event? Applications are now closed Applications are now open for Screen Culture funding for events occurring between 31 December 2019 to 30 June 2020. The Screen Culture Funding Program aims to increase access to screen content in Queensland, support … Continued

Travel funding: MIFF 37°South Market and Accelerator Lab + Screen Makers Conference

TRAVEL AND MARKET OPPORTUNITIES   Applications are now open to support flights, accomodation, transport and registration to MIFF 37°South Market and Accelerator Lab (Melbourne, 1-4 August ) and Screen Makers Conference (Adelaide, 26-27 July). Applications for both these opportunities are currently open on SmartyGrants and are due 17 June 2019. Successful applicants will be notified early July 2019.   … Continued

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

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

Placement: Assistant – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program

This placement provides an early-career Queensland Indigenous screen industry professional with an opportunity to support Screen Queensland’s (SQ) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Program and its work within the broader Queensland screen industry for a period of six months. This is an identified position. It is a genuine occupational requirement that this position is filled … Continued

State Payroll Tax Rebate

SQ administers the Payroll Tax Rebate on behalf of the State Government Office of State Revenue (OSR). This is an uncapped rebate, which enables eligible production companies to receive a rebate from OSR on the Payroll Tax you have paid in Queensland. Download the guidelines PDF here

Five Regional Directors/Writers Selected for Feature Film Development with Nash Edgerton

Five regional director/writers have been selected by Screenworks, Jungle Entertainment and Midwinter Films to develop the sci-fi comedy feature film Croak. Led by internationally acclaimed director Nash Edgerton (Mr Inbetween) along with Christiaan and Connor Van Vuuren (Soul Mates, Monkey), the Development Lab provides early career director/writers with an opportunity to develop their practice. Held … Continued

Melbourne Games Week: GCAP & PAX Wrap-up

Each year, the Australian and international games industry, together with game enthusiasts, converge at the Melbourne Convention Centre for the Asia Pacific’s largest digital games celebration.

2019 BIFF Short Film Competition Winners

The winners of the 2019 Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF 2019) Short Film Awards were announced yesterday at the Gallery of Modern Art (GOMA) during the Festival’s closing night party.

Australian Comedy Mavericks Film in Queensland With Local Talent

Nice Shorts, the latest sketch comedy series from Jazz Twemlow (The Roast, Tonightly) and Nick Boshier (Bondi Hipsters, Beached Az, Soul Mates) will commence filming in Brisbane with Queensland-based crew on Monday, 21 October 2019. Screen Queensland has invested in four episodes of the 16-part online show to be shot across Brisbane next week, utilising … Continued

Content: World’s first scripted vertical video drama now available!

Ludo Studio’s new comedy-drama series Content landed on ABC this week, making a splash across the social media world, with scenes from the first episode “Flipgirl” going viral as fake news, in a perfect twist of life imitating art. The made-for-mobile show is the first scripted drama to utilise the vertical video format which has … Continued

Apply now: Screen Forever

SQ would like to invite producers looking to attend Screen Forever to apply for MARKET funding. To apply, producers must have three or more projects on their slate ready to pitch at the market. Applications are now closed When: 11 – 14 Nov 19 Where: Melbourne, VIC Successful applicants will receive a contribution towards their travel cost … Continued

An open letter from Tracey Vieira

An open letter from Tracey Vieira – outgoing CEO of Screen Queensland  Today is my last day in the office at Screen Queensland. This is actually my second farewell to Screen Queensland. I first started work with Screen Queensland then known as the PFTC in 2002. 2002 – back when Ben Affleck was People’s sexiest … Continued

Queenslander to write and direct episode in upcoming horror series

Following the international success of his award-winning short horror film, Post Mortem Mary, Queensland writer and director Joshua Long is set to shock more viewers as he writes and directs an episode of the upcoming Deadhouse Dark series. Deadhouse Dark is a series of six short horror films set for YouTube and deadhouse.tv anchored by … Continued

Queenslander returns home to direct first feature

This month, Cairns local Hayley MacFarlane will return to her home state to direct her first feature – the young adult film Swimming for Gold, which commences filming in Brisbane this week. Hayley has been directing reality TV all over the world since 2014 following the success of her early shorts Hummingbirds (2012) and Growing … Continued

Support for GCAP and PAX now open

Game developers traveling to this year’s Melbourne International Games Week for Games Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) and PAX are invited to apply through the MARKET program for up to $1000 for an individual or $1500 for a team to present at least one project. GCAP details: When: 7-9 Oct 19 Where: Melbourne Convention Centre, 1 … Continued