Investment & Support

Investment & Support

OPENING SOON: Wattpad

Up to three individuals (or writing teams) will be selected to develop, write and produce a “take” on one of Wattpad’s hottest properties via a proof of concept, trailer or pilot. Screen Queensland will invest up to $50,000 in up to three projects.

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Digital Conversions

Rolling fund. Round Three closes Monday 29 June 2020 | Our Digital Conversions initiative invites applications from Queensland content creators to find their audience with a short-form idea on the digital platform of their choice. This short-form content must act as a proof of concept for a broadcast or digital series, to be pitched to market.

Closing Date: Rolling fund - Round Three closes 9:00am Monday 29 July 2020
Status: Open
Next Round Time: TBA
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SQ Mentorships 2020

SQ will provide four outstanding mid-career Producers, Cinematographers or Games-based practitioners a curated mentorship. APPLICATIONS DUE
Friday 17 July, 2020, 5:00pm

Closing Date: Friday 17 July, 2020, 5:00pm
Status: Open
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Games Mentorships and workshops with Jason Della Rocca

We are delighted to partner with IGEA and Austrade to provide two places for Queenslanders to partake in a mentorship with international games industry expert Jason Della Rocca. Applications due 12 July

Closing Date: Extended - 12 July 2020
Status: Open
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First Peoples: First Draft

First Peoples: First Draft is a writers’ development initiative for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander practitioners developing drama feature films or series. Up to 5 writers will have the opportunity to develop the first draft of their project in an exclusive writers’ workshop with acclaimed storytellers Leah Purcell and Bain Stewart, from Oombarra Productions. Closes Monday 6 July

Closing Date: 5.00pm Monday 6 July
Status: Open
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FNQ Screen Industry Bootcamp

Two mentorship opportunities for emerging Far North Queensland screen industry practitioners, across games development and animation. Due 19 June

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 19 June 2020
Status: Open
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SQ Completion Fund

We are supporting Queensland-based screen practitioners to complete their long-form screen projects and quickly enter the marketplace. The SQ Completion Fund will assist early-to-mid-career Queensland-based creatives, build their long-form screen credits and help get high-quality screen content into the market. Closes 5:00pm Friday 12 June

Closing Date: 5pm Friday 12 June
Status: Open
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RIDE Feature Film Fund

This is a rolling fund. Apply anytime. Contact07 3248 0500 content@screenqld.com.auDiya Eid, Vice President Contentdeid@screenqld.com.au Screen Queensland, SBS and Madman … Continued

Closing Date: This is a rolling fund.
Status: Open
Next Round Time: Apply anytime.
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Creative Consultations

Rolling fund – Round Four closes 5:00pm 20 July | We are offering fully subsidised online consultations with local experts for Queensland writers/creators with scripted and factual film, television and online projects in development.

Closing Date: Rolling fund - Round Four Closes 5:00pm 20 July
Status: Open
Next Round Time: TBA
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SQ Enterprise

Due Date:This closed on Friday 29 May Midnight Contact:Call 07 3248 0500 or email content@screenqld.com.au. We are providing $1 million … Continued

Closing Date: 29 May 2020
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V-Fest Initiative

The Screen Culture V-Fest Initiative is a new program aimed at supporting screen culture events (new and existing) that are … Continued

Closing Date: EXTENDED: 5pm, 5 June 2020
Status: Open
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Greg Coote Scholarship 2020

The Greg Coote Scholarship enables writers and creators to take the next big step in their career with international writers’ … Continued

Closing Date: 17 January 2020
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Ideas Program

We are investing an additional $250,000 into our Ideas Program in response to COVID-19. This will support Queensland-based writers and creators to develop high-quality projects that can move quickly into production when it is safe to do so.

Status: Open
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Finance program

Our Finance Program is for screen stories seeking finance so they may head into production or game development.

Status: Open
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About our investment programs

SQ has three rolling investment programs that support the development of compelling, Queensland-created screen content across their lifecycle from developing … Continued

Status: Open
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Market Program

PLEASE NOTE: The market program is currently suspended. Please contact SQ if you have any questions. Explore the Market guidelines … Continued

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About Our Incentives

Queensland is the film friendly, production paradise of Australia, known for its award-winning crew, cast and post-production studios, stunning and … Continued

Status: Open
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SQRL initiative

Screen Queensland and Queensland Rugby League have partnered for the first time to create this unique opportunity

Closing Date: 31/06/19
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R.I.D.E. Feature Film Fund

Applications are now closed Screen Queensland, SBS and Madman together with The Post Lounge and Media Super have launched the … Continued

Next Round Time: 2020
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sqhub

Supporting Queensland screen businesses This program is open to Queensland-based screen creatives from across the film, television, gaming and online … Continued

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SQ Mentorship

SQ Mentorship is a three-year program (2017-2019) delivered as part of our commitment to diversity and achieving gender parity in … Continued

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SQ Attach – Submit your EOI

Early-mid career practitioners across all platforms are invited to submit an ongoing expression of interest for an attachment opportunity.

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Regional Incentive

The Regional Incentive attracts production to regional Queensland. The program is aimed at increasing the level of production, industry skill … Continued

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