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5 Queenslanders headed to AIMC

The Australian International Movie Conversation (AIMC) attracts record numbers of delegates from Australia, New Zealand, Asia, the United States and Europe and offers screen industry practitioners the opportunity to network with Australian and international distributors. This year SQ had five AIMC passes on offer for writers, producers and directors looking to attend to promote their … Continued

October 17, 2019
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SQ’s Proof of Concept projects announced

Three Queensland teams will demonstrate their ability to deliver screen content through new pathways thanks to Screen Queensland’s Proof of Concept initiative. The only initiative of its kind in Australia, Proof of Concept will invest in four unique projects which pioneer new development processes and use different means of building market and audience interest. Brisbane-based … Continued

October 16, 2019
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SQ’s new CEO: Kylie Munnich

Fresh from Seven Studios in Sydney, Kylie Munnich will return to her home state to head SQ. Kylie has extensive experience from across various elements of the screen sector including serving as the Director of Drama & Comedy at Sky Vision, and Senior Vice President UK, Ireland & Africa at Sony Pictures Television International and … Continued

October 11, 2019
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World Premiere of The Wishmas Tree

The Wishmas Tree, the first feature film on slate deal for Universal Content Group and Brisbane studio Like A Photon Creative to premiere Saturday, October 5 at the Brisbane International Film Festival Brisbane International Film Festival will hold the world premiere of the much-anticipated children’s animated film The Wishmas Tree this Saturday October 5. The film produced … Continued

October 4, 2019
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Queenslanders at Melbourne International Games Week

This week a delegation of game developers supported by SQ’s MARKET program will head to Melbourne International Games Week. The group of seven screen industry practitioners are taking a range of projects in various stages of development to promote at both GCAP and PAX in Melbourne 5 – 13 October. The SQ supported game developers … Continued

September 30, 2019
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Slim & I is pure Joy for Queensland production company

The life and career of Joy McKean OAM, Australia’s First Lady of country music and wife of Aussie icon Slim Dusty, will be showcased on screen in the upcoming feature documentary, Slim & I. From Gold Coast-based production company Pictures in Paradise, the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland will be providing financial investment support to … Continued

September 20, 2019
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Brisbane International Film Festival

3 – 13 Oct 19 The Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA), through its Australian Cinémathèque, is excited to present its second year of the long-running and much-loved Brisbane International Film Festival. Across 11 days, BIFF 2019 celebrates contemporary international and Australian screen culture with new-release features, documentaries, short films and curated … Continued

September 19, 2019
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EVENT: SQ R.I.D.E.

QUEENSLAND: Film and TV expert panels, discussion and networking! Screen Queensland in association with Brisbane International Film Festival presents R.I.D.E.:A day focused on diversity in the screen sector. This Thursday 10 Oct – Ticket sales close tomorrow 3pm! Program online.

September 19, 2019
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BIFF 19 – Qld must-sees

It’s that time of year again! Brisbane International Film Festival is set to take over GOMA and a bunch of other cinemas and theatres across the city. Presented by the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art through its Australian Cinémthèque, BIFF invites you to experience and celebrate contemporary international and national screen culture … Continued

September 18, 2019
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October Black Coffee Morning

Join us for our October Black Coffee Morning! We’d like to warmly welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander screen practitioners and those working with or keen to work with Indigenous stories and storytellers to join us for a morning of coffee and networking! When: Tuesday, 1 October – 11am – Noon Where: SQ HQ – 30 … Continued

September 11, 2019
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Media Release: Winton to shine in Total Control

ABC’s must-see drama Total Control, starring Deborah Mailman and Rachel Griffiths, will air on Sunday 13 October 8.30pm, where the Queensland town of Winton will also take centre stage as one of the key locations used in this highly anticipated six-part series. Screen Queensland (SQ) invested in the Blackfella Films production for the ABC along … Continued

September 10, 2019
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Total Control premieres 13 Oct on ABC

  ABC’s must-see political drama Total Control, starring Deborah Mailman and Rachel Griffiths, goes to air Sunday 13 October 8.30pm. The highly anticipated six-part series that received investment from SQ, used the Queensland town of Winton as one of its key locations – showcasing the iconic region’s remarkable landscapes across to national and international audiences. The … Continued

September 10, 2019
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Media Release: Queensland-Made Mobile Phone Comedy Goes Viral

Content, a trail-blazing new comedy series from multi Emmy and Logie Award-winning Ludo Studio, the makers of Bluey, has launched this week with scenes from the first episode going viral as fake news, in a perfect twist of life imitating art. Content is the world’s first scripted vertical video drama set on a phone that … Continued

September 6, 2019
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Win a double pass to “Dora and the Lost City of Gold”

To celebrate the upcoming release of Dora and the Lost City of Gold,  we’re giving you the chance to win one of five double passes to see the film when it hits Aussie cinemas September 19, 2019. Dora and the Lost City of Gold was filmed in Queensland with investment from the Queensland Government through … Continued

September 6, 2019
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Queensland short films on SBS Short Film Festival

  Three Screen Queensland supported short films will screen as part of the inaugural SBS Short Film Festival. Running from 13 – 15 September, the program of four scripted and 10 non-scripted short-form productions will be streaming exclusively on SBS On Demand. In line with SBS’s charter, the festival emerged from the Short-Form Content initiative, … Continued

September 6, 2019
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Q&A with UCLA’s Wendall Thomas

Screen Queensland is proud to be hosting a three-day screenwriting lecture series by UCLA Graduate Film School lecturer Wendall Thomas, 17 – 19 September at BEMAC. Wendall Thomas teaches in the Graduate Film School at UCLA and has worked as an entertainment reporter, script consultant, and film and television writer for companies including Disney, Warner … Continued

September 6, 2019
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Dora and The Lost City of Gold hits cinemas!

It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for since March 2018 when Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced Paramount was coming to Queensland to Film their live-action Dora movie. Dora and the Lost City of Gold, which has already won hearts in the US opens Australia wide on September 19, following the Australian launch on the Gold … Continued

September 6, 2019
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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

September 5, 2019
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