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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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Live Q&A with Cinematographer Ben Nott

Catch multi-award-winning Cinematographer Ben Nott ACS, off the back of At Last for an SQ Facebook Live Q and A on Thursday, 12 September – 12.30pm. This is a fantastic opportunity for emerging and established screen industry practitioners to pick the brains of one of Australia’s finest cinematographers LIVE on Facebook – so make sure you log … Continued

September 4, 2019
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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. When: 11 – 14 Nov 19 Where: Melbourne, VIC Successful applicants will receive a contribution towards their travel cost for attending Screen Forever … Continued

September 2, 2019
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Jo Dillon Announced Acting CEO

The Board of Screen Queensland is delighted to announce Jo Dillon as Acting CEO, who will be assuming the role from August 26 following the departure of Tracey Vieira on August 23. Jo has been at Screen Queensland since 2014 as Executive Vice President, Content, leading an eight-person team responsible for investment in talent, high-quality … Continued

August 15, 2019
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Applications open – finance for games

Screen Queensland (SQ) are inviting applications from Queensland game developers seeking finance for games with a global audience. Applications are now closed!  Up to $50,000 is available to support games from the development stage to release. This funding is available to both experienced and emerging game developers who have exciting game ideas which have the … Continued

July 8, 2019
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R.I.D.E: Australia’s largest feature film fund

Australia’s largest feature film fund partnership announced in Queensland Photo L-R . Kurt Royan, Graeme Russell, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk, Marshall Heald and Tracey Vieira. Photo by Alister Randell     A unique group of screen industry leaders along with institutional investment have joined forces to launch Australia’s biggest feature film fund partnership that will pave the way to … Continued

June 29, 2019
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Recipients of the Talent Development Fund announced

RECIPIENTS OF THE SCREEN QUEENSLAND TALENT DEVELOPMENT FUND ANNOUNCED Queensland’s screenwriters have a way with words From a new TV crime series, to a romantic comedy feature film, some of the state’s finest writing talent have been announced as the latest recipients of the Talent Development Fund. This opportunity for local screenwriters, with support from … Continued

June 10, 2019
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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

May 31, 2019
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Screenworks 2019 Writing for TV Intensive

  Pictured: Participants from Screenworks 2018 Writing for TV Intensive; Lee Frank, Clare Sladden, Liam Worthington and Kelly McLoughlin-Wilden. Photo Courtesy of Screenworks.   APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR SCREENWORKS 2019 WRITING FOR TV INTENSIVE WHEN: 13 – 14 July 2019 WHERE: Byron Bay OPPORTUNITY:  2 x early-career screenwriters based in regional Queensland. APPLICATIONS DUE: 17 June 2019   … Continued

May 31, 2019
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Applications open for proof of concept initiative

Applications close 5pm, Friday 28 June Queensland creatives are invited to submit a proposal for up to $100,000 to create a standalone scripted short film or short series that acts as a proof of concept for a full-length feature film, broadcast or digital series. Short-form content has helped to propel new talent and ideas to … Continued

May 24, 2019
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