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Catch up on the latest SQ and Queensland screen industry news.

 

Screen Culture Recipients Announced

  Screen culture will be celebrated far and wide across the state, when an array of metro and regional communities are up in lights hosting film festivals and screen industry activities and events in the coming months. The Screen Culture Funding Program delivered by Screen Queensland provides the perfect opportunity for screen buffs from around … Continued

July 16, 2019
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Q&A with SQ Mentorship Recipient, Meg O’Connell

  Q&A with SQ Mentorship Recipient, Meg O’Connell Part of Screen Queensland’s commitment to diversity and gender parity in the screen industry, The SQ Mentorship program provides outstanding early to mid-career practitioners $20,000 each to support them to undertake a self-structured mentorship program. Current recipient Meg O’Connell is a mid-career producer who has worked previously with … Continued

June 21, 2019
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Movie Marketing Magic Masterclass Monday 27 May

Movie Marketing Magic Masterclass  3.00pm – 4.30pm Monday 27 May 2019 Cinema A Queensland Art Gallery & Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) Stanley Place, South Brisbane RSVP HERE (RSVP essential for entry) This event is your chance to hear from the team behind dark comedic thriller Bloody Hell, that was secured to Queensland through the Screen Queensland Production Investment … Continued

May 21, 2019
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New wave of Screen projects for Queensland

Screen Queensland is thrilled to share the below media release from the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, announcing a new wave of screen projects for Queensland   MEDIA RELEASE 16 May 2019 Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk   New wave of Screen projects for Queensland The screen industry job-creating hits keep coming for … Continued

May 21, 2019
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Exclusive Masterclass with Reef Break Producer Guy J. Louthan and Showrunner Mark Rosner

Exclusive Masterclass with Reef Break Producer Guy J. Louthan and Showrunner Mark Rosner  10.30am – Midday Saturday 25 May 2019 Level 1 Auditorium TAFE Coomera 198 Foxwell Road, COOMERA RSVP HERE (RSVP essential for entry) You are invited to an exclusive masterclass with”Reef Break” Producer Guy J. Louthan and Showrunner Mark Rosner. ABC Studios International’s crime … Continued

May 21, 2019
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sqhub and Blueprint Law present “Intellectual Property (IP) in Screen”

sqhub and Blueprint Law present “Intellectual Property (IP) in Screen” Friday 14 June 2019 9.00am – 1.00pm Screen Queensland Boardroom Suite 1/30 Florence Street, Teneriffe  Seats are limited and registrations close 5.00pm Wednesday 12 June 2019 (unless sold out prior) RSVP Here Blueprint Law, specialist legal advisors to the screen entertainment and technology industries, is … Continued

May 21, 2019
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Queensland Maroons women’s team to star in landmark documentary series

A landmark documentary series will capture the stories behind the Queensland Maroons as they strive for Women’s State of Origin glory over the next 12 months. The series will be produced by an all-female Queensland crew and creative team, providing significant industry opportunities and taking an important step towards increasing the role of women in … Continued

May 14, 2019
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Industry Spotlight on Maxine Williamson

  Maxine Williamson was one of our previous recipients of the SQ Mentorship program and who is currently working with award-winning film producer Zeynap Atakan, Paul Tonta and Nick Batzias and has made a career transition from festival director to film producer. We caught up with Maxine to find out about her experience being part of … Continued

May 13, 2019
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Harrow Season 2 starts Sunday 12 May at 8.40pm on ABC TV and iview

  Screen Queensland (SQ) is thrilled to announce Harrow Season 2 will premiere on ABC TV and iview on Sunday 12 May 2019 at 8.40pm. Harrow is a crime drama series, made by Hoodlum Entertainment for ABC Australia and ABC Studios International and proudly supported by Screen Queensland. The brilliant, unorthodox pathologist Dr. Daniel Harrow is back. … Continued

May 9, 2019
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Win Behind The Scenes Opportunity onset “Godzilla vs Kong”

Once in A Lifetime Opportunity to see what goes on behind the scenes of the epic next chapter in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Entertainment’s Monsterverse Godzilla vs Kong PROMOTION TERMS AND CONDITIONS This competition Once in A Lifetime Opportunity to see what goes on behind the scenes of the epic next chapter in Warner … Continued

April 1, 2019
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VFX Panel Event – Friday 5 April 2019

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Entertainment Exclusive VFX Panel Event Featuring the groundbreaking VFX team bringing two of the most iconic movie monsters of all time to life in the highly anticipated big-screen face-off Godzilla vs. Kong.  Currently in production in Queensland,the epic next chapter in Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Entertainment’s Monsterverse comes to cinemas in May 2020. … Continued

April 1, 2019
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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

March 29, 2019
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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

March 25, 2019
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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

March 21, 2019
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Watch Mega Mechanics 7pm Sunday on 10 BOLD

Covered in engine grease, hydraulic fluid or coal dust, it doesn’t seem like glamorous work but the skilled technicians who maintain some of the state’s largest machinery are being featured on the new international television series Mega Mechanics. The third episode of factual television series Mega Mechanics is airing this Sunday 17 March at 7pm on … Continued

March 21, 2019
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SQ and QWC PUBLISHING AND ADAPTATION PANEL + SCREEN AND ADAPTATION PANEL

Screen Queensland and Queensland Writers Centre Presents PUBLISHING AND ADAPTATION PANEL + SCREEN AND ADAPTATION PANEL As part of the Screen Queensland (SQ) and Queensland Writers Centre (QWC) Adaptable Program launched last October where 25 authors will be pitching their worksto producers, showrunners, and screenwriters at a market event in Brisbane on 20 March, SQ and the QWC will be … Continued

March 8, 2019
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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

March 5, 2019
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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

February 22, 2019
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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

February 20, 2019
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You and a guest are invited to a special screening of “Celeste” followed by a Q&A with Director and Writer Ben Hackworth presented by AACTA

You and a guest are invited to a special screening of “Celeste” followed by a Q&A with Director and Writer Ben Hackworth presented by AACTA Wednesday 20 February 2019 Event Cinemas | Myer Centre Brisbane City Pre-reception at 5.30pm Screening at 6.30pm RSVP Here Celeste (AFI Award nominee Radha Mitchell) was once Australia’s most beloved opera singer before she threw it … Continued

February 14, 2019
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Crew position enquiries open for Monster Problems

Crew position enquiries open for  Monster Problems 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 has been secured to Queensland through the State Government’s Production Attraction Strategy and Screen Queensland. CREW APPLICATIONS … Continued

February 12, 2019
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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

February 11, 2019
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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

February 11, 2019
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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

February 8, 2019
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25 Authors announced to take part in the inaugural SQ/QWC Adaptable Program

25 Authors announced to take part in the inaugural SQ/QWC Adaptable Program Screen Queensland (SQ) and the Queensland Writers Centre (QWC)today unveiled a list of 25 authors that will take part in the inaugural SQ/QWC Adaptable Program.  These authors will pitch their works at a market event being held in Brisbane on 20 March to producers, … Continued

February 8, 2019
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Register now for the FNQ Concept Development, Pitching and Networking Workshop Friday 5 – Saturday 6 April

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

February 8, 2019
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Screen Queensland appoints Derek Hall – Manager – Studio Operations (Screen Queensland Studios)

Screen Queensland appoints Derek Hall – Manager – Studio Operations (Screen Queensland Studios) Pictured above: Derek Hall; Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk officially opens the Screen Queensland Studios at Hemmant last week Screen Queensland welcomes Derek Hall as Manager of Studio Operations at its new production studios located at Hemmant, Brisbane. The Queensland Government invested $12 million into the new, fit-for-purpose Screen Queensland … Continued

February 5, 2019
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Screen Queensland Studios open in Brisbane

MEDIA RELEASE > Thursday 31 January 2019 Screen Queensland is thrilled to share the below media release from the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, announcing the official opening of the Screen Queensland Studios. MEDIA RELEASE 31 January 2019 Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Screen Queensland Studios open in Brisbane Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has … Continued

February 4, 2019
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CALL FOR PRODUCER APPLICATIONS for PARTNER WITH AUSTRALIA

CALL FOR PRODUCER APPLICATIONS for PARTNER WITH AUSTRALIA – Ausfilm’s Los Angeles event promoting Australian screen creatives in the U.S. Market Screen Queensland is calling-out for Queensland producers who wish to attend Partner with Australia hosted by Ausfilm in Los Angeles from 14 – 17 April 2019 to submit their applications by 5.00pm AEST Friday 15 February. Screen Queensland … Continued

February 1, 2019
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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

January 29, 2019
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Screen industry jobs bonanza with three major productions filming in Queensland

Screen Queensland is thrilled to share the below media release from the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, announcing another major production filming in Queensland. MEDIA RELEASE 24 January 2019 Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Screen industry jobs bonanza with three major productions filming in Queensland Stars of movie and screen have descended on … Continued

January 24, 2019
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Applications now open for the Game Development and Marketing Investment Program 2019

Applications now open for the Game Development and Marketing Investment Program 2019 The Queensland Government via Screen Queensland (SQ) is calling out for Game Development and Marketing Investment applications as it continues to support Queensland-made games. The SQ Game Development and Marketing Investment program holds two rounds per year with the first call out for 2019 opening … Continued

January 22, 2019
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Special offer for Queensland practitioners to attend AIDC 2019

Special offer for Queensland practitioners to attend AIDC 2019 – A special discount rate now available for Queensland practitioners Screen Queensland (SQ) and the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC) are offering a special discount rate for 15 Queensland practitioners to attend the conference taking place at ACMI, Melbourne from the 3 – 6 March 2019. SQ and AIDC will offer 15 Queensland … Continued

January 22, 2019
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Screen Queensland and sqhub present Business Planning Information Session with XE and 113 Partners

Screen Queensland and sqhub present Business Planning Information Session with XE and 113 Partners Wednesday 6 February 2019 10.00am – 12.30pm SQ Boardroom Suite 1/30 Florence Street, Teneriffe  RSVP HERE Seats are limited and registrations close 5.00pm Tuesday 5 February (unless sold-out prior). Childcare opportunity A creche will be provided for anyone that requires it. Please … Continued

January 22, 2019
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 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

January 22, 2019
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Tune-in to SBS this Sunday 23 December at 8.40pm to view WIK VS QUEENSLAND 

Tune-in to SBS this Sunday 23 December at 8.40pm to view WIK VS QUEENSLAND  Screen Queensland proudly supported the filmmakers behind this documentary feature. Since receiving a standing ovation at its World Premiere at the 2018 Sydney Film Festival with an audience of 1,700 people, Writer/Director Dean Gibson, Producer Helen Morrison and Executive Producer Trish Lake have received an overwhelmingly positive response … Continued

December 21, 2018
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Expressions of Interest for sqhub residency now open – Applications close 5.00pm AEST Monday 25 February 2019

Expressions of Interest for sqhub residency now open – Applications close 5.00pm AEST Monday 25 February 2019 Startups, growing companies and innovative individual practitioners in the screen sector are invited to apply for sqhub residency for the 2019-20 Financial Year. The sqhub is a Screen Queensland initiative that supports the growth of local screen businesses and encourages collaboration and innovation to … Continued

December 21, 2018
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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS AIDC 2019 INDIGENOUS CREATORS PROGRAM

Screen Queensland (SQ) is thrilled to share the below call-out from AIDC. SQ (along with other state agencies) is partnering with Screen Australia’s Indigenous Department, in conjunction with the Australian International Documentary Conference (AIDC), and funding five Queensland-based Indigenous Participants to attend AIDC in 2019. SQ is funding a total of $10,000 for this initiative. For those applying … Continued

December 20, 2018
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Gold Coast hosts Australian Premiere of Aquaman

Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk MEDIA RELEASE 18 December 2018 Gold Coast hosts Australian Premiere of Aquaman Aquamanstar Jason Momoa has returned to the Gold Coast, joining local cast and crew for the Australian premiere of the latest Warner Bros blockbuster. Walking the ‘blue carpet’ at Robina’s Event Cinemas this evening, … Continued

December 20, 2018
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Screen Queensland and SBS Unscripted Short Form Content Initiative: Three teams selected to go into production

Screen Queensland and SBS Unscripted Short Form Content Initiative: Three teams selected to go into production Screen Queensland (SQ) and SBS are delighted to announce the three teams that will go into production creating unscripted short-form content for SBS On Demand in 2019. The SQ and SBS Unscripted Short Form Content has been a new initiative for 2018 … Continued

December 20, 2018
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