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Screen Queensland announces the travel and marketing recipients for the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers

Screen Queensland announces the travel and marketing recipients for the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers Screen Queensland (SQ) is supporting five mid-career Queensland screen practitioners to attend the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) taking place in Brisbane from 27 – 30 November 2018. The WCSFP brings together leading international content producers and scientists … Continued

November 16, 2018
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Queensland screen practitioners and scientists come together to put Queensland in the international spotlight 

Queensland screen practitioners and scientists come together to put Queensland in the international spotlight  Queensland’s screen industry and science community will take centre stage when Brisbane hosts the prestigious World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) later this month from 27 – 30 November. The WCSFP brings together leading international content producers and scientists with broadcasters and key … Continued

November 16, 2018
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Screen Queensland announces the two filmmakers attending the AFTRS Black Shot 2 Cinematography Workshop 

Screen Queensland announces the two filmmakers attending the AFTRS Black Shot 2 Cinematography Workshop  Screen Queensland (SQ) is proudly supporting two Queensland filmmakers to participate in a one-week intensive cinematography workshop, Black Shot 2, run by the Australian Film, TV and Radio School (AFTRS) and taking place in Adelaide from 19 – 23 November 2018. The AFTRS Black … Continued

November 16, 2018
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Screen Queensland Announces Successful Recipients of the 2018-19 Game Development and Marketing Investment Program

Screen Queensland Announces Successful Recipients of the 2018-19 Game Development and Marketing Investment Program The Queensland Government through Screen Queensland (SQ) is providing $180,636 in funding to support the development of five Queensland games via SQ’s Game Development and Marketing Investment program. “Screen Queensland launched the Game Development and Marketing Investment program in February of this … Continued

November 15, 2018
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SCREEN QUEENSLAND and QUEENSLAND WRITERS CENTRE LAUNCH NEW PROGRAM ‘ADAPTABLE’ – Turning the page to screen

SCREEN QUEENSLAND and QUEENSLAND WRITERS CENTRE LAUNCH NEW PROGRAM ‘ADAPTABLE’  – Turning the page to screen Screen Queensland (SQ) and the Queensland Writers Centre (QWC) are calling out to writers, publishers and agents to submit works for a new program, Adaptable, aiming to bring more book adaptations to the screen. The SQ/QWC Adaptable program is open … Continued

October 30, 2018
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Crew position enquiries now open for Godzilla vs. Kong and Reef Break

Crew position enquiries now open for Godzilla vs. Kong and Reef Break Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk recently announced Legendary Pictures’ Godzilla vs. Kong and Disney’s ABC Studios International Reef Break have been secured to Queensland through the State Government’s Production Attraction Strategy. The productions will shoot in Queensland in early 2019 and create more than 1,000 jobs for cast, crew and extras. CREW APPLICATIONS All suitably qualified … Continued

October 26, 2018
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Wendall Thomas, UCLA Screenwriting Lecturer, is returning to Queensland for the launch of the SQ Screenwriting Lecture Series 2018-19

Wendall Thomas, UCLA Screenwriting Lecturer, is returning to Queensland for the launch of the SQ Screenwriting Lecture Series 2018-19 Following her fully-booked Queensland workshop in late 2017, Wendall Thomas is returning to Queensland on Tuesday 11 December – Thursday 13 December at the Brisbane Powerhouse in New Farm, Brisbane to begin the first of a series of six screenwriting lectures … Continued

October 26, 2018
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APSA’S Inaugural Brisbane Short Film Fund Closes 5.00pm today, Friday 26 October

APSA’S Inaugural Brisbane Short Film Fund Closes 5.00pm today, Friday 26 October ENTER HERE The APSA Brisbane Short Film Fund is an integral part of Asia Pacific Screen Award’s commitment to connecting industry and fostering culturally diverse stories.  The Queensland Government, through Screen Queensland is a proud supporter of the APSAs. Through support from Brisbane City Council, the Fund will award … Continued

October 26, 2018
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Tide turns for Australia-first Netflix series this December

MEDIA RELEASE 23 October, 2018 Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Tide turns for Australia-first Netflix series this December Queensland is set for global streaming success this December, with entertainment giant Netflix announcing an international release date for the home-grown, eight-part fictional drama series Tidelands. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said Tidelands, to premiere … Continued

October 23, 2018
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sqhub and AFTRS present: Screenwriting Workshop for Emerging Practitioners

sqhub and AFTRS present: Screenwriting Workshop for Emerging Practitioners Screen Queensland and sqhub, in partnership with AFTRS, is offering a storytelling and screenwriting workshop for emerging screenwriters from Wednesday 5 to Friday 7 December 2018. The three-day workshop will be hosted by writer and script producer Holly Lyons and held in the Screen Queensland boardroom and will cover … Continued

October 22, 2018
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APSA INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY PROGRAM EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

APSA INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY PROGRAM EXPRESSION OF INTEREST The Asia Pacific Screen Awards (APSA), proudly supported by Screen Queensland, invites Queensland practitioners to submit your Expression of Interest to join the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards Nominees and delegations in their International Industry Program Monday 26 November – Friday 30 November 2018. The APSA International Industry … Continued

October 22, 2018
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Local post-production sector to prosper with new incentive

The Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, today announced a new post, digital and visual effects (PDV) incentive for Queensland. Please find media release below. THURSDAY 18 OCTOBER 2018 MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Local post-production sector to prosper with new incentive Queensland’s post-production sector will get a major boost with the … Continued

October 18, 2018
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SQincubatHER program

Please click the program below to view the running order for SQincubatHER on Monday 15 October 2018. SQincubatHER  

October 12, 2018
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SQ to support AFTRS ‘Black Shot 2’ Cinematography Workshop Attendance | Adelaide  

Screen Queensland to support AFTRS Black Shot 2 Cinematography Workshop Attendance | Adelaide   Dates: Mon 19 – Fri 23 November 2018 Applications close: 5.00pm (AEST) Friday 2 November Screen Queensland (SQ) is offering support for two Indigenous Queensland filmmakers with camera experience wanting to advance their skills in cinematography to participate in a one-week intensive national workshop run by AFTRS … Continued

October 10, 2018
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The blockbusters keep on coming for Queensland

MEDIA RELEASE > Monday 8 October, 2018 The Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, today confirmed two more productions are heading to Queensland. Please find media release below. MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk The blockbusters keep on coming for Queensland While visiting the movie set of Dora the Explorer in Brisbane … Continued

October 8, 2018
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$60,000 SQ Mentorship Program backs diverse talent on the path to success

$60,000 SQ Mentorship Program backs diverse talent on the path to success Screen Queensland has just announced the three recipients of its inaugural SQ Mentorship Program. The 2018 recipients are Meg O’Connell, Ben Southwell, Maxine Williamson each being awarded $20,000 to help them reach their career goals. The SQ Mentorship Program is part of Screen Queensland’s commitment to ensure that talented … Continued

October 5, 2018
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Queensland attracts the Foxtel, Sky UK and See-Saw Films’ Television Series – The End

Queensland attracts the Foxtel, Sky UK and See-Saw Films’ Television Series – The End The Academy Award and BAFTA-winning production company See-Saw Films is coming to Queensland to film its next television series The End for Foxtel and Sky UK. Screen Queensland’s Chair Linda Lavarch said the 10-episode high-end drama series will commence filming soon on the Gold … Continued

September 27, 2018
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Nickelodeon acquires The Bureau of Magical Things and new stars are born

Screen Queensland is thrilled to share today’s exciting news for Queensland producer Jonathan Shiff from the Queensland Premier and Minister for Trade, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk. MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Nickelodeon acquires The Bureau of Magical Things and new stars are born The live-action, children’s TV series, The Bureau of Magical Things, supported by the … Continued

September 27, 2018
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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

September 26, 2018
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Do you want to extend your project into other media including books, immersive experiences, Apps, merchandise and more?

Extended Experiences Lab Thursday October 11 + Friday 12 October 10.00am – 5.00pm Brisbane Powerhouse 119 Lamington Street, New Farm Tickets $20 ($22.19 including booking fee) RSVP HERE Tickets sales closing midnight Sunday 30 September The Extended Experiences Lab is conceived, organised, and curated by Christy Dena, Universe Creation 101 and proudly presented by Screen … Continued

September 26, 2018
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SQ is proud to present SQIncubatHER 2018

SQ is proud to present SQIncubatHER REGISTER TODAY! Date: Monday 15 October 2018 Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm Venue: Room 360, QUT Gardens Point, George Street, Brisbane QLD 4000 Cost: $25 ($27.46 including Booking Fee) ​Includes morning tea, lunch and networking drinks and canapés Spaces are limited! Book early to avoid disappointment. Purchase your ticket here … Continued

September 25, 2018
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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

September 25, 2018
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Screen Queensland announces Screen Culture in focus throughout Queensland

Wednesday 19 Sepember 2018 Screen Queensland announces Screen Culture in focus throughout Queensland Queensland’s diverse and innovative film festivals and events landscape is set for a boost with the announcement of 15 recipients of Screen Culture funding under Round 1 of the program for events occurring between 1 July to 31 December 2018. The Queensland … Continued

September 25, 2018
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Screen Queensland and sqhub present Business Planning for Screen Information Session

Screen Queensland and sqhub present Business Planning for Screen Information Session Wednesday 26 September 2018 9.00am – 11.00am Screen Queensland Boardroom Suite 1, 30 Florence Street, Teneriffe RSVP HERE  Registrations close 5.00pm Tuesday 25 September, 2018 unless sold out prior. Business planning is a process of articulating the goals of your business, and describing how you’re going to … Continued

September 25, 2018
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Applications Now Open for Mid-Career Producers to Attend WCSFP

Applications Now Open for Mid-Career Producers to Attend World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) Applications close 5.00pm, Friday 5 October Screen Queensland will offer up to five mid-career factual producers full registration to the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) – with two of the registrations for producers from regional Queensland. To … Continued

September 25, 2018
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‘Defiant’ game developer joins Screen Queensland Board

Screen Queensland is thrilled to share the following media release from the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk. 7 September 2018 MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk ‘Defiant’ game developer joins Screen Queensland Board The potential for gaming to push Queensland’s screen economy beyond the $1 billion-a-year mark grew today with … Continued

September 25, 2018
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MEDIA RELEASE: Ludo Studio’s Bluey to screen on ABC KIDS and ABC KIDS iview from Oct 1

The animated series Bluey, produced by Brisbane’s multi Emmy® Award-winning Ludo Studio is screening on ABC KIDS from Monday 1 October at 8.00am. The Queensland Government through Screen Queensland proudly supported Bluey with development and production funding. Bluey is about a loveable and inexhaustible six-year-old Australian Blue Heeler dog, and is targeted at a preschool audience and celebrates play. “This is another winning series … Continued

September 4, 2018
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sqhub’s Lamington Games strikes a chord with Asian market

sqhub’s Lamington Games strikes a chord with Asian market sqhub resident and games developer David Kilford of Lamington Games has launched his game Super Drop Landreaching more than 250,000 downloads since June with the majority in China and Japan. Ms Tracey Vieira, CEO of Screen Queensland, said SQ was proud to have supported Super Drop … Continued

August 27, 2018
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The 2018 ‘Working the Pitch’ recipients

  The 2018 ‘Working the Pitch’ recipients This week, Screen Queensland partnered with The Solid State and delivered ‘Working the Pitch’ – an intensive two-day masterclass and consultation for local filmmakers selected via an Expressions of Interest application process – on how to create an effective trailer, market and pitch a screen project. The selected practitioners are: > Luke Graham – Sharko (Documentary … Continued

August 26, 2018
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The Queensland Government through Screen Queensland is the proud founding and major sponsor of the Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF)

The Queensland Government through Screen Queensland is the proud founding and major sponsor of the Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF). Today the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) announced the dates for BIFF as well as the opening night film, a production that was supported by Screen Queensland. Please see the QAGOMA media release below. … Continued

August 26, 2018
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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

August 26, 2018
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Join us for a Facebook Live Session with Cale Boyter, Lead Creative Producer, Pacific Rim: Uprising

  Join us for a Facebook Live Session with Cale Boyter, Lead Creative Producer, Pacific Rim: Uprising Date: Wednesday 29 August 2018 Time: 10.00am (AEST) Legendary Pictures’ Pacific Rim: Uprising – distributed by Universal Pictures – shot in Brisbane Queensland in early 2017 and was secured by the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland’s Production Attraction Strategy Fund. Producer Cale Boyter began his career with a … Continued

August 26, 2018
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Five Workshop Places Available with Yona Harvey – contributing writer to Marvel Comics’ series Black Panther

Five Workshop Places Available with Yona Harvey –   contributing writer to Marvel Comics’ series Black Panther Screen Queensland will support five Queensland screenwriters to attend an exclusive Queensland Poetry Festival workshop with Yona Harvey on finding a character’s unique voice through poetic devices. WORKSHOP: Crafting Poetic Voice August 25, 2018, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm, Judith Wright Centre … Continued

August 26, 2018
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SQ applications now open for travel support to attend Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) and PAX

SQ applications now open for travel support to attend Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) and PAX Screen Queensland (SQ) will support a delegation of Queensland games developers to attend this year’s Game Connect Asia Pacific (GCAP) and PAX in Melbourne in October 2018. SQ will provide funding to assist up to 10 local games practitioners to attend Australia’s premier game … Continued

August 26, 2018
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Paramount Pictures’ Exclusive Panel Event ‘The Changing Landscape of VFX in Our Films’

Industry Invitation > Monday 20 August 2018   Paramount Pictures’ Exclusive Panel Event ‘The Changing Landscape of VFX in Our Films’ Open to all Queensland practitioners to celebrate the start of production of the live-action version of Dora The Explorer, secured to Queensland by Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and the Queensland Government. Screen Queensland invites you to … Continued

August 20, 2018
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PARAMOUNT PLAYERS’ DORA THE EXPLORER FEATURE FILM COMMENCES PRODUCTION IN AUSTRALIA

Screen Queensland is thrilled to share the following media release from Paramount Players announcing the start of production for Dora the Explorer in Queensland proudly supported by the Queensland Government. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  PARAMOUNT PLAYERS’ DORA THE EXPLORER FEATURE FILM COMMENCES PRODUCTION IN AUSTRALIA This First Live-Action Adaptation of the Nickelodeon Franchise Stars Isabela Moner and Eugenio Derbez with Muppets … Continued

August 11, 2018
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AFTRS Distribution, Exhibition and Sales Intensive Workshop

Distribution, Exhibition and Sales Intensive Workshop Wednesday 22 August + Thursday 23 August  9.00am – 5.00pm Screen Queensland Boardroom Suite 1, 30 Florence Street, Teneriffe $53.85 per person (rate subsidised by SQ) This course is supported by sqhub with limited places available, by application only. Registrations close 5.30pm (AEST) Thursday 16 August 2018 Apply for the workshop … Continued

August 6, 2018
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