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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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WIN a double pass to the Australian Premiere of Aquaman with Jason Momoa in attendance on Tuesday 18 December 2018, Events Cinema, Robina Gold Coast

TO ENTER – You must be following Screen Queensland on Facebook and Instagram and comment below in 25 words or less what heroic action you undertook in 2018 and why you should walk the carpet at the Australian Premiere of  Aquaman. Aquaman was proudly supported by the Queensland Government via Screen Queensland. PROMOTION TERMS AND … Continued

December 12, 2018
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The Screen Queensland Talent Development Fund 2018-19 – Round 1 Now Open 

The Screen Queensland Talent Development Fund 2018-19  Round 1 Now Open  The Screen Queensland (SQ) Talent Development Fund is now open for Round 1 of the 2018/19 financial year. The SQ Talent Development Fund offers screenwriters up to $15,000 to further develop their feature film and drama series draft screenplays under the guidance of an experienced script editor or … Continued

November 28, 2018
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Five ‘Rising’ projects shortlisted to take part in the Screen Queensland + Stan Premium Drama Development Workshops

Five ‘Rising’ projects shortlisted to take part in the Screen Queensland + Stan Premium Drama Development Workshops Five premium drama projects from early to mid-career Queensland creative teams have been shortlisted to take part in the next stage of the ‘Rising’ strand (Queensland-based individuals or creative teams without an established producer or production company and without … Continued

November 28, 2018
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The stars and Brisbane city align for the world premiere of Netflix’s first Australian original series Tidelands and series two of Harrow in production

The stars and Brisbane city align for the world premiere of Netflix’s first Australian original series Tidelands and series two of Harrow in production Elsa Pataky (Fast and the Furious), Charlotte Best (Home & Away, Puberty Blues), Madeleine Madden (Dora the Explorer, Picnic at Hanging Rock), Aaron Jakubenko (Spartacus: War of the Damned), Marco Pigossi (Edge of Desire) and … Continued

November 23, 2018
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Rockhampton Filmmaker Wins First of Its Kind Fellowship

The Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk, today announced Rockhampton filmmaker, Kaylene Butler, has been awarded the inaugural MediaRING Fellowship and will receive a one-year professional placement with Screen Queensland and National Indigenous Television (NITV), Australia’s home of Indigenous storytelling. Please find more details in the media release below. MEDIA RELEASE 21 November, 2018 Premier and Minister for Trade The … Continued

November 21, 2018
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Screen Queensland supporting four producers to attend Screen Forever 

Screen Queensland supporting four producers to attend Screen Forever  Screen Queensland (SQ) is supporting four producers with travel and marketing funding to attend Screen Forever kicking off in Melbourne tomorrow from 20 – 22 November. SQ is providing total funding of $4,000 towards registration, travel and accommodation expenses for the four Queensland producers. The successful recipients are: ·         Ruby Schmidt ·         … Continued

November 19, 2018
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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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