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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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Cast and filmmakers just confirmed to attend a special Brisbane screening and Q&A event for The Second 

Cast and filmmakers just confirmed to attend a special Brisbane screening and Q&A event for ​ The Second  A Screen Queensland and Stan Original Feature Film Friday 6 July, 7.00pm film commencement, Palace Centro Brisbane  Join filmmakers – Director Mairi Cameron, Writer/Producer Stephen Lance, Producer Leanne Tonkes   and cast members – Vince Colosimo, Rachel Blake and Martin Sacks … Continued

July 26, 2018
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You are invited to MEET THE BROADCASTERS – SBS and NITV

You are invited to MEET THE BROADCASTERS – SBS and NITVDate: Tuesday 14 August 2018 Venue: Queensland Multicultural Centre 102 Main Street, Kangaroo Point, Brisbane 3.30pm – 5.00pm: Presentation | Q&A 5.00pm – 6.00pm: Networking event Register here to attend the Presentation and Q&A *NB: Auditorium will open for seating from 3.00pm. Out of respect for the presenters and the … Continued

July 26, 2018
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Wik Vs Queensland: The day Wik won the battle but lost the war.

Wik Vs Queensland  The day Wik won the battle but lost the war. This Sunday 8 July at 8.30pm, Wik vs Queensland has its television premiere on NITV as one of the channel’s NAIDOC week flagship programs.  Screen Queensland is proud to support the filmmakers behind Wik Vs Queensland and helping to bring this story to the screen. Wik … Continued

July 26, 2018
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New Brisbane animation studio to produce three international feature films

Screen Queensland is thrilled to share the following media release from the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk. 24 July 2018 MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk New Brisbane animation studio to produce three international feature films Innovative Queensland start-up, Like A Photon Creative (LAPC), is set to develop three animated … Continued

July 24, 2018
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‘Once in a Lifetime’ opportunity to see what goes on behind-the-scenes on the Netflix series, Tidelands

‘Once in a lifetime’ opportunity to see what goes on behind-the-scenes on the Netflix series, Tidelands. Here’s your chance to observe what goes on behind-the-scenes and spend a day on set on Netflix’s first Australian original TV series, Tidelands, filming now in Brisbane with Hoodlum Entertainment, and supported by the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland … Continued

July 9, 2018
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Cast & filmmakers to attend a special Brisbane screening and Q&A event for The Second, Friday 6 July, 7.00pm film commencement, Palace Centro Brisbane.

Cast and filmmakers just confirmed to attend a special Brisbane screening and Q&A event for ​ The Second  A Screen Queensland and Stan Original Feature Film Friday 6 July, 7.00pm film commencement, Palace Centro Brisbane  Join filmmakers – Director Mairi Cameron, Writer/Producer Stephen Lance, Producer Leanne Tonkes   and cast members – Vince Colosimo, Rachel Blake and Martin Sacks … Continued

July 4, 2018
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SQ / SBS Short Form Content initiative | Applications closing 5.00pm, Monday 16 July 

SQ / SBS Short Form Content initiative Applications closing 5.00pm, Monday 16 July  Queensland filmmakers from diverse backgrounds will be given the opportunity to produce unscripted short form content for SBS On Demand under a new partnership between Screen Queensland (SQ) and the Special Broadcasting Service (SBS).  The SQ/SBS Short Form Contentinitiative provides funding for … Continued

July 4, 2018
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Screen creatives given opportunity of a lifetime to develop high-end series for Stan

Screen Queensland is thrilled to share the following media release from the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk. For further information and to apply, please CLICK HERE.   MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Screen creatives given opportunity of a lifetime to develop high-end series for Stan In an Australian first, … Continued

July 1, 2018
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Legend of Sun and Moon – the largest Chinese-Australian co-production in history – filming in South East Queensland

MEDIA RELEASE > Friday 29 June 2018 Legend of Sun and Moon – the largest Chinese-Australian co-production in history – filming in South East Queensland The largest Chinese-Australian co-production in history, Legend of Sun and Moon, has commenced filming at Village Roadshow Studios, Gold Coast, and is proudly supported by the Queensland Government via Screen Queensland. Screen Queensland CEO Tracey Vieira said Legend of … Continued

June 29, 2018
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TV WEEK LOGIE AWARDS 2018 SCREEN INDUSTRY EVENTS

TV WEEK LOGIE AWARDS 2018 SCREEN INDUSTRY EVENTS  Presented by Screen Queensland, Screen Producers Australia and Channel Nine The TV Week Logie Awards is coming to the Gold Coast, Queensland for the first time in its 60-year history airing on Channel Nine on Sunday 1 July.  The Queensland Government via Screen Queensland, has partnered with Screen … Continued

June 27, 2018
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