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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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PANELISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE  TV WEEK LOGIES INDUSTRY LEADER EVENT 

PANELISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE  TV WEEK LOGIES INDUSTRY LEADER EVENT  Saturday 30 June 10.00am – 12.30pm | The Star, Gold Coast Be part of the conversation around the issues currently facing the Australian broadcast industry The geographical shift of the iconic annual celebration of the Australian television and screen industry – the TV WEEK Logies – from Melbourne … Continued

June 26, 2018
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LIVE STREAMING EVENT SCREEN AUSTRALIA’S GENDER MATTERS: BRILLIANT PITCHES FORUM

LIVE STREAMING EVENT SCREEN AUSTRALIA’S GENDER MATTERS: BRILLIANT PITCHES FORUM Monday 16 JULY 2018 11.00AM – 5.00PM Screen Queensland Boardroom | Brisbane Screen Queensland is thrilled to host a live streaming event to encourage local practitioners to come together to swap ideas and stories around Gender Matters and pitching. This one-day forum will be led by … Continued

June 26, 2018
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EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST NOW OPEN Australian International Movie Convention

EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST NOW OPEN Australian International Movie Convention – travel grant opportunity for producers, writers and directors CLOSE 5.00pm, Monday 25 June 2018 Screen Queensland (SQ) has five (5) full passes available for producers, directors and writers to this year’s Australian International Movie Convention (AIMC) valued at $1,500 each.  The deadline for applications is 5.00pm, Monday 25 … Continued

June 26, 2018
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Gamers, Filmmakers and Innovators take the stage at Myriad Festival 2018

Gamers, Filmmakers and Innovators take the stage at Myriad Festival 2018 17 + 18 May 2018 Royal International Convention Centre, 600 Gregory Terrace | Bowen Hills At this year’s Myriad Festival – Australia’s premier technology and innovation event – meet some talented and creative people from the Queensland screen industry. About Myriad Festival 2018 Once a year, the … Continued

June 26, 2018
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Apply now to present at the 2018 Asian Animation Summit taking place in Seoul, South Korea

Apply now to present at the 2018 Asian Animation Summit taking place in Seoul, South Korea Applications close, 5.00pm Friday 7 September Screen Queensland in partnership with the Asian Animation Summit (AAS), is calling-out for Queensland projects to be presented at the 2018 AAS taking place from 28 – 30 November in Seoul, South Korea.  The AAS is a unique showcase of new animated children’s series … Continued

June 18, 2018
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Screen Queensland and SBS celebrate diverse storytelling on screen 

Screen Queensland and SBS celebrate diverse storytelling on screen  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 Content initiative provides funding for up to three early-to-mid career diverse filmmaking … Continued

June 15, 2018
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SQ MENTORSHIP APPLICATIONS. CLOSING DATE EXTENSION!

SQ MENTORSHIP APPLICATIONS CLOSING DATE EXTENSION! The closing date for SQ Mentorship applications has been extended by one week and now closes 5.00pm Monday 25 June 2018 Screen Queensland is providing three outstanding early-to-mid-career screen or games practitioners $20,000 each, as part of the SQ Mentorship program, to support them to undertake a self-structured mentorship program designed to elevate their … Continued

June 15, 2018
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Expressions of interest open for sqhub creative workspace

Expressions of interest open for sqhub creative workspace. Applications close midnight, Sunday 1 July 2018. Screen sector companies and individual practitioners are invited to apply for residency in the sqhub, with two new desks now available. You can apply for one or both desks, either as a solo practitioner or a team of two. The … Continued

June 14, 2018
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The Screen Queensland (SQ) Talent Development Fund Round Two Recipients Announced

The Screen Queensland (SQ) Talent Development Fund Round Two Recipients Announced Talented Queensland writers will further develop their screenplays with support from the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland’s (SQ) Talent Development Fund with eight recipients announced for the second round. The SQ Talent Development Fund offers screenwriters up to $15,000 (up to $10,000 for writing, and up … Continued

June 12, 2018
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New $12M film and television studio to bolster Queensland screen industry

MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Wednesday 6 June 2018   New $12M film and television studio to bolster Queensland screen industry Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced a new film and television production studio will be established in Brisbane. The Premier made the announcement in Hollywood as part of her … Continued

June 8, 2018
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The Gold Coast’s Darren Paul Fisher awarded 2018 Greg Coote Scholarship

  MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Wednesday 6 June 2018 The Gold Coast’s Darren Paul Fisher awarded 2018 Greg Coote Scholarship Queensland-based screenwriter, director and producer Darren Paul Fisher has been named as the 2018 recipient of the annual Greg Coote Scholarship, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced today. Now in … Continued

June 8, 2018
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Queensland Government backing second season of acclaimed drama series Harrow

SQ is thrilled to share the following media release from the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk. Wednesday 6 June 2018. MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk   Queensland Government backing second season of acclaimed drama series Harrow Acclaimed television drama Harrow is set to return to Australian TV screens in 2019, with … Continued

June 8, 2018
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The Queensland Government, through Screen Queensland, investing in Game Developers

The Queensland Government, through Screen Queensland, investing in GAME DEVELOPERS The Queensland Government through Screen Queensland (SQ), is supporting the development of seven (7) Queensland games with an investment of $397,218 via the inaugural SQ Game Development and Marketing Investment initiative. SQ received an overwhelmingly large response from local industry to the first round of the … Continued

June 5, 2018
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Screen Queensland travel support for Queensland-based producers heading to MIFF 37ºSouth Market

Screen Queensland travel support for Queensland-based producers heading to MIFF 37ºSouth Market Screen Queensland is offering travel support to up to three (3) Queensland-based producers registered to attend MIFF 37ºSouth Market taking place from 2 – 5 August 2018. Up to $1,000 per individual producer or $1,500 per producing team is available to help with the cost of flights, accommodation, transport … Continued

June 5, 2018
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Invitation for the Music Rights for Screen Practitioners Workshop

Invitation for the Music Rights for Screen Practitioners Workshop presented by sqhub 1.30pm – 4.30pm Friday 8 June 2018   Screen Queensland Boardroom 1/30 Florence Street | Teneriffe Cost: $20 per person sqhub Community Member pricing $14 (Use Code: sqcommunity) Click Here to RSVP Presented by The Sound Pound’s Managing Director Tyler McLoughlan and Brisbane Composer Ack Kinmonth. … Continued

June 5, 2018
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Queensland crew position applications for Dora the Explorer

Crew position applications for Dora the Explorer All suitably qualified and available Queensland crew are invited to apply for crew positions on the international production Dora the Explorer by emailing their CVs to the production office at the following email address: dorafilmproduction@gmail.com Please note, this email address is for bona fide Queenslanders* only. Please include in the subject line of your … Continued

May 29, 2018
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Premier welcomes launch schedule for Stan’s Queensland feature ‘The Second’

    MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk 24 May 2018 Premier welcomes launch schedule for Stan’s Queensland feature ‘The Second’ Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has welcomed news that The Second, a Screen Queensland and Stan Original Feature Film, will premiere in cinemas nationwide on July 5 followed by its release … Continued

May 26, 2018
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SQ Working the Pitch 2018

SQ Working the Pitch 2018 Applications close 5.00pm Monday 4 June Screen Queensland has partnered with The Solid State to deliver SQ Working the Pitch, an intensive two-day masterclass and extended consultation for four teams of Queensland filmmakers on effectively pitching and marketing your screen project and creating an impactful presales trailer. The initiative suits projects considered … Continued

May 26, 2018
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The sqhub is open for business – general industry membership now available 

The sqhub is open for business – general industry membership now available  Recently the Honourable Jennifer Howard MP, Assistant Minister for Veterans’ Affairs and Assistant Minister of State, on behalf of the Premier of Queensland, officially welcomed the new residents of sqhub, a shared space that brings together Queensland game developers, digital content makers and screen industry … Continued

May 18, 2018
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Screen Queensland to support mentorships for three diverse screen or games practitioners in 2018

Screen Queensland to support mentorships for three diverse screen or games practitioners in 2018 Applications close 5.00pm Monday 18 June 2018 Screen Queensland will provide three outstanding early-to-mid-career screen or games practitioners $20,000 each, as part of the SQ Mentorship program, to support them to undertake a self-structured mentorship program designed to elevate their professional practice. SQ … Continued

May 8, 2018
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Congratulations to the SQ Shorts Program creative teams

Congratulations to the SQ Shorts Program creative teams The Queensland Government, through Screen Queensland, has invested $480,000 in the SQ Shorts Program supporting 12 short films to create opportunities for the state’s early and mid-career creative talent to develop standout stories for the screen. Screen Queensland congratulates the 12 creative teams who have been selected for … Continued

May 8, 2018
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Film tax offset makes way for pipeline of block busters for Queensland

We are thrilled to share the following media release from the Premier of Queensland, Annastacia Palaszczuk. Friday 4 May. MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk   Film tax offset makes way for pipeline of block busters for Queensland The Federal Government’s decision to finally lift the film industry location tax … Continued

May 4, 2018
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“In Conversation” breakfast event and feature film workshop – Thursday 3 May 2018 | Brisbane

Invitation reminder for the not-to-be missed “In Conversation” breakfast event (9.30-11am)  and feature film workshop (12.30-3.30pm) – Thursday 3 May 2018 | Brisbane Screen Queensland is thrilled to be teaming up with Dame Changer to present a special industry breakfast and feature film workshop (workshop applications close 5.00pm, Friday 27 April). “In Conversation with Inside Picture’s Beatrice Neumann, SQ’s Tracey Vieira, and moderated … Continued

April 24, 2018
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QAGOMA TO PRESENT BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL 2018-2020

Screen Queensland Chair, Ms Catherine O’Sullivan today announced the Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art (QAGOMA) will present the Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) over the next three years, from 2018 to 2020. Ms O‘Sullivan said BIFF held a special place in the cultural heart of our capital city and it was a … Continued

April 24, 2018
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50 double passes available to the QUEENSLAND PREMIERE SCREENING of Pacific Rim: Uprising   

50 double passes available to the QUEENSLAND PREMIERE SCREENING of Pacific Rim Uprising    Wednesday 21 March 2018 6.15pm for a 6.30pm screening Reading Cinemas Newmarket 400 Newmarket Road | Newmarket Thanks to Universal Pictures, Screen Queensland (SQ) is delighted to offer 50 double passes to the Queenslanders who worked on Pacific Rim Uprising to attend the Queensland Premiere Screening being … Continued

March 26, 2018
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Screen Queensland invites you to Creating On Screen Chemistry: Where Screen Meets Science

Screen Queensland invites you to Creating On Screen Chemistry: Where Screen Meets Science Creating On Screen Chemistry will bring together Queensland screen practitioners and scientists to encourage collaborations – “creating chemistry together” – in developing and pitching screen content at the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers being held in Brisbane from 27 – 30 November 2018. Set against the backdrop … Continued

March 26, 2018
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Media Release: YES! WE DID IT: DORA COMES TO QUEENSLAND!

Sunday 18 March 2018 Screen Queensland is thrilled to share today’s announcement from the Queensland Premier and Minister for Trade, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk. MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk YES! WE DID IT: DORA COMES TO QUEENSLAND! Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has announced Queensland’s next big blockbuster will be the live-action version of … Continued

March 18, 2018
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#myjobmatters Queensland’s screen industry and local business community call on the federal government to help secure a major international production and create thousands of local jobs

Queensland’s screen industry and local business community are calling on the federal government to urgently increase the Location Offset from 16.5 per cent to 30 per cent to help Queensland “seal the deal” on a major U.S. production and create thousands of local jobs. “We have a short window of opportunity to put a more competitive … Continued

March 13, 2018
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The Screen Queensland Talent Development Fund Round 2 OPEN

Round Two Now Open The Screen Queensland (SQ) Talent Development Fund is now open for Round Two.  This Fund offers screenwriters up to $15,000 to further develop their film and series draft screenplays under the guidance of an experienced script editor or creative mentor, and before a producer is attached to the project. Applications close … Continued

March 7, 2018
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SQ industry delegation heading to SXSW 2018

Queensland will be represented at South by Southwest (SXSW) 2018 in Austin Texas from 9 – 18 March with a delegation of five representatives from the local screen and games industry, with the support of Screen Queensland. SXSW is an annual conglomerate of film, interactive media and music festivals and conferences, and showcases the latest in cutting-edge work and … Continued

March 5, 2018
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MEDIA RELEASE – Chris Lilley and Netflix project to film on the Gold Coast

Some very exciting news just announced by the Queensland Premier and Minister for Trade, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk. Chris Lilley and Netflix are coming to Queensland! All details in the below media release. MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Chris Lilley and Netflix project to film on the Gold Coast Award … Continued

March 5, 2018
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MEDIA RELEASE: Former commando to film Battle of Long Tan movie in Queensland

Screen Queensland is thrilled to share the below media release from the Queensland Premier and Minister for Trade, The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk. MEDIA RELEASE Premier and Minister for Trade The Honourable Annastacia Palaszczuk Former commando to film Battle of Long Tan movie in Queensland An A-list cast, including Travis Fimmel, will feature in a major new movie … Continued

February 28, 2018
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Business Essentials II: Advanced Workshop Now Open to Queensland Producers

Business Essentials II Advanced Workshop Now Open to Queensland Producers Applications are now open for Business Essentials II, a full day, advanced workshop to be held in Brisbane on Monday 19 March, presented by Screen Producers Australia (SPA), the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), and in partnership with Screen Queensland (SQ). SQ will fully subsidise* 30 … Continued

February 26, 2018
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Screen Queensland presents All About Women SPECIAL STREAMING EVENT

Screen Queensland  presents All About Women SPECIAL STREAMING EVENT Limited seats! Hosted by Screen Queensland’s Samantha Laidlaw, VP Content Screen Queensland | Newstead, Brisbane 12.00noon – 2.30pm (AEST | QLD time) Sunday 4 March 2018 On Sunday 4 March, and to celebrate International Women’s Day, the Sydney Opera House’s talks and ideas festival, All About Women, returns for its sixth … Continued

February 26, 2018
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Screen Queensland to invest in Queensland game developers in 2018

Screen Queensland to invest in Queensland game developers in 2018 Talented Queensland game developers can apply for support from the Queensland Government through Screen Queensland’s Game Development and Marketing Investment, announced Screen Queensland Chair Catherine O’Sullivan. “Applications are now open for game developers looking to create and market high quality games for an international player … Continued

February 26, 2018
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