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Below are the current opportunities open for application. This does not include perpetual opportunities (or always open).

For a full list of grants, initiatives and opportunities currently open for application please see our smarty grants page. 



Up to three individuals (or writing teams) will be selected to develop, write and produce a “take” on one of Wattpad’s hottest properties via a proof of concept, trailer or pilot. Screen Queensland will invest up to $50,000 in up to three projects.

June 22, 2020

Digital Conversions

Rolling fund. Round Three closes Monday 29 June 2020 | Our Digital Conversions initiative invites applications from Queensland content creators to find their audience with a short-form idea on the digital platform of their choice. This short-form content must act as a proof of concept for a broadcast or digital series, to be pitched to market.

June 11, 2020

SQ Mentorships 2020

SQ will provide four outstanding mid-career Producers, Cinematographers or Games-based practitioners a curated mentorship. APPLICATIONS DUE
Friday 17 July, 2020, 5:00pm

June 3, 2020

RIDE Feature Film Fund

This is a rolling fund. Apply anytime. Contact07 3248 0500 content@screenqld.com.auDiya Eid, Vice President Contentdeid@screenqld.com.au Screen Queensland, SBS and Madman … Continued

May 12, 2020

Creative Consultations

Rolling fund – Round Four closes 5:00pm 20 July | We are offering fully subsidised online consultations with local experts for Queensland writers/creators with scripted and factual film, television and online projects in development.

May 1, 2020

Ideas Program

We are investing an additional $250,000 into our Ideas Program in response to COVID-19. This will support Queensland-based writers and creators to develop high-quality projects that can move quickly into production when it is safe to do so.

November 8, 2019

Finance program

Our Finance Program is for screen stories seeking finance so they may head into production or game development.

November 8, 2019

About Our Incentives

Queensland is the film friendly, production paradise of Australia, known for its award-winning crew, cast and post-production studios, stunning and … Continued

November 12, 2019

SQ Attach – Submit your EOI

Early-mid career practitioners across all platforms are invited to submit an ongoing expression of interest for an attachment opportunity.

July 1, 2020