Investment & Support

SUPPORTING QUEENSLAND CREATIVES AND EMERGING PRACTITIONERS

Queensland is proudly home to skilled screen creatives and crew. In order to sustain and build the talent base of our local screen industry, Screen Queensland supports emerging screen practitioners to develop their practical skills, careers and professional networks, via the Screen Queensland Attachment program.

The Screen Queensland Attachment program facilitates paid, project-based attachments that provide essential on-the-job experience on Screen Queensland-supported films, series and games.


TALENT POOL APPLICATIONS

The below attachments are open now for expressions of interest.

Animation

Assistant Director

Assistant Editor

Assistant Make-Up Artist

Art Department Assistant

Camera Assistant

Costume/Wardrobe Assistant

Lighting Assistant

Locations Assistant

Script Supervisor

Sound Assistant (Cable person)

Production Accountant

Producers Assistant

Post-Production Assistant


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INFORMATION FOR ATTACHMENT APPLICANTS

Attachment opportunities are made available by application, for productions supported by Screen Queensland.

Successful applicants are engaged for a minimum of five weeks and are compensated at a minimum of Level 1 MEAA rates.

Please note, in line with the Terms of Trade, full-time students are not eligible. Qualifications are not a requirement, however transferrable skills are encouraged.

Attachment callouts do not have a set application submission date, as candidates are assessed as they apply. We encourage interested practitioners to submit their expression of interest as soon as possible.

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Screen Queensland is committed to promoting diversity of opportunity in the screen industry as well as the diversity of screen stories. Expressions of interest are strongly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander practitioners as well as practitioners identifying as female/non-binary, LGBTQIA+, living with a disability, regionally based and culturally and linguistically diverse.

INFORMATION FOR PRODUCERS

Finance, Production Attraction Strategy and PDV Incentive applications must budget for early to mid-career professional attachment opportunities. Applicants should contact the Screen Queensland Content team to identify which attachment roles have the greatest demand and skills shortages.

For the Finance program, attachments should be engaged for a minimum of five (5) weeks and be compensated at a minimum of Level 1 MEAA rates.

  • Projects applying for under $200,000 must budget for at least 1 attachment
  • Projects applying for between $200,000 up to $299,999 must budget for at least 2 attachments
  • Projects applying for $300,000 or more must budget for at least 3 attachments

Attachment candidates cannot be a current or past employee of the production company/producer and practitioners will only be approved for one Screen Queensland attachment opportunity within a 12 month period.

Screen Queensland is committed to promoting diversity in the screen industry as well as the diversity of screen stories. Screen Queensland encourages talent from underrepresented backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander identity; culturally and linguistically diversity; disability; sexuality and gender identities including lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI+); age; and talent from regional and remote Queensland.

Where Screen Queensland is the principal state investor, applicants are also expected to utilise Queensland talent for attachments through Screen Australia’s ‘Inclusive Attachment Scheme.’

PREVIOUS ATTACHMENTS

2024

Janelle Camilleri – Art Department Attachment (Eden)

Kyira Gardiner – HMU Attachment (Eden)

Shannon Wise – Script Supervisor Attachment (Eden)

​Davis Scheerle – Production Accounts Attachment (Eden)

Olivia De Wet – Costume Attachment (Eden)

Hillary Chua – Camera Assistant Attachment (Eden)

WORK EXPERIENCE ENQUIRIES

High school and university students studying relevant degrees in the Creative Industries fields, such as including Film and Creative Writing, are eligible to complete work experience at Screen Queensland.

Please take the below into consideration before contacting Screen Queensland to enquire:

  • Students must be insured by their university, school or the Department of Education, Training and Employment to cover work undertaken at our office or any travel required.
  • High school students are eligible to complete up to 5 days of total work experience with Screen Queensland.
  • University students are eligible to complete up to 2 days per week for a placement up to 10-weeks.

Please place your enquiry at least 2 months prior to the required placement dates. Screen Queensland will be in touch to discuss suitable opportunities at Screen Queensland Headquarters and Studios.


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