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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.


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Assistant Editor Attachment (First Nations)

For a documentary series filming in Queensland. This role will work on a documentary series supporting the day-to-day running of the cutting room, leaving the editor free to concentrate on editing the film. They also work with production, camera and sound. They check camera sheets when the rushes arrive and note any technical problems.

This attachment will start in November and is required for a 5-week placement.

Accounting Attachment

A feature film in Queensland is looking for an Accounting Attachment. Be trained up in production accounting, including handling petty cash, reconciling accounts, and raising and matching PO’s.

This attachment will start ASAP and is required for 12 weeks.

Production Attachment

An ABC series filming in Queensland is seeking a Production Attachment. The role will provide administrative assistance to the Production Team, undertaking an assortment of tasks in the day to day running of a production office.

This attachment will start ASAP and is required for 5 weeks.

Make Up Attachment

An ABC series filming in Queensland is seeking a Make Up Attachment. The role will assist on day to day activities with the Make Up Team, providing hands on experience prepping cast and standing by onset to learn continuity of characters make up.

This attachment will start 29 August and is required for 5 weeks.

Sound Attachment

An ABC series filming in Queensland is seeking a Sound Attachment. The role will assist on day to day activity with the Sound Department and support the sound recordist and boom swinger.

This attachment will start 29 August and is required for a 5-week placement.

Stunt Department PA Attachment

A series filming in Queensland is looking for a Stunt Department PA Attachment. Get amongst the action and observe our dynamic stunts team in the sound stage and on location. From behind-the-scene rehearsals and stunt rigging, this position will allow you to see how the world of stunts comes together. 

This attachment will start ASAP and is required for 6 weeks.

Script Supervisor Attachment

A feature film in Queensland is looking for a Script Supervisor Attachment. This position oversees the consistency and continuity of the project. The candidate will work closely with the Script Supervisor and learn the ropes of lining scripts, creating continuity breakdowns and daily progress reports. This job requires someone who has superb attention to detail and exceptional organisational and communication skills. 

This attachment will start 26 September and is required for 6 weeks.


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 SQ 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.

SQ 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.’

INFORMATION FOR ATTACHMENT APPLICANTS

Attachment opportunities are made available by application, for productions supported by Screen Queensland. Available opportunities will be listed below.

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.

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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SQ 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.