Screen Queensland

Screen Queensland, based in Brisbane, is a state government owned company, which invests in the Queensland Screen Industry, attracts production including post, digital and VFX to the state and supports screen culture activities.
Ausfilm Member since 1998

Queensland is the film-friendly, production paradise of Australia, known for its award-winning crew and cast, stunning and diverse natural locations, attractive financial incentives, facilities and post-production/visual effects studios.

Screen Queensland’s Production Attraction program offers a selection of incentives and grants for national and international producers, with projects that have a minimum AUD$3.5 million Queensland Production Expenditure (QPE).

Queensland boasts the largest sound stage (3,716 sq metres) in the Southern Hemisphere and three purpose-built water tanks including the largest in Australia, all located at the Gold Coast’s Village Roadshow Studios. The Gold Coast offers a diverse selection of landscapes with coastal, mountain, rainforest, rivers and built-up landscapes all within an easily accessible half hour drive from Village Roadshow Studios.

Screen Queensland’s location scouting assistance can help producers find the perfect location. Myriad location options are available, including some of Australia’s most enviable white beaches, tropical rainforests, deserts, swamps, lush green meadows, dry grasslands, sprawling cityscapes, sleepy towns and historical architecture.The Gold Coast offers a relaxed lifestyle for a busy production and is serviced by an international airport.

Queensland is home to the largest and third-largest studios in the Southern Hemisphere: Village Roadshow Studios on the Gold Coast and Screen Queensland Studios in Brisbane.

Furthermore, Queensland has a network of affiliated film-friendly councils that support visiting productions, cutting red tape and streamlining approval processes for filming as well as connecting productions with on-the-ground businesses and service providers.

Contact

Kylie Munnich

CEO
[email protected]

Gina Black

Production Incentives and Attraction Manager
[email protected]

www.screenqueensland.com.au
+61 7 3248 0500

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Screen Queensland’s Production Attraction program offers a selection of incentives and grants for national and international producers, with projects that have a minimum AU$3.5 million Queensland Production Expenditure (QPE). 

Screen Queensland works with producers to ensure their creative and financial needs are exceeded, offering:

  • free advice on state and federal government incentives and co-production ventures
  • professional script breakdowns
  • bespoke location packages
  • liaison with councils and local government agencies.

Queensland continues to be a leader in Australia’s screen industry, in emerging screen technologies, and a major contributor to the nation’s creative landscape.

Incentives
Screen Queensland Production Attraction Program
Benefits

Screen Queensland’s Production Attraction and Incentives are open to all domestic and international producers who are looking to bring footloose film and TV projects that generally have a minimum AU$3.5 million QPE.

The range of competitive incentives offered for both film and TV producers can be combined with either the Australian Government’s Location Offset and Incentive, Producer Offset and PDV Offset.

Eligibility

Incentives are determined on the economic, cultural, tourism and community benefits a production will bring to Queensland. Eligible productions may include feature films, feature documentaries, telemovies and TV series (including reality, drama, animation and mini-series) and similar digital productions.

Location and Scouting Assistance
Benefits

Screen Queensland’s location scouting assistance can help producers find the perfect location. Myriad location options are available, including some of Australia’s most enviable white beaches, tropical rainforests, deserts, swamps, lush green meadows, dry grasslands, sprawling cityscapes, sleepy towns and historical architecture.

Eligibility

By application.

State Payroll Tax Rebate
Benefits

Available for those productions that have paid the 4.75 per cent Queensland Payroll Tax and with a spend greater than AU$3.5 million QPE.

Eligibility

Spend must be greater than AU$3.5 million QPE.

Post, Digital and VFX Attraction Grant
Benefits

A 10 per cent grant for PDV work attracted to and completed in Queensland on post-production elements.

Eligibility

Work completed in Queensland.

Development And Production Investment Grant
Benefits

Available where a Queensland producer or writer is attached.

Eligibility

Queensland producer or writer attached

Regional Statewide Incentive Grants
Benefits

A negotiable grant up to AU$100,000 based on regional spend and employment opportunities.

Eligibility

QPE

The Revolving Film Financing Fund (RFFF)
Benefits

Provides secured loans to cash-flow the Producer Offset, distribution guarantees and pre-sales with a 7 per cent loan fee charged on RFFF loans making it an extremely competitive option.

Eligibility

QPE

Official Treaty Co-productions
Benefits

Screen Queensland also supports Official Treaty Co-productions and is ready to talk to you about the benefits of working with Queensland producers including the advantage of both state and federal incentives (including Screen Australia’s 40 per cent Producer offset.)

Eligibility

Please see Screen Australia's requirements for Official Co-Productions.

Credits
  • Godzilla vs. Kong
  • Monster Problems
  • Dora and the Lost City of Gold
  • Reef Break
  • Aquaman
  • Thor: Ragnarok
  • Jungle
  • Kong: Skull Island
  • The Butterfly Tree 
  • Pacific Rim 2