Carla McGrath and Professor Scott Harrison, Screen Queensland Board members. | Newsreel

New Screen Queensland Board members

Carla McGrath and Professor Scott Harrison have joined the Board of Screen Queensland, starting their three-year tenures this month. Screen Queensland Chair Roslyn
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The Bachelorette contestant Sam Frost

Pause the drama. Reality TV without villains

By Rebecca Trelease and Jodi McAlister Often when we think about reality TV, we think about mess, conflict and scandal – three things usually grouped under the
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Mark Wahlberg and Paul Walter Hauser. | Newsreel

Wahlberg in Queensland Balls Up

Hollywood star Mark Wahlberg will be out and about in South-East Queensland over the coming weeks as feature film Balls Up begins filming. The Peter Farrelly (Green
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Professor Gayle Kerr, a leading academic in advertising at QUT. | Newsreel

50 years of teaching the art of advertising

The first Australian university degree in advertising was offered 50 years ago and the industry is celebrating. While television advertising in Australia began soon
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Family watching sport on TV. | Newsreel

Laws a barrier to free sport on digital TV

As more Australians ditch television aerials for internet-based services, proposed anti-siphoning laws mean many would not watch free sport, according to a new
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Girl looking at vape. | Newsreel

Anti-vaping campaign uses Tik Tok

A new Federal Government campaign will for the first time advertise about the risk of vaping on Tik Tok. The Give Up For Good campaign is the first national
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Blue Heelers promo shot

Aussie dramas disappearing from television

Australian stories are disappearing from Aussie screens, with a QUT study finding local television drama hours dropped by 55 percent over the past two decades. The
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Animated character Blue in front of Brisbane sign

Tickets on sale for Bluey immersion

Fans of the hit children’s animated series Bluey can be the first to secure tickets to Brisbane’s latest immersive experience when tickets go on sale
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People watching sport on TV. | Neewsreel

TV networks bank on Aussie sport programs

Australia’s commercial television networks increased their investment in local programing last year, while dialling back on overseas content. A new Australian
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Jersey Shore cast. | Newsreel

Aussie Shore provides FNQ a dose of reality

Far North Queensland will be the backdrop to the first Aussie version of the reality television franchise which created Jersey Shore. Aussie Shore will start filming in
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