In an interesting turn of events Screen Queensland has called for submissions from interested parties to present the 2018 and possibly beyond Brisbane International Film Festival. It’s an event that has had a chequered history since being established back in 1992. It was resurrected last year and came under the partial stewardship of Palace Cinemas the nation’s leading commercial promoter of these activities. Now it appears that an opportunity is being provided to look over the field. The announcement by the Chair of Screen Queensland follows:
A unique opportunity to run the annual Brisbane International Film Festival (BIFF) is now open to potential organisers, announced Screen Queensland Chair Catherine O’Sullivan.
Among the terms and conditions set out in the Guidelines is the requirement, under “Who Can Apply”To be eligible, Applicants must;
Be a Queensland resident. A Queensland resident is defined as a person who has their principal place of abode and business in Queensland and has been registered on the State electoral roll for at least 6 months prior to the application.