SCREEN QUEENSLAND - AU
Amal Baggar joined Screen Queensland (SQ) as its new VP of Development and Production in September 2016.
Baggar joins SQ from Los Angeles where she worked for Ridley Scott’s Scott Free Productions for eight years as both VP and as a creative executive overseeing film production and development. Baggar’s credits include Concussion, starring Will Smith, which she co-produced.
She also worked for Creative Artists Agency in LA as the executive assistant to motion picture literary agents, Tory Metzger and Maha Dakhil.
Screen Queensland’s purpose is to grow the screen industry and to be a significant contributor to the economic and cultural wellbeing of Queensland.
Queensland is the film friendly, production paradise of Australia known for its award-winning talent and crew, stunning and diverse natural locations, attractive financial incentives, facilities, post-production and visual effects studios and award-winning cast and crew. Queensland boasts the largest sound stage (4,000 sqm) in the Southern Hemisphere and purpose-built water tank in Australia both located at the Gold Coast’s Village Roadshow Studios.
Screen Queensland supports the creative and dynamic Queensland screen industry in several ways, including but not limited to investment for the development and production of the Queensland film, television and documentary production sector, and has an enviable track record in attracting interstate and international productions.
VP OF DEVELOPMENT AND PRODUCTION, SCREEN QUEENSLAND - AU