Scott Free’s Amal Baggar joins Screen Queensland

05 September, 2016 by Staff Writer

Amal Baggar.


Amal Baggar will join Screen Queensland as its new VP of Development and Production beginning this month.

Baggar joins SQ from Los Angeles where she's worked for 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.

"We are thrilled to be welcoming Amal to our team to help grow Queensland’s screen industry," said Screen Queensland CEO Tracey Vieira.

"The international experience, intel and contacts that Amal brings to this role will be of huge benefit to our local practitioners including her know-how on how to make a commercially successful production with international appeal."

SQ’s EVP of development and production Jo Dillon said: "Amal will be a huge asset to the SQ team and the Queensland industry. She combines strong creative and commercial instincts with an impressive track record and contact book. We are excited to welcome her on board."