Gina Black

Screen Industry Advisor – Film Commissioner
Gold Coast City
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The City of Gold Coast is home to some of the most renowned filming destinations in Australia. With a diverse range of spectacular locations, internationally recognised crew and state-of-the-art facilities, it is one of the most sought-after destinations for local, interstate and international screen productions. The recently launched Gold Coast Film Commission is your one-stop shop for production on the Gold Coast. We provide expert advice, financial incentives and fast-tracked permit approvals, to make your next project easier. More than just a destination – it's a canvas for creativity. Make believe it here.
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Gina started her career in the West End of London working for a leading Theatrical Agent representing many prominent actors. After a few years, she decided to travel to Australia to explore new opportunities. and has remained here ever since.

Settling in Melbourne, Gina was employed by Crawford Productions, a leading Melbourne production house, in their casting department and then moved into physical production.

After a few years, she ventured into the freelance world as a Production Manager and her career took her to Queensland, where she has spent many years working as a Unit Production Manager and Line Producer on Offshore Productions, specialising in Movies of the Week, Features and Series Television.

In 2013, Gina had the opportunity to join Screen Queensland on a short-term contract, however she stayed for 10 years in various senior roles including Executive Vice President Production Attraction & Incentives, Head of Production Attraction and Head of Physical Production.

In July 2023, Gina took on the role of Screen Industry Advisor to the City of Gold Coast.

Gina is also a Certified Film Commissioner and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the AFCI (Association of Film Commissioners International).
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