Tracey Vieira was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Screen Queensland in February 2014, the highlight to date of a stellar career promoting the Australian screen industry in Queensland and the United States. Tracey graduated from QUT with a Bachelor of Education majoring in Film and Media in 1993. She initially worked in events management, including several roles in the Queensland Events Corporation, before securing a position with the Brisbane-based Pacific Film and Television Commission as Executive Manager - Locations and International Production.
Tracey moved to Los Angeles in 2004 where for the next ten years she took on senior roles at Ausfilm, the industry-government partnership that connects the international screen industry with Australia's screen incentives, talent and facilities.
At Ausfilm and Screen Queensland she has played an integral role in attracting a billion dollars in production investment in Australia, including Marvel's Thor: Ragnarok, Legendary Pictures Kong: Skull Island, Columbia’s The Shallows starring Blake Lively, Walden Media's Nim's Island, Twentieth Century Fox's The Wolverine, USA Network's television mini-series The Starter Wife, and HBO Film's television series The Pacific. Most recently, she helped to secure Queensland as the location for Walt Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, NBC Universal’s Unbroken, a film directed by Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie in addition to Warner Bros. blockbuster San Andreas which also filmed in the State.
Since returning to Queensland Tracey has launched new initiatives for the industry including the first fully funded features program with SVOD company Stan, a creative partnership initiative with YouTube, a business building program Enterprise Queensland and lead significant cultural change within the organisation.
Tracey is an Non-Executive Director and former Chair of Australians in Film, a Los Angeles based non-profit and Non-Executive Director of Ausfilm, QMusic and the RSPCA QLD.