Documents & Resources

Public Liability Insurance

To get a special deal on Public Liability Insurance please write to Ian Davidson at our sister Federation: the FVFS (Federation of Victorian Film Societies).


Please include the following details:

  • The name of your Film Society.
  • The location/address of your screenings.
  • Which Federation you are a member of (Federation of Queensland Film Societies)
  • The number of members you have.
  • Whether you require $10 Million or $20 Million cover,
  • Details of any special events or festivals you wish to include.
  • The date you want your cover to commence.
  • Your annual gross income (if applicable)
  • Your film society's contact person: Their name, address, email and phone number.


Please attach a copy of your QLD Federation membership certificate to your email.

What happens next?

Ian will pass on your details to the recommended insurer and make sure you get a discount.

The insurance company will send you a detailed, no-obligation quote.

Thereafter the insurance company will deal with you directly.

Information Sheets

The FQFS is an affiliate of ACOFS (Australian Council of Film Societies) and in cooperation with ACOFS makes available a number of valuable information sheets.

CLICK HERE to browse them all, including:

  • Borrowing from the NFSA
    Guidelines on borrowing films from the Non-Theatrical Lending Collection (NTLC) at the National Film and Sound Archive (NFSA)
  • How to Obtain your DVDs & Get Screening Rights
    Explains the three key steps involved in getting non-theatrical screening rights for your film society before you screen a film.
  • DVD Distributor Contacts
    This is for film societies who are members of an ACOFS affiliated state Federation. It details all DVD distributors co-operating in the ACOFS agreement, the studios they cover and how to contact each distributor.
  • DVD Agreements – Info for Distributors
    Useful information for distributors who would like to collaborate with ACOFS to reach the film society movement of Australia with their film catalogue.