Develop your skills as an innovative content creator, and set yourself up for success in this ever-changing industry. You'll receive a practical education in film and screen media production. With access to state-of-the-art facilities and will benefit from our deep industry connections and engagement opportunities embedded throughout this degree.
You'll learn how to work in a team to bring your vision to life for the screen, while gaining a thorough grounding in the history, practice and critical analysis of film and new technologies, including virtual production. This hands-on production-focused degree covers a wide variety of screen formats including, TV studio, linear narrative, documentary, client-based production and interactive story. You will have the choice of electives in producing, directing, cinematography, and production design, among many others. You will also take courses in screen production and screen entrepreneurship, which will help you learn about finding support and audiences for your screen production work.
As a film and screen media student, you can take advantage of our diverse workshop, seminar, and master class programs delivered by local and international experts including Multi-Oscar award-winning producer, Lord David Puttnam CBE and renowned Australian filmmaker Bruce Beresford.
Griffith Film School is an active member of, and has a strong reputation within the World Film School Association (CILECT), a group of 160 International Film Schools. We were a leader in the establishment, management and growth of ASPERA and maintain ongoing engagement with ATOM.
Griffith Film School has ongoing international partnerships with the APSA, NEP Group, World Congress of Science and Factual Producers, Gobelins L'école De L'image and the BFA.
These industry links and international connections mean you'll have the opportunity to practise the art of filmmaking under the guidance of the best in the world. You'll be prepared to create industry-standard work and make critical contacts that you'll draw upon at university and beyond.
Opportunities and experiences
Submit your work to film festivals or competitions and take your talents further through in-field study, as well as domestic and international study tours.
Griffith Film School students can engage with different cultures and disciplines through elective study tours. Griffith University creative arts students and alumni (including students and alumni from the Queensland College of Art and Queensland Conservatorium) annually descend on outback Queensland to hone their craft as part of the Vision Splendid Film Festival in Winton. Griffith Film School partners with the festival to run the Vision Splendid Film Institute—a two-week program of film projects, workshops and masterclasses. You'll gain practical experience, mentoring opportunities, and build relationships with locals and Koa elders in a truly unique setting.