Explore your passion for film, animation and games design
We’re preparing the next generation of filmmakers, animators and game designers for creative and exciting careers within the international business of film, television and digital screen media creation.
Learn from expert industry practitioners and academics, teaching cutting-edge creation for multimedia and digital game development, 2D and 3D animation and effects and screen production. Collaborate with Queensland College of Art and Queensland Conservatorium students and engage with industry connections. Practice your craft globally as an innovative storyteller.
Lord David Puttnam CBE Seminar
Tomorrow's screen careers will be grounded in a whole new set of realities. Today's students will have to adjust to the demands of a rapidly evolving screen industry.
In this seminar, Lord David Puttnam CBE will address these changes through the lens of his own history as a producer, politician, and environmentalist; and the way all three roles have impacted the development of his forthcoming film 'Arctic Thirty'.
2018 Graduate Productions
We welcome you to view the creative production outcomes from our 2018 Griffith Film School Bachelors, Honours, and Masters students from Film, Animation, and Games Design. Due to distribution restrictions, only authorised users are permitted to view the productions in full with a password.
Asia Pacific Screen Lab
Submissions are currently open for the Asia Pacific Screen Lab (APSL), a vehicle for enabling film co-productions by early career feature filmmakers from across the Asia Pacific. Mentors are sourced from the Asia Pacific Screen Academy.
Griffith named top creative arts school in Australia according to the latest Uni Reviews rankings
Film and Screen Media
Griffith Film School
Cultivate professional skills in film direction, camera, sound, lighting, editing, digital composing and scriptwriting. Leverage our strong industry links and follow in the footsteps of other successful graduates.
Griffith Film School
Develop your own vision as an artist and animator. Use top of the line hardware and premium industry-recognised software to produce original animated projects, from concept to delivery.
Griffith Film School
Open the door to this 21st Century medium of artistic expression. Equip yourself for a successful career conceptualising and creating the next wave of games and virtual worlds.
Animation and Games Design show reels
2018 Animation show reel
Studying animation at Griffith will give you the skills to stand out in this global industry.
2018 Games Design show reel
Study Games Design at Griffith to create the next wave of games and virtual worlds.
Master of Screen Production
Undertake practical work in a strong collaborative environment with screenings and discussions. Take advantage of work placements or internships to combine theory and practice. Your acquired research skills will help you respond effectively to the changing nature of the screen production industry.
Study at GFS while you finish high school and gain credit towards a degree
Our Griffith University Early Start to Tertiary Studies (GUESTS) program is designed to give you the opportunity to study a single course at Griffith while completing your high school studies. Griffith Film School is offering introductory courses in Animation and Film Media in December 2018 to Year 11 GUESTS students. Taught in intensive mode by GFS lecturers, these courses provide an authentic introduction to the requirements and practicalities of undertaking a degree in Animation and Film and Screen Media Production at Griffith Film School.
On successful completion of the course, students are eligible for an adjustment of two ranks to their OP when applying for a Griffith degree and credit transfer once they commence their related degree. The courses on offer are:
- 1108GFS Principles of Animation (Trimester 3 offering)
- 1701GFS Introduction to Screen Production (Trimester 3 offering).
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Challenge your creative potential
QCA Live is the central hub breaking new ground by offering you platforms to redirect, challenge and rethink where you can take your creative career. Explore studio courses, work-integrated learning, professional development, real world projects, industry engagement, and mobility opportunities.
She’s Not There: virtuality, animation and live music in performance
Conceived and directed by GFS staff Louise Harvey and Peter Moyes, 'She’s Not There' utilised motion capture of a vocal performance by Christine Johnston, and music from Composer Cameron Patrick, for the 3D animation of a fictional cabaret singer, Ms. Burly Chassis.
Griffith Film School graduate Qiu Yang, has won a prestigious Palme D’Or for best short film at the 70th Cannes Film Festival
December 10, 2018
Griffith filmmakers scoop awards
Griffith Film School has landed two major wins at the prestigious Australian Teachers of Media Awards. The ATOM Awards, established in 1982, recognise the best Australian and New Zealand screen content from film schools and screen industry professionals. Two Weeks, helmed by Masters of Screen Produc...
November 27, 2018
Film legend delivers lecture at Griffith
One of the most celebrated figures in world cinema, Oscar-winning producer Lord David Puttnam CBE, will deliver a lecture on the shifting screen industry at Griffith Film School this week.
November 27, 2018
Factual filmmaking on the fly
Five filmmakers. Five scientists. Three days to write, shoot and edit a film. Welcome to the inaugural Science Film Sprint, part of the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP) held in Brisbane this week. Griffith Film School and LiveLab are official sponsors of the Congress, which br...
November 22, 2018
Griffith filmmakers showcase work on Virgin
Griffith Film School students are set to soar to new heights with a showcase season on Virgin Australia Airlines. A series of short graduate films produced at Griffith Film School are being screened on Virgin flights around the region, as part of the airline’s in-flight entertainment slate. Griffith...
November 21, 2018
Griffith launches Centre for Creative Industries
Cementing its place as the number one university for the creative arts in Australia, Griffith University has launched the Griffith Centre for Creative Industries at the Gold Coast campus.
ASIA PACIFIC SCREEN LAB
Submissions are currently open for the Asia Pacific Screen Lab (APSL), a vehicle for enabling film co-productions by early career feature filmmakers from across the Asia Pacific.
The Asia Pacific Screen Lab is a year-long immersive development program in conjunction with APSA Academy, Griffith University, Griffith Film School and NETPAC.
Mentors are sourced from the Asia Pacific Screen Academy.