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 production.
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.
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View the creative production outcomes from our film, animation, and games design students
Participants will choose a study area of focus:
Participants will gain insights into how films are made, inducing the basics of visual languages and how moving images are interpreted by audiences. In addition, participants will take part in all stages of pre-production, production and post-production in both cast and crew roles and have first-hand experience producing a live-action sequence.
Participants will gain insights into the whole animation creation process. Participants will explore all stages of production – from ideation and storyboarding, through to selecting media (2D/3D), editing, sound and export and produce their own animation using the stop-motion technique.
Participants will gain insights into the key principles of game design, development and the global industry. In addition, participants will explore and understand the differences of gaming platforms and produce their own arcade game using the game development engine Unity.
Due to COVID-19 restrictions this event has been postponed until further notice, please register your details below to be kept up-to-date with this program.
Film and Screen Media Production
Cultivate professional skills in film direction, producing, camera, sound, lighting, editing, digital composing and scriptwriting. Leverage our strong industry links and follow in the footsteps of other successful graduates.
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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.
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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.
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Animation degree ranked within the top ten globally in both the 2019 and 2020 International Animation School Rankings
View the various opportunities available to GFS students, including practical hands-on learning and film festival participation; guest lectures and masterclasses with industry leaders; scholarships; connections with partner institutions; exchange and study tours; and opportunities for current high school students.
We welcome you to view the creative production outcomes from our Griffith Film School Bachelors and Honours students from film, animation, and games design. Due to distribution restrictions, only authorised users are permitted to view 2019 productions in full with a password, however 2018 productions are now unrestricted.
LiveLab is the commercial production arm of Griffith Film School, providing a comprehensive work integrated learning experience for students. Covering all platforms, LiveLab produces innovative, creative content, and a professional service on par with the best production companies.
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.
Games Designer for EA Games
Aaron scored his dream gig, working as a technical artist with global gaming giant EA Games—the company behind hits like The Sims, Battlefield and a range of popular sports titles.
Hollywood Film Producer
2018 saw Angie Fielder's production company, Aquarius Films, mark a decade in business. She also celebrated the success of her film Lion, which stormed the box office and was nominated for six Oscars.
She’s Not There: virtuality, animation and live music in performance
Conceived and directed by Griffith Film School 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.
Film graduate wins spot in star-studded mentoring program
30 Jun 2020
Griffith Film School alumnus Henry Boffin has been selected for a mentoring program run by Hollywood power players Ron Howard and Brian Grazer.
Griffith PhD candidate masters the art of LEGO
08 May 2020
Brick by brick, Griffith research assistant and PhD candidate Jennifer Campbell draws on her engineering experience as she competes on TV show LEGO...
Griffith and ABC award new scholarship honouring late film alumnus Kieran Ricketts
28 Apr 2020
Griffith Film School and the ABC have collaborated with the family of late GFS alumnus Kieran Ricketts on a new scholarship for aspiring filmmakers.
Film student’s passion project to screen on ANZAC Day
23 Apr 2020
An award-winning documentary on the Vietnam War written and directed by Griffith Film School doctoral candidate Leonie Jones will screen on the...
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.
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.
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.