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.

Collaborate with Queensland College of Art and Queensland Conservatorium students and engage with industry connections. Practice your craft globally as an innovative storyteller.

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Film and Screen Media Production

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.

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Animation

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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Games Design

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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Top ranking

Griffith named top creative arts school in Australia according to the latest Uni Reviews rankings

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Lord David Puttnam CBE

Opportunities

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.

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LiveLab

LiveLab

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.

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Graduate productions

Videos and Graduate Productions

We welcome you to view the creative production outcomes from our 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 2018 productions in full with a password.

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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.

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Featured Alumni

Aaron Winterhoff

Games Designer for EA Games

Aaron Winterhoff

Games Design

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.

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Angie Fielder

Hollywood Film Producer

Angie Fielder

Film

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.

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Matthew Schofield

The Simpsons Animator

Matthew Schofield

Animation

Matthew is a Supervising Storyboard Director for Film Roman, the Burbank-based animation studio responsible for some of the world’s best-known animated shows, including The Simpsons.

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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.

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Contact

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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.

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2018 Games Design show reel

Study Games Design at Griffith to create the next wave of games and virtual worlds.

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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.

Amanda Eyley

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.

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