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.
Griffith named top creative arts school in Australia according to the latest Uni Reviews rankings
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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.
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Studying animation at Griffith will give you the skills to stand out in this global industry.
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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.
Asia Pacific Screen Lab
Submissions are currently open for the Asia Pacific Screen Lab (APSL). Now in its third year, APSL develops a vehicle for enabling film co-productions by early career feature filmmakers from across the Asia Pacific. Mentors sourced from Asia Pacific Screen Academy.
LiveLab is the commercial production arm of Griffith Film School. Covering all platforms of screen production, games and animation, LiveLab produces innovative, creative content, and a professional service on a par with the best production companies.
Griffith Film School has a strong commitment to community partnerships and internationalisation. View the various opportunities available to students, including guest lectures and masterclasses with industry leaders.
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
March 01, 2018
Student photographers turn lens on Cambodia
Griffith photography, film and journalism students recently travelled to Cambodia for a three-week study tour, revealing some of the country's untold stories. The tour involved masterclasses and workshops, followed by an intensive storytelling project which gave students the opportunity to work in t...
February 22, 2018
Griffith filmmakers release Hollywood blockbuster
Griffith Film School graduates Peter and Michael Spierig have cemented their position in Hollywood with their latest feature, Winchester, which hits Australian cinemas this week. The identical twin directors, with fellow alumnus and producer Tim McGahan, unveiled their supernatural thriller to audie...
January 31, 2018
Griffith Film School animator making her mark
Griffith Film School student Samantha Zaleski dreams of making her mark in the world of animation, film and design. The 19-year-old go-getter is hard at work making those goals a reality. The Bachelor of Animation student has exhibited work at GOMA, illustrated a children’s book, worked on a s...
January 29, 2018
Well placed for success
In 2012, a group of new graduates from Griffith Film School and the Queensland Conservatorium founded Well Placed Cactus – a digital start up that created games, apps and interactive installations. Fast forward five years, and the company has just been snapped up by global consulting giant Del...
January 16, 2018
Griffith filmmaker living the dream
Griffith Film School graduate Samuel Keene has had the year of his life. He has just been awarded a Talent Development Grant from Screen Queensland and secured a job with local games developer Halfbrick.