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 Film School 2018 Showcase
The Griffith Film School 2018 Showcase is a week long festival to celebrate the creative productions produced by our 3rd year, Honours and Masters students from Film, Animation and Games Design. Register now to attend the screening events.
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.
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.
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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.
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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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), 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.
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
October 04, 2018
Film lecturer wins national teaching award
Griffith Film School lecturer Ashley Burgess has received the 2018 Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools (ACUAD) Innovative Teaching Award. The national award recognises innovative teaching methods by emerging art and design academics, and focuses on the design and delivery of one ...
October 04, 2018
Animation alumni create must-see kids TV
Griffith Film School animation alumni have created a hit new series for the ABC and BBC Worldwide, providing work for scores of young animation graduates in Brisbane. Bluey, which follows the adventures of an adorable Blue Heeler pup, premiered on ABC Kids this week.
Film graduates nominated for ATOM Awards
Griffith Film School has been recognised for its excellence in the creative arts, with six nominations at this year’s Australian Teachers of Media (ATOM) awards.
July 31, 2018
Awards showcase outstanding Arts, Education and Law alumni
The 2018 Alumni Awards showcase the rich diversity of Griffith’s Arts, Education and Law graduates.
July 29, 2018
Griffith showcases creative arts on world stage
Griffith University will showcase its creative arts offerings at the George Town Festival in Penang, Malaysia next month. The Arts, Education and Law Group (AEL) are presenting The Griffith Creative Arts Room as part of the month-long celebration of arts and culture, which attracts more than a milli...