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.

Top ranking

Animation degree ranked within the top ten globally in both the 2019 and 2020 International Animation School Rankings

Study options

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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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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Watch graduate productions

View the creative production outcomes from our film, animation, and games design students


Griffith Film School building


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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Graduate productions

Graduate Productions

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.

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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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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


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


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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Find answers to your questions about studying at GFS, our facilities, hands on learning opportunities and career options.


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Register for Experience Week

For further information and enquires about experience week, please contact Donna Hamilton: d.hamilton@griffith.edu.au

Participants will choose a study area of focus:


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.

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Film and Screen Media Production

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.

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21 – 25 September 2020

Five-day intensive program

10 am – 4 pm daily on our South Bank campus

Cost: $350 (including GST)

Lunch provided daily

The Griffith Film School prepares the next generation of filmmakers, animators and game designers for creative and exciting careers in the global industry.

Our Experience Week is tailored to current Year 12 students considering future tertiary study at the Griffith Film School.

During the weeklong program, participants will choose a study area (Animation or Film and Screen Media Production) and be taught by our highly skilled, industry connected teaching team and gain theoretical and practical skills.

Participants will also complete a piece of work for their creative portfolio and get a feel for what it’s like to study at the Griffith Film School on Griffith’s vibrant South Bank campus.

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.


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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