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Make your passion for creative arts your purpose
Griffith’s Bachelor of Creative Industries will empower you with the skills and knowledge to transform communities through innovative creative practices whilst developing an entrepreneurship mindset of independence, flexibility and adaptability to ensure you succeed in the ever changing creative industries.
Bringing together the creative arts and technical production elements, you’ll be ready for the workforce with a combined skill set in your chosen creative field and in all aspects of the design, launch and running of a business.
Study creative industries at Griffith
Creative Collaboration Labs with industry
You will take part in a series of Creative Collaboration Labs that will equip you with a knowledge of artistic trends, popular and artistic culture, and the cultural policy environment, and then apply this knowledge to practical projects with high profile industry partners.
Focus on entrepreneurship
Thinking like a ‘creative startup’ runs deep throughout this degree with a focus on turning creative ideas into a thriving business. From first year you’ll engage with entrepreneurial concepts and develop skills and knowledge associated with starting and growing an artistic enterprise.
You’ll gain the skills to identify and develop creative arts ventures, from concept to reality and gain confidence to move forward with your own future aspirations and career.
Majors on offer
Through strong practical focus, you will explore the connection between music, media and environment, and learn to generate musical concepts for short film, targeted promotions, web series and interactive spaces.
Digital art has revolutionised the way art can be made, distributed and viewed. Beyond virtual and augmented reality, you will learn to create mixed reality experiences that combine virtual physical worlds, and truly push the boundaries of interactivity.
Through a collaborative and practical approach, you will explore the elements of vocal, movement and stagecraft skills and learn about contemporary theatre, theatre direction, as well as using drama for social action.
Develop your skills to write, create and publish, in a constantly changing industry. You will explore aspects of creative processes across genres including short fiction, poetry, experimental, and editing for publication.
Through studio practice, master the techniques of digital and analogue photography. You will also develop visual storytelling skills through understanding of lighting, the moving image and other experimental techniques.
Screen development and curation
This major explores the impact of culture on screen events and production. You will learn script writing skills in a range of genres and consider the cultural contexts and business models behind how they are financed, realised, and shown to audiences.
Sound plays a crucial role in creating an effect or mood on screen. In this major you will learn about the moving image and soundscape design, location recording and custom sound, across disciplines including film, television, theatre and live performance
Hear from Associate Professor Christopher Klopper, the Bachelor of Creative Industries Program Director and Louise Bezzina, Artistic Director/CEO of Bleached Arts (a principal industry partner with Griffith) talking about the degree, what students can expect to learn as well as some advice for those keen to succeed in the creative arts industry upon graduation.
Bleach* Festival partnership
Griffith University has signed a three-year partnership with Bleach* Festival—the Gold Coast’s premiere arts and culture event. Griffith University Deputy Vice Chancellor (Engagement), Professor Martin Betts, said the partnership with Bleach* Festival would provide a remarkable opportunity for students involved in the creative arts at Griffith. ‘Griffith has been recognised as the number one creative arts university in Australia and for our students to be involved in an event like this is an invaluable opportunity.
Our partnership with Bleach* Festival gives our students absolute access and participation in a world-class event.’ Bleach* Festival Artistic Director and CEO Louise Bezzina, herself a Griffith alumnus, said the partnership would provide opportunities for students across the university, from marketing and events management to urban planning.
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It is important to check the degree requirements including placement requirements, before you apply.
Graduate with essential skills and industry contacts
Sound Operator (Film and TV), Live Sound Recordist (Events, Film and TV), Post-Production Sound Engineer, Sound Designer
Audio Engineer, Artist Manager, Live Sound Engineer, Concert Promoter, Music Publisher, Film, Television, or Video Game Composer
Media Designer, Digital Media Artist, Digital Producer, Digital Content Manager, Creative Director, Digital Media Coordinator
Photographer, Photojournalist, Graphic Designer, Press Photographer, Television Camera Operator, Illustrator, Magazine Features Editor
Playwright, Theatre Professional and/or Administrator, Arts Educator/Facilitator, Community Art, Stage Manager, Performing Arts Coordinator
Screen development and curation
Festival and Event director/Curator, Creative Producer, Script Writer, Online content entrepreneur and content Aggregator, project manage
Advertising Copywriter, Arts Administrator, Creative Director, Digital Copywriter, Editorial Assistant, Magazine Journalist, Newspaper Journalist, Writer, Creative Consultant, Arts Program Manager, Arts Facilitator
28 Oct 2019
Griffith University to host global design research conference in 2020
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Griffith film alumni nominated for International Emmy Awards
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