Griffith Film School

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.

Top ranking

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

Study options

Master of Screen Production

Undertake practical work, integrated with screenings and discussions, in a strong collaborative environment. Take advantage of practical work placements or internships that allow you 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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APSL

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.

Find out moreabout Asia Pacific Screen Lab

LiveLab

LiveLab

LiveLab is the commercial production arm of Griffith Film School. Covering all platforms of screen production, games and animation, LiveLab aims to produce creative content, innovative thinking and a professional service on a par with the best production companies.

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Lord David Puttnam CBE

Lord David Puttnam CBE Seminar

One of the most celebrated figures in world cinema, multiple Oscar and BAFTA-winner Lord David Puttnam of Queensgate CBE, will again deliver his famous seminar series to Griffith Film School students in October 2017.

Find out moreabout Lord David Puttnam CBE Seminar

Rethink your creative career

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

She’s Not There: virtuality, animation and live music in performance

Conceived and directed by Griffith Film School staff Louise Harvey and Peter Moyes, the She’s Not There project utilised motion capture of a vocal performance by Christine Johnston for the 3D animation of a fictional cabaret singer, Ms. Burly Chassis. Composer Cameron Patrick arranged music from The Zombie’s 1965 hit She’s Not There for live orchestral presentation.

Find out more about this project at Animation Studies Online: Peter Moyes & Louise Harvey – She’s Not There: When New Illusions Meet Ol’ Time RealTtime; Mo-cap, Virtuality and Live Music Performance View the full performance of the She's Not There project

Featured Alumni

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Avrill Stark

Animation

As CEO and Executive Producer of A Stark Production, Avrill has established herself as a leading independent producer and creator of global children’s film and television content.

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Spierig brothers

Film

Twins Peter and Michael Spierig are taking Hollywood by storm with their films Undead, Daybreakers, and Predestination, starring Ethan Hawke.

Ben Cooper

Ben Cooper

Games Design

As a successful games designer, Ben has worked on a number of games including: Heroes Call (iOS, Android), Hand of Fate (Steam, PS4, Xbox One), and Atop the Wizards Tower (Oculus).

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Matthew Schofield

Animation

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

Find out more about our remarkable alumni

Cannes honours

Griffith Film School graduate, Qiu Yang, has won the prestigious Palme D’Or for best short film at the 70th Cannes Film Festival.

Contact

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