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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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.

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LiveLab is the commercial production arm of Griffith Film School. Covering all platforms of screen production, games and animation, LiveLab produces 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.

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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


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


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


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.

Latest news

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August 22, 2017

Griffith filmmakers showcase talent at BIFF

Five recent graduates from Griffith Film School have made it to the finals of the Brisbane International Film Festival Centurion Short Film Awards. Griffith Film School alumni took out half of the finals spots and will screen their short films at Palace Centro cinemas tonight.

August 15, 2017

‘Don’t Be a Bad Apple’ – Griffith Film School animations highlight community issues

Young people in Logan City leading discussions and action towards ending gender-based violence in their region, have teamed up with Griffith Film School (GFS) to produce a series of animated clips that challenge harmful behaviours in relationships.

July 06, 2017

Remarkable generosity as Annual Appeal tops $100,000

Scholarship recipient Lily Mitchell sitting on campus at Griffith University.For the first time, Griffith University’s Annual Appeal has topped $100,000 in donations. The record-breaking mark was reached this week, less than two months after the 2017 appeal was launched. And with the appeal running until the end of the year, the amount already raised guarantees the provision of 40 Griffith Futures Scholarships for students […]

July 05, 2017

Griffith lecturer Paul Mason helps tell story of new comic series Kid Phantom

Move over Spiderman and Captain America – there’s a new superhero in town. Griffith Film School animation lecturer Dr Paul Mason has been chosen by Frew Comics to reboot the adventures of The Phantom through the Kid Phantom series.


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