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

Film

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.

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Animation

Animation

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.

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Games Design

Games Design

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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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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Asia Pacific Screen Lab

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

LiveLab

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.

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Lord David Puttnam CBE

Student opportunities

Griffith Film School has a strong commitment to community partnerships and internationalisation. View the various opportunities available to students, including guest lectures and masterclasses with industry leaders.

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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.

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.

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Featured Alumni

Avrill Stark

Animation CEO

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.

Spierig Brothers

Hollywood filmmakers

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

Games designer

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).

Matthew Schofield

The Simpsons animator

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.

Cannes honours

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

Latest news

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October 11, 2017

Cinema great delivers public lecture at Griffith

One of the most celebrated figures in world cinema, Oscar-winning Lord David Puttnam, kept a sell out audience enlivened with the leading film-maker delivering a public lecture  at Griffith Film School.

September29, 2017

Griffith film project wins award at Cannes

A student film produced by Griffith Film School's LiveLab has won an award at the Cannes Corporate Media and TV Awards.  LiveLab, the commercial production arm of Griffith Film School, was recognised for Ky's Story - Living with Autism an acclaimed film about autism featuring Australian screen icon ...

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 14, 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

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...

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