Bachelor of Film and Screen Media Production

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Undergraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

Develop your skills as an innovative content creator, and set yourself up for success in this ever-changing industry. You'll receive a practical education in film and screen media production. With access to state-of-the-art facilities and will benefit from our deep industry connections and engagement opportunities embedded throughout this degree.You'll learn how to work in a team to bring your vision to life for the screen, while gaining a thorough grounding in the history, practice and critical analysis of film and new technologies, including virtual production. This hands-on production-focused degree covers a wide variety of screen formats including, TV studio, linear narrative, documentary, client-based production and interactive story. You will have the choice of electives in producing, directing, cinematography, and production design, among many others. You will also take courses in screen production and screen entrepreneurship, which will help you learn about finding support and audiences for your screen production work.Industry focusAs a film and screen media student, you can take advantage of our diverse workshop, seminar, and master class programs delivered by local and international experts including Multi-Oscar award-winning producer, Lord David Puttnam CBE and renowned Australian filmmaker Bruce Beresford.Griffith Film School is an active member of, and has a strong reputation within the World Film School Association (CILECT), a group of 160 International Film Schools. We were a leader in the establishment, management and growth of ASPERA and maintain ongoing engagement with ATOM.Griffith Film School has ongoing international partnerships with the APSA, NEP Group, World Congress of Science and Factual Producers, Gobelins L'école De L'image and the BFA.These industry links and international connections mean you'll have the opportunity to practise the art of filmmaking under the guidance of the best in the world. You'll be prepared to create industry-standard work and make critical contacts that you'll draw upon at university and beyond.Opportunities and experiencesSubmit your work to film festivals or competitions and take your talents further through in-field study, as well as domestic and international study tours.Griffith Film School students can engage with different cultures and disciplines through elective study tours. Griffith University creative arts students and alumni (including students and alumni from the Queensland College of Art and Queensland Conservatorium) annually descend on outback Queensland to hone their craft as part of the Vision Splendid Film Festival in Winton. Griffith Film School partners with the festival to run the Vision Splendid Film Institute—a two-week program of film projects, workshops and masterclasses. You'll gain practical experience, mentoring opportunities, and build relationships with locals and Koa elders in a truly unique setting.


  • Asia Pacific Film
  • Australian Screen Industries
  • Cinematography
  • Digital Storytelling
  • Documentary Production
  • Drama Production
  • Editing
  • Episodic Content
  • History and Future of the Moving Image
  • Image and Sound
  • Industry Engagement
  • Interactive Storytelling
  • Introduction to Screen Production
  • Language and Communication for Arts and Social Sciences
  • Listed electives and/or Free-choice electives
  • Post Production and Audience
  • Post Production and Markets
  • Production Project
  • Reading the Moving Image
  • Screen Distribution
  • Screen Entrepreneurship
  • Screen Producing
  • Scriptwriting 1
  • Short Film Project
  • Sound Recording and Design
  • Story and Audience
  • Story and Voice
  • TV Studio Production
  • TV Studio Production - Introduction


Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
South Bank Campus International: $97,500 No
  • Full-time : 3 years
  • Part-time : 6 years

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