Facilities & Gear


AFTRS is the only film school in the world to house facilities for all of the specialist craft areas of film television and radio, together, under the one roof.

State-of the-art and purpose built the gear and equipment is constantly being updated to ensure graduates are at the leading edge of technology and practice. The AFTRS campus features a wide range of facilities of value to students, including:

  • A comprehensive research library located on site.
  • Four teaching computer labs - Mac and PC systems.
  • A full size theatre - with seating for 120 - equipped with 35mm, 16mm and high definition digital projection and
    Dolby sound.
  • State-of-the-art, 5.1 mixing /screening theatre with seating for 40.
  • Two large professional film and television studios.
  • Three smaller workshop studios.
  • Professional 35mm, 16mm and digital video cameras.
  • Production support including:
  • Grip truck with Movietech Arco dolly and accessories
  • Stand-by Props truck
  • Extensive props store
  • Costume support
  • Set construction workshop
  • Ten off-line picture editing suites housing both AVID and Final-Cut Pro editing, one 35mm flat bed film edit suite.
  • Three state of the art Sound recording studios.
  • Ten Sound Editing suites.
  • Four Music Composition suites.
  • Two online video editing suites.
  • A video-post department that provides broadcast quality dubbing, HD Avid Adrenaline online editing, Scenarist DVD authoring, web streaming and multicam production services.
  • Contemporary digital radio studio facilities including three on-air studios.

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Image attribution: Photographs by Linda Chang and Dom Loneregan for AFTRS.
Page last updated March 24, 2016

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The Australian Film Television and Radio School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the Bidjigal people and Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, on whose land we meet, work, study and teach. We pay our respects to Elders past and present, and extend our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all nations of this land.