Jul 26 2012

The Hollywood Reporter magazine has ranked the Australian Film Television and Radio School as #20 in its list of the top 25 film institutes in the world.

AFTRS is the only Australian educational institution to make The Hollywood Reporter's list of international film schools and is super-delighted to be recognised in the company of the other great international screen arts and broadcast Schools.

AFTRS courses and programs are highly regarded at an international level and the inclusion of the School in the list is evidence of the excellent achievements of the School's programs of study as well as student and alumni success.

The list as it was presented by THR is as follows:

1. University of Southern California
2. American Film Institute
3. Beijing Film Academy
4. University of California Los Angeles
5. New York University Tisch School of the Arts
6. La Femis (Paris)
7. Wesleyan University
8. California Institute of the Arts
9. Emerson College, Visual & Media Arts School
10. Columbia University School of the Arts
11. The Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
12. University of Texas Austin
13. Chapman University
14. The National Film and Television School
15. Rhode Island School of Design
16. University of Television and Film Munich
17. Florida State University
18. Loyola Marymount University
19. The Polish National Film, Television and Theater School
20. Australian Film Television and Radio School
21. Columbia College Chicago
22. Centro de Capacitacian Cinematografica
23. Art Center College of Design
24. The Italian National Film School
25. All-Russian State Institute for Cinema

View the list on the THR website >


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.