What We Do
Committed to producing dynamic, flexible daring and creative practitioners AFTRS is famous for its 'hands-on' courses and stellar alumni.
AFTRS is Australia's national screen arts and broadcast school and is rated as one of the top Film School's in the world - by The Hollywood Reporter* and is the only Australian institution of any kind to make the list three times.
- July 2015 AFTRS rated as one of the top 15 International film schools in the world
by The Hollywood Reporter
- 2014: The Hollywood Reporter rates AFTRS as one of the top 'International' film schools in the world
- The Hollywood Reporter ranks AFTRS #20 in its second annual list of the top 25 film schools in the world in 2012
Educating for the screen and broadcast industry, AFTRS is the only institution of its kind in Australia.
Set up in 1972, through an act of parliament to contribute to the cultural and creative life of the nation by the Australian government, AFTRS is the national screen and broadcast school of Australia. (Read more about AFTRS History and milestones)
At AFTRS students work together under the one roof in one of the best equipped screen and broadcast schools in the world that includes:
- dedicated production studios for film
- recording studios for screen music & sound
- equipment stores & technical staff
- professional electricians
- a set construction workshop
- props & staging department
- production staff & post production facilities.
- the biggest and most comprehensive screen arts & broadcast library in Australia
Taught by the best in the business AFTRS' student films and graduates consistently garner national and international accolades.
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nova969.com.au, theaustralian.com.au, abc.net.au, dailytelegraph.com.au, 2ue.com.au,
alchetron.com, connagh.wordpress.com, oscars.org
Last updated: April 6, 2016
The Australian Film Television Radio and School would like to acknowledge the Traditional Owners, the 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.