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Master of Arts Screen

Behind the scenes of 'Sweet Tooth' | Dir. Shannon Ashlyn | Photo: David Collins

Master of Arts Screen
In 10 Disciplines

The Master of Arts Screen is a hands-on transformative learning experience. The two year, full-time degree is designed to enable the future creative leaders of the industry and fast-track screen professionals into head-of-department positions. This course, available in 10 disciplines offers shared subjects, deep discipline learning and cross-disciplinary projects to allow you develop a dynamic and multi-faceted skill-set. An ongoing cycle of practical collaborations enables you to hone your skills, apply creative thinking to real-world scenarios and develop life-long partnerships. The course culminates in a funded, major creative work.

Meet our Head of Department for each discipline here.

Applications close 11:59PM 14 October, 2019



The Master of Arts Screen: Animation is a unique industry-based training program. It focusses on the high-end animation storytelling skills required ...

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A great cinematographer requires mastery of screen language, leadership, and the ability to collaborate on visual storytelling. In this course –...

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In our digital world, the skills and capabilities demanded of the director are increasingly complex. Unique in its structure, the Master of Arts S...

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The Master of Arts Screen: Documentary is a unique two-year graduate degree dedicated to forging the next generation of documentary filmmakers, focus...

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The Master of Arts Screen: Editing provides you with the opportunity to immerse yourself in the craft of editing. You will be trained in Avid Media C...

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In the Master of Arts Screen: Music you will learn how to apply different styles of music to screen narratives. You will discover how music works wit...

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The Master of Arts Screen: Producing provides you with the tools to create and develop your own projects. You will learn about audience identificatio...

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Production Design

The Master of Arts Screen: Production Design offers emerging production designers, art directors, designers and artists the skills to negotiate a cre...

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For over 45 years, AFTRS has consistently produced screenwriting graduates who have enjoyed critical and commercial success – at home and abroad. T...

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Prepare for the next stage of your career as a sound practitioner. In the Master of Arts Screen: Sound, you will explore sound as a means of driving ...

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Meet our Heads of Department