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2019 Master of Arts Screen

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

Master of Arts Screen: Business and Leadership

The MA Screen: Business and Leadership is a transformational program that provides students with the skills and knowledge to succeed and thrive as leaders in today’s fast-moving screen business environment. The ability to adapt and thrive are defining features of successful companies. Offering a unique blend of creative leadership and business essentials, in this course you will learn the latest approaches to managing creativity, applying leadership principles to your own workplace and career pathways. By the end of the MA Screen: Business and Leadership, you will have discovered your own unique leadership style; how to shape a working business model; and, crucially, you will also have an understanding of how to persuade people to their cause. The course is practical, high-level, current and collaborative.

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Master of Arts Screen

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.

Applications for 2020 open in July and close in October.



The Master of Arts Screen: Animation is a unique industry-based training program where you will focus on high-end digital storytelling skills whilst ...

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Becoming a great cinematographer requires mastery of screen language, leadership, and the ability to collaborate and reflect on visual storytelling. ...

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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 seeks to produce the next generation of professional documentary makers, dedicated practitioners who aspire to...

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The Master of Arts Screen: Editing provides you with the opportunity to learn by deep immersion in the craft of editing. Through an intensive cycle o...

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In the Master of Arts Screen: Music you examine how to apply varied styles of music to screen narratives. You will discover how music works with imag...

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The Master of Arts Screen: Producing provides you with an advanced skillset focussed on project creation and development, including audience identifi...

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Production Design

The Master of Arts Screen: Production Design offers emerging production designers, art directors, designers and artists the opportunity to be immerse...

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For over forty years, AFTRS has consistently produced screenwriting graduates who have enjoyed critical and commercial success domestically and inter...

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

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