Life at AFTRS
AFTRS is an exciting and dynamic place to learn, to be challenged and to grow. We place the highest value on the exploration of new ideas, encouraging you to take creative risks and learn through practice-based education.
The home of Australian storytelling
World class teaching and state-of-the art facilities
Empowering storytellers from diverse backgrounds
Our teachers are highly experienced and accomplished industry practitioners, who set our students on their way to achieving their creative aspirations. The friends you make at AFTRS will be your life-long professional collaborators.
We want to invest in your future
To inspire creativity and innovation, we want to work with students from diverse backgrounds. In order to achieve this, we offer a range of scholarships that recognise excellence and assist with the costs associated with higher education. These include:
AFTRS wants to discover and enable diverse Australian voices, this scholarship has been created to support the next generation of local talent.
AFTRS Indigenous scholarships are awarded to assist Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, who may otherwise be under-represented.
Browse our range of courses by and discover how they can bring you one step closer to achieving your career goals.
Practical hands on skills to work in roles in TV production and Post Production, especially in factual and unscripted.Discover Television
AFTRS Sound alumni who have been nominated or won awards include: David White, winner of the Academy Award for Best…Discover Sound
Each year Australian feature films, television and other screen media are testament to the impact of the AFTRS Screenwriting program.…Discover Screenwriting
The Master of Arts Screen: Music enables you to work at a professional level on screen narratives of all kinds.…Discover Screen Music
Screen design at AFTRS enables you to work at a professional level on a broad range of screen productions. Award…Discover Production Design
Radio & Podcasting
AFTRS’ Graduate Diploma in Radio is designed specifically to meet the needs of the Australian radio and podcast industry and…Discover Radio & Podcasting
Producing & Screen Business
The Master or Arts Screen: Producing will equip you with specialist knowledge in producing and screen content to propel you…Discover Producing & Screen Business
Digital careers are booming and the need for all-rounders with abroad range of skills has never been more apparent.Discover Digital
AFTRS delivers industry-relevant and future-focused education, research and training. We seek to be the reference point for innovation in screen,…Discover Filmmaking
The Master of Arts Screen: Documentary will equip you with specialist knowledge and collaborative experience in documentary production, propelling you…Discover Documentary
You will graduate with the skills to become a professional editor in film, television, documentary, advertising, VR, AR and web-based…Discover Editing
Over the past 45 years, AFTRS Directing alumni have been nominated for a slew of awards. Notable alumni include: Jane…Discover Directing
Studying cinematography at AFTRS will enable you to shoot different screen narratives in a variety of formats and styles. This…Discover Cinematography