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Study Film, Television and Visual Effects in 2021.

The Bachelor of Film and Television (formerly Bachelor of Media Arts) is an innovative degree that puts you at the cutting-edge of film, television and visual effects (VFX) production.

In this program you will develop the technical knowledge and experience needed to enter the exciting world of screen production and content creation.

This program is not available to study on a student visa.

The degree combines theoretical learning with hands-on production in creative media. You will:

  • Explore theory and practice combining traditional and digital forms required by industry.
  • Gain an understanding in all stages of the professional production cycle from conceptualisation through to production and post-production.
  • Analyse film and media from around the globe to gain insight into different creative contexts, forms and practices.
  • Develop professional knowledge in screenwriting, cinematic design, and the production of documentary, experimental and narrative film and television, and VFX, while understanding different media platforms and the end-user experience.
  • Engage with industry leaders across all disciplines, work on real projects and use the latest production software and technologies, graduating career-ready with your own production portfolio, showcasing your practical skills and creativity across a variety of media forms.

Students can specialise in Film and Television production or VFX.

In the Film and Television production stream, students will complete a series of industry, production and screen theory courses.

In the VFX stream, students can apply to study the third year of the degree at Rising Sun Pictures (RSP), working alongside world-class visual effects artists who have created hundreds of sequences for motion pictures including Alita: Battle Angel, Captain Marvel and Dumbo.

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Bachelor of Film and Television 

  • 3 year degree
  • Magill campus
  • Study commences in March 2021
  • Bachelor of Media Arts applications now open via SATAC
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Opportunities to study with Rising Sun Pictures, world-renowned visual effects studio


Work with the latest technologies, including industry-standard cameras and our motion capture and VR studios


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