Established in 1973 under an act of Federal Parliament, the
Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) is the nation’s premier
screen and broadcast school, the only Australian school consistently rated in
the top 15 international film schools by industry publication, The
AFTRS’ purpose is to find and empower Australian talent to
shape and share their stories with the world by delivering industry-relevant
and future-focused education, research and training. We seek to be the reference
point for innovation in screen, sound, and story-making, globally. To ensure
AFTRS reflects Australian society, diversity is supported across all the
School’s activities, with a focus on supporting the best talent, from all
backgrounds, into careers in the industry.
Courses are informed and taught by top industry
practitioners and combine theory and practice to develop industry ready
graduates. Our students and recent graduates have access to a wide range of
internship and placement opportunities. Offering unrivalled facilities and a
dedication to enabling Australian storytellers to take their next step, the
school’s alumni have won a slate of awards globally including AACTAs, BAFTAs,
Golden Globes and Oscars. Our radio degree course achieves a high employment
for graduates, many of whom go on to be leaders in the industry.
We ensure current practitioners maintain and sharpen their
skills via short courses and industry certificates.
AFTRS finds, develops and supports Australian storytelling
talent from early inspiration to the highest levels of professional practice,
helping build the stories that connect, surprise and move us all.
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