Explore our Film and Television courses

Choose Film and Television at Swinburne  

A new era of film and television has arrived thanks to accessible technology and streaming services. It’s now up to filmmakers to adjust, explore new mediums and tell stories differently. That’s what you’ll explore in film school at Swinburne.

Whether you choose film studies to master production and editing, create documentaries, become a screenwriter or produce special effects, you’ll learn how to make a movie by combining imagination with practical skills — and make your story come to life.

Browse Swinburne’s film and television courses to find detailed course information, application dates, fees, entry requirements, course subjects, ATAR calculator and more.

Why study with us?

World's best film/video production school*

Graduate film shown at Berlin International Film Festival#

Graduate film awarded Best Documentary at St Kilda Film Festival^

Film and television study guide

Film and television study guide

Start your journey into production and editing, documentaries, screenwriting or special effects.
Dannika is having success at film festivals

Film festival success

Film and Television graduate Dannika found her niche while studying at Swinburne, producing short narrative film ‘The Summer of ABC Burns’ in her third year. The project was selected at the Byron Bay International Film Festival and won the St Kilda Film Festivals’ Audience Choice Award. 

Get a taste of our courses

Student work: Screen and Media - Film and Television stream

Student work: Screen and Media - Film and Television stream

Check out this showreel to see projects by our screen and media students specialising in film and television. The course offers students a range of creative and technical skills in film and television production.

*"Swinburne is the finest film/video production school in the world" according to Hunter Todd, Founding Director of WorldFest-Houston International Film Fest

#Graduate Takumi Kawakami's short film Paper Crane premiered at the 68th Berlin Internatinoal Film Festival

^Graduate Simon Direen's A Life Together was awarded Best Documentary at the 2018 St Kilda Film Festival

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    Work Integrated Learning

    Swinburne guarantees real industry experience in all our bachelor degrees in the form of placements, internships or industry-linked projects. Find out more about Swinburne's Work Integrated Learning (WIL) programs.