Course Details


Bachelor Degree

Study Load

Part Time

Study Mode

In Class

Course Location


Applications Close

Oct 27, 2024


3 years

Deakin University

Bachelor of Film, Television and Animation

Discover the art of storytelling on the big and small screen when you study Deakin’s Bachelor of Film, Television and Animation.

Explore your creative vision in a supportive environment, working on live-action and animated films across documentary, drama and experimental productions. Immerse yourself in your craft, developing the critical practical and technical skills to work across multiple roles in production and post-production in the dynamic and collaborative industries of screen media, entertainment and culture.

Discover what is possible in our state-of-the-art learning spaces including Deakin Studios (Burwood) – our virtual production, television, film and animation studio. You will learn from practising industry professionals who are leading experts in what they do. On graduation you will be equipped and prepared for the workforce with in-demand skills for this growing sector.

Want to discover your creative vision in a supportive and collaborative environment?

Film, television and animation are powerful mediums for telling stories and expressing yourself in an ever-changing world. Whether you want to produce and direct, work on set or in post-production, or create your own animations – studying at Deakin is the first step towards your dream future career.

Challenge perceptions with your work, drawing from the expertise of accomplished academics and practising creative professionals who are active and well-connected in industry. You’ll establish a community of like-minded creatives to collaborate and create with on real industry briefs.

You will be supported and empowered to experiment with new mediums in a flexible environment. Develop a versatile set of skills through practical production experience, film analysis and work-integrated learning. If animation is your interest, you will learn clever and creative ways to animate characters and worlds while gaining an understanding of animation principles and production techniques.

Through this course, you will explore:

  • 2D and 3D animation
  • motion graphics
  • directing and producing
  • digital cinematography
  • editing and visual effects
  • screen history, culture and analysis
  • multi camera TV studio production
  • scriptwriting
  • short fictional and factual filmmaking
  • sound recording and design
  • studio and location production
  • the business of freelance work
  • visual language.

Discover new ways to tell stories every day with access to state-of-the-art facilities and equipment – including a high-definition television broadcast studio, industry-grade cameras, sound studio, editing and colour grading suites and stop motion animation stations. You’ll also gain invaluable industry experience through internship opportunities, such as crewing on sports broadcasts through the Deakin LiveStream OB van.

By consistently connecting with industry and working on real-world briefs, you will develop your professional identity and hone your communication and leadership skills. By the time you graduate, you will have a creative portfolio, budding professional network and invaluable industry knowledge to thrive in a sustained creative career in the multifaceted world of screen production.

For more information, visit Deakin University

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