About Film and television

Discover the tools to develop your creative voice and the skills to make distinctive screen programs to a high artistic and technical standard.

As a Film and Television student, you’ll gain creative, technical and analytical skills to support innovative and highly engaging screen work.

This program will provide you with the opportunity to write, direct and edit your own work, as well as crew on fellow students’ productions.

You’ll have access to industry-standard facilities and resources, including fully equipped production and animation studios, cinemas, analogue and digital cinema cameras, audio recording kits, and professional level vision and audio postproduction facilities.

Discover the Film and Television specialisation

Learn more about how we can help you refine your creative, technical and analytical skills to produce innovative and engaging screen work.

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Find out more about our graduate degrees and get support with your application. Speak to our expert staff online, via phone or at an upcoming event. You can also register to learn more about your course options and opportunities via email.

Why study Film and Television at the University of Melbourne

Industry-ready skills

Industry-ready skills

Benefit from our strong industry connections, providing many real-world opportunities for our students to learn and grow.

Taught by leading experts

Taught by leading experts

Be guided by expert teaching and performance staff, and supported by all the opportunities a world-class university can offer.

Industry-standard facilities

Industry-standard facilities

You’ll have access to industry-standard facilities and resources, based in the heart of Melbourne's arts precinct.

Hear from our students

Find out what motivated our current students to choose Melbourne, and the impact studying with us has had on their lives and careers.

Being at the VCA has definitely taught me to push boundaries, open myself up to vulnerability for learning and growth both professionally and emotionally.

Athina Wilson, Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television)

Who you will learn from

Learn from skilled academic and professional experts who will share invaluable knowledge you can use in your job.

Andrew O’Keefe


Writer, director and producer Andrew O'Keefe graduated from the VCA’s Bachelor of Film and Television in 2001 and is currently completing a practice-led PhD.

See Andrew's profile

Talk to us

Please speak to our expert staff to discover more about our learning opportunities and get support with your application.