Film and Television at the VCA attracts students that wish to be challenged to explore their creative potential. Our practice-based ethos puts creativity and storytelling at the heart of everything we do.

Still from The Seed (2015) by Susannah Collins.
Still from The Seed (2015) by Susannah Collins.

Study Film and Television at the VCA

We balance intensive, studio-based practice with critical studies. Our learning environment creates the opportunity to form professional relationships that will prove invaluable throughout your career.

Film and Television has several areas of specialisation at undergraduate and graduate levels: Animation, Documentary, Narrative, Producing and Screenwriting.

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Acting and Crewing

Film and Television offer acting and crewing opportunities on our student productions to those wanting to gain on-set experience, or further develop their craft.

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Digital Archive

The Film and Television Digital Archive will be a living record of films produced by graduating students at the former Swinburne School of Film and Television (1966-1991) and at the Victorian College of the Arts (1992-), Australia's longest continuing film school.

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