Communications and the Arts
AFTRS is Australia's national screen arts and broadcast school and is regarded as one of the top 20 Film School's in the world - and the only Australian institution to make the list. Delivering advanced teaching and learning outcomes specifically for the screen arts and broadcast industry AFTRS is the only institution of its kind in Australia and was recently voted by the industry bible The Hollywood Reporter as one of the top 25 film schools in the world, coming in at #20. AFTRS is the only Australian institution to make the list.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    R. Management Board

  • Established By / Under

    Act / Regulation

  • Established By/Under More info

    Australian Film, Television and Radio School Act 1973

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    X. Internal Management

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    3 August 1973

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr Mr. Russell Howcroft 1 July 2017 30 June 2020
CEO/Executive Director/Managing Director Mr. Neil Peplow 25 June 2015 24 June 2020
Member VACANT    
Member Ms Ms. Annabelle Herd 14 December 2017 13 December 2020
Member VACANT    
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