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List of Video Game Production & VFX Studios in Australia

Looking for a job at a Video Game or VFX Studio? Love sunshine? Head to Australia!

With major VFX studios ILM and Mill Film opening up in Sydney and Adelaide, Australia is continuing to uphold its position as an integral part of the digital arts and video game development industries.

Local and international artists alike are busy year-round producing blockbuster films and best-selling games for global markets. The projects are diverse and require artists with equally varied skill sets, experience and backgrounds.

To help you in your job search, we've gathered an alphabetical list of some of the largest CG and digital art studios in Australia. So, when you're ready to apply for your dream job, head to their careers page and send them your best work!

List of film and game production studios in Australia:

ALT VFX - VISUAL EFFECTS STUDIO

Location - Brisbane and Sydney

Notable Works - Honda, Toyota and NAB advertisments

 

ANIMAL LOGIC - DIGITAL STUDIO (ANIMATION, VFX AND DESIGN)

Location - Sydney, Vancouver and Los Angeles

Notable Work - The Avengers: Age of Ultron, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Prometheus

In Production - Lego Batman Movie

 

 

 

CUTTING EDGE STUDIOS - VISUAL EFFECTS AND POST PRODUCTION STUDIO

Location - Sydney, Brisbane and The Gold Coast

Notable Work - Advil, Toyota and KFC advertisments

 

HALFBRICK STUDIO - INDIE VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS

Location - Brisbane

Notable Work - Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride

In Production - Fruit Ninja VR

 

HIPSTER WHALE - INDIE VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS

Location - Melbourne

Notable Works - Crossy Road

 

ILOURA - ANIMATION AND VISUAL EFFECTS STUDIO

Location - Melbourne and Sydney

Notable Work - Game of Thrones, Mad Max: Fury Road, Ted

In Production - Ghostbusters

 

 

 

LEAGUE OF GEEKS - INDIE VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS

Location - Melbourne

Notable Work - Armello

 

LUMA PICTURES - VISUAL EFFECTS AND ANIMATION STUDIOS

Location - Santa Monica and Melbourne

Notable Work - Deadpool, Antman, The Avengers

 

METHOD STUDIOS - VISUAL EFFECTS AND POST PRODUCTION STUDIO

Location - USA, UK, Canada, Sydney and Melbourne

Notable Work - Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor, Iron Man

In Production - Doctor Strange

 

MIRAGE VFX - VISUAL EFFECTS AND ANIMATION STUDIO

Location - Sydney, Singapore and Bangkok

Notable Works - Lord of the Rings, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Kong

 

RISING SUN PICTURES - VISUAL EFFECTS STUDIO

Location - Adelaide

Notable Work - X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Great Gatsby, Gravity

 

 

 

TANTALUS MEDIA - INDIE VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS

Location - Melbourne

Notable Work - The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess

 

YAK AND CO - INDIE VIDEO GAME DEVELOPERS

Location - Melbourne

Notable Work - Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise

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These just some of the game and film production studios working on amazing projects right here in Australia. As you can see, the industry is healthy and bustling, and hungry for more professionally trained artists.

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