Looking for a job at a video game or VFX Studio? Love sun and surf? Consider heading to Australia!
With major VFX studios like ILM, Method, Animal Logic, and Mill Film, 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!
We've also compiled a Career Pathways page where you can learn about different jobs in the film and games industry, skills required, salary expectations, and more.
List of film and game production studios in Australia:
Digital studio (animation, VFX and design) Location - Sydney, Vancouver, Los Angeles Notable Works - Guardians of the Galaxy, Happy Feet, The Great Gatsby, Peter Rabbit, LEGO movies, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Prometheus
Visual effects and animation studio Location - Sydney, Vancouver, London, San Francisco, Singapore Notable Works - Star Wars, The Mandalorian, Bumblebee, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel, Aladdin
Visual effects and animation studio Location - Melbourne, Santa Monica Notable Works - Black Panther, Deadpool, Jojo Rabbit, Spider-Man: Far From Home, Captain Marvel, Aquaman, Ant-Man and the Wasp, The Avengers
Visual effects and post-production studio Location - Melbourne, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Atlanta, Vancouver, Montreal, Pune Notable Works - Aquaman, Ford v Ferrari, Terminator: Dark Fate, John Wick: Chapter 3 - Parabellum, Jumanji: The Next Level, Mad Max Fury Road, Guardians of the Galaxy, Thor: Ragnarok, Iron Man
Visual effects and animation studio (film, game trailers, advertising) Location - Adelaide, London, New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Berlin Notable Works - Audi, Riot Games, EA Sports & Adidas, Apex Legends
Game and animation studio (cinematics, trailers) Location - Sydney, Los Angeles Notable Works - Hitman2,MortalKombat11, LEGODCVillains, CivilizationVI, plus work for clients like Disney, Epic Games, Microsoft, Sony
Indie video game developers Location - Melbourne Notable Works - Down in Bermuda, Agent A: A Puzzle in Disguise
These are just some of the game and film production studios working on amazing projects in Australia. As you can see, the industry is healthy and bustling, and hungry for more professionally trained artists.
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