France offers a variety of courses of various durations in the diverse aspects of filmmaking. Providing international summer school animation programs as well as specialized degrees in video games, France is among the best countries to study filmmaking, animation and game design.
Contact the nearest Campus France office, to learn more about studying in France.
Summer programme at La Fémis
La Fémis (Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Métiers de l’Image et du Son) is the French state film school and one of the most prestigious institutions in the world.
The Summer University is a two-month programme supported by the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs. It aims to help 15 young French-speaking professionals acquire the essential tools for making documentary films and develop their artistic approach. The selected professional will receive a scholarship from the French Embassy to fund the programme.
Summer programme for Radio creation at ENS Louis Lumière
ENS Louis-Lumière has launched a summer school programme for radio creation!
An international training course in sound documentary production, designed with the support of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs and Radio France Internationale (RFI), is intended for a dozen young foreign professionals who have received grants from the French Embassies or the local French Institute.
The programme offers an introduction to the culture and history of radio documentaries, as well as practical experience in recording and editing. Using theory and practical exercises, and listening to works, students will then produce their own sound documentaries, experiencing each stage of the process first hand. The programme will include professional visits and mentorship by the key of the industry RFI, Arte Radio, Radio France, SCAM, amongst others.
La Fabrique Cinéma de l’Institut français is a tailored program helping talented young directors from emerging countries increase their international exposure. Each year, this program, developed by the Institut français, in partnership with France Médias Monde – RFI, France 24, Monte Carlo Doualiya –, the Sacem and the International Organisation of La Francophonie invites ten directors working on their first or second feature films to attend the Festival de Cannes along with their producers.