ESRA International Film School • Paris, France; Rennes, France; Nice, France
ESRA INTERNATIONAL FILM SCHOOL is a French Film School that was created in 1972 and is the only private school entitled to issue and a state degree (BAC+3 which is the equivalent to the US-Bachelor degree).
ESRA is conveniently located in Paris and also has campuses in Nice, Rennes, and Brussels.
The 3-year degree programme is taught in French and open to students who have a high school diploma. ESRA International is also offering a variety of English-speaking courses. The filmmaking programmes are made for foreign students and adults who wish to broaden their knowledge in the filmmaking industry. Subjects students expect to be focusing on range from screenwriting, directing, and production to technical skills in cinematography, sound and editing.
The English-language programme takes either 1 year to complete or 3 years.
ESRA also welcome professionals and amateurs for complementary formations with a duration of 1 week to 9 months.
Students who graduate from the 3-year programme have the opportunity to sign up for an additional year in New York City. This fourth year is optional and includes English lessons and shooting a start movie in collaboration with actors from the New School of Drama.