ESRA is a French Film School, created in 1972; it is the only private school entitled by the French government to issue and deliver a State degree (BAC+3).
ESRA alumni include over 4,000 active professionals in the TV and film industry - which can be found on our Alumni website : www.agesra.com.
ESRA alumni work in the fields of cinema, television, music, sound engineering and animation film.
ESRA, based in Paris, also has campuses in Nice, on the French Riviera, since 1988, and in Rennes since 1999.
Each establishment includes a Film/Television department (ESRA ), a Sound engineering dept.(ISTS ) and an Animation Film dept. (SUP'INFOGRAPH ). All teachings function on a three-year basis after the "BAC" (Bac = High School +1 year). In all departments, students choose their major on the third year of studies from a range of options.
ESRA NEW YORK
Students who have graduated their three-year course in France can sign up for an optional fourth year of studies in NYC, during which they follow a program in English and shoot a short movie, in collaboration with a New York partner school.
ESRA also includes a CONTINUING EDUCATION department, which welcomes professionals and amateurs for complementary formations which range from 1 week to 9 months duration.
Two masters are available to graduate students : one in FILM PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION, and one in SCRIPTWRITING for fiction and documentary.
If you wish to obtain further information, please use "Google translate" to browse our website in English.