The brainchild of Luc Besson, the Ecole de la Cité puts talent first. The creativity and motivation of candidates are the principal criteria for admission.
Two courses are offered: screenwriting and directing. Teaching focuses on practical aspects. Internships and group work are a regular feature of the courses. Contact with the film industry and professionals is constant thanks to the school's location at the heart of the Cité du Cinéma.
The courses are free of charge. No academic qualifications are necessary for admission. The purpose? Giving talents from all horizons a chance to express themselves to ensure the diversity of movie output tomorrow.
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« I wanted to found the Ecole de la Cité so that passionate would-be filmmakers, who haven’t found a place for themselves in the system, have an alternative. » – Luc Besson
The Ecole de la Cité is located at the heart of the Cité du Cinéma, a unique facility in Europe, where film and TV professionals are in constant contact.
Revolution in the film world:a new kind of film school is born !