EICAR, The International Film and Television School of Paris

At EICAR, we are first and foremost an international crossroads where not only French aesthetics and production techniques are explored, but also those of the world over. Our student body represents over 60 nationalities. This enriching atmosphere makes for more comprehensive training, but an interesting and diverse point of view that ultimately makes for richer films.



EICAR The International Film and Television School Paris, was founded in 1972. The International Department, offering undergraduate and graduate degrees in English, was founded in 2000.


The EICAR international Department prepares the filmmakers of tomorrow with a comprehensive practical degree program incorporating the following disciplines: Directing, Production, Editing, Screenwriting, Cinematography. Our degree programs and one year program in filmmaking have been designed by professionals in the field.


EICAR is a launching pad to give a real foundation for your passion. Our one on one instruction with professors help nurture and guide you in your projects and can provide real insight into possible career choices long after your studies have finished in the international department. 85 percent of our alumni stay in the industry and manage to thrive worldwide in a variety of different career paths in the vast film and television industry.

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GSSA 2021

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Housing services

Paris is a vibrant city and the perfect place for a film student with weekly theatrical releases of French, international and independent cinema.

We are excited for you to explore the city and choose where you feel most at home.

While housing in Paris can be challenging, it is not impossible, and there are several resources available to make your search easier.

We highly recommend that you research accommodation options as early as possible. Common types of accommodations are student housing, private apartment rentals, living with a host family.


Our Bachelor of Fine Arts and Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking are accredited by EABHES (European Association of Higher Education Schools) which allow you to pursue your studies in universities worldwide, should you wish to further your worldwide education.

Student Reviews

a good journey of life
Anonymous rated 4 out of 5 stars

it was over all good experience but the fact of matter of that there is no too much practical work at that university i learn myself through internet the good experience is that i learn about different cultures and my self motivation for studies my supervisor help me at anytime when i face any difficulty

Paris, Île-de-France, France

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