BFA in Filmmaking
EICAR, the only film school in continental Europe with an English language curriculum, offers a three year Bachelor of Fine Arts program in filmmaking with 5 Specializations – Directing, Screenwriting, Cinematography, Producing and Editing.
The School provides degrees and programs with an emphasis on practical filmmaking experience and teamwork. We favor direct studio work and exercises where lessons can sink in.
The programs also concentrate on the proper management of film sets so students can understand how things are done in the professional world and develop their skills and talents accordingly. This is why we focus our curriculum and philosophy on getting the process right.
Studying in Paris with an international network of professionals
EICAR provides an international environment with over 60 nationalities present within the school’s student and staff community. Our international faculty of working film and television professionals has one foot in the industry at all times.
Because EICAR instructors are not academics but active professionals, they are able to offer a real world, cutting-edge approach to film education where students are prepared to confront and master the latest technical changes and artistic tendencies in the rapidly evolving audiovisual industry.
In addition to EICAR’s faculty of film and media professionals, a rigorous program designed to emulate the reality and challenges of the professional world is keystone of the BFA curriculum.
The European Bachelor of Fine Arts is a degree-level diploma
which is accredited by EABHES, the European Accreditation Board of Higher Education Schools. The Bachelor’s degree is recognized in affiliated Universities and Higher Education Schools around the world and gives students a high level of geographical mobility, in terms both of their studies and their professional activities. They are a genuine European passport for the world of work.
A minimum of 180 ECTS credits is required for the BFA degree. These credits can be earned in coursework, personal study, and internships.
A compulsory Foreign Language test is also required for the degree qualifications.