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International Programs

Programs in English

3iS offers filmmaking and audiovisual training programs in English for international students and French students who are bilingual in French and English.

3iS,  Film & TV 3-year Diploma (BA level, taught in English)

Since 2019, international students and French students with a good level of English have been able to study for their Film & TV Diploma (DESTIS, Diplôme d’Enseignement Supérieur en Techniques de l’Image et du son) entirely in English. This official 3-year Diploma (equivalent to a Bachelor of Arts) is recognized by the French Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation.

BFA in Filmmaking 

The 3iS BFA in Filmmaking trains students for careers in film, television and media. The program teaches narrative technique, visual aesthetics and technical skills. 

During this 3-year program delivered entirely in English, BFA students:

  • Gain experience in all filmmaking and audiovisual disciplines including film production, scriptwriting, directing, image, lighting and post-production
  • Work on short films, videos and webseries
  • Develop a portfolio that includes short, factual and episodic productions as well as full-length films for cinema, television and web broadcast

The MFA in Cinematography 

The 3iS MFA in Cinematography focuses on the technology and art of filmmaking.

During this 2-year program delivered in English, students learn all aspects of the profession including narrative technique, cinematography, visual aesthetics and sound editing. 

Students also learn about all the theoretical and practical aspects of filmmaking, and have the opportunity to develop their own full-length feature film. 

MFA Recording & Music Production 

3iS Paris’ MFA Recording & Music Production focuses on producing sound for concerts, music albums, movie soundtracks, cinema, TV shows, commercials, video games, etc. Students develop their artistic and technical skills through this program which brings together sound designers and composers, passionate about music and video games, a sector booming in France and internationally.


The leading audiovisual campus in Europe, the 3iS Paris school trains in image and sound professions: cinema, audiovisual, technical and stage management, 2D and 3D animation cinema, video games, multimedia graphic design, etc.


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78990 Élancourt
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