MFA Cinematography - Master of Fine Arts | Study Film Abroad at 3iS Paris
MFA Cinematography

MFA Cinematography

3 or 4 year Bachelor’s degree

Date de dernière Mise à jour : 01/06/2021


Delivered entirely in English, our innovative MFA Cinematography program at 3iS, trains international students in multiple aspects of filmmaking, with a focus on developing a creative vision and acquiring the technical expertise, needed to pursue a career in the filmmaking field.

Our program consists of lectures, workshops and master classes from cinema industry experts. Students will be able to learn hands-on and benefit from the largest filmmaking campus in Europe : a 300-m2 theater arts stage, a motion capture studio, a 300-seat screening room, and a movie set.

The goal of the MFA Cinematograpghy program, is to prepare our students for the professional cinema world upon graduating from this Master of Fine Arts.


year program


in English


Largest film school in Europe

Study Program

Develop artistic and technical skills in Cinematography

This comprehensive curriculum enables the MFA Cinematography students to gain a wide array of skills:

  • Production
  • Sound
  • Editing
  • Directing
  • Lighting
  • Documentary
  • Cinematography
  • Post Production


Develop your artistic and technical skills in areas such as directing, producing, filmmaking and editing. You will learn to write, direct and produce multi-camera studio programs, mainstream movies, series and dramatic short films. With each production, students receive additional training from professionals in filmmaking techniques, editing and post-production. MFA Cinematography students work in teams on productions under professional supervision.

Career paths

Assistant director
Video Operations Technician
Post Production Technician
Studio technician
Post-production technician
Head camera operator
Director of photography

Fees & Admissions

Course fees

  • Registration fees: 800€
  • 1st year: 15,300 € per year
  • 2nd year: 15,300 € per year



Admission process

  • Application
  • Writing test
  • Interview

Entry requirements

Students holding a Bachelor of Arts degree or equivalent qualification, preferably in literature, filmmaking, or the performing arts although other fields will be considered.

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