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Study Filmmaking and Fashion in the French Riviera this summer! Spend 3 weeks in Cannes, France, one of the most popular places to be in the south of France during the summer. Famous for the glamorous Cannes Film Festival, this is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on filmmaking experience and study fashion and film in the city that brings these artistic forms together like no other.

This is a unique collaboration between two globally recognized art schools. Parsons Paris, part of The New School and Parsons School of Design in New York City offers innovative English language bachelor's and master’s degree programs in fashion, strategic design management, and art, media, and technology. ESRA International Film School, offers undergraduate and graduate programs specializing in theoretical and practical training in the fields of film and television, sound, music and animation.

What's Included?

With this program, you will find all of the building blocks necessary to ensure a successful Film & Fashion educational experience in Cannes. API’s collaboration with Parsons Paris and the ESRA International Film School bring together a fully immersive learning experience with a focus on Fashion and Filmmaking in the iconic setting on the French Riviera! The program offers a selection of courses for undergraduate students, graduate students and adult learners looking for the opportunity to study Filmmaking, Fashion Film and Fashion, Film and Gender in this globally recognized seaside city. Each course is worth 3 undergraduate credits from Parsons Paris, who issues the transcript.

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Application Requirements

  • Minimum 2.0 G.P.A.
  • Completed API application
  • Official transcript
  • University Approval Form (U.S. applicants only)
  • Open to undergraduates with one year of college, graduates, and adult learners
  • Non-native English speakers must provide TOEFL scores of 79 or above or IELTS scores of 6.5 or above to show proof of English proficiency
  • Entry requirements for US and EU passport holders: a valid passport
  • Entry requirements for all other international students: consult the French Consulate in your home country
  • Students who are currently enrolled at The New School will not be required to submit a letter of recommendation, official transcript or university contact information form.
Session Program Dates Program Cost Application Deadline Extended Application Deadline Payment Deadline
Summer Jul 7, 2023 - Jul 29, 2023 $7,895 Mar 15, 2023 Mar 15, 2023 Apr 15, 2023
  • Marseille, France

    One overnight excursion to Marseille, which is home to some very unique sights and landmarks. It is France's largest port, making it the 7th largest in Europe. Then there are two stunning cathedrals, Notre Dame de la Garde Basilica and the Cathédrale La Major. Finally, Old Town is one of the prettiest neighborhoods in the whole of France. Located on a hillside, it is packed with boutiques, pretty cafes and bars and galleries.

  • Sainte-Marguerite Island

    Enjoy a day trip to Sainte-Marguerite Island, which just a 15 minute ferry ride from the port of Cannes. This gorgeous, well-preserved island is home to many beautiful walking trails filled with greenery and exotic plants, ready and waiting for you to explore!

What You’ll Study

All of the building blocks to ensure a successful Film & Fashion learning experience in Cannes are in place with this program: A collaboration between globally-recognized Parsons Paris and the ESRA International Film School bring a fully immersive educational experience with a focus on Fashion and Filmmaking in the iconic setting on the French Riviera! The program offers a selection of courses for undergraduate students, graduate students and adult learners looking for the opportunity to study 'Filmmaking', 'Fashion Film' and 'Fashion, Film and Gender' in the city that brings these two mediums together like no other. Each course is worth 3 undergraduate credits from Parsons Paris, Parsons issues transcript

ESRA is the leading Film School in France with campuses in Paris, Nice/Cannes, Rennes, Brussels and New York, and offers national state bachelor and master degrees. Since 1972, the school has trained overs 10,000+ alumni working today in all the fields of the audiovisual industry, from cinema, tv, advertisement, sound, music, vfx, video gaming and social networks.

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Maximum one course per student, 3 undergraduate credits from The New School per course. Studio courses are 80 contact hours, and seminar courses are 40 contact hours. Students should rank course preferences from most preferred to least.

Courses for Summer Film and Fashion in Cannes

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Housing for this program is in shared rooms in student housing near the beach, which is located 20 minutes away from campus by bus and only 10 minutes by bus from downtown Cannes. There is a cantine and a small restaurant on the student housing campus, plus a supermarket nearby. Also available to students are a study room, laundry facilities, a small theatre and a chapel. Linens, wifi and periodic cleanings are included. Single rooms may be available for an additional fee, but availability is not guaranteed.