Louis-Lumière National Film, Photography & Sound Engineering School is dedicated to providing pre-professional training and Continuing Education for the audiovisual industries. The school is state-funded and run under the auspices of the Ministry of Higher Education and Research.
Known all over the world, the school has maintained its position as a pioneer in film and photography education since it was founded in 1926 under the patronage of Louis Lumière and Léon Gaumont.
Many award-winning directors, cinematographers, photographers and sound engineers are issued from Louis-Lumière School.
ENS Louis-Lumière benefits from being located in a dynamic professional environment at the Cité du Cinéma and from being near all what Paris offers.
The international scope of ENS Louis-Lumière covers three main missions: