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:

1. Professional Training

2. Exchanges and Mobility

3. Consulting and Assessment