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Ecole nationale supérieure Louis-Lumière
La Cité du Cinéma - 20 rue Ampère
Saint-Denis (France) / Tel : 01 84 67 00 01
01 86 67 00 01

First edition of the International Cinematography Master Class - the French Touch.



PARIS (France) October 31st - November 4th 2022


The AFC (Association Française des directeurs de la photographie Cinématographique) and the École nationale supérieure Louis-Lumière present the first edition of the International Cinematography Master Class - the French Touch  with some of the finest directors of photography in France.

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La Cité du Cinéma


You are a cinematographer with an intermediate-to-advanced skill set? This masterclass is designed for you and will help you gain a new perspective on your work!


Subjects covered include :    

  • Welcome session with AFC members

  • 5 half-day workshops with talented AFC directors of photography, lighting and framing different subjects such as : fiction scene with actors, beauty shots, table-top, light, classical painting reproduction

  • Color timing of material filmed during the workshops

  • VR studio visit - virtual screens …

  • Meeting with leading equipment manufacturers

  • Discussions and study of "French" cinematography

  • Standard and full-frame lenses blind test

  • Panel discussions with AFC members

  • Lunches with AFC members

  • Masterclass on how to prep for a film or TV serie

  • Screening of a recent film or series and discussion with its DP

  • Opening and Closing dinners



Instruction will be in English.


The first edition of the International Cinematography Master Class- the French Touch will take place in Paris from October 31st to November 4th.


List of instructors* 


Claire MathonPhilippe RousselotCaroline ChampetierRomain Lacourbas etc. (schedule permitting).

* Instructors will participate based on availability.


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Claire Mathon, Romain Lacourbas, Caroline Champetier, Philippe Rousselot

Registration is now open to students worldwide until September 20th



  • COST : 5500 €

The cost includes all masterclass events, lunches, opening and closing dinners, visits, bus fare for the excursions. This does not cover travel and accommodation*.

* A list of hotels can be provided upon request