CIFAP

Year founded: 1997
Number of students: Approx. 1000
Areas of teaching: Professional training in fields including screenwriting, film, television and radio production.
Locations: Headquarters/main campus in the Paris suburb of Montreuil


CIFAP is a leading provider of high-quality professional training for workers in the creative industries. Every year over 150 professionals participate in training courses tailored to their specific needs.

Students follow classes given by members of the school’s 18 permanent staff, who are assisted by additional trainers. These trainers – seasoned professionals in the film, television, radio, music, performing arts and tech sector who bring the realities and trends of their profession into the classroom – work closely with the CIFAP pedagogical team to design, develop, and deliver hands-on training curricula and course materials.

The school offers professional training programs in the following fields: screenwriting, film, television and radio production, journalism, post-production, 3D animation and 3D graphics, sound recording, HD shooting, web design, web marketing and social media marketing.

Located in the Paris suburb of Montreuil, CIFAP works with more than 200 companies in the French and international media sector – including television channels TF1, Canal+, France Télévisions and Lagardère International – who rely on the school to deliver training courses to their employees.