La Poudrière

animation film school

a film school

Situated in Valence, in the Drôme, La Poudrière offers graduate training in animation filmmaking for French and foreign students with previous knowledge of animation who would like to specialise in film directing. The school aims at training industry professionals to be able to bring a project to completion either alone or in collaboration with a team, thanks to a total control of the film production process. The training is a 2-year full time course that brings together each year ten students and professional trainees. Teaching methods are based around directly transmitting knowledge and skills by trainers with a wide and varied experience of the animation film and audiovisual industries.

Extrait Film d'étude : 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014


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Two talents of La Poudrière competing for the 2015 animation film Cesar
Two out of the four directors nominated for the 2015 animation short film Cesar are from La Poudrière : Julien Bisaro (2006 prom) with Bang Bang, his first film, and Eric Montchaud (2001 prom) with La petite casserole d'Anatole, his second film after L'odeur du chien mouillé. plus d'informations
La Poudrière Talents widely represented at Clermont-Ferrand
In its official selection, Clermont-Ferrand International short film festival 2015 presented films by students currently engaged in training as well as post-graduate students. plus d'informations
Jean Bouthors and Titouan Bordeau, laureates 2014 of the Lagardère Foundation
Jean Bouthors (2011 prom) and Titouan Bordeau (2013 prom) are the laureates 2014 of the Animated film Author Grant awarded by the Lagardère Foundation for their multimedia project "La quatrième planète" (The fourth planet). plus d'informations