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


Je suis Charlie
July rendez-vous
The screening of all the films directed by 2014-2015 students at Le Navire closed a school year filled with promises and projects. plus d'informations
Audience award and several prizes for La Poudrière's talents at the Annecy International Animation Festival
Selected in the feature film competition, Tout en haut du monde, directed by Rémi Chayé (2005 prom), was granted the prestigious Audience award ! Yul et le serpent, by Gabriel Harel (2009 prom), received the Jury mention for the Prize André Martin, awarded to a French short-film. plus d'informations
Rida Away awarded at the Stuttgart festival and a fourth award for Natalia Chernysheva !
Ride away, Clémence Bouchereau's graduation sand-animated film (2014 prom) was awarded with a Jury Daimler AG Mention at the Stuttgart International animated film festival (Germany). plus d'informations