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
Arte presents : The twilight hour (Entre chien et loup)
The twilight hour, Reza Riahi graduation film (2014 prom) will be broadcast for the first time on Arte TV channel on October, 31st, 2014, around midnight, in Court Circuit programme and during seven days on (ARTE+7). plus d'informations
Double award at the KROK festival!
Le retour (Coming back), a one-minute film by Natalia Chernysheva (2014 prom), received the Best student film prize in KROK, a festival taking place each year during a cruise between Russia and Ukraine! plus d'informations
La Poudrière Talents nominated for the 2015 animation film Cesar
Five out of the twelve animation shorts nominated for 2015 best animation film Cesar were directed by talents from La Poudrière plus d'informations