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For a better development of abilities among its faculty, to improve the professional outlets offered to its students and to bring them all the best possible work conditions, ESMA CG School has partnered with various companies and institutions in the fields of art, culture and education.

These academic connections ESMA maintains day after day have allowed the school to become a privileged actor in the cities where the it is located.

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ESMA is really one of the two premiers schools, not just in France, but in the world.

Shelley Page
Head of International Outreach, Dreamworks

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My training at ESMA provided me with the basics that allow me today to work in one of the best agencies in the world: Weta Digital!

Garrick Rawlingson
Animator, Weta Digital
Promotion : 2013 

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The qualities of ESMA are the qualities of a very high level school. That a short film from ESMA is selected for the Oscars is well deserved!

Kristof Serrand,
Directeur Artistique, Dreamworks

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To better prepare for the professional world, ESMA students learn the importance of teamwork. They work with passionate and experienced teachers to produce ambitious animated films!

Jason Figliozzi
Animator, Disney Animation

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Lionel POUCHARD

Their films are always nice surprises, with great messages in the background! Form yes, but not without substance. At ESMA this is not the case and this can be seen by following the evolution of the films over the years. This is proof of valuable teaching.

Lionel POUCHARD

Storyboard artist

Certified School - The Rookies

Certified School - The Rookies

The famous platform The Rookies has awarded the title “Rookies Certified School” to ESMA! This means that our CG Animation & FX Master Degree is recognised as being trustworthy, of high quality and in line with the expectations of the professional world.

For more informations: article

Website: therookies.co

Shelley PAGE

The quality of the films is really palpable. Both technically and narratively, the scripts are developing and getting more complex year after year.

Shelley PAGE

Key Talent and Artist Liaison – DreamWorks, Aardman…

Erik SMITT

ESMA has a very strong background in animation cinema and that’s really what we’re looking for. This allows us to have specialized students, very focused on their careers. Students are passionate and highly motivated by what they do.

Erik SMITT

Director of photography at Pixar Animation Studios

Claudia GLOD

We are visiting several schools but to be honest, ESMA is where we met the best student works. We are really delighted to see all the love and hard work they invest in their projects and how hight the level of everything they have done is.

Claudia GLOD

Producer and Resource Manager

Milford Creative Studio

Andrew GORDON

PROFESSIONAL QUOTE

I love the movies I’ve seen but I also love this school! The quality of the work is really good and high and the students don’t hesitate to confront complicated situations.

Andrew GORDON

Head of Animation (Feature Animation)

Arielle DETHOMAS

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To be able to work in the world of video games, several qualities are necessary: being creative and autonomous, being proactive, having a good team spirit and knowing how to work with others but also being able to face new challenges. ESMA conveys all these values to its students.

Arielle DETHOMAS

Lead Animator at Ubisoft Annecy

Dorian MARCHESIN

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ESMA allows students to pursue their ideas to their full potential. It’s a very high level school!
Dorian MARCHESIN

Environments and rendering supervisor

THE FOCUS

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We have recruited talented artists who have studied at ESMA in recent years. The curriculum they are following has allowed them to prepare well for our studios.

Dana RAAD 

Talent Acquisition Manager – The Focus

Lionel FAGES

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ESMA being a reference school, we are very attentive to the new talents that emerge each year.

Lionel FAGES 

Director & founder of Cube Creative studio

 

Pascal CHINARRO

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For me, going back to ESMA is a real pleasure! Discovering student work is a pleasure. I see that it is more and more leveled, but leveled from the top! It’s crazy to reach a level like this.

Pascal CHINARRO

Director & founder of Bonjour Saïgon / DLP Paris

Stéphane MARGAIL

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There is an undeniable quality of training at ESMA. Students who want to invest have the means here to flourish and train. ESMA creates the right environment for that and puts in place the means to make that happen.

Stéphane MARGAIL

Studio director TAT Prod

Erik SMITT

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I am surprised by the level of the students: they are passionate and motivated! They have advanced skills and it’s way better than what the professionals did 20 years ago. It’s exciting to see what the next generation can do and what it will bring to our industry.

Erik SMITT

Director of photography at Pixar Animation Studios