Les studios qui nous font confiance !

The ESMA teams are in an approach that goes beyond the training of students. The school is constantly seeking to expand its network, and to develop its role as a gateway to the professional world. In order to facilitate the insertion of its students after graduation, it multiplies the opportunities for meetings with professional actors, be they artists, companies or former students!

Also, in order to better develop the skills of its teams, to facilitate the integration of its students and to provide them with optimal working conditions, ESMA has been associated since its creation with various actors in the artistic, cultural and cultural fields. Education. These educational networks that she maintains every day also make her a privileged actor within the cities in which the school has established itself.

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At Illumination MacGuff there is around 90 people from the school ESMA, from all the France. For this students, the integration is easy : between their short film of end of study and the exercices along their learning. They can work inside the team and a pipeline of animation. We watch this school very close because there is a good formation and talented students.

Amélie Paraïso 

Head of recruitment, Illumination MacGuff

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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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ESMA students are among the profiles we are interested in. It is a school that has had its place for ten years among the best French schools.

Sébastien Chort
CG Supervisor, Blur

Kristof Serrand
Sébastien Chort

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ESMA’s shorts has reached a very impressive technical level. Always good surprises, completely different story lines : from simple cartoon to hyper realism.

Florian Landouzy
Co-founder & Head of Animation, Supamonks

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ESMA is an outstanding school… The animation and VFX produced by the students is impressive on every level. I always look forward to seeing the final projects.

Dylan Sisson
Technical Marketing Specialist, Pixar

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What I like it’s an atmosphere of camaraderie that there is, and that feels the effects in movies a lot. To Illumination MacGuff, we try to recreate a cocoon, in order to people feel good. And when we see them all together, having made movies like that, it is magnificent. You want to take a group to make a movie.

Jean-Jacques Benhamou
Producer, Illumination MacGuff

ILLUMINATION MACGUFF

ILLUMINATION MACGUFF

Illumination Mac Guff is a feature animation studio based in Paris and one of the world leaders in animation production. It is known through many of his worldwide successes such as: Despicable Me, the Lorax, The secret life of pets and Sing. All are produced by Chris Meledandri’s Illumination Entertainment for Universal Pictures.

Website : illuminationmacguff.com

ILM

ILM

Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) is an American film special effects company, created in 1975 by George Lucas. It is a subsidiary of Lucasfilm, now owned by the Walt Disney Company.

Website : ilm.com

NWAVE

NWAVE

Created in 1994, nWave Digital, the production arm of nWave Pictures. It’s a multi-national, integrated digital animation studio, specializing in the production and distribution of immersive, entertaining and educational 3D films.

Website : nwave.com

PASSION PICTURES

PASSION PICTURES

Located in Paris, the studio Passion Pictures works with every type of animation, be it traditional 2D, stylised or full CG, stop frame and mixed media. The studio is a sister company of Passion Pictures in London.

Site web : passion-paris.com

SUPAMONKS

SUPAMONKS

Supamonk an animation studio based in the Paris area. Their field of ​​expertise includes animated commercials, short films and work for the gaming industry. Since 2004, they make their own series.

Site web : supamonks.com

TEAMTO

TEAMTO

TeamTO is both a producer and a studio, allowing them to control the entire project production chain. Their productions are entirely realized in their studios. In 2011 they created a studio in Los Angeles to promote exchanges with American partners. In a similar way, in 2016 they opened another branch in Beijing.

Website: teamto.com

UBISOFT

UBISOFT

Ubisoft is one of leaders in the creation, publishing and distribution of video games and interactive services. Many of their franchises are famous in the world as: Rayman, Prince of Persia, Assassin’s Creed, Far Cry … The studio has antennas on 5 continents.

Site web : ubisoft.com

TAT PROD

TAT PROD

TAT productions is a production company specialized in animated TV programs and features. It is based in Toulouse, France. TAT was founded by David Alaux, Eric Tosti and Jean-François Tosti in 2000. Their productions are aired in more than 200 territories and are translated in more than 40 languages.

Website: tatprod.com

METHOD STUDIOS

METHOD STUDIOS

Method Studios is an award-winning global company specializing in special effects and collaborating with multiple industries. Their offices are located in Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Atlanta, Vancouver, Montreal, Melbourne, Prune.

Website : methodstudios.com

DOUBLE NEGATIVE

DOUBLE NEGATIVE

Double Negative is one of the world’s leading visual effects, animation and stereo conversion companies for film and television. She has been awarded numerous awards: 5 Oscars, 5 BAFTA Awards and 8 VES. Their studios are located in several cities: London, Vancouver, Mumbai, Los Angeles, Chennai, Montreal, Chandigarh, Hyderabad and Goa.

Website : dneg.com

MPC

MPC

MPC provide a wide range of creative and production solutions: design, preview, filming supervision, 2D composition, 3D effects, animation, motion design, reality / virtual development… The studios are located in London, Vancouver, Montreal, Los Angeles, New York, Amsterdam, Paris, Shanghai and Bangalor.

Website : moving-picture.com

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION

DREAMWORKS ANIMATION

DreamWorks Animation is an American animation studio based in Glendale, California, specializing in the creation of animated films, television series, short films, interactive media, live shows … The studio is in the origin of several world-famous productions: Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda, Dragon…

Website : dreamworksanimation.com