About CinéFabrique


The CinéFabrique is a national film and multimedia school based in the Rhône-Alpes region. It opened on September 1st, 2015 -with thirty first- year students plus eight more in the Classe d’Orientation et de Prépation (C.O.P) – orientation and preparatory class.They were all selected among 400 applicants.The CinéFabrique is a free and regionally well-implanted Grande école offering initial training. Thanks to our convention with Université Lumière Lyon 2, the training is attested by state degrees such as Diplôme Universitaire (university diploma) and Licence Professionnelle (professional bachelor’s degree), concurrent with the degree issued by the school. The CinéFabrique is supported by the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region, the Centre National de la Cinématographie, and also by SACD (Société des Auteurs et Compositeurs Dramatiques / society of drama authors and composers), SCAM (Société civile des auteurs multimedia / civil society of multimedia author)s, Neuflize OBC foundation, Fondation de France, AFDAS (Assurance Formation des Activités du Spectacle / Assurance for the training of performing arts), and CPNEF audiovisuel (Commission Paritaire Nationale Emploi et Formation / national parity commission for employment and training).
The CinéFabrique is an art school that has opted for professionalizing teachings, which explains why the school has implemented of a 3rd-year cooperative education programme. The educational project was designed by film, audiovisual, and multimedia professionals.
The CinéFabrique site is based in Lyon 9.


A free first cycle national school that primarily recruits high-school- graduated pupils aged 18 to 25, although special dispensations are possible.
Studies are attested by a qualifying degree thanks to the school’s partnership with Université Lumière Lyon 2. The cooperative education programme provided throughout the 4th year of training favours close connections with corporates of the field.


Our missions consist in:
Ensuring that every group of 30 students (equal number of men and women) gets a high-level artistic and technical training, in a real social diversity environment. Bringing to the foreground new region-born writings and artistic practices that could feed on new approaches and influences. Providing a 3-year training in connection to school projects, oscillating between theoretical learning, on the one hand, and filmmaking and the
fulfilment of audiovisual projects, on the other hand. Establishing the school deeply in the region while giving it a national and international stature by leaning strongly on local partners such as the Rhônes-Alpes Cinéma, the Institut Lumière, Ecole de la Comédie in Saint- Etienne (Saint-Etienne-located national drama school), ENSATT (Ecole nationale supérieure des arts et techniques du théâtre / national school of performing arts l’ENSATT… Providing a comprehensive and multidisciplinary training that involves new media and favours synergies between various artistic practices. Supporting the transition of students from school to work by connecting them with a network of professional partners.