Paris, France

Why Study at NYFA Paris

Paris, one of the most inspirational cities in Europe, has a long, rich history in cinema and the arts. Aspiring storytellers and performers who wish to study in Paris can choose from a selection of short-term filmmaking and acting for film programs offered by NYFA. Students who attend NYFA’s Paris programs will complete hands-on projects that immerse them in the art and craft of these creative disciplines.

Information about Youth Programs at our Paris, France location can be found here.


NYFA’s filmmaking and acting for film programs are held at La Fémis, the national film and television school of France. La Fémis, one of the most prestigious film schools globally, is located in the 18th arrondissement (district) within the historic neighborhood of Montmartre, one of the most iconic neighborhoods in Paris and home to many artists, filmmakers, actors, and visual storytellers.

The on-campus facilities at La Fémis available to NYFA students include spacious classrooms, meeting spaces, screening rooms, editing studios, post-production facilities, and state-of-the-art screening rooms. La Fémis is easily accessible by Metro, within walking distance of subway stations Jules Joffrin, Marcadet – Poissonniers, Lamarck – Caulaincourt, as well as bus stops such as Custine – Mont-Cenis and Lamarck – Caulaincourt.