The school offers its two-year course of Technician its core with specializations in the third year around the Sound Broadcasting, Sound of Music, Radio and Sound events.
The program begins in October and ends in June. It is comprised of regular courses and tutorials interrupted by periods of controls, production preparation, filming and post production.
In 1st and 2nd year, lessons are on average 25 hours per week.
They cover the following three areas:
- science and technology equipment
- artistic culture, especially music culture
- Technical miking and mixing
Their aim is to enable the student to identify and analyze for each of the application areas to solve the problem and find solutions to best achieve, within budget and resource constraints, ambitions Sponsor.
Acquire this "global vision" of sound is only possible by careful articulation of the various parameters of the implementation (technical and aesthetic), which is the main objective of the course.
They aim to introduce students in the use of materials, to make them perform exercises and prepare technically for their next projects.
Productions and exercises
Constituting both essential steps in the process of formation and synthesis of theoretical and practical progress, their number, their importance, their scheduling in the curriculum correspond to the acquisition and the gradual mastery of writing and realization.
In the workplace, internships aim to discover the reality of production constraints and the many industry scopes (recording studios, radio stations, shows, conventions and audiovisual productions), to better choose his path and build up an address book. They are required in 2nd and 3rd year for eight weeks or 16 weeks in total, which are required for graduation.
The service internships, which is in constant contact with companies, provides students internship offers throughout the year.
Earlier three years, each student chooses a thesis topic and asks one of his teachers to guide its work. This memory is the subject of an oral presentation before a panel of teachers in September.
About the School
ESRA is a French Film School, created in 1972, it is the only private school entitled by the French government to issue and deliver a State degree (French bachelor).