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Admission to the Master in Film Studies is by competitive exam.


NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree 
  • equivalent foreign certificate

ECAL evaluates title's equivalences. This procedure being relatively long, a request of examination must be submitted by email to ECAL Secretariat inscription@ecal.ch until 13 March 2020 the latest
> Request of evaluation submitted after the above mentionned date will not be processed.


PROCEDURE

Online registration is open until 3 April 2020. The registration will only be considered subject to payment of the non-refundable registration fee of CHF 150.-.

As part to their online registration, the candidates select one of the five specializations:

      • directing
      • script writing
      • editing
      • sound
      • production

They also send to the ECAL an electronic application (PDF) containing of administrative and personal data.

The administrative file contains :

  • a curriculum vitae
  • a copy of passport or identity card
  • a copy of Bachelor's degree (or equivalent certificate), diploma supplement and transcripts (an authentic translation is required for languages other than French, German, Italian, English and Spanish).

The personal file contains :

  • a presentation and motivation letter
  • a short description of the Master project
  • a representative portfolio of recent works. Films or other moving images will only be accepted via a "Vimeo channel". 

After consideration of the electronic applications, a jury will select the candidates for admission interviews. The invitation to the interviews which will take place at ECAL on 30 April 2020, will be notified by email.


RESULTS

Results are sent out by mail and/or email from 13 May 2020.


INFORMATION

ECAL’s Administration office (Tél. +41 (0)21.316.99.39 - inscription@ecal.ch) gives any additional information.