Graduate School of Crafts Art (ESMA). Nantes, Toulouse, and Montpellier, France - IN PRODUCTION
Or as it’s known in its native French language, “ESMA - École Supérieur des Métiers Artistiques” is a private institute whose graduates went on to work on the blockbuster films Arthur Christmas, Kung Fu Panda, Avatar, and the recent Academy Award winning film, Gravity. Another year and another list of awards associated with this school’s alumni; ESMA has grown used to ongoing success. Its 3D animation / Multimedia degree is a three year program for both 3D animation and special effects in films. Graduates from any of the three locations can expect to find jobs as 2D/3D animators, character modelers, character designers, graphic designers, VFX artists, or even VFX supervisors.