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Asteria selected at the festival international du court-métrage de Dijon, « Fenêtres Sur Courts » !
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November 2017
Asteria selected at the festival international du court-métrage de Dijon, « Fenêtres Sur Courts » !
4 short films selected at the 36th edition of the Bourg-en-Bresse festival!
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October 2017
4 short films selected at the 36th edition of the Bourg-en-Bresse festival!
Asteria selected for the festival Spark Animation of Vancouver
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October 2017
Asteria selected for the festival Spark Animation of Vancouver
Indice 50, Asteria et Swiff selected at the SLIFF Festival
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October 2017
Indice 50, Asteria et Swiff selected at the SLIFF Festival
ESMA in visit in Vietnam
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October 2017
ESMA in visit in Vietnam
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October 2017
"Éléphant" selected at the "Rencontres des écoles de Cinema"
Aviatrice selected at the Sharjah International Children's Film Festival!
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October 2017
Aviatrice selected at the Sharjah International Children's Film Festival!
11 films rewarded at the Festival Voix d'Etoiles in Leucate
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October 2017
11 films rewarded at the Festival Voix d'Etoiles in Leucate
L’Aviatrice selected at the Etiuda & Anima Festival
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October 2017
L’Aviatrice selected at the Etiuda & Anima Festival
[Spotted 8] Our alumni on the credits of : Blade Runner 2049
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October 2017
[Spotted 8] Our alumni on the credits of : Blade Runner 2049
Asteria selected at CutOut Fest
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October 2017
Asteria selected at CutOut Fest
2 films have just been selected at the ArtFutura Festival!
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September 2017
2 films have just been selected at the ArtFutura Festival!
Tea Time Selected au Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival
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September 2017
Tea Time Selected au Shnit Worldwide Shortfilmfestival
Panam Anim Vietnam 2017
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September 2017
Panam Anim Vietnam 2017
Swiff and U Scrusciu Du Mari selected at the Cinanima Festival
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September 2017
Swiff and U Scrusciu Du Mari selected at the Cinanima Festival
Asteria and Indice 50 selected for Les Enfants terribles Festival
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September 2017
Asteria and Indice 50 selected for Les Enfants terribles Festival
Pas à Pas at the International Film Festival on Handicap
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September 2017
Pas à Pas at the International Film Festival on Handicap
2017 Graduation Show
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September 2017
2017 Graduation Show
CG & FX School : English training in France
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September 2017
CG & FX School : English training in France
Asteria selected at 3D Wire Fest in Spain
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September 2017
Asteria selected at 3D Wire Fest in Spain
7 ESMA selections at the Festival Les Nuits Magiques
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September 2017
7 ESMA selections at the Festival Les Nuits Magiques
Affiche Jury 3D 2017
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August 2017
Jury 3D 2017: 17 short films in competition!
Château de Sable selected at Shnit Festival
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August 2017
Château de Sable selected at Shnit Festival
Asteria and Méli-Métro selected at CINANIMA Festival
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August 2017
Asteria and Méli-Métro selected at CINANIMA Festival
Asteria selected at the Heartland Film Festival, in
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August 2017
Asteria selected at the Heartland Film Festival, in "Official Selection"
Farewell wins award at Vebron International Film Festival
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August 2017
Farewell wins award at Vebron International Film Festival
Asteria and Pas à Pas selected at the TIAF Festival
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August 2017
Asteria and Pas à Pas selected at the TIAF Festival
Asteria selected in the
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July 2017
Asteria selected in the "Official competition" at the Siggraph 2017
[Spotted 7] Our alumni on the credits of : Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
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July 2017
[Spotted 7] Our alumni on the credits of : Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets
Asteria and Swiff selected at the Insomnia International Animation Film Festival
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July 2017
Asteria and Swiff selected at the Insomnia International Animation Film Festival
Méli-Métro selected at the Encounters Festival
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July 2017
Méli-Métro selected at the Encounters Festival
Asteria selected at Festival Séquence Court-Métrage
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July 2017
Asteria selected at Festival Séquence Court-Métrage
8 ESMA films selected at the festival of short films Écran Libre 2017
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July 2017
8 ESMA films selected at the festival of short films Écran Libre 2017
[Spotted 6] Our alumni on the credits of : Despicable Me 3
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July 2017
[Spotted 6] Our alumni on the credits of : Despicable Me 3
Aviatrice won a prize at the Festival Festimaj
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June 2017
Aviatrice won a prize at the Festival Festimaj
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June 2017
"Pas à Pas" won a prize at the Annecy Festival
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June 2017
"L'aviatrice" and Asteria selected at the Sharjah International Children's Film Festival
Château de Sable has just won the Audience Award at the Festival Trolls et Légendes
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June 2017
Château de Sable has just won the Audience Award at the Festival Trolls et Légendes
La Cour selected at Festival du Film Merveilleux
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June 2017
La Cour selected at Festival du Film Merveilleux
4 short films selected at the NAFF 2017 Festival
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June 2017
4 short films selected at the NAFF 2017 Festival
2 courts-métrages sélectionnés au Supertoon International Animation Festival
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June 2017
2 courts-métrages sélectionnés au Supertoon International Animation Festival
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June 2017
"Farewell" and "Ad Vitam Aeternam" awarded at the CCC Festival in Cannes
3 films selected at the
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June 2017
3 films selected at the "Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival"
Asteria selected at Palm Springs International ShortFest
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June 2017
Asteria selected at Palm Springs International ShortFest
[Spotted 5] Our alumni on the credits of : Wonder Woman – Rise of the Warrior
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June 2017
[Spotted 5] Our alumni on the credits of : Wonder Woman – Rise of the Warrior
'La cour' won 2 prizes at the Monstra Festival (Lisbon)
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May 2017
'La cour' won 2 prizes at the Monstra Festival (Lisbon)
Festival Animex
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May 2017
"La Court" wins a prize at the Animex Festival (Middlesbrough, England)!
7 ESMA selections at the Anima Mundi Festival (Rio - Brazil)
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May 2017
7 ESMA selections at the Anima Mundi Festival (Rio - Brazil)
[Spotted 4] Our alumni on the credits of : Pirates of the Caribbean 5 : Dead Men Tell No Tales
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May 2017
[Spotted 4] Our alumni on the credits of : Pirates of the Caribbean 5 : Dead Men Tell No Tales
5 short films selected for the
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May 2017
5 short films selected for the "Nuit des Légendes Festival"
7 ESMA selections at the Festival Festimaj (Vendée)
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May 2017
7 ESMA selections at the Festival Festimaj (Vendée)
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May 2017
"Asteria", "Swiff", "Luxna" and "La Cour" selected at the Animex Festival
A special Ghost in the Shell file on 3DVF
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May 2017
A special Ghost in the Shell file on 3DVF
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May 2017
"Farewell" and "Ad Vitam Aeternam" selected at the CCC Festival in Cannes
Two short films awarded at the ITFS
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May 2017
Two short films awarded at the ITFS
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May 2017
"Asteria" team wins the "Special Jury Prize" at the "Concours de Courts"
Framestore
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May 2017
Framestore visits ESMA Montpellier and Toulouse
ESMA: A training oriented towards international
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April 2017
ESMA: A training oriented towards international
Concours de Courts 2017
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April 2017
2 films selected at Festival Concours de Courts
Animayo 2017
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April 2017
4 short films selected at the ANIMAYO Festival
Guardians of the Galaxy
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April 2017
[Spotted 3] Our alumni on the credits of : The Guardians of the Galaxy
Swiff selected at the 10th International Animation Festival Anca Fest in Slovakia.
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April 2017
Swiff selected at the 10th International Animation Festival Anca Fest in Slovakia.
ZLÍN FILM FESTIVAL
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April 2017
4 shorts films selected at the ZLÍN FILM FESTIVAL in the Czech Republic!
The best studios came to visit ESMA!
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April 2017
The best studios came to visit ESMA!
Dreamworks came to see us !
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April 2017
Dreamworks came to see us !
Sweet Cocoon wins the
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April 2017
Sweet Cocoon wins the "Prix du Jeune Public" in Auvergne!
Carton d'invitation
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April 2017
"Journée Rencontres" in Lyon
Detours en Cinecourt
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April 2017
Asteria selected at the Detours en Cinecourt Festival
Athens Animfest
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April 2017
The Passenger and Missing Key rewarded at the Athen Anim Festival
Ghost in the Shell
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April 2017
[Spotted 2] Our alumni on the credits of : Ghost in the Shell
The best of CG - SHOWREEL 2017 studios - 1st wave
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April 2017
The best of CG - SHOWREEL 2017 studios - 1st wave
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March 2017
"Fox" and "Catch It" selected at the Roving Eye International Film Festival
Ateliers Toulouse
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March 2017
A Workshop Day in Toulouse on April 22nd
3 films win an award at the 2017 Cinémator Film Festival
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March 2017
3 films win an award at the 2017 Cinémator Film Festival
MPC
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March 2017
MPC studio at ESMA Montpellier
5 films selected at the International Film Festival for Kids
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March 2017
5 films selected at the International Film Festival for Kids
BCN Sports Film Festival
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March 2017
"Catch It" and "Luchador" at the BCN Sports Film Festival
Annecy Festival 2017 :
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March 2017
Annecy Festival 2017 : "Pas à Pas" selected
Sehsüchte
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March 2017
Indice 50 selected at Sehsüchte Festival
Une nuit trop courte
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March 2017
Pas à Pas rewarded at the festival "Une Nuit Trop Courte"
DOUBLE NEGATIVE
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February 2017
Double Negative studio at ESMA
ESMA Spotted
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February 2017
Our students "Spotted" in the credits of big 3D movies
Asteria selected at
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February 2017
Asteria selected at "Best of Écoles" of "la Fête de l'Anim"
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February 2017
"Indice 50" and "Aviatrice" selected at the Mecal Pro of Barcelone.
ESMA MOVIES: the Youtube chain of ESMA
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February 2017
ESMA MOVIES: the Youtube chain of ESMA
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February 2017
"Le Château de Sable" and "Asteria" at the Futuroscope
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February 2017
"La Cour" wins the "Public Prize" at the Court Mais Bon Festival
Simon Bau realizes a short film of LEGO inspiration
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February 2017
Simon Bau realizes a short film of LEGO inspiration
VFX Oscars category: ESMA' students in competition
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February 2017
VFX Oscars category: ESMA' students in competition
200.000 subscribers on YouTube : let's celebrate!
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February 2017
200.000 subscribers on YouTube : let's celebrate!
5 films selected at Festival ITFS (FMX) of Stuttgart
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February 2017
5 films selected at Festival ITFS (FMX) of Stuttgart
3 movies selected in European Short Film Festival
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February 2017
3 movies selected in European Short Film Festival
Asteria has just been selected to the 23rd
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February 2017
Asteria has just been selected to the 23rd "Festival national du film d’animation de Bruz"
ClujShorts Festival
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January 2017
Clujshorts Festival 2017
Château de Sable rewarded by
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January 2017
Château de Sable rewarded by "Cheeky's blog"
Asteria, U Scrusciu Du Mari, Swiff et Luxna sélectionnés en compétition officielle du festival CineGlobe !
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January 2017
Asteria, U Scrusciu Du Mari, Swiff et Luxna sélectionnés en compétition officielle du festival CineGlobe !
Paris Digital Summit 2017 : L’Aviatrice won he Genie Award for Best Student Film
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January 2017
Paris Digital Summit 2017 : L’Aviatrice won he Genie Award for Best Student Film "VFX / CGI" !
Festival of the European Cinema of Lille : Swiff et Pas à Pas have bee selected for the cinema session « Cours de récré ».
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January 2017
Festival of the European Cinema of Lille : Swiff et Pas à Pas have bee selected for the cinema session « Cours de récré ».
2 shorts selected in the additional list for the Oscar Nominated Short Films
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January 2017
2 shorts selected in the additional list for the Oscar Nominated Short Films
Asteria et l'Aviatrice selected at the Paris Images Digital Summit 2017 !
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January 2017
Asteria et l'Aviatrice selected at the Paris Images Digital Summit 2017 !
U Scrusciu Du Mari and Swiff has just been selected in Monstra Festival (Lisbon)
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January 2017
U Scrusciu Du Mari and Swiff has just been selected in Monstra Festival (Lisbon)
Asteria and Château de sable selected at Festival d’animation de Roanne
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January 2017
Asteria and Château de sable selected at Festival d’animation de Roanne
Asteria et L’Aviatrice selceted at Paris Digital Summit, Genie Awards
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January 2017
Asteria et L’Aviatrice selceted at Paris Digital Summit, Genie Awards
Fox selected at festival PLAY, Lisbon's International Kids Film.
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January 2017
Fox selected at festival PLAY, Lisbon's International Kids Film.
Asteria selected at Festival Clap 89 (Sens) !
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January 2017
Asteria selected at Festival Clap 89 (Sens) !
Indice 50 and The Passenger selected at Festival Animacam.
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January 2017
Indice 50 and The Passenger selected at Festival Animacam.
Swiff has just been selected in IndieJunior Allianz Festival and IndieLisboa Festival
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December 2016
Swiff has just been selected in IndieJunior Allianz Festival and IndieLisboa Festival
Two films selected at New York International Children's Film Festival
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December 2016
Two films selected at New York International Children's Film Festival
​Catch It selected at 12e Prague Short Film Festival !
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December 2016
​Catch It selected at 12e Prague Short Film Festival !
Missing Key has just been selected at the PIFF (Pune International Film Festival)
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December 2016
Missing Key has just been selected at the PIFF (Pune International Film Festival)
Fox wins the
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December 2016
Fox wins the "Prix du Jeune Public du festival international du film d'animation LES NUITS MAGIQUES" in Bègles
Château de sable win the « Prix des scolaires » at festival des Nuits Magiques de Bègles !
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December 2016
Château de sable win the « Prix des scolaires » at festival des Nuits Magiques de Bègles !
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December 2016
"La cour" selected at the Monstra Festival
Poitiers Film Festival
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December 2016
The Fox team wins "Prix du Public" at Poitiers Film festival
Panam Anim Festival
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December 2016
Cartoon movies selection of December,2016
ZBrush Summit, the annual event for ZBrush users
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November 2016
ZBrush Summit, the annual event for ZBrush users
Chateau de sable won the price of the Best Student Film !
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November 2016
Chateau de sable won the price of the Best Student Film !
Our CG Training : now a Master Degree!
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October 2016
Our CG Training : now a Master Degree!
2016 Graduation Show
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September 2016
2016 Graduation Show
How are our CG Shorts made? - Part 3 : Production Monitoring
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September 2016
How are our CG Shorts made? - Part 3 : Production Monitoring
2016 animation jury
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August 2016
2016 animation jury
Houdini logo
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July 2016
ESMA : certified by Side Effects
Etudiants 3D at work
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July 2016
How are our CG Shorts made? - Part 2 : Production
ESMA teasers promo 2016
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July 2016
Check out our new teasers !
Now online : 2016 demoreel of ESMA
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July 2016
Now online : 2016 demoreel of ESMA
Fox at the Milwaukee Film Festival
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July 2016
Fox at the Milwaukee Film Festival
Two ESMA movies at Mundos Digitales International Festival !
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June 2016
Two ESMA movies at Mundos Digitales International Festival !
Catch It and Chateau awarded at CCC de Cannes
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June 2016
Catch It and Chateau awarded at CCC de Cannes
Fox and Catch It selected at Festcurtasbh Festival !
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June 2016
Fox and Catch It selected at Festcurtasbh Festival !
Catch it at Special Showcase Niños en Acción
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June 2016
Catch it at Special Showcase Niños en Acción
Vote now for the Autodesk-Artist of the Year 2016 !
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May 2016
Vote now for the Autodesk-Artist of the Year 2016 !
Chateau de sable wins a prize at Ptit Clap Festival 2016
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May 2016
Chateau de sable wins a prize at Ptit Clap Festival 2016
Tea Time selected at Siggraph Festival 2016 !
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May 2016
Tea Time selected at Siggraph Festival 2016 !
How are made the animation films of ESMA ?
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May 2016
How are made the animation films of ESMA ?
ESMA, part of the best known international festivals
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May 2016
ESMA, part of the best known international festivals
Annecy Festival 2016 : 2 ESMA selection !
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May 2016
Annecy Festival 2016 : 2 ESMA selection !
ESMA wins 3 prizes for 5 selections at Animayo Festival
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May 2016
ESMA wins 3 prizes for 5 selections at Animayo Festival
8 selections ESMA  at Film Festival Vidéo de Vebron
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May 2016
8 selections ESMA at Film Festival Vidéo de Vebron
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May 2016
"Fox" has just win a prize at IndieLisboa International Festival
2 ESMA films at Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival
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May 2016
2 ESMA films at Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival
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May 2016
"Château de Sable", winner of the Amazon Audience Award !
Catch It at CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival
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May 2016
Catch It at CinemAmbiente Environmental Film Festival
Château will be at the 20th Flickers’ Rhode Island Festival !
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April 2016
Château will be at the 20th Flickers’ Rhode Island Festival !
Detours en Cinécourt makes
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April 2016
Detours en Cinécourt makes "Château" enter the competition !
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April 2016
"Château" will be part of the 2016 Court Métrange Festival
3 ESMA films for 5 places in total at Cannes CCCC !
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April 2016
3 ESMA films for 5 places in total at Cannes CCCC !
The online vote for the Amazon Audience Award is open
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April 2016
The online vote for the Amazon Audience Award is open
Tea Time has been selected at the 2016 FILMETS Badalona Film Festival
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April 2016
Tea Time has been selected at the 2016 FILMETS Badalona Film Festival
Chateau de Sable has been selected at La nuit du Court-Métrage
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April 2016
Chateau de Sable has been selected at La nuit du Court-Métrage
4 films have been selected at Reel Shorts Film Festival
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April 2016
4 films have been selected at Reel Shorts Film Festival
2 films selected at NorthWest Animation Festival 2016
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April 2016
2 films selected at NorthWest Animation Festival 2016
3 films have been selected at the Future Film Festival 2016
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April 2016
3 films have been selected at the Future Film Festival 2016
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April 2016
"Fox" has been selected at the Plein la Bobine's Festival
Chateau de Sable selected for the Amazon Audience Award
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April 2016
Chateau de Sable selected for the Amazon Audience Award
4 short animated films have been selected at the 2016 Zlin Film's Festival !
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April 2016
4 short animated films have been selected at the 2016 Zlin Film's Festival !
5 films have been selected at the International Animayo's Festival !
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April 2016
5 films have been selected at the International Animayo's Festival !
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April 2016
"Château de Sable" selected by the AninetFest !
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March 2016
"Hé Mademoiselle" online : a lot of media reactions with 488.000 views on youtube
2016 Effets Stars Festival : 5 films have been selected
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March 2016
2016 Effets Stars Festival : 5 films have been selected
Tea Time rewarded at Roanne's Festival
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March 2016
Tea Time rewarded at Roanne's Festival
 2 selections for ESMA  at the Animation Films Festival of Annecy
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March 2016
2 selections for ESMA at the Animation Films Festival of Annecy
The short film
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March 2016
The short film "Fox" selected at The Tribeca Festival
3 rewards are given at ESMA from the Soul 4 Reel Festival 2016  !
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March 2016
3 rewards are given at ESMA from the Soul 4 Reel Festival 2016 !
The Polycule Festival for short films has given 2 awards to ESMA
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March 2016
The Polycule Festival for short films has given 2 awards to ESMA
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February 2016
"The Fox", "Catch It" and ESMA on Television News
The Festival Anim! Arte rewards ESMA short films
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February 2016
The Festival Anim! Arte rewards ESMA short films
The Soul 4 Reel Film Festival has selected 13 films from ESMA !
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February 2016
The Soul 4 Reel Film Festival has selected 13 films from ESMA !
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February 2016
"Fox" and "Catch It" set out to conquer the city of Los Angeles
Two shorts films have been selected at the International Festival IndieLisboa
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February 2016
Two shorts films have been selected at the International Festival IndieLisboa
Sweet cocoon enter the competition at Melbourne Film Festival !
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February 2016
Sweet cocoon enter the competition at Melbourne Film Festival !
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February 2016
"Château de Sable" is being broadcast at the Futuroscope Parc !
4 shorts films from ESMA have been selected at Clujshorts Festival 2016 !
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February 2016
4 shorts films from ESMA have been selected at Clujshorts Festival 2016 !
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January 2016
"Fox" won the Student Award at the Genie Awards
Oscar Nominated 2016 : 2 selections for ESMA,
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January 2016
Oscar Nominated 2016 : 2 selections for ESMA, "Fox" and "Catch It" !
Esma's Students at Genie Awards of Paris Digital Summit
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January 2016
Esma's Students at Genie Awards of Paris Digital Summit
ESMA once again ranked 7th best animation school in the world
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January 2016
ESMA once again ranked 7th best animation school in the world
Review of the 2014 short animated films' awards
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January 2016
Review of the 2014 short animated films' awards
3D World Mag dedicates an article on an ESMA Student from the 3D formation
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January 2016
3D World Mag dedicates an article on an ESMA Student from the 3D formation
 The 2015 short films have already been selected and rewarded !
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January 2016
The 2015 short films have already been selected and rewarded !
Review of the selections and prizes of the 2014 shorts
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December 2015
Review of the selections and prizes of the 2014 shorts
 The biggest festivals already in fond of 2015 shorts
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December 2015
The biggest festivals already in fond of 2015 shorts
Trip to the Short Film International Festival of Clermont-Ferrand
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November 2015
Trip to the Short Film International Festival of Clermont-Ferrand
Jacques Leyreloup, September Artist of the Month on Autodesk Area
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October 2015
Jacques Leyreloup, September Artist of the Month on Autodesk Area
Short films 2014: review of the selections
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September 2015
Short films 2014: review of the selections
3DVF video on 2015 ESMA jury
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September 2015
3DVF video on 2015 ESMA jury
How did the 2015 animation jury go ?
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September 2015
How did the 2015 animation jury go ?
News from 2 former ESMA Toulouse students
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July 2015
News from 2 former ESMA Toulouse students
Amir & Amira wins the Jury's Choice Award at Siggraph
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July 2015
Amir & Amira wins the Jury's Choice Award at Siggraph
La fenêtre at the Annecy Festival
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May 2015
La fenêtre at the Annecy Festival
2015 SIGGRAPH : Splash and Sweet Cocoon in the Student competition
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May 2015
2015 SIGGRAPH : Splash and Sweet Cocoon in the Student competition
A former student rewarded at the VES Awards!
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April 2015
A former student rewarded at the VES Awards!
An Emmy Kids Award for 2 studios in Toulouse
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March 2015
An Emmy Kids Award for 2 studios in Toulouse
Sweet Cocoon lands in Los Angeles for The Oscars
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February 2015
Sweet Cocoon lands in Los Angeles for The Oscars