WHO WE ARE & WHAT WE DO

Emile Cohl Atelier is a social impact video game design and animation educational institution. ECA was founded in 2019 as a nonprofit in collaboration with Ecole Emile Cohl, a prestigious award-winning French institution established in 1984. ECA allocates merit-based scholarships to selected students admitted to its inclusive and rigorous program. In support of intellectual breadth, Emile Cohl Atelier provides technical and soft-skills training as well as inroads to some of the fastest-growing creative industries in Los Angeles and worldwide.

FOUNDED

France: 1984 | California: 2021

STUDENTS

France: 850 | California: 120

DESIGN AWARDS

Festival Selections: 615 | Awards: 33

CAREERS LAUNCHED

2,000+ Alumni

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY TO BENEFIT THE ARTISTICALLY TALENTED

Apply to Emile Cohl Atelier in order to obtain the opportunity to immerse yourself in an opportunity weighted in prestige. Our selection panel chooses the best talent available from all walks of life and allots them world class education.

WHY ATTEND ECA

Education should not be conditional to ones external circumstances. Your artistic talent is your source of entry. Our team admits students based upon strong portfolios and a cognitive test. Your dedication to growing your skills through full-time education, obtaining life experiences and paying it forward to others is your payment.

ECA CURRICULUM

Our curriculum focuses on Environment Design & Storyboarding which therein pioneers a path for talented students to begin their training in academic fundamentals before transitioning into Computer Generated content. The latter will help students push their portfolios to the next level and secure a job in the creative economy.

ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS

Unlike standard art school admissions requirements, our approach is to mentor talent, which begins with a stringent candidacy requirement; we invest and cultivate the next leading artists in the video game design & animation industries. GPA, SAT and recommendation are not considered. Creativity & cognitive abilities are.

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