No matter your gender, age, race, religion, background, or current financial circumstances, our Academy welcomes your talent.
Emile Cohl Atelier’s vision promotes inclusivity and equalized education. ECA is a prestigious institution that rigorously advocates for the exceptionally-gifted and bridges gaps found within the video game design, animation and visual effects industries.
Attending ECA is a distinguished opportunity that revolutionizes the way talent is explored, inspired, and introduced to the world. Our unique approach to education provides more than artistic leadership, but life skills that will transform into highly sought-after talent in the illustration, animation, gaming and VFX industries.
Collaborate with some of the greatest minds from around the globe. Expand your abilities. Heighten your skill-set. We are opening the door to an incredible opportunity: Simply walk through it and watch your life transform.
Ecole Emile Cohl, based in Lyon, France, has specialized in teaching traditional art and drawing for over 35 years, influencing artists throughout the world to aspire for greatness, successfully refining their skills in their chosen field of study.
At the Emile Cohl Atelier in Los Angeles, we are transforming that global sensation into a stateside solution: A first-of-its-kind, tuition-free Social Impact Design Academy that attracts highly skilled talent from all facets of life and transforms them into the new benchmark for artistic integrity.
Our mission as a social impact entertainment design academy is to educate, mentor and place some of the most gifted aspiring artists through merit-based scholarships in order for them to enhance the booming video game, animation and VFX industries.
Emile Cohl Atelier is a prestigious and inclusive higher educational institution that welcomes individuals of all races, ethnicities, genders, sexual orientations, and physical abilities. Rooted in rigor and resilience, we feel it is essential to support global viewpoints and different cultures in promotion of intellectual breadth.
We are combining the superior success of our curriculum from Ecole Emile Cohl with the unparalleled talent that exists here in the states, where hardships, including the ability to afford higher education, are no longer an obstacle to take your skills to the next level.
This is the opportunity you have been waiting for, and we are honored to provide future artistic titans with a life-changing experience.
At ECA, your talent is your source of entry, and our dedication to shaping the next great generation of artists drives our education process, beginning with an unbiased portfolio review where your personal information is removed from your work.
Your commitment to creative expansion will open the opportunity to a state-of-the-art curriculum, led by the world’s brightest minds. Our crafted approach to bridging the gap between talent and opportunity is expressed through our unique education process, developed to ensure your success.
No matter your gender, age, race, religion, background, or current financial circumstances, our Academy is only interested in offering a prestigious opportunity to diverse talents who are ready to develop their skill set and communication aptitude.
An offer of a fully-sponsored education certainly isn’t without its challenges. Our competitive process allows our world-renowned instructors to lend their expertise to those who are willing to turn their lives over to the program for four months – and achieve life-changing success. Are you ready to change the world?