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Intense short-term courses are intended to focus the students on a particular discipline and build technical knowledge on essential equipment used in their profession. We have found that this intensive and immersive approach to be more successful than courses that offer studies on particular subjects for only a few hours of instruction per week. Courses are 4 & 2 Weeks in duration. 4 Week courses are 80 hours total. 4 hours of instruction per day, 5 days per week. All courses include 2 hours of English or French language instruction per day. Also Included in these courses are excursions around Paris to see popular tourist sites as well as museums including the Cinémathèque, France’s premier museum on the history of cinema.

Note: 2 Weeks courses condense the same material as the 4-week courses with 7 hours of instruction per day, 5 days per week. The advantage of the 4-week course is that it gives students more time to work on projects and portfolios. It also gives students more time on language studies and time to see more of Paris. The advantages of the 2-week courses is that the students can save on living costs and have the ability to take several courses in a shorter period of time.

Students will work in groups completing a project to be reviewed on graduation day. students will receive a special certificate recognized in 138 countries worldwide. Student work will be featured on the DBIMA website with a potential audience of more than 10 million worldwide. In addition, each student will be eligible to sign up with the Don Bosco Worldwide Online Job Marketplace called DBLancer.

Filmmaking in Paris
(2 weeks & 4 weeks)

An intensive course covering the essential aspects of filmmaking. From pre-production through to post-production, students learn to “imagine” their project, “Inspire” others with that vision, and “Sell” those ideas to potential producers and financiers.

Environmental Filmmaking
(2 weeks & 4 weeks)

This course will be an introduction to environmental documentary filmmaking, focusing on how videography can be used as a tool to highlight environmental and ecological subjects.

Editing and Visual Effects
(2 weeks & 4 weeks)

This course teaches the technical skills and creative principles required for editing visual media using the latest software. Topics include terminology and concepts, aesthetics, and the technological workflow.

E-marketing & Communications
(2 Weeks)

This course teaches students to Digital marketing of products or services using digital technologies, mainly on the Internet, but also including mobile phones, display advertising, and any other digital medium.

Music Production
(2 weeks & 4 weeks)

Using industry-standard software such as Logic Pro and Protools, students will explore beat making, and song arrangement, vocal production as well as mixing and mastering. Students will use digital plugins to learn how to use EQ, reverb…

Web Design
(2 Weeks)

This course offers the possibility to create basic web Designing. We teach our students to use typography, visual arts, and page layout techniques to create visual compositions. Common uses of graphic design include corporate design (logos and branding),..

Audio Post Production For Film, Television And Games
(2 weeks & 4 weeks)

This course covers all aspects of producing audio soundtracks for film, TV and games. Topics include, analyzing sound, mixing, foley, dialog replacement, sound effects, voice over and location sound.