Media and Film Student Tours Behind the Scenes

Media and Film Student Tours Behind the Scenes

For those who are thinking of organizing student trips for their film or media studies,

Paris shines as a beacon among European that The aptly named City of Light

is the country’s capital with one of the most acclaimed film industries in the world. France

produces around 200 films each year, a great legacy dating back to 1895, when the Lumpier

brothers held the world’s first public screening of films.


The city itself has been the subject of numerous films, and moviegoers can find locations

for their favorite films throughout the city. France also has a thriving modern media, and

Paris is a great place for students to discover the connections between media, culture, and society

in a context they may not be very familiar with. Whether you’re learning about broadcasting

in French first-hand, exploring the history of French film and television, or capturing the latest

film offerings, your group will be  walk away from your student tours with a deeper understanding

of film history and a strengthened understanding of the media. Global context. Here are some

highlights this trip offers:


Television studios


Paris is home to the largest television channels and stations in France, including TF1 and

France Televisions. Visiting the studios of a busy television company gives them an opportunity

on student tours to look behind the scenes and learn about the importance of work done at all

levels. It can also illustrate the connections between studio work and the city, the country and the

world as a whole. There will be different opportunities to visit specific departments and hands-on

learning opportunities, so talk to your specialist tour operator about the many options.

Cinematic Francoise


Cinema is a valued art form in France, and nowhere is it celebrated better than at the

Cinematheque Francoise. so that It has a world of possibilities for student trips: a cinema with

several theaters showing classic and pioneering films from France and around the world;

gallery spaces with permanent collections and temporary exhibitions related to films such

as art and technology; a movie library; and a specialized bookstore. Workshops and film-related

topics are often held there, so be sure to look for their upcoming events.


Hiking in Montmartre


Known in the 19th century as the artists’ district in decline, Montmartre is today one of the

most visited districts in Paris, yet it retains its old charm and proudly displays its Bohemian heritage.

A walk in the area offers many interdisciplinary links for those on student trips, especially

art and history students or MFL students looking for opportunities to practice their French.

But it also allows film students to visit the sets for iconic scenes from beloved movies like Moulin

Rouge! And Amelie, who inspires everyone.


Robert Endure works for Equity Student Travel, the UK’s leading group travel specialist for

higher education and higher education students. We organize student trips to destinations

around the world covering a wide range of topics, as well as tours focused on conferences

and events.

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