The School is governed by a board of 17 members. The Chairman of the board is appointed by decree.
The School is managed by a General Director also appointed by decree.
The School’s operations are organised into four main departments: programmes, technical services, external relations and continuous education, and finance and administration.
Alongside the board, the school has two statutory bodies to facilitate communication and dialogue: the Professional Committee and the Education Committee.
Qualified personalities (appointed for a term of three years by the French Minister of Culture in November 2017):
Ms Chrystel FOURNIER, director of photography
Mr Bruno NAHON, film and series producer
Mr Richard PATRY, president and creator of Nord Ouest Exploitation, president of the Fédération Nationale des Cinémas Français
Ms Katell QUILLÉVÉRÉ, film director
Ms Agnès DE SACY, screenwriter
Mr Lilian THURAM, football player, president of the Lilian Thuram foundation
Mr Frédéric BÉREZYAT, deputy director of La Cinemathèque française
Ms Catherine BOZORGAN, film producer
Mr Jean GAILLARD, co-founder and president of Nomalab
Mr Grégory GAJOS, distributor
Ms Maïwenn LE BESCO, film director
Ms Valérie MOUROUX, director of development and partnerships at the French Institute
The school staff comprises 60 permanent employees over 5 departments, and 25 department heads. There is no permanent teaching staff as over 500 working professionals ensure the artistic and technical training.