Open House

Welcome to the PCA Virtual Open House!

Saturday, March 20, 2021, from 2:00 to 5:30 PM (CET)

Today, we will introduce you to some of the people who make up the PCA community. Our department chairs, staff and students are available to fill you in on all that makes PCA a great place to study.

Below, you will find links to the drop-in sessions for Admissions, Student Life, Financial Matters, our Summer Program session and all of the Departmental sessions.

We also have links to the Virtual Tour of the PCA campus as well as videos of a few of our studios. You can also join PCA Cooks club on their live session to learn more about renting an apartment and living by yourself in Paris.

You can join in any session, even if you haven’t registered beforehand, just click on “Launch the meeting” to join.

In the evening, from 6:00 to 7:30 PM, join us for the launch of our Global BFA Industry Speaker series!

Please note that all times are given using CET time zone. When joining Zoom meetings, please use the same name you used when you registered online.

Information Sessions

Admissions Information Session

In these live sessions, the information will be repeated on a “loop” every 30 minutes (starting on the hour and half hour), with time for questions, so you can drop in every half an hour and leave when you’re done.

We will cover our Program Offerings, Application Process, and Tuition & Financial Assistance.

Student Life Information Sessions

In these live sessions, the information will be repeated on a “loop” every 30 minutes (starting on the hour and half hour), with time for questions, so you can drop in every half an hour and leave when you’re done.

We will cover questions about Housing, Life in Paris, Student Visas and residence permits, Internships, and much more.

Summer Program Information Session

This is a drop-in information session about our Summer Program.

We will cover the types of programs we offer, housing options, student life and more.

Financial Matters Q&A

Drop in and chat to our Director of Admissions Sara, and Finance Manager Chris, about tuition payment and financial assistance.

Events

PCA Cooks live session

Join PCA Cooks on their Instagram for a live session!

You’ll be invited on a 15-minute live tour of each member’s apartment, and given advice and tips on how to rent an apartment and live in Paris, what must-haves you should have in your kitchen as well as quick recipes to try out!

Global BFA Industry Speaker series

Join us for the launch of the new Global BFA Industry Talks speaker series, from 6:00 PM to 7.30 PM. The inaugural event will bring together three professionals in the film industry, including our own Chair of Film Art Harald Hutter, to discuss the effects of the current pandemic on the cinema industry. This event is free and open to all!

Undergraduate Programs

2:00 - 2:30 PM

Foundation

Chloe Briggs, Chair of Foundation
Ora Callaway BFA ’24 & Myles Lam BFA ’24

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2:30 - 3:00 PM

Interior Design

Alix de Mercey, Chair of Interior Design
Lily Watson, BFA ’21

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3:00 - 3:30 PM

Communication Design

Lucrezia Russo, Chair of Communication Design
Amy Rapp, Certificate ’21

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3:30 - 4:00 PM

Photography

Klaus Fruchtnis, Chair of Photography
Ofir Avita, BFA ’24

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4:00 - 4:30 PM

Fine Arts

Véronique Devoldère, Chair of Fine Arts
Joe Johnson, Fine Arts Coordinator

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4:30 - 5:00 PM

Fashion Design

Alyx-Marie Kleinsteiber, Chair of Fashion Design
Viona Charles, BFA ’21

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5:00 - 5:30 PM

Film Art

Harald Hutter, Chair of Film Art (PCA)
Daniel Gaucher, Chair of Film Art (Emerson College)

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Graduate Programs

2:00 - 2:30 PM

Design for Social Impact

Linda Jarvin, Chair of Design for Social Impact
Kymberly Reid, MA ’21 & Carolina Patino, MA ’21

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2:30 - 3:00 PM

Transdisciplinary New Media

Klaus Fruchtnis, Chair of Transdisciplinary New Media

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3:00 - 3:30 PM

Drawing

Véronique Devoldère, Chair of Drawing
Yutavia George, MFA ’21 & Laura Fisher, MFA ’22

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3:30 - 4:00 PM

Interior Design

Alix de Mercey, Chair of Interior Design
Julia Costanzo, MA ’21

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4:30 - 5:00 PM

Fashion Film & Photography

Klaus Fruchtnis, Chair of Photography
Sam Mandich, MA ’21

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5:00 - 5:30 PM

Photography & Image-Making

Klaus Fruchtnis, Chair of Photography
Porus Jain, MFA ’22

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