North of France
Located in the heart of the Plaine Images district, Europe’s leading hub dedicated to creative industries and digital image professions, the school is accessible from central Lille by metro (25 min) or by train (20 min).
The Artfx Lille – Plaine Images campus is today a 1,000 m2 school. This magnificent building was recently renovated and has an industrial past.
At the start of the 2023 academic year, the school will have an ultra-modern campus measuring 6,000 m2, including 400 m2 of film studios and 500 apartments.
Lille : a metropolis in
the heart of Europe with
a focus on the creative industries
ARTFX is located in the heart of Plaine Images, a unique ecosystem dedicated to the digital image and creative industries
An ideal location, at the crossroads of Europe:
30 minutes from Lille by public transport (metro or tramway), 1 hour from Brussels, 1.5 hours from Paris, 2 hours from London and 3 hours from Amsterdam
In March 2021, ARTFX announced the start of construction work for a new 18,000 m2 campus on the same Plaine Images site:
6,000 m2 for the school, 400 m2 of film studios and 500 student apartments.
The campus will be up and running by the start of the 2023 academic year, with a capacity of over 500 students.
Read the article at Vozer.fr
With more than 120,000 students (10% of whom are internationals), Lille is a young and dynamic metropolis.
1st Eurometropolis with more than 2 million inhabitants (Lille-Courtrai-Tournai). 2nd student metropolis in France. 4th metropolis in France for its quality of life in 2019. In the Top 100 most welcoming cities in the world.
The Lille metropolis has a rich and varied cultural life, including museums, cinemas, theaters, concert halls, Maison de la photographie (photography centre), Maisons Folies (cultural centre), etc. It’s impossible to get bored!
The city of Roubaix offers students a guide full of top tips, including housing, food, culture, sports, leisure and more. You’ll find all the necessary information to prepare your arrival.
What is Plaine Images?
It’s a district dedicated to the creative industries (cinema and audiovisual, video games, virtual reality, design and music). Plaine Images brings together more than 140 companies, a breeding ground with 35 startups, 4 schools, 2 research centres and 1,800 people in total.
It is home to Ankama’s head offices, an office of Cyber Group Studios, ALIVE group (the largest events group north of Paris), Pictanovo regional tool for implementing the policy of supporting audiovisual and film production in the Hauts-de-France region), the Transpalux/ACFX filming and post-production studios, the dubbing and subtitling company. Lylo, Wakanim TV, Score DDB advertising agency, the startups Kimple (marketing games), Radio King (online radio) and Ausha (podcast management), etc.