Stendhal Programme

The Stendhal programme supports French-language authors whose writing project justifies living abroad for at least one month.
In return for a flat-rate subsidy, writers contribute to cultural exchange activities carried out by members of the French cultural network abroad (seminars, public readings...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • French professionals
  • Programmes
  • Book

La Fabrique de résidences (The Residency Factory)

The Institut français offers the French cultural network abroad its Residency Factory. This is a programme that aims to support this network at a technical and financial level in the development and construction of an artist residency at its facilities or with a local partner.
The Residency...

Updated on 23/06/2022

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Multidisciplinary

Culturegamer.fr

The Institut français presents the website culturegamer.fr, dedicated to independent French video games, in the footsteps of culturevr.fr (focused on immersive realities), futurlivre.fr (for innovations in the field of books) and futurimage.fr (dedicated to transmedia projects and web creation).

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • All public
  • Highlight
  • Digital

Shoot the book !

Shoot the book! is a program of professional meetings designed to support the presence of French publishers on the major international audiovisual markets and to promote the audiovisual adaptation of French literary works of fiction.

Updated on 12/05/2022

  • Foreign professionals
  • French professionals
  • Programmes
  • Cinema
  • Book

La Nuit des idées (Night of Ideas)

An open invitation to all institutions of culture and knowledge in France and around the world, the third Nuit des idées in 2018 will be a means of sharing knowledge and reflections, across nations, disciplines and generations.

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • All public
  • Highlight
  • Public debate

La Fabrique Cinéma

La Fabrique Cinéma is a programme developed by the Institut Français with France Médias Monde - RFI, France 24, Monte Carlo Doualiya - the International Organisation of la Francophonie and Sacem to promote the emergence of young creation from southern countries on the international market. Designed...

Updated on 02/03/2022

  • Foreign professionals
  • Programmes
  • Cinema

Novembre Numérique (Digital November)

Since 2017, the Institut français and the French cultural network abroad organize Novembre Numérique (Digital November), the international digital cultures festival around the world. 
Novembre Numérique (Digital November) is an invitation to question the place of digital cultures in our societies...

Updated on 17/05/2022

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Digital

French Immersion

French Immersion is a program initiated by the Cultural Services of the French Embassy and developed to support emerging and innovative French creators.

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and FACE Foundation, in partnership with UniFrance, the Institut Français, the CNC, launched this...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • French professionals
  • Programmes
  • Digital

The Quality Approach

In a time of a profound change to linguistic balances of power and increased competition between countries in the field of cultural diplomacy, the French cultural network abroad constitutes a powerful tool for improving the international attractiveness of France. In order to strengthen the brand...

Updated on 02/03/2022

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • French language

La Fabrique des traducteurs (The Translator factory)

The Translator Factory creates a network of young professional translators into the world's major languages.
In the form of workshops each focused on French and one another language, the Translator Factory brings together 6 young translators for 10 weeks under the leadership of experienced...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Foreign professionals
  • Programmes
  • French language
  • Book

French cultural network's digital facilities

In Africa, Asia, America and Europe, Instituts français and Alliances Françaises are continuing to digitally equip their screening rooms with the support of the National Centre for Cinema and the Animated Image (CNC), the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, UniFrance and the Institut français.

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • Cinema

The Cinémathèque Afrique

Charged with preserving and disseminating African film heritage, the Institut français holds one of the largest collections of African films from the 1960s to the present day.

Created in 1961 by the Ministry of Cooperation, the Cinémathèque Afrique contributes to the preservation, restoration...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • Foreign professionals
  • French professionals
  • Programmes
  • Cinema

Frantastique

The Institut français, in partnership with Gymglish, offers establishments in its network the use of the "Frantastique" course. It offers teaching and practice of French as a foreign language via a daily lesson (5 times a week) sent to the user by email. It uses artificial intelligence which...

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • French learners
  • Members of French diplomatic network
  • Programmes
  • French language

The Night of Ideas

On 31st January 2019, in France and throughout the world, the Night of Ideas is returning for a fourth edition, "Facing the Present", with a focus on clarity and commitment.

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • All public
  • Highlight
  • Public debate

The night of all ideas

The Night of Ideas returns to more than 85 countries on 30th January 2020 with its 5th edition, based on the theme of ‘Being alive’.

Updated on 09/12/2021

  • All public
  • Highlight
  • Public debate
  • Sciences