In Association with ELMA

The first COL•COA master class will take place on April 21st, 2010 at 2:00pm in the theater complex of the Directors Guild of America, 7920 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046.

The master class will consist of a premiere screening of a brand new French film, followed by a conversation with the filmmaker. The film will be selected by February 2010 at the latest and will be presented in French with English subtitles.

This screening is open to all students of a higher education institution. Admission is free. COL•COA is not responsible for transportation and liability insurance outside of the DGA building.

Professors may reserve seats by contacting us at and mention:
  • “master class reservation” in the title of the email
  • Where they teach
  • How many students plan to attend
Students who wish to reserve individually may email their information at and mention:
  • Which school they attend
  • The name of a relevant class and professor
The 14th annual COL•COA Festival, “A Week of French Film Premieres in Hollywood” will take place April 19-25, 2010. For more information go to

This educational program is produced by COL•COA, in association with ELMA (European Languages and Movies in America), with the support of California Language Teachers Association (CLTA/MCLASC), American Association of Teachers of French-Southern California (AATF-SC) and the Film & TV Office of the French Embassy in Los Angeles. In turn, COL—COA is sponsored by the Franco-American Cultural Fund (FACF), an international entertainment partnership between the Directors Guild of America (DGA), the Motion Picture Association (MPA), Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs, et Éditeurs de Musique (SACEM), and Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW).

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