The E.S.A.V. (Ecole Supérieure d’Audiovisuel) is along with la Fémis and Louis Lumière, one of the three state-funded film schools in France. It is a part of Université Toulouse-II Jean Jaurès.
The E.S.A.V. has been located in the heart of the historical town centre of Toulouse since 2003 and is opposite the Cinémathèque which is the second largest film library in France.