GEECT – GROUPEMENT EUROPÉEN DES ÉCOLES DE CINÉMA ET DE TÉLÉVISION – THE EUROPEAN GROUPING OF FILM AND TELEVISION SCHOOLS.
GEECT is the regional association of CILECT, the World Organisation of Film and Television Schools. GEECT reunites all European members as well as schools in Israel and Lebanon. CILECT now counts over 160 institutions as members from 60 countries on all continents. It represents over 10.000 teachers and staff who annually train some 60.000 students. CILECT is committed to maintaining extremely high educational standards and encouraging excellent inter-regional cooperation between its members.
Composed of 90 member schools in 34 countries to this date, GEECT aims to promote and stimulate cooperation between higher education and research institutions in the field of film and television as well as between the teaching body and students of these schools and between industry professionals with the suitable spectrum of knowledge and years of teaching, practical and/or research experience in film and television.
Cooperation between the members of the association, encouraged through conferences and meetings, also pursues a core objective to raise teaching standards and innovate and improve the content and teaching methods for future professional creatives in the film and television sectors.