Learn from the Pros
Philippine Center for Creative Imaging (PCCI) is the country’s premier training center for digital media and photography.
At PCCI, you’re taught by certified instructors and respected industry pros with years of experience. So you get, not only the basic how-tos, but also real-world techniques, do's and don'ts, what works and what doesn’t.
In addition, we provide a worry-free environment that lets you concentrate on your learning. Our after-training support is likewise unmatched in the industry.
- Super Early Bird Discount (Until Dec. 5)
My, how time flies. 2014 is almost here.
For a limited time, we're offering you a Super Early Bird Discount.
Get 20 percent off when you enroll in one (or more) of our 2014 classes. That's more than double our standard Early Bird Discount.
But hurry! You must enroll (i.e., register + pay) before December 5, 2013 to avail of this discount.
This offer applies only to classes slated for 2014, except those listed as special classes and events.
Please note: The Super Early Bird Discount may not be used in combination with any of our other discount options.
- 2014 Schedule of Classes
Be sure to check out our new photography workshops:
And back for the summer:
Course dates are subject to change so be sure to bookmark our calendar page.
- Final Cut Pro X Advanced Editing Course
Now exclusively offered at PCCI, FCP 300: Final Cut Pro Advanced Editing teaches hard-to-find advanced editing and finishing techniques.
Learn how to create fantastic effects using filters creatively, color correct like a pro, and create complex audio mixes.
This course also covers advanced workflows for managing media, including using Compressor.
The instructor for this course is Dennis Lucero, the country’s only Apple Certfied Trainer in Final Cut Pro X Level Two.
Click here for more course details.
- Street Photojournalism 101
In PCCI Institute of Photography’s new workshop, titled Significant Images in Everyday Life, multi-awarded photojournalist Edwin Tuyay will teach you how to take photographs that editors love, even if they are just photos of ordinary life.
Click here for complete workshop details.
- FCP Training That Works
Congratulations to Jeff Nesmith of Gypsy Creative, who recently passed the Final Cut Pro X Level One end-user exam. This makes him an Apple Certified Pro - Final Cut Pro X Level One.
An American filmmaker and designer based in Washington DC and Vietnam, Jeff took both the FCP 101 course and certification exam at PCCI.
- Adobe (Re)Certified Instructors
Two more PCCI instructors recently took time out of their busy schedules to get recertified in their favorite Adobe software.
Robert Quilao — who just celebrated his 10th year as a PCCI instructor — is now an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) and Instructor (ACI) in After Effects CS6.
Another longtime PCCI instructor Datu Arellano is now an Adobe Certfied Expert (ACE) and Instructor (ACI) in Dreamweaver CS6.
Datu (who is also an award-winning Web designer) handles several courses at PCCI, including Adobe Dreamweaver CS6: Website Development.
Congrats, Robert and Datu!
- First Advanced-Level Trainer in FCP
Longtime PCCI instructor, Dennis Lucero, recently became the Philippines’ first Apple Certfied Trainer in Final Cut Pro X Level Two.
This “Level Two” distinction makes him the first and only trainer in the country qualified to lead the official Final Cut Pro X Advanced Editing course (FCP 300), now exclusively offered at PCCI.
- Citbank’s PayLite Tuition Fee Promo
You can now use your Citibank credit card to “PayLite” on PCCI course fees.
For details, visit the website of Citibank Philippines.
- Ige Continues His Winning Ways
Multi-awarded designer, Ige Ramos added to his string of recognitions by bagging first prize in the Doreen Gamboa Fernandez Food Writing Award.
Previously, Rustan's Supermarket sansRival Magalogue, by Ige Ramos Design Studio, received two honors at the 47th Anvil awards:
- the Anvil Award of Excellence (Public Relations Tools, External Publications) and
- the Bronze Anvil Award.
- Pro Shop Now Open
In partnership with Canon Marketing Philippines, Aperture Trading, JT Photoworld, and Ynzal Marketing, the PCCI Pro Shop sells items for photographers, videographers, and designers.
We offer discounted prices for PCCI students and alumni.
Nov 29–Dec 1, 2013Inner Vision: A Photography Workshop by Tilak Hettige
Inner Vision is a photography workshop which that enable you to learn the techniques of creating art-like images that touch the heart and soul of others. You will participate in numerous exercises to improve your creativity and be able to recognize when and where to look for artistic creations. The workshop will lead you to learn techniques of good composition, and use of fundamental visual blocks.
The workshop, led by international photographer Tilak Hettige, will be held at PCCI Photo Studios.
- Dec 6–8, 2013Documentary Photography
Photographers who are interested in becoming a photojournalist should first master a good understanding of documentary photography—the art of documenting human patterns, livelihood in their social and cultural setting.
This workshop teaches the participants the theory of documentary photography and allows them to gain experience to undertake documentary photography though assignments enabling them to investigate and report on social and personal issues of interest.
Feb 3–5, 2014Using Adobe Creative Tools (CS6 & CC) for Interactive Designs
Adobe Creative Cloud comprises a set of distinct applications for creating assets used in assembling publications for print, screen, and online viewing of static and dynamic interactive documents and dynamic media files.
Our intensive hands-on course will help demystify the confusion and focus on essential features you need to know about Creative Cloud applications in order to be productive and create the precise content you hope to deploy.
This course is led by author and international speaker, Ted Padova.
Feb 6–7, 2014Adobe PDF Forms
Adobe PDF Forms are the de facto standard for governments throughout the world as well as many enterprises.
This intensive 2-day workshop takes you through all you need to know for creating and deploying Adobe PDF forms.
This course is led by author and international speaker, Ted Padova.
Jun 22–23, 2013Fashion Styling for Photographers
In this workshop, instructor Lon Liwen guides participants in creating the total impression, in which the wardrobe fortifies the intended mood, even for non-fashion-related portraits.
Apr 2–5, 2014Photography for the Young at Art:
A photography workshop for kids
Our basic photography workshop for kids shows them how to make the most of a simple point-and-shoot camera, using exercises and examples that makes learning fun and fruitful. Ideal for ages 9 to 15.
Apr 10–11, 2014Photoshop for Kids
In no time, your kids will be editing images, combining different photos into one, adding artistic effects to their creations, and much more.
The class will be taught by Adobe Certified Instructor, Mario Ramirez.