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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.

Conveniently located in Metro Manila, our training facility provides a worry-free environment that lets you concentrate on your learning. Our after-training support is likewise unmatched in the industry.

What's New

Fast Track to Professional Studio Photography

3 weekends, 5 PCCI instructors, 8 fields in photography!

Do you want to a become a well-rounded professional photographer in the shortest time? Do you want to be skilled in several fields? Or are you testing and deciding which field of photography to enter?

We have a new workshop made just for you — Fast Track to Professional Studio Photography.

This workshop will be led by 5 of PCCI’s top photography instructors:

  • Mark Floro
  • Ibarra Deri
  • Dail Deri
  • Patrick Uy
  • Jun Miranda

Together, they’ll cover the most popular fields of commercial and studio portrait, wedding, product, and food photography.

This 5-in-1 workshop will also include basic instruction on studio lighting, and Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom.

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Schedule of Classes Until December 2014

Course calendarPCCI has released its schedule of classes up to December 2014.

Be sure to check out our new courses and workshops:

Course dates are subject to change so be sure to bookmark our calendar page.

New Course on Adobe Audition

This hands-on training course will introduce you to digital audio editing and mixing with Adobe Audition. You’ll learn the interface of Adobe Audition and how to work with audio files in your projects.

Discover the fundamentals of audio post production, import audio files, working and editing it, creating multitrack sessions, working with the multitrack mixer, and final mixdown.

Finally, you work with some sound design and Foley, together with cleaning and removing audio problems.

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Rental Studios Now Open Till Midnight

PCCI’s photography studios are now available for rent from 8am to midnight, Monday to Sunday (including most holidays).

Same low rates, same generous inclusions. And as always, PCCI alumni get discounted rates.

Click here for details.

1st Adobe Certified Instructors in Creative Cloud Apps

Two PCCI instructors recently updated their Adobe certifications, making them the country’s first and only Adobe Certified Instructors in Creative Cloud apps.

Mario RamirezMario Ramirez — one of the most highly rated instructors at PCCI — is now an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) and Instructor (ACI) in Photoshop CC.

Mario now leads two Photoshop courses at PCCI:

Datu ArellanoAnother longtime PCCI instructor Datu Arellano is now an Adobe Certfied Expert (ACE) and Instructor (ACI) in Dreamweaver CC.

Datu (who is also an award-winning Web designer) handles several courses at PCCI, including basic and advanced courses in Dreamweaver.

Congrats, Mario and Datu!

Final Cut Pro X Advanced Editing Course

Final Cut Pro XNow exclusively offered at PCCI, 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.

FCP Training That Works

Apple Certified ProCongratulations to Jeff Nesmith of Gypsy Creative, who recently passed the Final Cut Pro X exam. This makes him an Apple Certified Pro - Final Cut Pro X.

An American filmmaker and designer based in Washington DC and Vietnam, Jeff took both the Final Cut Pro course and certification exam at PCCI.

You too can learn Final Cut Pro X the Apple-Certified way. Enroll in the course, Final Cut Pro X: Professional Post-Production.

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.

Pro Shop Now Open

OpenIn 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.

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Special Events

Oct. 16
Introduction to Graphic Design

This one-day seminar is an introduction to Graphic Design and using Color in Design. The course encompasses creating designs for print, screen, and web use. Learn how to create effective designs combining images/objects and typography following basic rules for designers. Learn the basic rules of design and how to creatively break the rules.

This seminar will be led by author and international speaker, Ted Padova.

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Oct. 17–18
Creating Digital Magazines with Adobe Digital Publishing System

Adobe Digital Publishing System (DPS) is used by major magazines to create digital magazines that are viewed on tablets, cell phones, and computers. Digital Magazines are rich with media and interactivity that is assembled in Adobe InDesign using some interactive panels for creating slideshows, scrolling text windows, importing media, creating image sequences, panoramas, and QuickTime VR files.

The DPS system from Adobe is an expensive solution, however, artists and designers don’t need to purchase anything more than Adobe InDesign. Folio files are created in Adobe InDesign and handed off to the client who purchases the complete DPS solution and submits the final assembled folio file to Adobe Systems for publishing.

This course teaches you how to create and view digital magazines that can be assembled as a final product to hand over to a client.

This course is led by author and international speaker, Ted Padova.

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Oct 25–26
Fashion Photography (by Sara Black)

Fashion Photography by Sara BlackLearn how to take stunning fashion photographs with professional models.

In our special Fashion Photography workshop, Sara Black will reveal a number of techniques for creating visually compelling fashion images.

And under Sara’s guidance, participants will apply those techniques as they photograph different commercial models.

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Nov. 25
Introduction to Typography

This one-day seminar is an introduction to Typography. Layouts for print, screen and web all use two primary components — objects and type. You learn fundamentals of setting type, how to combine typefaces, rules for combining typefaces, and how to use type effectively to communicate dynamic messages.

We live in in a world where visuals are constantly viewed by everyone and the palette of the audience has become much more sophisticated in recent years. Learn what makes a layout a poor layout and learn how to create empowering and dynamic designs that communicate clear messages.

This seminar is led by author and international speaker, Ted Padova.

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Nov. 26
Photoshop 3D, Animation & Video Editing

Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (and Photoshop CS6) offer some impressive features for working with 3D images and editing video. In this course you begin by learning how to use the 3D and Properties panels as well as the 3D tools in Photoshop. Learn how to move and rotate objects on x, y, and z axises. You then learn to take 3D creations into the Photoshop timeline and animate objects.

Next, you move on to learn how to edit video in Photoshop using Smart Objects, Adjustment Layers, Layer Masks, Blend modes, and all of Photoshop’s brightness adjustments and transformations.

This course is led by author and international speaker, Ted Padova.

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