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.
- Super Early Bird Discount (Until Dec. 3)
My, how time flies. 2016 is almost here.
For a limited time, we're offering you a Super Early Bird Discount.
Get 30 percent off when you enroll in one (or more) of our 2016 classes.
But hurry! You must enroll (i.e., register + pay) before December 3, 2015 to avail of this discount.
This offer applies only to classes slated for 2016, 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.
- Schedule of Classes Until May 2016
Be sure to check out our new courses and workshops:
New Photoshop courses:
- Poster Making with Photoshop
- Creating Election Campaign Materials
- Corrective & Creative Photoshop: Portrait Retouching & Creative Effects
New web design courses:
New eLearning course:
New video editing course:
New digital publishing course:
New photography workshops:
- Black-&-White Photography: Shooting, Processing & Printing
- Sports & Action Photography
- Corporate Photography
And back for Summer 2016:
Course dates are subject to change so be sure to bookmark our calendar page.
- Sports & Action Photography with Jijo De Guzman
Learn sports and action photography from one of the most talented photographers in the Philippines today.
Jijo De Guzman is Camera Club of the Philippines’ 2015 Master Photographer. He is an exceptional photographer all around, but the field he’s most passionate about is also the first class he’ll be teaching at PCCI — Sports and Action Photography.
FAST — familiarity, anticipation, speed, timing are the essential skills in sports photography. And those are precisely the skills you’ll develop in this intensive, hands-on workshop.
Whether you plan to pursue a career in sports photography, or simply want become better at capturing action-packed subjects and events, this is one workshop you can’t afford to pass up.
- New Course on Adobe Edge Animate CC
This hands-on training course will focus on developing interactive animations and basic compositions targeted for Web, mobile and digital publications.
- Rental Studios Now Open Till Midnight
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 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:
- Adobe Photoshop CC & CS6 Basics, and
- the new Adobe Photoshop CC & CS6 Advanced (which he tandem teaches with with Ed Yap).
- 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
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.
- Dec 11–13, 2015Inner 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 14, 2015Creating Election Campaign Materials
The campaign period will soon be upon us, and artists and suppliers will be scrambling to grab a share of the pie. Don’t be left behind! Sharpen your Photoshop skills with tricks and techniques specifically adapted to creating election campaign materials.
Jan 28, 2016Introduction 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 is led by author and international speaker, Ted Padova.
Jan 29, 2016
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.
Jan 30–31, 2016
The course begins with a discussion on graphic design principles, typography, developing a type palette, using color and creating color harmonies. Assets are created in Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop then imported into Adobe InDesign for layout and composition.
This course is led by author and international speaker, Ted Padova.
Feb 1–2, 2016Creating Interactive Digital Publishing Documents
This new course, led by author and international speaker, Ted Padova, is all about creating interactive reflowable EPUBs, fixed layout EPUBs, Interactive PDF files, and Adobe Publish Online (Preview).
Interactive digital publishing is another service professional graphic designers can provide their clients. You can create dynamic and engaging documents for advertisements, product brochures, services descriptions, or any other item of interest to clients. You can also create engaging and dynamic documents for personal invitations and announcements, and you can create self-published eBooks for distribution or sale through content providers.
This course is intended for anyone wanting to create interactive digital publishing documents and for those who have been working with print and web site files who want to expand their skills. Regardless of the kind of work you do, digital publishing enhances any type of creative development. It’s at the forefront of a new revolution for producing content that people view, read, and interact with.
- Apr 13–16, 2016
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 18–21, 2016Photoshop 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.