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Diploma in Filmmaking

About the Program

This immersive program prepares you for a career in commercial / mainstream video and filmmaking–knowledgeable in all aspects from photography, scriptwriting, directing, video editing, sound editing and mixing, lighting, production design, production management and producing.

Besides a strong theoretical background on film, the program provides extensive hands-on training and workshops in the various disciplines.

This Program is for anyone who are considering a career change and looking to build a solid foundation in filmmaking and for film enthusiasts wanting to make their own films.

Learn from industry professional tutors and award-winning guest speakers, including famous Directors, Screenwriters, Cinematographers, Video and Sound Editors, Production Designers, Producers and other screen specialists.

Number of training days: 55 days including actual filmmaking and film showing (more than 430 hours)

Diploma vs Degree Program

Diploma programs are not equivalent to degree programs. The differences between diploma programs and degree programs are:

1. The time it takes to complete the program. A diploma program takes less time to complete, less than a year. Degree programs, such as bachelor of arts or science, typically take two to four years.

2. The courses required to graduate. A degree program includes general education courses such as english, math, philosophy, history, biology. Courses in a diploma program are focused only on the subjects specific to the field of study; for example, photography or graphic arts.

3. The places of study. Degree programs are taken at universities and colleges. Diploma programs are awarded by technical schools or centers.

Program Courses
Core Courses Core Courses
Overview of Filmmaking Photography Essentials for Videographers
Screenwriting – Script Structure and Storyboard Digital Camera Fundamentals
Digital Video Cinematography Basic Photography
Production Management Web Design Essentials for Videographers
Production Design Web Design Fundamentals
Directing the Actors Website Creation with Adobe Muse
Music in the Film General Courses
Video Editing with Adobe Premiere Pro Introduction to Computers & Applications
Sound Design and Editing Business Ethics, Organization and Communication
Adobe After Effects: Motion Graphics and Visual Effects Intellectual Property Rights
Adobe Audition: Audio Editing & Post Production Developing a Portfolio Website
Producing a Film & The Business of Film Last Day: Film Showing
Shooting the Film (1-2 weeks)

A student is awarded individual certificates for each course within the program. Awarding of the certificate requires the completion of the class project to the satisfaction of the course instructor. If a student fails to submit a class project satisfactory to the instructor, the student may submit individual class projects at any time during the program to receive the Certificate of Completion. When the student completes all portfolio projects of each course, the student will be awarded the Program Certificate of Achievement.

Program Benefits

Certificate of Achievement – At the end of this diploma program, the participant will receive a Certificate of Achievement, recognized nationwide.

Market Competitiveness – Armed with the PCCI Certificate of Achievement, the participant will be more competitive in the job market.

Great Savings – Save money and precious time because the program is designed to be completed in only few months and you save up to 60% in course fees (compared to attending each course separately).

Moreover, you can learn faster and more effectively with our intensive hands-on format and creative training techniques.

Career Opportunities - PCCI has numerous affiliations among partner companies to send eligible students for OJT (if unemployed) where majoritly of these companies hire them immediately after completion of the program. Employed applicants completing this program stand to gain a greater chance of promotion.

Satisfaction Guaranteed - Those unable to master all the skills and techniques for the first time can take advantage of the FREE lifetime unlimited refreshers or retakes of the same course.

Admission Requirements
  • PCCI accomplished Registration Form
  • Must be 15 years old and above
  • For photography courses, each student is required to bring his own camera, one suitable for the subject or field of study. In extreme cases, and only after careful consideration by PCCI, the Center may coordinate with suppliers for a loaner camera for a student who does not have access to one, which will depend on availability and willingness of suppliers.

Note: The personal computers are not prerequisite to availing of the programs. All students will be provided by one computer each during the class, in case of computer-based programs. Students without the resource equipment can take advantage of open lab hours to perform assignments, practice lessons, and prepare their student portfolios or student project at the end of their program.

Classes Schedule

Registrant can choose their own schedule based on the posted calendar. However, availability is on first-come, first served basis. Class hours is from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. Available schedule "To Be Announced."

Number of training days: 52 days including actual filmmaking and film showing (more than 400 hours)

Rules on Attendance

The student must not have missed more than 20% of the module duration. Certificate of Attendace or Completion are awarded based on the assessment of the instructor and attendance of at least 80% of the module duration.

Program Fee and Payment Terms & Conditions

PhP 58,000 inclusive of VAT. Program fee is 60% cheaper than taking each course separately.

Thirty percent (30%) downpayment is required upon registration (cash, check or credit card). The balance can be paid in installments (cash, PDC's or credit card). Payment schedule will be given upon registration. Downpayment is not refundable but transferable to other people or schedule.

Fee Inclusions
  • Includes lunch and snacks
  • Course materials (writing materials, handout/manual/book/references).
  • Transportation for location shoot required for some photography and videography courses.
  • Use of available computers to work on class assignments, practice lessons, and prepare their student portfolios or student projects.
  • Free lifetime refreshers or retake of the same course if you do not master all the skills and techniques the first time.
Request for Complete Program Details and Courses Informations

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  • To Be Announced

9 AM to 5 PM


PhP 58,000 (USD 1,450). Program fee is 60% cheaper than taking each course separately.

Includes materials, lunch and snacks.

Be sure to read the Registration Info before registering.


Note: Your seat is not confirmed until we receive a 50 percent down payment.

Course Date(s)

Deposit payment at your nearest Rizal Commercial Banking Corporation (RCBC) branch, in the name of Philippine Center for Creative Imaging, S/A 1-249-91545-5. Fax deposit slip to 892-5281 with your name and class details. Surrender deposit slip on first day of class to get official receipt.

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