PADI Pro Underwater Cinematography, Koh Tao "Filming an Open water course"

PADI Pro Underwater Cinematography, Koh Tao "Filming an Open water course"

The PADI Pro Underwater Cinematography Speciality course is unique to The FIlm Company and has been developed over years of experience. This short is a sample of the types of skills levels that must be mastered to achieve completion of the course.

This is the first Professional Level Videography Course available from PADI and to achieve this certification level you must be a Divemaster or above as the Dive skills required demand that you have the quality of experience that being a PADI professional bring with it.

The course address all aspects of filmmaking above and below water. Requiring participants to develop skills in Pre Production, Production and Post Production. Taught over six weeks you will hone and develop you skills systematically building your confidence and experience to allow you the creative freedom to follow up your visual and storytelling goals.

Once you have achieved your PADI certification then there are opportunities to continue your professional development with an internship where you will continually monitored and assessed to bring you up to the rigorous standards demanded of a full time videographer on Koh Tao.

And speaking of Koh Tao you do all of this surrounded by the beautiful beaches and amazing tropical seas of our island it’s a place where dreams come true and life time friendships are formed.

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The Film Company – Koh Tao

Underwater videography training and video production by The Film Company, Koh Tao, offering the exclusive professional level PADI underwater video course.
Founded in 2002 we are a professional film and video production house specialising in underwater videography training and underwater filming. Our mission is to constantly inspire people and amaze them with the difference that their view can make a to our worlds. Our passion for story telling, through film and video constantly drive the company to new creative heights.

Our expert vocational underwater videography training mirrors this drive and commitment, we believe that creativity, imagination and discipline are the keys to success in underwater and surface imaging.
We offer a range of training programs in camera skills and post-production from beginner to advanced and offer the most comprehensive professional underwater videography training available, the PADI Pro Underwater Cinematography certification.

The PADI Pro course includes advanced imaging and post-production skills that give you the opportunity to progress and develop your own creative ideas in a positive supported environment. This ethos allows each and every student to find a unique perspective from which they can present their view and to pursue their particular goals. The comprehensive nature of our training means that our graduates are the highly sort after and respected underwater videographers, they have the skills to operate as highly skilled independent filmmaker in professional environments. Which is proven by the experiences and careers that our previous trainees have carved out for themselves and of course we retain the cream of the crop for our operations.

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