Level 4 Professional Diploma in Technical & Production Practice for the Creative Industries – Directing and Cinematography Pathway

media students

Course Content - What will I learn?

– Lighting
– Editing
– Cinematography Basics
– Blocking
– Shot List
– Story
– The Team and Hierarchy
– Camera Trainee Role
– Advanced Camera Work
– Focus Pulling
– The Shoot DIT (Digital Imaging)
– Steady Cam
– Motion Control


Am I right for the course?

Applicants must be 18 or over.
Applicants ideally will have attained GCSEs in English and Maths.
Applications from mature candidates are welcomed.

Creative Media Skills Institute tutors have worked with legendary directors such as Lean, Spielberg, Fellini, Kubrick to name a few and their knowledge is unsurpassed
Every single person you meet over your time with us can help you further your existing or future career, whether with words of advice, mentoring or direct employment
CMSI brings in working industry professionals to lead our training and work with them planning around their schedules to step off their latest shoot and pass on their knowledge.

Ready to take the next step?

Reaching your career goals is just a click away.


16-18 years old, no tuition fees apply to Full Time courses and fees subject to confirmation. Additional costs applicable to BHS courses.

For all two year courses fees shown above are per year.

Aged 19+ and planning to take a level 3 or above a different fee may apply. You may be eligible for an Advanced Learning Loan.

All HE courses (full and part time) are subject to tuition fees.

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