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Studies Diploma in Filmmaking

Diploma in Filmmaking

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First employment contract
linked to the industry

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Own title * In accordance with the provisions of article 4.4 of Decree 84/2004, of May 13, which regulates the right to information and the protection of the economic rights of students who take non-regulated education, it is reported that this qualification does not lead to obtaining an official degree.
Diploma in Filmmaking
2 years
(120 ECTS)
September 2024

The program that guarantees you a direct job placement in the audiovisual sector

A practical and intensive qualification with which you will optimize the training time to the maximum and you will get your first access to the film and series industry.

Live the reality of the audiovisual market with the support of active professionals and great creators of the sector and access the circuit of national and international film festivals.

In this two-year diploma, you will work on staging from technical and artistic aspects: directing actors/actresses, character construction, script, production, treatment of light, framing and camera. At the end of the program, you will have your first employment contract in the sector linked to the real professional production of a series or film.

seven reasons
to study in TAI


Access the circuit of national and international festivals

From our Art and Creation department we have promoted more than 140 works by our students, favoring their professional development.


Write, produce, shoot and edit

Delve into the different professions of cinema and live the real dynamics of a film production, including the distribution and exhibition phases.

Train yourself with the tools and techniques of the industry

Work on sets equipped with the best equipment with the most advanced tools on the market: cameras (Arri, Sony, Blackmagic, etc.), complete lighting equipment (HMI, Led Panels, Fresnel, Kino Flo) and state-of-the-art software (Avid, Mistika , DaVinci, Maya, etc.).


First employment contract, internships in companies, entrepreneurship projects and international stays

Access your first employment contract linked to the industry and acquire new skills that prepare you for the world of work in various areas of the artistic and audiovisual sector through tutored internships, entrepreneurship projects and mobility programs at art universities around the world. .


Learn from great professionals and visionaries of the arts

Train with active professionals with a wide artistic career at a national and international level and discover all the keys to connect your creations with the industry.


Learn in a practical way through a rotating system by positions

Exercise the main occupations of cinema and series: director, screenwriter, script, head of production, art director, sound engineer, editor or camera operator.


Expand your training with one of our masters

Continue your career specializing with a Master TAI in Film and TV Series Directing, Art Direction, Direction of Cinematography, Screenwriting, Film and TV Production, Film and TV Editing or Postproduction and VFX.

Consult our exclusive financing conditions

In TAI we believe that studying what you like should be easy, that is why we put at your disposal the best conditions to finance your studies: exclusive TAI, adapted 100% to you and with responsible fees.

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Study Plan

Course 1

Module I: Construction of the story

Individual writing of a 2,5-minute fiction script.

Module II: Exterior without direct sound

First film practice: filming outdoors and without direct sound based on a script written in Module I. Duration of the short: 2,5 minutes.

Module III. film writing

Individual writing of a 3-minute fiction script.

Module IV. Story in 3'

Second film practice: filming a 3-minute short film based on a script written in Module III.

Course 2

Module V: Series sales dossier (Script, Direction and Production itineraries)

Creation and writing of the sales dossier and the script of the pilot episode of an individual fiction series project. Pilot episode duration: 6 minutes.

Module V: Non-fiction script and filming (Photography, Sound and Post-production itineraries)

Individual script writing and filming of a 3,5 minute non-fiction project (documentary, video art, etc.).

Module VI: Serial pilot

Third film practice: joint filming of the pilot episode of the individual series (6 minutes long). In this film practice, each student performs a professional role related to the itinerary she has chosen.

Professional production: Web series filming

Production of a web series (filming of a 3 and a half minute episode by director) in collaboration with the students of the Diploma in Audiovisual and Stage Interpretation. Distribution and exhibition of the filmed web series.

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Student profile

People interested in cinematographic practice who wish to obtain general skills in the different professions of the sector.

Students with previous knowledge in the audiovisual field from Audiovisual Communication Degrees, Higher Audiovisual Degrees or who have worked in camera operation or television production.

People who want to increase their skills and take, in the future, a master or postgraduate degree, such as those offered at TAI School of the Arts.


For access to the first course, no prior specific skills or requirements are required. A personal interview (in person or online) is carried out.

Possibility of access to the second course directly if the applicant accredits the competencies listed below:

  • Know the currents, genres, authors / s and reference titles in the history of cinema.
  • Identify and manage basic material means of lighting, camera and sound.
  • Design basic lighting schemes (schemes of 3 light points, interior/exterior lighting combination, etc.).
  • Know the basic writing technique of log lines, synopsis and treatments of literary scripts.
  • Know the basic concepts of production grammar (types of shots, camera movements, etc.).
  • Develop technical scripts and design elementary camera plans.
  • Create and export projects in some professional audiovisual editing software.
  • Know the main phases of an audiovisual production.
  • Identify the main roles and functions of a film crew.


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Career Opportunities

Direction, Production and Script

Producer. Audiovisual content director. 1st or 2nd assistant director. Screenwriter. Script analyst. Production assistant.

Photography and Camera

Camera operator. 2nd operator. Camera assistant or focus puller. Camera assistant. Video assist. DIT (Digital Imaging Technician). Lighting technician or machinist.

Editing and Sound

Editor. Editing assistant. Postproduction operator. Postproduction assistant. Boom operator. Direct sound manager. Mixer.


Facilities | set Oudrid
set Oudrid
Facilities | Recoletos set
Recoletos set
Facilities | Audience
Facilities | multimedia classrooms
multimedia classrooms
Facilities | set Ibiza
set Ibiza

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