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Studies Diploma in Filmmaking

Diploma in Filmmaking

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guaranteed contract
with industry companies

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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: the direction of actors/actresses, the construction of characters, the script, the production, the treatment of light, the framing, and the camera. At the end of the program, you will access your first employment contract in the sector, paid and guaranteed, linked to the actual professional production of a series or film.

Diploma program

Six reasons
to study in TAI


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.


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.


First guaranteed employment contract and access to more than 700 agreements with companies in the industry

At the end of your training, you will get a paid contract linked to the actual professional production of a series or film. In addition, you will have access to our artistic residency program, internships, advisory service, career guidance, events and all kinds of activities aimed at employability in the world of the arts.


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.


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.).


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

En 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


  • Training phase
    You will complete your first film practices written by you, shot indoors and outdoors. You will consolidate the bases of cinematographic language in a narrative project in a sequence shot and a final free-creation short film.
  • Professional production phase in the industry
  • Distribution phase
  • Exhibition phase

At the end of the training, you will have guaranteed access to your first paid job in the industry, in which you will participate in a real film or series production. You will be part of the whole process: production, distribution and exhibition. These productions are linked to the production companies ATM Producciones, Factoria de Creación or other production companies in the industry, and with the distributor Moira Pictures in their broadcasting.

Specialization via Master
Once you have acquired practice and experience in the sector, you will be able to specialize in the field of filmmaking that interests you the most through one of our masters.

Course 1

Audiovisual Technique and Aesthetics
Audiovisual Language
Fundamentals of Photography
Cinematic Sound
Script and Dramaturgy
Film Practice I and II

Course 2

Audiovisual Trends
Production Design
Script Workshop
Image Editing and Postproduction
Sound Editing and Postproduction
Photography and Camera
Light Engineering
Film Practice III and Final Project


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.


Meet our Film Teachers

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Dani Peña
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Miguel Ángel Macarrón
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Irene Bonilla
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Yara Nodar
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Alonso Valbuena | teacher TAI
Alonso Valbuena
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Laura Bermejo | Teachers
Laura Bermejo
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Carlos Bianchi | Teachers
Carlos Bianchi
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Jesus Lara | Teachers
Jesús Lara
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Elena Clemente
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Sandra Romero
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Jorge Naranjo
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Frodo García-Conde
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David Maroto
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Jesús Ramé
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Valeria Rodriguez
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Ruben Díaz by Grenu | Teachers
Rubén Díaz de Greñu
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Maribel Arias
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Career Opportunities

Today, everything is audiovisual. We live immersed in the culture of communication and entertainment. The film and TV series industry is at its peak, thanks to the new digital platforms (such as Netflix, Movistar, HBO, Amazon Prime, etc.) and an incessant demand for audiovisual content.

Within this context, Madrid is one of the main production centers at European level: in 2022, the capital hosted a total of 860 medium- and large-scale filming, including 66 television series, 47 fiction films and 380 advertisements. In addition, the emerging cinematographies throughout the country represent movements of great artistic interest that generate their own labor demand.

Train at a Reference film school with more than 50 years of experience in teaching the arts and jobs of cinematography and gain access to the most requested professions of the moment.

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

Academic Outlook

TAI-certified Diplomas are the first step for job placement and allow academic progression towards higher cycles. Connect with the industry and professional employability and specialize by studying a TAI Master.

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Diploma in Filmmaking. Experience directly and intensively the main positions in the film and series industry.

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