(4 academic years)
Become a director of photography
Delve into different styles and creative possibilities while learning to use lighting tools and photographic equipment, whether in television or film formats.
A unique and exclusive training in a reference school where more than 450 film practices are filmed every year with the most innovative technology and under the mentoring of great active professionals who bring the current reality of the industry to the classroom.
Learn to express yourself artistically through the audiovisual medium from an immersion in the concepts and instruments involved in film photography and in mastering the most advanced technologies in terms of cameras and optics.
More than 140 projects featured in international festivals
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Build an artistic and aesthetic space
Understands the possibilities of filming technology and lighting resources for creating environments and atmospheres.
Access internships in companies, entrepreneurship projects and international stays
Acquire new skills that prepare you for the world of work in various areas of the audiovisual sector through tutored internships, entrepreneurship projects and mobility programs at art universities around the world.
Design and manage the optimal quality of each environment
Handles different image capture technologies according to the needs of specific projects.
Train yourself under the eyes of the great geniuses of the industry
Learn alongside active professionals with extensive artistic careers at a national and international level and discover all the keys to the sector to connect your creations with the industry. encounters, masterexclusive classes and workshops with artists of the stature of David Lynch, Isabel Coixet, Gaspar Noé, Julie Delpy, Tim Burton and many more.
Create a network in a multidisciplinary creative environment
Participate in transversal projects generating unique experiences and professional teams for the future. Work on interdisciplinary productions and creations and diversify your artistic and work possibilities by coming into direct contact with professionals from the audiovisual, photographic, performing arts and musical sectors.
Expand your training with one of our masters
Specialize with a Master TAI in Direction, Script, Artistic Direction, Photography and Camera, Production, Editing and Color Correction or Post-production and VFX, programs designed based on the knowledge of what the industry expects from a contemporary professional in the different trades and disciplines of the cinematography.
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The common training of the FIRST TWO COURSES involves authentic immersion in the essential aspects of cinematography. You will carry out internships and projects in which youpeñaYou will have all the functions and roles typical of cinematographic professions.
You will learn not only to define your tastes and strengths to choose your specialty, but you will also acquire a language of vital importance for the effective development of teamwork.
SPECIALIZATION in a specific discipline in the LAST TWO COURSES implies delving into one of the departments of cinematography. You will develop projects that will allow you to put the knowledge acquired into practice and develop specific professional skills.
History of cinema I
Assembly theory and technology I
Professional Ethics and Equality
sound and musical expression
Fundamentals of Photography
Projects I. Filming of fiction
History of Film II
Film Creation and Mise-en-scène
The Film Image: Technique and Aesthetics
Workshop: Screenwriting for Film and Fiction Series
Production and the Market
Editing II: Theory and Technology
Projects II. Filming Fiction
Direction of Photography I
Light Engineering and Grip
Television Formats Aesthetics and Technology
DIT (Digital Imaging Technician)
Color Grading Introduction
Projects III. Filming Fiction and Non-Fiction
Entrepreneurship and Professional Development
Direction of Photography II
Advertising Photography Workshop
Workshop: Lighting in the Virtual Environment
Color Grading and Editing
Current Trends in Film and Series
Academic Recognition of Credits
Undergraduate Thesis Project
Individuals endowed with awareness, creativity, and commitment who are willing to explore opportunities to develop their technical, artistic, and intellectual capacities.
Students who enjoy and dedicate themselves to “workshop” work, capable of also developing a creative personality, and a team vision intrinsically associated with cinematography.
Future professionals who want to take their passion for cinematography to the next level through official university studies, thus giving themselves the qualifications to not only practice a profession, but also to be able to embark on a career in academia/research.
An academic orientation interview must be conducted, and you must meet the requirements of one of the admission routes:
Official Spanish University Entrance Exam (EvAU), Vocational Training qualification, or a certification of other studies carried out in Spain.
Applicants with a non-EU secondary school diploma are required to get their degree officially recognized.
The UNED credential is necessary for students from the European Union in possession of an International Baccalaureate.
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.
Director of photography and camera
Director of photography. Camera operator in film and TV. Assistant and / or camera assistant. Video-assist. DIT (digital imaging technician). Traveling machinist. TV set lighting. Gaffer and/or electric.
Teacher and/or academic researcher.
Prestigious partnerships with universities around the world.
We develop collaboration agreements, projects and mobility programs with international universities and art institutions. Global vision is a key component in our educational model. We promote universal thinking, openness and curiosity in the training of artists.
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Direction of Photography and Camera Itinerary of the Official Bachelor's Degree in Filmmaking. Specialize and work in film, TV, advertising or virtual environments.