Underwater Videography Courses
“Our underwater video training courses cover everything from a keen enthusiast who would like to learn how get great footage of their diving trips, up to professional level – making a living filming divers and producing a commercial product for them to purchase”
Discover Underwater Videography
Roctopus Sub Culture Video offers this Discover Underwater Video adventure to give divers a chance to safely shoot underwater video under the direct supervision of a Dive Professional and experienced underwater camera operator. This workshop will ensure the student maximizes the capabilities of any available equipment and develops safe diving practices to reduce risk of injury, environmental damage, and equipment failure while trying their hand at underwater video. Instruction is 1-on-1 and the day’s footage can be quickly assembled in a compilation and will be provided to the student.
All required equipment, boat fees, and tuition.
Open Water Diver or higher experience
Duration: 1 afternoon
Advanced Underwater Video Production
Roctopus Dive Sub Culture Video offers this advanced underwater video training designed to teach certified open water divers the skills, techniques, theory, and philosophy to produce stunning videos of the underwater realm. This comprehensive workshop-style course will ensure the student maximizes the capabilities of any available equipment and develops safe diving practices to reduce risk of injury, environmental damage, and equipment failure. Students will produce their very own underwater videos. An excellent stand alone course and ideal as a foundation for work in underwater video production.
The course begins with 1or 2 afternoons of land-based theory, practice, and equipment techniques. The following 4 days begin with review and critique of previous day’s exercises, followed by 2 dives in the afternoon developing skills and techniques. The final 2 days explore editing techniques used to assemble the student’s course footage into a compilation or demo reel. Graduates can continue their training with the video internship.
All required dive and camera equipment, boat fees, SSI Motion Picture Diver certification, and tuition.
Advanced diver or higher experience (10+ dives). (Note that more experienced divers who have greater buoyancy control should find filming techniques easier to master.)
Duration: 7-8 days
Roctopus Sub Culture Video offers graduates of Advanced Underwater Video Production an internship opportunity to further develop their skills in film making. During the internship, students may set their own dive schedule to practice filming and will receive critique on each day’s footage. Access to a video workstation is provided for editing footage, and successful candidates will have opportunities to produce souvenir videos for divers. The most promising students may be offered freelance work with Roctopus Sub Culture Video during or following the internship.
All diving equipment, boat fees, and tuition
Graduate of Advanced Underwater Video Production
Duration: 10 x 2-dive trips, schedule to be determined
You can get any of your underwater experiences filmed, Fun Dives, Resort Dives, Open Water Courses, Advanced Adventurer Courses, Rescue Diver Courses, Speciality Courses, etc…….
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